mineral recourses in eastern desert of egypt

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Moreover, 2020 has witnessed new commercial discovery, in the Eastern Desert at IQAT area, and it was achieved by the Egyptian Shalateen Mineral Resources Company. The discovery holds reserves exceeding 1 million gold ounces with an extraction percentage of about 95%, which is considered one of the highest percentages ever.

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Sitting On A Gold Mine - EgyptToday

At present, gold production is concentrated in three sites across Egypt's Eastern Desert: Sukari Mountain, Hamash and Wadi al-Alaqi, while the Egyptian Mineral Resources Authority (EMRA) says the precious metal is present in 120 ancient sites, from old mines to other areas all in the Eastern Desert.

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(PDF) Using of remote sensing and aeromagnetic data for ...

p>This article explored mineral resources and their relation to structural settings in the Central Eastern Desert (CED) of Egypt. Integration of remote sensing (RS) with aeromagnetic (AMG) data ...

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(PDF) Application of remote sensing for gold exploration ...

However, gold has been mined in the Eastern Desert ways for migration of hydrothermal solutions, which influ- of Egypt since the time of the Pharaohs, yet the geologic ence the creation of the alteration zones and become potential setting of the gold mineralization, the structural controls, and zones for …

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MINERAL EXPLORATION AND ALTERATION ZONE MAPPING …

The Eastern Desert of Egypt is almost exclusively built up of ophiolitic mélange and associated rocks, accreted arcs, together with subordinate molasse-type sediments and late-tectonic volcanics and granitoid intrusives (El Ramly et al., 1993).

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Egypt says $1.8 billion gold deposit found - MINING.COM

Egypt's Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources revealed on Tuesday the discovery of a gold deposit with estimated resources of 1 million …

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Coptos and the Eastern Desert, Egypt | U-M LSA Kelsey ...

Inhabited from at least the Early Dynastic period (third millennium BC) to the present, it was the capital of the fifth, or Coptite, nome of Upper Egypt. Its location at the point of the Nile closest to the Red Sea made it from earliest times an important trade center and gateway to the mineral resources of the Eastern Desert.

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An integrated approach for mapping mineral resources in ...

An integrated approach for mapping mineral resources in the Eastern Desert of Egypt. ... A study area that is situated in the Pan-African belt of Egypt is tested for targeting potential area of mineral resources involved the hydrothermal system using satellite imagery …

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Geology and mapping of laterites, South Eastern Desert ...

The area between wadi Dungash–wadi Shait in the South Eastern Desert of Egypt comprises ophiolitic nappes structurally overthrust on island arc-related metasedimentary–metavolcanic rocks, which are traversed by several granitoids, gabbroic and basaltic rocks.

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GEOLOGY AND GEOCHEMISTRY OF AL FAWAKHIR MINING …

1Department of Natural Resources, Institute of African Research and Studies, Cairo University, Giza 12613, Egypt 2Egyptian Mineral Resources Authority ABSTRACT Al Fawakhir mining district lies in rugged Precambrian mountains of the Central Eastern Desert. It is almost exactly halfway between the Qift, Nile Valley and Quseir, Red Sea.

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Altus Expands Gold Exploration Activities in Eastern Desert

Altus Strategies Plc announced that the subsidiary AKH Gold Limited will be awarded gold exploration licenses in the Eastern Desert by the Egyptian Mineral Resources Authority (EMRA).. Steven Poulton, Chief Executive of Altus, stated that "we are delighted and honored that our subsidiary Akh Gold, will be awarded a number of gold exploration licenses in the Eastern Desert of Egypt."

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Egyptian company strikes gold in Eastern Desert - Al ...

An Egyptian company has discovered a large gold deposit in the country's Eastern Desert, the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources announced today. The ministry said the gold discovered in the Iqat region is estimated to be more than 62,500 pounds (28,000 kilograms, or a million ounces). The mining company Shalateen made the discovery.

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Egypt to launch bid for gold exploration in Eastern Desert

Egypt plans to launch an exploration round for gold in its Eastern Desert in the first half of March, an official at the mineral resources authority said on Sunday. Investors will be bidding on blocks which will be awarded to them within four months of the bid round being launched, the official said.

