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al-Saqiyah al-Hamra'a (Saguia el Hamra), Western Saharai
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al-Saqiyah al-Hamra'a (Saguia el Hamra)- not defined -
Western SaharaDisputed Territory

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
27° 9' 12'' North , 13° 12' 11'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Laayoune196,331 (2016)2.0km
Foum el Oued450 (2013)19.5km
Laayoune Plage10,450 (2013)22.0km
Daoura900 (2014)40.0km


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9 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Alabandite
Formula: MnS
Reference: Patzer, A., Hill, D. H., & Boynton, W. V. (2001). Itqiy: A metal‐rich enstatite meteorite with achondritic texture. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 36(11), 1495-1505.
Daubréelite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2S4
Reference: Patzer, A., Hill, D. H., & Boynton, W. V. (2001). Itqiy: A metal‐rich enstatite meteorite with achondritic texture. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 36(11), 1495-1505.
Enstatite
Formula: MgSiO3
Reference: Patzer, A., Hill, D. H., & Boynton, W. V. (2001). Itqiy: A metal‐rich enstatite meteorite with achondritic texture. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 36(11), 1495-1505.
Iron
Formula: Fe
Reference: Patzer, A., Hill, D. H., & Boynton, W. V. (2001). Itqiy: A metal‐rich enstatite meteorite with achondritic texture. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 36(11), 1495-1505.
Iron var: Kamacite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Reference: Patzer, A., Hill, D. H., & Boynton, W. V. (2001). Itqiy: A metal‐rich enstatite meteorite with achondritic texture. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 36(11), 1495-1505.
Niningerite
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+,Mn2+)S
Reference: Patzer, A., Hill, D. H., & Boynton, W. V. (2001). Itqiy: A metal‐rich enstatite meteorite with achondritic texture. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 36(11), 1495-1505.
Oldhamite
Formula: (Ca,Mg)S
Reference: Patzer, A., Hill, D. H., & Boynton, W. V. (2001). Itqiy: A metal‐rich enstatite meteorite with achondritic texture. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 36(11), 1495-1505.
Perryite ?
Formula: (Ni,Fe)5(Si,P)2
Reference: Patzer, A., Hill, D. H., & Boynton, W. V. (2001). Itqiy: A metal‐rich enstatite meteorite with achondritic texture. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 36(11), 1495-1505.
Schreibersite ?
Formula: (Fe,Ni)3P
Reference: Patzer, A., Hill, D. H., & Boynton, W. V. (2001). Itqiy: A metal‐rich enstatite meteorite with achondritic texture. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 36(11), 1495-1505.
Troilite
Formula: FeS
Reference: Patzer, A., Hill, D. H., & Boynton, W. V. (2001). Itqiy: A metal‐rich enstatite meteorite with achondritic texture. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 36(11), 1495-1505.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Iron1.AE.05Fe
var: Kamacite1.AE.05(Fe,Ni)
Perryite ?1.BB.10(Ni,Fe)5(Si,P)2
Schreibersite ?1.BD.05(Fe,Ni)3P
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Alabandite2.CD.10MnS
Daubréelite2.DA.05Fe2+Cr3+2S4
Niningerite2.CD.10(Mg,Fe2+,Mn2+)S
Oldhamite2.CD.10(Ca,Mg)S
Troilite2.CC.10FeS
Group 9 - Silicates
Enstatite9.DA.05MgSiO3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Iron
var: Kamacite
1.1.11.1(Fe,Ni)
Perryite ?1.1.22.1(Ni,Fe)5(Si,P)2
Schreibersite ?1.1.21.2(Fe,Ni)3P
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Alabandite2.8.1.4MnS
Troilite2.8.9.1FeS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Daubréelite2.10.1.11Fe2+Cr3+2S4
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Enstatite65.1.2.1MgSiO3
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Iron-Fe
Niningerite-(Mg,Fe2+,Mn2+)S
Oldhamite-(Ca,Mg)S

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O EnstatiteMgSiO3
MgMagnesium
Mg EnstatiteMgSiO3
Mg Oldhamite(Ca,Mg)S
Mg Niningerite(Mg,Fe2+,Mn2+)S
SiSilicon
Si EnstatiteMgSiO3
Si Perryite(Ni,Fe)5(Si,P)2
PPhosphorus
P Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
P Perryite(Ni,Fe)5(Si,P)2
SSulfur
S Oldhamite(Ca,Mg)S
S Niningerite(Mg,Fe2+,Mn2+)S
S DaubréeliteFe2+Cr23+S4
S TroiliteFeS
S AlabanditeMnS
CaCalcium
Ca Oldhamite(Ca,Mg)S
CrChromium
Cr DaubréeliteFe2+Cr23+S4
MnManganese
Mn AlabanditeMnS
FeIron
Fe Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
Fe DaubréeliteFe2+Cr23+S4
Fe TroiliteFeS
Fe IronFe
Fe Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
Fe Perryite(Ni,Fe)5(Si,P)2
NiNickel
Ni Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
Ni Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3P
Ni Perryite(Ni,Fe)5(Si,P)2

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Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saguia_el-Hamra
Wikidata ID:Q740930

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