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Mineralogical and geochemical studies on Egyptian (U.A.R.) black sands


Die wirtschaftlich wichtigen Mineralkomponenten der Schwarzsand-Ablagerungen, die an den Mündungen des Nildeltas in Ägypten vorkommen, wurden in mineralogischer und geochemischer Hinsicht untersucht. Sie enthalten Magnetit, Ilmenit, Zirkon, Monazit, Rutil und Granat. Mikroskopische, röntgenographische, chemische und spektrographische Analysen werden für jedes Mineral angeführt und diskutiert.


The economic mineral constituents of the black sand deposits occurring at the outpourings of the Nile Delta, Egypt, were studied from the mineralogical and geochemical point of view. These include magnetite, ilmenite, zircon, monazite, rutile und garnet. Microscopical, X-ray, chemical und spectrographic analyses are reported and discussed for each mineral.

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El-Hinnawi, E.E. Mineralogical and geochemical studies on Egyptian (U.A.R.) black sands. Beitr Mineral u Petrogr 9, 519–532 (1964).

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  • Spectrographic Analysis
  • Zircon
  • Rutil
  • Mineral Resource
  • Egypt