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Egypt Announces New Gold Discovery in Eastern Desert

Tarek El-Molla, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources announced a new gold discovery in the Iqat region in the Eastern Desert of Egypt, with a reserve estimated at more than a million ounces, with a minimum recovery rate of 95%, which is considered one of the highest extraction rates, and with a total investment of $1 billion over the next ten years.

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Egypt Announces New Gold Discovery in Eastern Desert

tarek el-molla, minister of petroleum and mineral resources announced a new gold discovery in the iqat region in the eastern desert of egypt, with a reserve estimated at more than a million ounces, with a minimum recovery rate of 95%, which is considered one of the highest extraction rates, and with a total investment of $1 billion over the next …

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Data Integration: An Innovative Way to Map Mineral ...

Thus, new and innovative models have been invented in order to modernize mineral mapping. One of these approaches is data integration, as discussed in the paper "An Integrated Approach for Mapping Mineral Resources in the Eastern Desert of Egypt" by Mohamed Abdelkareem, Gamal Kamal El-Din and Ibrahim Osman.

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Classification of Mineral Deposit in Egypt

34. Possible Areas for Investment in in ore deposits in in Egypt The following areas are open for serious investment in the mineral industry, metallic commodities, in Egypt: 1) Mining and Mineral Processing of iron ores at: Eastern Desert, Bahariya …

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An integrated approach for mapping mineral resources in ...

Abstract Observations of the Earth from space either by satellites or aircrafts are significant approaches for mineral exploration, because of their capability of revealing hydrothermal alteration minerals and sensing the surface/subsurface fracture/fault zones. A study area that is situated in the Pan-African belt of Egypt is tested for targeting potential area of mineral resources involved ...

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(PDF) Mineral Resources in Egypt (I): Metallic Ores

Mineral resources in Egypt are diverse. This chapter deals with the metallic ores. The chapter starts with the iron ores in Egypt and special emphasis is given to the origin of Egyptian banded ...

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(PDF) Application of remote sensing for gold exploration ...

Eastern desert of Egypt is well-endowed with noble mineral resources that provide challenges for the future economy and development in Egypt. Such mineral resources are not yet well-mapped and fully understood; however, various geological maps are

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Gold from Eastern Desert, Egypt

Economic Geology and the Bulletin of the Society of Economic Geologists 103:405-424; Zoheir, Basem & Weihed, Pär. (2013) Greenstone-hosted lode-gold mineralization at Dungash mine, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Journal of African Earth Sciences. 10.1016/j.jafrearsci.2013.06.002.

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Hassan Ali - Exploration Geologist ( Egyptian Geological ...

El-Atshan and Shaalik gold occurrences, South Eastern Desert, Egypt. • Exploration Geologist, Mineral Exploration Department ( 2014 - 2015). Expedition of… - Works as a geologist in Egyptian Geological Survey [EGS] in field expeditions as the following:-• Exploration Geologist, Mineral Exploration Department,( 2016 - 2017).

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(PDF) Exploration of Economic Minerals (Iron, Copper ...

Exploration of Economic Minerals (Gold, Iron Title of the &, Copper) using Geophysical Techniques in Project: South Eastern Desert, Egypt; Pilot areas: Eastern part of Aswan and Wadi Allaqi. STDF Scientific & Technology Development Fund Keywords: Geophysical & Geochemical methods, New Urban Area and Economic Mineral Resources.

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Egypt's House of Representatives passes 10 draft laws on ...

The draft laws all allow the minister of petroleum to contract out excavation to the Egyptian Mineral Resources Authority and Shalateen Mineral Resources Company. The laws specify the locations in the Eastern Desert as Alaqy Valley, Om Jrayat, Fatiry, Hamata, Hanjaliya, Om Oud, Otoud, Baramiya, Eiqat Mount, Jarf Mount, Maseeh Mount, Elba Mount ...

