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Emerald from
Emerald mines (incl. Gebel Zabara; Wadi Abu Rusheid; Wadi Gimal; Wadi Sikait; Wadi Umm Debaa; Wadi Umm Kabu), Sikait-Zabara region, Eastern Desert, Red Sea, Egypt

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Beryl var: Emerald
Formula:Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Gübelin, E. and Wolgensinger, M. (1976) Edelstenen. Uitgeverij Artis, Brussel (in Dutch).;
Hassan, M.A. and El Shatoury, H.M. (1976) Beryl occurrences in Egypt. Mining Geology, 26, 253-262.;
English extraLapis (2002) Vol. 2: Emeralds of the World, 24-35.;
Grundmann, G. and Morteani, G. (2008) Multi-stage emerald formation during Pan-African regional metamorphism: The Zabara, Sikait, Umm Kabo deposits, South Eastern desert of Egypt. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 50(2), 168-187.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Emerald data
Locality Data:Click here to view Emerald mines (incl. Gebel Zabara; Wadi Abu Rusheid; Wadi Gimal; Wadi Sikait; Wadi Umm Debaa; Wadi Umm Kabu), Sikait-Zabara region, Eastern Desert, Red Sea, Egypt
 
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