St John

Past Producer in Egypt with commodities Nickel, Iron, Copper, Platinum, Silver, Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10038699
MRDS ID M046120
Record type Site
Current site name St John

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: 36.14409, 23.62206 (WGS84)
Relative position ST JOHN ISLAND SE OF ASWAN IN RED SEA. 800 KILOMETERS SE PORT TEWFIK
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Geographic areas

Country
Egypt

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Nickel Primary
Iron Secondary
Copper Secondary
Platinum Tertiary
Silver Tertiary
Gold Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Garnierite Ore

Analytical data

Result NI = 4.86%, FE = 12.25%, CU = .25% PT (ALL) = .0304 OZ & TON AU = .0063 OZ & TON
Result AG 20 OZ A TON

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Associated
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Ultramafic Intrusive Rock

Nearby scientific data

(1) 36.14409, 23.62206

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No

Mining district

District name Zebirget

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M046120

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    MOON, 1923; MINES AND QUARRIES DEPT., 1931, 1934

  • Deposit

    MIN DEPOSITS OF EGYPT. GEO SURV. AND MIN RES. DEPT. UNITED ARAB REPUB. 1970

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-OCT-1975 Gray, Floyd U.S. Geological Survey