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Marcasite from Sahara Desert, North Africa

Algeria
 
  • In Guezzam Province
    • Tin Zaouatine District
      • Tin Zaouatine
Aouli Essaid, Belov S.V (2015) Structural and Mineralogical Features of the Amesmessa Mineral Deposit in the Algerian Sahara. XII International Conference «New Ideas in Earth Sciences»pp 97-98
Egypt
 
  • New Valley Governorate
P Haas collection
Rob Lavinsky specimen
  • Red Sea Governorate
    • Barramiya
Basem Zoheir and Bernd Lehmann (2011): Listvenite–lode association at the Barramiya gold mine, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Ore Geology Reviews 39, 101-115.
B. A. Zoheir, A. K. El-Shazly, H. Helba, K. I. Khalil and R. J. Bodnar (2008) Origin and evolution of the Um Egat and Dungash orogenic gold deposits, Egyptian Eastern Desert; evidence from fluid inclusions in quartz. Economic Geology and the Bulletin of the Society of Economic Geologists 103:405-424; Zoheir, Basem & Weihed, Pär. (2013) Greenstone-hosted lode-gold mineralization at Dungash mine, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Journal of African Earth Sciences. 10.1016/j.jafrearsci.2013.06.002.
Helmy, H.M., and Mogessie, A. (2001): Mineralium Deposita 36, 58-71.
    • Marsa Alam
Hassan Z. Harraz (2002) Fluid Inclusions in the Mesozonal Gold Deposit at Atud Mine, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Journal of African Earth Sciences 35:347-363
    • Qift area (Kift area; Coptos area)
Osman A. M., Pieczonka J., Piestrzyński A. 2002: Relationships between gold and tellurides in the El Sid gold deposit, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Mineralogia Polonica, vol. 33, no 2, 15-26
    • Wadi Allaqi District
Zoheir, B.A. (2008) Characteristics and genesis of shear zone-related gold mineralization in Egypt: A case study from the Um El Tuyor mine, south Eastern Desert. Ore Geology Reviews 34:3, 445-470.; Zoheir, B.A. (2004) Gold mineralization in the Um El Tuyor area, South Eastern Desert, Egypt: geologic context, characteristics and genesis. PhD thesis, University of Munich. Unpublished, 159 pages.
Morocco
 
  • Drâa-Tafilalet Region
    • Errachidia Province
      • Er-Rissani Cercle
        • Taouz Cäidat
          • Mefis
Jahn, S., Medenbach, O., Lyckberg, P., Lierl, H. J., Bode, R. & Brandstätter, G. (2003): Marokko - Land der schönen Mineralien und Fossilien. Bode Verlag, Haltern, Germany, 543 pp (p.330)
Jahn, S., Medenbach, O., Lyckberg, P., Lierl, H. J., Bode, R. & Brandstätter, G. (2003): Marokko - Land der schönen Mineralien und Fossilien. Bode Verlag, Haltern, Germany, 543 pp (p.338)
    • Tinghir Province
      • Alnif Cercle
Dameron collection; Spirifir minerals. Appears obvious on some specimens. Widely used on labels from the area.
Joan Rosell
Jordi Fabre; Praszkier, T. (2015): Neufunde von gediegenem Kupfer in Kristallen aus Bou N'has, Oumjrane, Marokko. - Mineralien-Welt 5/2015, p. 62-71.
Niger
 
  • Agadez
    • Aïr Mountains
      • Tim Mersoi Basin
Pagel, M., Cavellec, S., Forbes, P., Gerbaud, O., Vergely, P., Wagani, I., & Mathieu, R. (2005). Uranium deposits in the Arlit area (Niger). In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 303-305). Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg.
Pagel, M., Cavellec, S., Forbes, P., Gerbaud, O., Vergely, P., Wagani, I., & Mathieu, R. (2005). Uranium deposits in the Arlit area (Niger). In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 303-305). Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg.
Sudan
 
  • Red Sea
    • Red Sea Hills
Jianyong Hu, Lun Yang, Hui Li, and Jianquan Liu (2011): Geology and Exploration 47(3), 505-511
Tunisia
 
Riadh Abidi, Najet Slim-Shimi, Christian Marignac, Nouri Hatira, Dominique Gasquet, Christophe Renac, Alirisa Soumarin, Sarah Gleeson (2010): The origin of sulfate mineralization and the nature of the BaSO4–SrSO4 solid-solution series in the Ain Allega and El Aguiba ore deposits, Northern Tunisia. Ore Geology Reviews 48, 165-179.; Fermor 2011: Ore Deposits in an Evolving Earth
  • Jendouba
Slim-Shimi, N., Moëlo, Y., Tlig, S. & Lévy, C. (1996): Sulfide geochemistry and genesis of Chouichia and Ain el Bey copper deposits in northwestern Tunisia. Mineralium Deposita 31, 188-200.
    • Jendouba
      • Souk-el-Arba
Slim-Shimi, N., Moëlo, Y., Tlig, S. & Lévy, C. (1996): Sulfide geochemistry and genesis of Chouichia and Ain el Bey copper deposits in northwestern Tunisia. Mineralium Deposita 31, 188-200.
 
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