Regional Location

The Arabian–Nubian Shield (ANS):

  • Well documented history of ancient gold and copper mining
  • Still relatively few modern mines
  • Much of ANS still to be explored by modern techniques
  • The ANS hosts a variety of mineral deposit styles, including volcanic hosted massive sulphide (VMS) or orogenic gold deposits
  • Significant deposits in the Arabian-Nubian Shield include:
    • Bisha Mine in Eritrea – VMS
    • Asmara Project in Eritrea – VMS and gold
    • Block 14 in Sudan – VMS 
    • Sukari Deposit in Egypt – Gold
    • Jabal Sayid in Saudi Arabia – VMS
    • Lega Dembi in Ethiopia – Gold 

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