Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World

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Gaziret Khashm Natash


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Longitude: 34.2, Latitude: 24.48

This is a horseshoe-shaped intrusion rising 50-60 m above the surrounding Nubian sandstone, and is composed of ring-dykes of latite and agglomerates of latite, basalt and other rock types, around a central area of tuffs and agglomerates. The latites contain sodic amphibole.

EL RAMLY, M.F., BUDANOV, V.I. and HUSSEIN, A.A.A. 1971. The alkaline rocks of south-eastern Egypt. Geological Survey of Egypt, Paper, 53: 1-111.
Fig. 3_49 Gaziret Khashm Natash (after El Ramly et al., 1971, Plate 15).
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