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Tongai
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Area:
748 km2
Locality type:
Largest Settlements:
PlacePopulation
Neiafu4,320 (2015)
Vaini2,976 (2013)
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Kingdom of Tonga
Other Languages:
French:
Tonga
German:
Tonga
Italian:
Tonga
Russian:
Тонга
Simplified Chinese:
東加
Spanish:
Tonga
Afrikaans:
Tonga
Albanian:
Tonga
Arabic:
تونجا
Belarusian:
Тонга
Bulgarian:
Тонга
Catalan:
Tonga
Czech:
Tonga
Danish:
Tonga
Dutch:
Tonga
Estonian:
Tonga
Farsi/Persian:
تونگا
Finnish:
Tonga
Galician:
Tonga
Greek:
Τόνγκα
Hebrew:
טונגה
Hindi:
टोंगा
Hungarian:
Tonga
Icelandic:
Tonga
Indonesian:
Tonga
Irish Gaelic:
Tonga
Japanese:
トンガ
Korean:
통가
Latvian:
Tonga
Lithuanian:
Tonga
Macedonian:
Тонга
Norwegian:
Tonga
Polish:
Tonga
Portuguese:
Tonga
Romanian:
Tonga
Serbian:
Тонга
Slovak:
Tonga
Slovenian:
Tonga
Swahili:
Tonga
Swedish:
Tonga
Tagalog:
Tonga
Thai:
ประเทศตองกา
Turkish:
Tonga
Ukrainian:
Тонга
Vietnamese:
Tonga
Welsh:
Tonga


An archipelago in the south Pacific Ocean comprising 169 islands, 96 of them inhabited, stretching over a distance of about 800 kilometres (500 miles) in a north-south line.

The islands lie south of Samoa and are about a third of the way between New Zealand and Hawaii.

