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Fiji

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Area:18,274 km2


Fiji is divided into four major divisions, and these are further divided into 14 provinces.

Fiji consists of 322 islands (of which 106 are inhabited) and 522 smaller islets. The two most important islands are Viti Levu and Vanua Levu, which account for approximately three-quarters of the total land area of the country.


Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded from this region.


Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

91 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Localities in this Region


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References

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Cochrane, N.D. (1910) Geological Features of Fiji. Australian Mining Standard - Aug. 3, 1910.
Colley, H. and Flint, D. (1995) Metallic Mineral Deposits of Fiji. Fiji Mineral Resources Department, Memoir 4.

External Links

http://www.mrd.gov.fj/gfiji/ [Mineral Resources Department of Fiji]

http://www.mrd.gov.fj/gfiji/geology/educate/geo_fiji.html

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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