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'THE GEOLOGY AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF DHUFAR PROVINCE, MUSCAT AND OMAN' [‎7r] (3/96)

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The record is made up of 1 item (47 folios). It was created in 1947. It was written in English. The original is part of the British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers Documents collected in a private capacity. .

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THE SULTANATE
OF MUSCAT AND OMAN,
ARABIA
SOUTH-EAST
THE GEOLOGY AND MINERAL AND
OTHER RESOURCES OF DHUFAR
PROVINCE AND OTHER PARTS OF
THE SULTANATE OF MUSCAT AND
OMAN, SOUTH-EAST ARABIA
BY
SIR CYRIL S. FOX, D.Sc., F.G.S., M.I.Min.E.,
late Director, Geological Survey of India, past President, Mining, Geological and Metallurgical
Institute of India, and of the Royal Asiatic Society of Bengal
Published by the order of the Sultan of Muscat and Oman and
Dependencies
This Report has been specially prepared for the Sultan of Muscat and Oman
after a personal study by the Author of the area from west of Risut Bay to east of
Murbat and northwards across the Qara Mountains to Ayun and Hanun Springs
in the drainage area of the Ruba’ al Khali or Empty Quarter of South-Eastern
Arabia. The Report is largely confined to a Mineral Audit of the known mineral
resources of the Province of Dhufar, but includes information relating to other
parts of the Sultanate of Muscat and Oman, and discusses mineral and other
industrial possibilities.
Copies of the Report may he obtained from the Director of Revenues to the Sultan of
Muscat and Oman, MUSCAT, South-East Arabia, by post
Price Rupees Indian silver coin also widely used in the Persian Gulf. Nine or Twelve Shillings or Three Dollars (U.S.A.)

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This booklet contains a comprehensive geological report compiled by Sir Cyril Sankey Fox for the Omani Government in 1947. The booklet is the first general mineral audit of the southern reaches of Oman, near its border with Yemen, along with a detailed description of the geography. The mineral audit includes descriptions of potential oil deposits. The booklet also contains a map of the Dhufar coast.

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'THE GEOLOGY AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF DHUFAR PROVINCE, MUSCAT AND OMAN' [‎7r] (3/96), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/12/1422, ff 6-53, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100058140641.0x00000f> [accessed 5 March 2024]

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