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39 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Bauer, G.R. (1970) The Geology of Tofua Island, Tonga. Pacific Science, 24, 333-350.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Alunite
Formula: KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Stackelberg, U. V. N., & Petersen, S. (1990) Hydrothermal Mineralization from the Valu Fa Ridge, Lau Back-Arc Basin (SW Pacific). Marine Mining 9:271-301
Anorthite var: Labradorite
Formula: (Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Reference: Bauer, G.R. (1970) The Geology of Tofua Island, Tonga. Pacific Science, 24, 333-350.
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Wendt, K. (2013). Geochemical Profiles of Three Deep-sea Hydrothermal Plumes of the Eastern Lau Spreading Center. Thesis
Atacamite
Formula: Cu2(OH)3Cl
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Birnessite
Formula: (Na,Ca)0.5(Mn4+,Mn3+)2O4 · 1.5H2O
Reference: Stackelberg, U. V. N., & Petersen, S. (1990) Hydrothermal Mineralization from the Valu Fa Ridge, Lau Back-Arc Basin (SW Pacific). Marine Mining 9:271-301
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Cristobalite
Formula: SiO2
'Electrum'
Formula: (Au, Ag)
Reference: Park, J. W., Campbell, I. H., & Kim, J. (2016). Abundances of platinum group elements in native sulfur condensates from the Niuatahi-Motutahi submarine volcano, Tonga rear arc: Implications for PGE mineralization in porphyry deposits. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 174, 236-246.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: Bauer, G.R. (1970) The Geology of Tofua Island, Tonga. Pacific Science, 24, 333-350.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Wendt, K. (2013). Geochemical Profiles of Three Deep-sea Hydrothermal Plumes of the Eastern Lau Spreading Center. Thesis
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Stackelberg, U. V. N., & Petersen, S. (1990) Hydrothermal Mineralization from the Valu Fa Ridge, Lau Back-Arc Basin (SW Pacific). Marine Mining 9:271-301
'Glass'
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Park, J. W., Campbell, I. H., & Kim, J. (2016). Abundances of platinum group elements in native sulfur condensates from the Niuatahi-Motutahi submarine volcano, Tonga rear arc: Implications for PGE mineralization in porphyry deposits. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 174, 236-246.
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Wendt, K. (2013). Geochemical Profiles of Three Deep-sea Hydrothermal Plumes of the Eastern Lau Spreading Center. Thesis
Halite
Formula: NaCl
Reference: Wendt, K. (2013). Geochemical Profiles of Three Deep-sea Hydrothermal Plumes of the Eastern Lau Spreading Center. Thesis
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
'Hypersthene'
Formula: (Mg,Fe)SiO3
Reference: Bauer, G.R. (1970) The Geology of Tofua Island, Tonga. Pacific Science, 24, 333-350.
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Bauer, G.R. (1970) The Geology of Tofua Island, Tonga. Pacific Science, 24, 333-350.
Kësterite
Formula: Cu2ZnSnS4
Reference: Wendt, K. (2013). Geochemical Profiles of Three Deep-sea Hydrothermal Plumes of the Eastern Lau Spreading Center. Thesis
Lautite
Formula: CuAsS
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Stackelberg, U. V. N., & Petersen, S. (1990) Hydrothermal Mineralization from the Valu Fa Ridge, Lau Back-Arc Basin (SW Pacific). Marine Mining 9:271-301
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Magnetite var: Titaniferous Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Locality: 'Ata, Tonga
Reference: Johnstone, R.D. (1980) Geology, mineralogy, petrology and geochemistry of the volcanic island of 'Ata, Tonga. Thesis (Master of Science), University of Otago, 187 pp.
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Stackelberg, U. V. N., & Petersen, S. (1990) Hydrothermal Mineralization from the Valu Fa Ridge, Lau Back-Arc Basin (SW Pacific). Marine Mining 9:271-301
Molysite
Formula: FeCl3
Reference: Wendt, K. (2013). Geochemical Profiles of Three Deep-sea Hydrothermal Plumes of the Eastern Lau Spreading Center. Thesis
Natroalunite
Formula: NaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Park, J. W., Campbell, I. H., & Kim, J. (2016). Abundances of platinum group elements in native sulfur condensates from the Niuatahi-Motutahi submarine volcano, Tonga rear arc: Implications for PGE mineralization in porphyry deposits. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 174, 236-246.
Nontronite
Formula: Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Reference: Stackelberg, U. V. N., & Petersen, S. (1990) Hydrothermal Mineralization from the Valu Fa Ridge, Lau Back-Arc Basin (SW Pacific). Marine Mining 9:271-301
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'
Locality: 'Ata, Tonga
Reference: Johnstone, R.D. (1980) Geology, mineralogy, petrology and geochemistry of the volcanic island of 'Ata, Tonga. Thesis (Master of Science), University of Otago, 187 pp.
Periclase
Formula: MgO
Reference: Wendt, K. (2013). Geochemical Profiles of Three Deep-sea Hydrothermal Plumes of the Eastern Lau Spreading Center. Thesis
Pigeonite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
'Pyroxene Group'
Reference: Bauer, G.R. (1970) The Geology of Tofua Island, Tonga. Pacific Science, 24, 333-350.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Stackelberg, U. V. N., & Petersen, S. (1990) Hydrothermal Mineralization from the Valu Fa Ridge, Lau Back-Arc Basin (SW Pacific). Marine Mining 9:271-301
