|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||19° 58' 59'' North , 42° 0' 44'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||19.98325,42.01239|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Arabian Peninsula|
|Owned/operated by:||Ma'aden (Saudi Arabian Mining Co.) (100%)|
|Köppen climate type:||BWh : Hot deserts climate|
Supergene gold and silver deposit in the Wadi Bidah–Wadi Shwas belt. Mine opened in 2000.
Commodity ListThis is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.
4 valid minerals.
This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.
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|Ediacaran - Cryogenian|
541 - 720 Ma
|Paleoproterozoic - Archean|
1600 - 4000 Ma
|Archean-Paleoproterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks|
Age: Precambrian (1600 - 4000 Ma)
Lithology: Crystalline metamorphic rocks
Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529.