Building-stone resources in Eritrea: results from introductory work in the NGU-EGS co-operation programme
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Several building-stone quarries and prospects in Eritrea were visited during September 1998, as a part of the Norwegian.Eritrean ERINOR co-operation project. The bedrock geology of Eritrea comprises a variety of rocks, of which Proterozoic granitoids and marbles are, at present, considered to be most interesting for building-stone production. Neither the marble deposits nor the granitoids visited are of such exclusive quality that they would obtain high prices on the international dimension-stone market. However, several deposits seem to be of excellent quality for low-cost production of slabs, tiles and other products, and thus represent an interesting reosurce for domestic processing.