Evolution and Mineralization of the Arabian-Nubian Shield - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080244679, 9781483153124

Evolution and Mineralization of the Arabian-Nubian Shield

1st Edition

Proceedings of a Symposium

Authors: Ahmad M.S. Al-Shanti
eBook ISBN: 9781483153124
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1979
Page Count: 216
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Evolution and Mineralization of the Arabian-Nubian Shield, Volume 2 documents the proceedings of a Symposium on the Arabian-Nubian Shield. This book is divided into five main topics — structure and evolution; metallogenesis; plutonic rocks; metamorphic rocks; and ophiolites. In these topics, this text specifically discusses the Precambrian tectonics of North-East Africa; cratonic ore provinces separated by continental drift; peralkaline granite in the western part of the Arabian Shield; and Semail ophiolite and associated massive sulfide deposits. The Upper Proterozoic volcanic activity in the northern Arabian Shield; ore controls at the Mahd adh Dhahab gold mine; shallow intrusive granites from Egypt and their relation to mineralization; and chromites from the Al'Ays and Semail complex are also deliberated. This text is a good reference for students and individuals interested in the exposure of Precambrian crystalline rocks on the borders of the Red Sea.

Table of Contents


Structure and Evolution

Precambrian Tectonics of North-East Africa

Lithology and Structure of the Precambrian Rocks of Eritrea

Structure and Mineralization in the Najd Fault System, Saudi Arabia

Geology of the Al-Amar-Idsas Region of the Arabian Shield

Late Proterozoic Crustal History of the Arabian Shield, Southern Najd Province, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Upper Proterozoic Volcanic Activity in the Northern Arabian Shield, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Metallogenesis

Cratonic Ore Provinces Separated by Continental Drift

Precambrian Polymetalic Sulfide Deposits in Saudi Arabia and their Metallogenic Significance

Ore Controls at the Mahd adh Dhahab Gold Mine, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Plutonic Rocks

The Al-Hadah Igneous Complex: Product of Pan-African Subduction

Peralkaline Granite in the Western Part of the Arabian Shield

The Petrology and Geochemistry of the Plutonic Intrusives of the AI-Jibub Area, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Shallow Intrusive Granites from Egypt and their Relation to Mineralization

Metamorphic Rocks

Geochemistry and 87Sr/86Sr Ratios of Halaban Rocks of the Central Arabian Shield

U-Pb Dating of Zircons from Psammitic Gneisses, Wadi Abu Rosheid-Wadi Sikait Area, Egypt

High Grade Metamorphic Complex in the Basement at Wadi Araba, Jordan

Ophiolites

The Semail Ophiolite and Associated Massive Sulfide Deposits, Sultanate of Oman

Chromites from the Al'Ays Complex, Saudi Arabia, and the Semail Complex, Oman

Details

No. of pages:
216
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Pergamon 1979
Published:
Imprint:
Pergamon
eBook ISBN:
9781483153124

About the Author

Ahmad M.S. Al-Shanti

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