On the origin of native sulfur deposits in Gebel El Zeit, Gulf of Suez, Egypt

  title={On the origin of native sulfur deposits in Gebel El Zeit, Gulf of Suez, Egypt},
  author={George C. Philip and A. M. A. Wali and Mahmoud A. Aref},
  journal={Carbonates and Evaporites},
Elemental sulfur deposits occur in Gebel El Zeit in various locations, rock types and forms. They occur as fine disseminations, fracture fillings and cone-shaped sulfur aggregates in powdery anhydrite in Little Zeit, Ras Zeit and northeast of the Cairn Hill; as fine disseminations in coral reefs east of Little Zeit and as vug fillings in the dolostones and limestones of Little Zeit and Ras Dip respectively. These types are associated with oil seepage and impregnations and are of bioepigenetic… 
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