Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World

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Umm Ifai

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Occurrence number: 
049-00-004
Country: 
Egypt

Like Serbal (No. 049-00-003), this is a peralkaline granite pluton located in the northern part of the Sinai Peninsula for which I have no details, including exact location.

References: 
BENTOR, Y.K. and EYAL, M. 1987. The geology of southern Sinai its implications for the evolution of the Arabo-Nubian massif. 1: Jebel Sabbagh Sheet. The Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Jerusalem. 484 pp.M. Eyal, pers. comm, 1998.
Location: 
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