kareem Amin

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The surface geology of Africa

<b>The map shows the lithological properties of the surface geology of Africa. Lithology describes the mineral composition and structure of geological</b> …

A collection of beautiful rocks and minerals you may ever seen

The Most amazing look-like Rocks

01 <b>Fordite</b><p><b>Fordite, also known as Detroit agate, is old automobile paint which has hardened sufficiently to be cut and polished. It was formed from the</b> …

What a beautiful expensive pyroxene mineral !!!!

01 <b>Jadeite</b><p><b>Dimension: Jadeite: 71.70 x 14.02 mm Weight: 264.25 ct.</b><p><b>Estimate From: $28000</b><p><b>Estimate To: $38000</b><p><b>The mottled dark green jadeite bangle of</b> …

The single most toxic mineral to handle on Earth

01 <b>Cinnabar</b><p><b>Cinnabar (mercury sulfide) is</b> <b>the single most toxic mineral to handle on Earth.</b> <b>The name of the crystal means dragons blood, and it is the</b> …

A poisoned Rock

02 <b>Orpiment</b><p><b>The only thing worse than arsenic itself</b> <b>could be a rock made from arsenic and sulfur. The lethal and chemically reactive orpiment crystals</b> …

Chalcanthite ( The Deadly Rock )

09 <b>Chalcanthite</b><p><b>Seductive blue chalcanthite crystals</b> <b>are composed of copper, combined with sulfur and other elements and water. This arrangement turns</b> …

Hutchinsonite - The Deadly Rock

08 <b>Hutchinsonite</b><p><b>Thallium</b> <b>is the dark twin of lead. This thick, greasy metal is similar in atomic mass but even more deadly. Thallium is a rare metal</b> …

Rank 7 of Deadly Rock

The mineral from hell

04 <b>Torbernite</b><p><b>Torbernite is the mineral from hell</b><b>. The prism shaped green crystals form as secondary deposits in granitic rocks, and are composed of</b> …

Take care from handling This beautiful Rock !!!

03 <b>Stibnite</b><p><b>Stibnite</b> <b>is antimony sulfide, but it looks like silver. For that reason, the huge, shining metallic crystals of this unstable compound were</b> …

Agnew Open Pit & Underground Gold Mine

<b>Location:</b> <b>Agnew, Western Australia.</b><p><b>Products:</b> <b>Gold.</b><p><b>Owner:</b> <b>Gold Fields Limited.</b><p><b>Mineral Resources at 3.5 Moz.</b><p><b>Mineral Reserves at 1.2 Moz.</b><p><b>Life of Mine</b> …

Landsat spectral Band Information

<b>Band 1 – blue (0.45-0.52) This short wavelength of light penetrates better than the other bands, and it is often the band of choice for monitoring</b> …

Fire Agate Gems

<b>Fire agate, a variety of chalcedony, is a semi-precious natural gemstone found only in certain areas of northern Mexico and the southwestern United</b> …

Opal

Beautiful Rocks around the world 2

Beautiful Rocks in Canada

Gwalia Gold Mine

<b>Location: Gwalia, Western Australia</b><p><b>TENEMENT: M37/25, M37/333</b><p><b>OWNER: St Barbara Ltd 100%</b><p><b>OPERATOR: St Barbara Ltd (ACN 009 165 066)</b> <b>Level 10, 432 St</b> …

Beautiful Rocks in Italy

<b>What is Pyrite?</b><p><b>Pyrite</b> <b>is a brass-yellow mineral with a bright metallic luster. It has a chemical composition of iron disulfide (FeS2) and is the most</b> …

Veladero Gold Mine

<b>Location:</b> <b>The Veladero mine is located in the San Juan province of Argentina, immediately to the south of the Pascua-Lama property, in the highly</b> …

Kalgoorlie Superpit Gold Mine

<b>The Australia's largest open cut gold mine</b><p><b>Location:</b> <b>Kalgoorlie, Western Australia.</b><p><b>Products:</b> <b>Gold.</b><p><b>Owner:</b> <b>Kalgoorlie Consolidated Gold Mines Pty</b> …

Rocks around the World

Twin Creeks Mine

<b>Twin Creeks Mine</b><p><b>Location:</b> <b>Northern Nevada, United States.</b><p><b>Products:</b> <b>Gold.</b><p><b>Owner:</b> <b>Newmont.</b><p><b>Deposit size:</b> <b>Length 4 km</b><p><b>Width 1 km</b><p><b>Area 3 sq km</b><p><b>Deposit features:</b></b> …

Radomiro Tomic Copper Mine

<b>Location:</b> <b>3,000m above sea level in the Atacama Desert of northern Chile</b><p><b>Products:</b> <b>Copper</b><p><b>Owner:</b> <b>CODELCO Production future.</b><p><b>Ore Type:</b> <b>Porphyry copper</b> …

Pascua Lama mine

<b>Location:</b> <b>Andes Mountains, on the Chilean-Argentine border</b><b>.</b><p><b>Products</b><b>:</b> <b>Gold, Silver, Copper.</b><p><b>Owner:</b> <b>Barrick Gold.</b><p><b>The Mine life:</b> <b>The mine life is expected to</b> …

Genetic Model of Ore Deposits

Magmatic<p><b>Or “</b><b>Mafic Igneous Intrusion Associated Deposits</b><b>”</b><p><b>Syngenetic</b> <b>: The Ores are formed after their host rocks.</b><p><b>Primary</b> <b>: Nickle.</b><p><b>Secondary</b> <b>: Chromite,</b> …

Morphology

Layered Rhythmic Bedded<p><b>Layered</b><b>”, “</b><b>rhythmic</b><b>” and “</b><b>bedded</b><b>” types of deposits are</b> <b>formed</b> <b>generally by</b> <b>deposition</b> <b>and</b> <b>consolidation</b> <b>of sediments that</b> <b>may</b> <b>or may</b></b> …

Nature of Mineralization

Dissemination<p><b>“Disseminated” types of mineralization are</b> <b>formed by</b> <b>crystallization</b> <b>of deep-seated magma.</b> <b>The geological body</b> <b>in which</b> <b>the ore minerals</b> …

Sedimentary Ore Deposits

Clastic Sedimentary Ore Deposits<p><b>Silica"Sand & Gravel"</b><p><b>Sedimentary deposits are formed through the erosion, transportation,</b> <b>and redeposition of minerals</b> …

Chuquicamata Copper Mine

<b>Location:</b> <b>In Codelco, 15 km north of the city of Calama, Atacama Desert.</b><p><b>250km north-east of Antofagasta, 1,200km north of Santiago. (22°17'S</b> …