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Rudashevskyite
Formula: (Fe,Zn)S
Reference: Wendt, K. (2013). Geochemical Profiles of Three Deep-sea Hydrothermal Plumes of the Eastern Lau Spreading Center. Thesis
Schulenbergite
Formula: (Cu,Zn)7(SO4)2(OH)10 · 3H2O
Reference: Wendt, K. (2013). Geochemical Profiles of Three Deep-sea Hydrothermal Plumes of the Eastern Lau Spreading Center. Thesis
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Stannoidite
Formula: Cu+6Cu2+2(Fe2+,Zn)3Sn2S12
Reference: Wendt, K. (2013). Geochemical Profiles of Three Deep-sea Hydrothermal Plumes of the Eastern Lau Spreading Center. Thesis
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Todorokite
Formula: (Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
Reference: Stackelberg, U. V. N., & Petersen, S. (1990) Hydrothermal Mineralization from the Valu Fa Ridge, Lau Back-Arc Basin (SW Pacific). Marine Mining 9:271-301
Troilite
Formula: FeS
Reference: Wendt, K. (2013). Geochemical Profiles of Three Deep-sea Hydrothermal Plumes of the Eastern Lau Spreading Center. Thesis
Wurtzite
Formula: (Zn,Fe)S
'Zeolite Group'
Locality: 'Ata, Tonga
Reference: Vallier, T.L., Stevenson, A.J., Scholl, D.W. (1985) Petrology of igneous rocks of Ata Island, Kingdom of Tonga. In: Scholl, D.W., Vallier, T.L. (compilers & editors), Geology and offshore resources of Pacific island arcs - Tonga region. Circum-Pacific Council for Energy and Mineral Resources, Earth Science Series, volume 2, 301-306.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Electrum'1.AA.05(Au, Ag)
Gold1.AA.05Au
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Kësterite 2.CB.15aCu2ZnSnS4
Lautite2.CB.40CuAsS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Rudashevskyite2.CB.05a(Fe,Zn)S
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stannoidite2.CB.15cCu+6Cu2+2(Fe2+,Zn)3Sn2S12
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Troilite2.CC.10FeS
Wurtzite2.CB.45(Zn,Fe)S
Group 3 - Halides
Atacamite3.DA.10aCu2(OH)3Cl
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Halite3.AA.20NaCl
Molysite3.AC.10FeCl3
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Birnessite4.FL.45(Na,Ca)0.5(Mn4+,Mn3+)2O4 · 1.5H2O
Cristobalite4.DA.15SiO2
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
var: Titaniferous Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Periclase4.AB.25MgO
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Todorokite4.DK.10(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Alunite7.BC.10KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Natroalunite7.BC.10NaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Schulenbergite7.DD.80(Cu,Zn)7(SO4)2(OH)10 · 3H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Anorthite
var: Labradorite
9.FA.35(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Augite9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Grossular9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Nontronite9.EC.40Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Pigeonite9.DA.10(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
'Zeolite Group'9.G0.
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Glass'-
'Hypersthene'-(Mg,Fe)SiO3
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Pyroxene Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Semi-metals and non-metals
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Rudashevskyite2.8.2.7(Fe,Zn)S
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
Troilite2.8.9.1FeS
Wurtzite2.8.7.1(Zn,Fe)S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Kësterite 2.9.2.9Cu2ZnSnS4
Stannoidite2.9.3.3Cu+6Cu2+2(Fe2+,Zn)3Sn2S12
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Lautite2.12.8.1CuAsS
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX
Periclase4.2.1.1MgO
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
(AB)2X3
Birnessite7.5.3.1(Na,Ca)0.5(Mn4+,Mn3+)2O4 · 1.5H2O
AB3X7
Todorokite7.8.1.1(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Halite9.1.1.1NaCl
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
AX3
Molysite9.3.1.1FeCl3
Group 10 - OXYHALIDES AND HYDROXYHALIDES
A2(O,OH)3Xq
Atacamite10.1.1.1Cu2(OH)3Cl
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Alunite30.2.4.1KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq·xH2O, where m:p > 6:1
Schulenbergite31.1.6.1(Cu,Zn)7(SO4)2(OH)10 · 3H2O
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Grossular51.4.3b.2Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Augite65.1.3a.3(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Pigeonite65.1.1.4(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Nontronite71.3.1a.3Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Cristobalite75.1.1.1SiO2
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
Anorthite
var: Labradorite
-(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Electrum'-(Au, Ag)
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Glass'-
'Hypersthene'-(Mg,Fe)SiO3
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Magnetite
var: Titaniferous Magnetite
-Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Natroalunite-NaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Pyroxene Group'-
'Zeolite Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
H NatroaluniteNaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
H AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H Birnessite(Na,Ca)0.5(Mn4+,Mn3+)2O4 · 1.5H2O
H Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
H NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H Schulenbergite(Cu,Zn)7(SO4)2(OH)10 · 3H2O
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
OOxygen
O Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O BaryteBaSO4
O AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O NatroaluniteNaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
O HematiteFe2O3
O CristobaliteSiO2
O AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O Birnessite(Na,Ca)0.5(Mn4+,Mn3+)2O4 · 1.5H2O
O Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
O NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O Magnetite (var: Titaniferous Magnetite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O QuartzSiO2
O Anorthite (var: Labradorite)(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
O Hypersthene(Mg,Fe)SiO3
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
O Schulenbergite(Cu,Zn)7(SO4)2(OH)10 · 3H2O
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O PericlaseMgO
FFluorine
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
F FluoriteCaF2
NaSodium
Na NatroaluniteNaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Na Birnessite(Na,Ca)0.5(Mn4+,Mn3+)2O4 · 1.5H2O
Na Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
Na NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na Anorthite (var: Labradorite)(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Na HaliteNaCl
MgMagnesium
Mg Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Mg Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
Mg Hypersthene(Mg,Fe)SiO3
Mg PericlaseMgO
AlAluminium
Al NatroaluniteNaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Al AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Al Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
Al NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Anorthite (var: Labradorite)(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Al GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
SiSilicon
Si Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si CristobaliteSiO2
Si NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Anorthite (var: Labradorite)(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Si Hypersthene(Mg,Fe)SiO3
Si GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
SSulfur
S SulphurS8
S PyriteFeS2
S BaryteBaSO4
S CovelliteCuS
S ChalcociteCu2S
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S NatroaluniteNaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
S MarcasiteFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
S Kësterite Cu2ZnSnS4
S LautiteCuAsS
S Rudashevskyite(Fe,Zn)S
S StannoiditeCu6+Cu22+(Fe2+,Zn)3Sn2S12
S Wurtzite(Zn,Fe)S
S Schulenbergite(Cu,Zn)7(SO4)2(OH)10 · 3H2O
S TroiliteFeS
ClChlorine
Cl AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
Cl HaliteNaCl
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Cl MolysiteFeCl3
KPotassium
K AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
K Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
CaCalcium
Ca Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca Birnessite(Na,Ca)0.5(Mn4+,Mn3+)2O4 · 1.5H2O
Ca Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
Ca Anorthite (var: Labradorite)(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca FluoriteCaF2
TiTitanium
Ti Magnetite (var: Titaniferous Magnetite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
MnManganese
Mn Birnessite(Na,Ca)0.5(Mn4+,Mn3+)2O4 · 1.5H2O
Mn Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
FeIron
Fe Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Fe Magnetite (var: Titaniferous Magnetite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Fe Hypersthene(Mg,Fe)SiO3
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe Rudashevskyite(Fe,Zn)S
Fe StannoiditeCu6+Cu22+(Fe2+,Zn)3Sn2S12
Fe MolysiteFeCl3
Fe TroiliteFeS
CuCopper
Cu AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Cu Kësterite Cu2ZnSnS4
Cu LautiteCuAsS
Cu StannoiditeCu6+Cu22+(Fe2+,Zn)3Sn2S12
Cu Schulenbergite(Cu,Zn)7(SO4)2(OH)10 · 3H2O
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Zn Kësterite Cu2ZnSnS4
Zn Rudashevskyite(Fe,Zn)S
Zn StannoiditeCu6+Cu22+(Fe2+,Zn)3Sn2S12
Zn Wurtzite(Zn,Fe)S
Zn Schulenbergite(Cu,Zn)7(SO4)2(OH)10 · 3H2O
AsArsenic
As TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
As LautiteCuAsS
SrStrontium
Sr Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
AgSilver
Ag Electrum(Au, Ag)
SnTin
Sn Kësterite Cu2ZnSnS4
Sn StannoiditeCu6+Cu22+(Fe2+,Zn)3Sn2S12
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
Ba Todorokite(Na,Ca,K,Ba,Sr)1-x(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3-4H2O
AuGold
Au Electrum(Au, Ag)
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

Other Databases

Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tonga
Wikidata ID:Q678

External Links

http://dsm.gsd.spc.int/public/files/meetings/01_Terrestrial_Mining_and_Mineral_Resources_Potential_of_the_Pacific_Islands_Region_Akuila_Tawake.pdf [Akuila Tawake (2012) Mineral Resources Potential and Mining in the Pacific Islands Region - Lessons Learned. Pacific-ACP States Regional Training Workshop on Geological, Technological, Biological and Environmental Aspects of Deep Sea Minerals. Tanoa International Hotel, Nadi Fiji. 13th–17th August 2012]

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Other Regions, Features and Areas that Intersect

Tonga PlateTectonic Plate

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