13. Halite, sulphates, sabkhat and salinas of the coastal regions and Sabkha Matti of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

  1. Christopher G. St.C. Kendall2,
  2. Abdulrahman S. Alsharhan3,
  3. Ian Jarvis4 and
  4. Tom Stevens5
  1. Anthony Kirkham

Published Online: 31 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781444392326.ch13

Quaternary carbonate and evaporite sedimentary facies and their ancient analogues: A Tribute to Douglas James Shearman

Quaternary carbonate and evaporite sedimentary facies and their ancient analogues: A Tribute to Douglas James Shearman

How to Cite

Kirkham, A. (2010) Halite, sulphates, sabkhat and salinas of the coastal regions and Sabkha Matti of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, in Quaternary carbonate and evaporite sedimentary facies and their ancient analogues: A Tribute to Douglas James Shearman (eds C. G. St.C. Kendall, A. S. Alsharhan, I. Jarvis and T. Stevens), John Wiley & Sons Ltd., Chichester, West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444392326.ch13

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208 USA

  2. 3

    Faculty of Science, UAE University, P.O. Box 17551, Al-Ain United Arab Emirates

  3. 4

    School of Geography, Geology and the Environment, Centre for Earth and Environmental Science Research, Kingston University London, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames KT1 2EE, UK

  4. 5

    Department of Geography, Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, Surrey, TW20 0EX, UK

Author Information

  1. Pen-yr-Allt, Village Road, Nannerch, Mold, Flintshire, Wales, UK. CH7 5RD

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 24 DEC 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444339109

Online ISBN: 9781444392326

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Keywords:

  • coastal regions;
  • Sabkha Matti;
  • Holocene halite;
  • anhydrite deposits;
  • halite salina

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Holocene Coastal Sabkhat

  • Holocene Sabkha Matti Evaporites

  • Pleistocene Gypsum

  • Miocene Gypsum

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgements