By Marc Van De Mieroop

ISBN-10: 1444359193

ISBN-13: 9781444359190

Outlining the main political and cultural occasions, A background of historical Egypt is an authoritative and obtainable creation to this interesting old culture.
•An obtainable chronological narrative that attracts on a variety of ancient sources
•Offers an updated survey of historic Egypt's background from its origins to its domination through the Roman Empire
•Considers social and financial existence and the wealthy tradition of historic Egypt
•Places Egypt's heritage inside its nearby context, detailing interactions with Asia and Africa
•Engages scholars with a variety of views on quite a number serious matters with the major Debate part incorporated in each one chapter
•Makes the most recent discoveries and scholarship available to a large audience

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R. Klemm, D. 1007/978-3-642-22508-6_3, © Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013 29 30 3 On the Regional Geology and Genesis of Gold Deposits in Egypt and Nubian Sudan The African continent consists of several cratons* joined together by younger orogenic belts. Most geologists identify the African continent with four major cratons: the Kalahari Craton, the Congo Craton, the West African Craton, and the Central and East Sahara Craton. This, however, is a rough division, as there are in fact a number of smaller cratons that are “welded” together by orogenic zones.

R. Klemm, D. 1007/978-3-642-22508-6_3, © Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013 29 30 3 On the Regional Geology and Genesis of Gold Deposits in Egypt and Nubian Sudan The African continent consists of several cratons* joined together by younger orogenic belts. Most geologists identify the African continent with four major cratons: the Kalahari Craton, the Congo Craton, the West African Craton, and the Central and East Sahara Craton. This, however, is a rough division, as there are in fact a number of smaller cratons that are “welded” together by orogenic zones.

Sometimes they occur in melanges together with the serpentinites (Hassan and Hashad 1990). El-Bayoumi (1984) interprets them as deep-sea graben fills. Kröner et al. (1992) obtained zricon dates of 746 ± 19 Ma from ophiolite plagiogranites, and Stern and Hedge (1985) date the Egyptian Eastern Desert island-arc volcanites to 720–770 Ma. Reichmann and Kröner (1994) examined similar volcanosedimentary ophiolite units with island arc character in the Gebeit region of NE Sudan, which they dated with the Sm/Nd-method to 832 ± 26 Ma.

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