Sir Bani Yas Island, Abu Dhabi Emirate, United Arab Emiratesi
|Regional Level Types|
|Sir Bani Yas Island||Island|
|Abu Dhabi Emirate||Emirate|
|United Arab Emirates||Country|
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
24° 19' 18'' North , 52° 36' 2'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
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Also thought to be spelled Seir Beni Yas Island. A small island just north and off the coast of Abu Dhabi in the Arabian Gulf. Many of the islands in the Gulf are thought to be salt dome caps many of which contain interesting minerals weathering out of their caps often just on the surface of the ground.
Select Mineral List TypeStandard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements
Detailed Mineral List:
Reference: Some small hematite crystals in the collection of the British Museum of Natural History, see gallery. Rock Currier
List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification
|Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides|
List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification
|Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES|
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