Manganese is a chemical element with symbol Mn and atomic number 25. It is not found as a free element in nature; it is often found in minerals in combination with iron. Manganese is a metal with important industrial metal alloy uses, particularly in stainless steels.

Manganese Ore uses.

About 30 percent of that is used during refinement of iron ore, and the remaining 70 percent is used as an alloy in the final steel product. Manganese Can Colour Glass: Ancient Egyptians and Romans used pyrolusite, a mineral of manganese dioxide, to control the colour of glass.

The location of the mine

Abu Ramad is within Egypt and is southwest of Ra’s Abū Fāţimah, east of Eif Onqwab and west of Gezirat El Dibiya. Abu Ramad has an elevation of 6 meters, And located on red sea coast south Hurghada 700 km

Shipping Port location

Port Description ABU GHOSOUN

The port is located 80 km south of Marsa Alam,340 km2 south of Hurghada. The port consists of a 53m. Long berth made of concrete blocks with 35 m. width, and a depth varying between 8 and 9 m. It receives vessels for phosphate shipping with capacity up to 15 thousand tons. The port has been fitted with a small breakwater, 2 light buoys, a turning buoy as well as a light alert beacon on top of the breakwater. There is also a dock and controlling room for carrier movements. Minerals Shipping from Production Sites to the Port through 20-ton vehicles, at the rate of 500 tons / day, which can be increased to 1500 tons /day. Minerals Shipping from Vessel Storehouses are done through conveyor belts at the rate of 1500 tons / day for pulverized phosphate to 3000 tons l day for crude quartz aluminates.


Long 35 o 12 / E
Lat 24 o 26 / N