Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World

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Abu Homr And Abu Dalf (Gabal Abu Homr And Gabal Abu Dalf)

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Occurrence number: 
049-00-011
Country: 
Egypt
Location: 
Longitude: 33.45, Latitude: 26.9
Carbonatite: 
No

Granites consisting of perthite, quartz and riebeckite form the Abu Homr pluton and the western part of the Gabal Abu Dalf intrusion.

References: 
SABET, A.H., HASSAAN, M.M. and EL GAMMAL, S.A.S. 1990. Petrographic and geochemical studies on the basement rocks south of Gabal El Shayib, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Annals of the Geological Survey of Egypt, 16: 107-9.
Location: 
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