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Geology of Wadi El-Atrash Area, North Eastern Desert, Egypt: Studying Precambrian rocks around Wadi El-Atrash Area, North Eastern Desert, Egypt

Geology of Wadi El-Atrash Area, North Eastern Desert, Egypt: Studying Precambrian rocks around Wadi El-Atrash Area, North Eastern Desert, Egypt

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  • ISBN-13: 9783848445493
  • Publisher: LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
  • Release Date: Mar 26, 2012
  • Pages: 236 pages
  • Dimensions: 0.54 x 8.66 x 5.91 inches

Overview

The Precambrian rocks represent 10% of the total exposed rocks in Egypt. The Precambrian rocks exposed in Eastern Desert in Egypt are composed of vast varieties of Pan-African basement rock types including metasediments, metavolcanics, gabbros, volcanics and different types of granitoid bodies. The Precambrian basement rocks are one of the economically important type of rocks; that many metallic & non metallic ores are mined from them; also these crystalline rocks could be used as source of ornamental stones; Therefore Precambrian fractured crystalline rocks play an important roles as groundwater reservoirs; Moreover, The Precambrian basement rocks had a special importance to be a reservoirs for oil production. The Oil basement was discovered in Egypt since, (1981).The book explained geological setting of Wadi El-Atrash and Wadi El-Ghuzah area; Moreover, Petrology and Petrography of Serpentinites, Metavolcanics ,Dokhan Volcanics, older and younger granites,Hammamt sediments and Dykes; Moreover, Petrogenesis and geochemistry of Metavolcanics,Dokhan Volcanics, older and younger granite rocks including(Classifications, Magma type and Tectonic setting)and Evolution stages.

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