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Talc 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:Talc
Formula:Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Hassan, M.A., El Shatoury, H.M. (1976): Beryl occurrences in Egypt. Mining Geology, 26, 253-262; Emeralds of the World English extraLapis Vol. 2 2002 pp24-35; Grundmann, G., 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 Talc 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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