Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World

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Umm Higligat (Gabal Umm Higligat)

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Occurrence number: 
049-00-016
Country: 
Egypt
Location: 
Longitude: 34.12, Latitude: 24.63

This mass forms several peaks over an area of 1x2.5 km composed of latites and trachytes containing sodic amphiboles. An analysis of a latite is available (El Ramly et al., 1971).

References: 
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.
Location: 
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