Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World

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El Sibai (Gabal El Sibai)

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Occurrence number: 
049-00-013
Country: 
Egypt
Location: 
Longitude: 34, Latitude: 25.67

The northern tip of this granite contains riebeckite. Described in a paper by A.H. Sabet (Geology and mineral deposits of Gebel El Sibai area, Red Sea Hills, Egypt, U.A.R. 190 pp) which not seen.

References: 
M.F. Ramly, pers. comm., 1983.
Location: 
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