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Sir Bani Yas Island, Abu Dhabi Emirate, United Arab Emiratesi
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Sir Bani Yas IslandIsland
Abu Dhabi EmirateEmirate
United Arab EmiratesCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
24° 19' 18'' North , 52° 36' 2'' East
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Area:
87 km2
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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.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
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
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O HematiteFe2O3
FeIron
Fe HematiteFe2O3

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Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sir_Bani_Yas
Wikidata ID:Q2289965

Other Regions, Features and Areas containg this locality

Arabian PlateTectonic Plate

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