Akmal M. Marzouk GEOLOGICAL AND STRATIGRAPHICAL STUDIES ON THE SUBSURFACE SEQUENCE IN GIBB AFIA-2 WELL, NORTHERN WESTERN DESERT, EGYPT 129 The carbonates, largely or exclusively making most units of the Cretaceous and Tertiary systems, have a dual capacity for hydrocarbon generation and entrapment.
Eastern Desert, large desert in eastern Egypt. Originating just southeast of the Nile River delta, it extends southeastward into northeastern Sudan and from the Nile River valley eastward to the Gulf of Suez and the Red Sea. It covers an area of about 85,690 square miles (221,940 square km). The
G. Alan Petzet Exploration Editor Apache, Shell Western Desert Focus areas [80647 bytes] Exploration in Egypt's western desert is turning up large oil and gas reserves in several sub-basins.
Coordinates The geography of Egypt relates to two regions: North Africa and Southwest. Egypt has coastlines on the Mediterranean Sea, the River Nile, and the Red Sea.Egypt borders Libya to the west, the Gaza Strip to the northeast, and Sudan to the south.Egypt has an area of 1,002,450 km 2 (387,050 sq mi) which makes it the 31st largest country in the world.
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The acid treatment resulted in more than 4-fold increase in the activity of the pretreated bentonite samples. The extent of activation was found to be pronounced after the first 30 minutes of acid treatment. ... AMER A. M. (2001), Sedimentological and technological studies of Abu Tartur Black shales, Western Desert, Egypt, Physicochemical ...
Apr 24, 2017· The Eastern Desert served as an important mineral resource for the ancient Egyptians. Limestone, sandstone, granite, amethyst, copper and gold were among the stones and metals mined from the desert, and the remnants of thousands of quarries, camps and roads are scattered through the region's mountains and wadis.
The Western Desert campaign (Desert War), took place in the deserts of Egypt and Libya and was the main theatre in the North African campaign during the Second World War. The campaign began in September 1940 with the Italian invasion of Egypt; Operation Compass, a British five-day raid in December 1940, led to the destruction of the Italian ...
Egyptian National Commission for UNESCO (2004) Nomination File for the Inscription of Wadi Al-Hitan (Whale Valley), the Western Desert of Egypt. The World Heritage List, 1186. [Contains a bibliography of 30 references]. Google Scholar
Abstract. The purpose of the present investigation was to apply a discriminant function analysis (DFA) to quantitative mineralogical data from 124 Paleogene and Neogene bentonitic clays from the northern Western Desert of Egypt in order to establish an objective procedure for grouping the samples at three distinctly recognizable, but partially overlapping, levels of classification.
Map of bentonite quarry in El Barqan area MATERIALS AND METHODS Raw material Bentonite clay collected from a quarry in El Barqan area Northern Western Desert, Egypt. This bentonite clay is ca-bentonite type, which collected, crushed and activated by alkaline activation using sodium carbonate (Na2CO3).the bentonite bed is about 5 to 6 meters thick.
Feb 08, 2019· We visited the Western Desert - the Sahara, and were stunned by the beauty found interspersed amongst the vast sand expanses. One doesn't think of Egypt without thinking of the vast Western Desert - the Sahara, which comprises about 95% of Egypt.
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Suitability of a Miocene bentonite from North Western Desert of Egypt for pharmaceutical use Article in Applied Clay Science 52(1):140-144 · April 2011 with 39 Reads How we measure 'reads'
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The Western Desert was known historically as the "Libyan Desert", taking its name from Ancient Libya, which lay between the Nile and Cyrenaica. With the formation of the state of Libya, the term "Western Desert" has come to describe that part of the Sahara in Egypt.
The raw clay was collected from Qalamshah, Fayoum, Western Desert, Egypt, where massive bentonite deposits are located and they are low-grade smectite . Conventional puriﬁcation of the raw clay was done (including clay dispersion through water then separation of the upper portion of
The Pliocene bentonitic clays located in Wadi El-Natrun area and its surroundings at the Western Desert of Egypt, were activated and evaluated for some commercial uses based on their mineral ...
May 02, 2017· Siwa is Egypt's hidden paradise. About Siwa: Siwa is known to have been settled since at least the 10th millennium BC, the earliest evidence of connection with ancient Egypt…
The Western Desert covers about 700,000 square kilometres and accounts for about two-thirds of Egypt's land area. It spans from the Mediterranean Sea south to the Sudanese border and from the Nile River Valley west to the Libyan border. There are seven important depressions within this area and all ...
The samples investigated in the present work were provided by "Misr for bentonites and its derivatives company". The bentonite quarry of the company extends between latitudes (30°24′ 20″N to 30°25′ 22″N) and longitudes (29°14′ 15″E to 29°15′ 30.77″E) in the south of El Hammam city, Northern Western Desert, Egypt.
The Western Desert Egypt, which is roughly the size of Texas, is a part of the Sahara Desert that has captured the imagination of travelers ever since visitors first started arriving in the country. Are you wondering what to see during your upcoming Egypt vacation?By now you have already considered the Pyramids and the Sphinx, as well as famous attractions like Islamic Cairo.
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Spanning over 2000 sq. km. the Bahariya Oasis is a lush haven set in the midst of an unforgiving desert and surrounded by black hills made of quartz. The Oasis is home to amazing ruins, such as the Temple of Alexander the Great, beautifully painted Ptolemaic tombs and very old churches. The recent discovery of the golden mummies, the pride of Bawiti Museum today, turned the oasis' main town ...
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