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Ghorab Atshan (Gebel Ghorab Atshan)

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Occurrence number: 
049-00-030
Country: 
Egypt
Location: 
Longitude: 33.93, Latitude: 24.03

A granite stock of 5x4 km in the El Ghorab area is composed principally of granites containing biotite, muscovite and garnet but some areas of riebeckite granite are present. An average and range of granite chemical compositions are available (El Ramly et al., 1982b).

References: 
EL RAMLEY, M.F., HILMY, M.E., ALI, M.M. and HASSAN, O.A. 1982b. Petrological and petrochemical studies on some young granite masses in the South Eastern desert of Egypt. Annals of the Geological Survey of Egypt, 12: 73-102.EL RAMLEY, M.F., HILMY, M.E., ALI, M.M. and HASSAN, O.A. 1982b. Petrological and petrochemical studies on some young granite masses in the South Eastern desert of Egypt. Annals of the Geological Survey of Egypt, 12: 73-102.
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