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Albion Island, Orange Walk District, Belizei
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18° 7' 59'' North , 88° 40' 59'' West
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Limestone quarry containing microtektite glass in Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary breccia thrown out by the asteroid impact in northern Yucatan.

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North America PlateTectonic Plate
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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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2 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Sedimentology Volume 49, Issue 1, pages 117–138, February 2002
'Clays'
Reference: Sedimentology Volume 49, Issue 1, pages 117–138, February 2002
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Sedimentology Volume 49, Issue 1, pages 117–138, February 2002

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Clays'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Clays'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2

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Burns, Emily (2008) Composition and depositional processes of cretaceous-tertiary impact deposits in Belize and Southeastern Mexico.

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