Prof. Dr. Basem Ahmed Zoheir


Academic positionFull Professor
Research fieldsGeochemistry (Inorganic, Organic, Biological),Petrology
KeywordsMantle rocks, LA-ICP-MS, Geochemistry, High Siderophile elements, Gold ore genesis
Honours and awards

2017: AvH

2013: SIDA

2013: STDF

2012: TWAS

2011: Fulbright

2007: STATE grant

2005: TEMPUS

2002: DAAD

Current contact address

InstitutionBenha University
InstituteFaculty of Science, Department of Geology

Host during sponsorship

Prof. Dr. Astrid HolzheidInstitut für Geowissenschaften, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Kiel
Start of initial sponsorship01/07/2017


2016Georg Forster Research Fellowship Programme for Experienced Researchers

Publications (partial selection)

2019Basem Zoheir Ashraf Emam Mohamed Abd El-Wahed Nehal Soliman: Gold endowment in the evolution of the Allaqi-Heiani suture, Egypt: A synthesis of geological, structural, and space-borne imagery data. In: Ore Geology Reviews, 2019,
2019Basem Ahmed Zoheir Matthew Steele-MacInnis Dieter Garbe-Schönberg: Orogenic gold formation in an evolving, decompressing hydrothermal system: Genesis of the Samut gold deposit, Eastern Desert, Egypt. In: Ore Geology Reviews, 2019, 236-257
2018Basem Zoheir Ashraf Emam Maher El Amawy Tamer Abu-Alam: Auriferous shear zones in the central Allaqi-Heiani belt: Orogenic gold in post-accretionary structures, SE Egypt. In: Journal of African Earth Sciences, 2018,
2018Basem Zoheir Mark Feigenson Jian-Wei Zi Brent Turrin Fatma Deshesh Ahmed El-Metwally: Ediacaran (~ 600 Ma) orogenic gold in Egypt: age of the Atalla gold mineralization and its geological significance . In: International Geology Review, 2018,
2018Basem Zoheir Fatma Deshesh Curt Broman Iain Pitcairn Ahmed El-Metwally Shabaan Mashaal: Granitoid-associated gold mineralization in Egypt: a case study from the Atalla mine. In: Mineralium Deposita, 2018, 701-720
Basem Zoheir Richard J Goldfarb Astrid Holzheid Hassan Helmy Ahmed El Sheikh: Geochemical and geochronological characteristics of the Um Rus granite intrusion and associated gold deposit, Eastern Desert, Egypt. In: Geoscience Frontiers, ,
Basem Zoheir Ashraf Emam Mohamed Abdel Wahed Nehal M. A. Soliman: Multispectral and Radar Data for the Setting of Gold Mineralization in the South Eastern Desert, Egypt. In: Remote Sensing, ,
Basem Zoheir Mohamed Abd El-Wahed Amin Beiranvand Pour Amr Abdelnasser: Orogenic Gold in Transpression and Transtension Zones: Field and Remote Sensing Studies of the Barramiya–Mueilha Sector, Egypt. In: Remote Sensing, ,
Basem Zoheir Peter R. Johnson Richard J Goldfarb Dietrich D. Klemm: Orogenic gold in the Egyptian Eastern Desert: Widespread gold mineralization in the late stages of Neoproterozoic orogeny. In: Gondwana Research, ,
Basem Zoheir Ashraf Emam Iain K. Pitcairn Arman Boskabadi Yann Lehaye Matthew J. Cooper: Trace elements and isotope data of the Um Garayat gold deposit, Wadi Allaqi district, Egypt. In: Mineralium Deposita, ,