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Mining industry of Egypt - Wikipedia

Mining in Egypt has had a long history that dates back to predynastic times.Active mining began in Egypt around 3000 BCE. Egypt has substantial mineral resources, including 48 million tons of tantalite (fourth largest in the world), 50 million tons of coal, and an estimated 6.7 million ounces of gold in the Eastern Desert. The total real value of minerals mined was about £E102 million (US$18 ...

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Mineral Resources in Egypt (I): Metallic Ores | SpringerLink

12%In addition to iron, the chapter covers many types of ore deposits in Egypt including orogenic gold, Ti-rich, sulfide and precious metal, chromite, industrial metal oxides (Sn, W, Ta, Nb, and Mo) deposits as well as U occurrences in the basement rocks of Egypt and Egyptian manganese deposits.

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Egypt .. a global bid for gold mining in the Eastern Desert

An official at the Egyptian Mineral Resources Authority said today, Sunday, that Egypt plans to launch a global bid for gold exploration in the Eastern Desert during the first half of next March. "The eastern desert will be presented to investors with the system (blocks), provided that the closing of each stage is four months after its launch ...

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An integrated approach for mapping mineral resources in ...

Abu Marwat area is situated in the northern section of the Central Eastern Desert (CED) of Egypt, about 400 km south-southeast of Cairo and 70 km from Safaga and 135 km from Qena. It extends between latitudes 26˚27′ and 26˚ 32′ N, and longitudes 33˚ 36′ and 33˚ 42′ E ( Fig. 1 ), covering about ∼ 300 km 2.

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Egypt signs 4 gold exploration contracts in Eastern …

Egypt signs 4 gold exploration contracts in Eastern Desert, with $17m investments. This sector has plenty of ingredients for success that would not have been achieved without the political and ...

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Mineral Resources Subsidiaries

1- Egyptian Company for mineral resources Name :Egyptian company for mineral resources Address : 3 Salahsalem street, Abbasia, Cairo Tel. : 202 674 4515 / 674 4571 / 674 4563 Fax :202 485 0679. About : Egyptian Company for Mining resources was established in May 2003 with a view to exploring and exploiting, producing and marketing

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Egypt Finds New Gold Mine in Eastern Desert

On June 30, 2020, Egypt's Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources revealed the discovery of a gold deposit with estimated resources of 1 million ounces. The asset was found in the mineral-rich Eastern Desert, on a mining concession run by state-owned Shalateen Mining Company.

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Mineral Resources in Sinai - SlideShare

Mineral deposits. Geological Survey of Egypt., Mineral deposits section 2.5 & 2.6, 557-558. Abdel Razek, M.M.(1994). Geology and processing trials on kaolin - bearing sandstone from the Gulf of Aqaba and Abu Zeneima areas, southern Sinai, Egypt . Geological Survey of Egypt, 1st International symposium on industrial application of clays, 78-88.

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Using of Remote Sensing and Aeromagnetic Data for ...

2 Egyptian Mineral Resources Authority, Cairo, Egypt Abstract: This article explored mineral resources and their relation to structural settings in the Central Eastern Desert (CED) of Egypt.

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Egypt - Resources and power | Britannica

Egypt - Egypt - Resources and power: Compared with the physical size of the country and the level of its population, Egypt has scanty mineral resources. The search for petroleum began earlier in Egypt than elsewhere in the Middle East, and production on a small scale began as early as 1908, but it was not until the mid-1970s that significant results were achieved, notably in the Gulf of Suez ...

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Integrating of Remote Sensing and Airborne Magnetic Data ...

and Northern Eastern Desert of Egypt to recognize and estimate the groundwa-ter, mineral, petroleum resources (Aero-Service, 1984). The flight lines oriented in northeast-southwest direction, with spacing 1 km and azimuth of 45˚ and 225˚ from the north. The Tie …

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Egypt's House of Representatives passes 10 draft laws on ...

CAIRO – 1 November 2021: The House of Representative passed 10 draft laws on Monday regarding gold and mineral exploration and traffic. Seven draft laws have been passed on licensing the Minister of Petroleum to explore for gold and minerals in the Eastern Desert. The minimum age for riding a motorbike has decreased from 18 to 16 years old ...

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