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Bulkhead Shoals, Ambergris Caye, Chetumal Bay, Corozal District, Belizei
Regional Level Types
Bulkhead Shoals- not defined -
Ambergris Caye- not defined -
Chetumal BayBay
Corozal DistrictDistrict

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
17° 56' 49'' North , 88° 4' 42'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
San Pedro8,418 (2014)12.4km
Xcalak375 (2018)44.2km

Located SW of Ambergris Caye.

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate
Central AmericaRegion

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Journal of Sedimentary Petrology Vol. 62 (1992)No. 1. (January), Pages 145-156; AAPG Search and Discovery Article #90007©2002 AAPG Annual Meeting, Houston, Texas, March 1-13, 2002
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: GSA Bulletin v. 98 no. 2 p. 224-231; AAPG Search and Discovery Article #90007©2002 AAPG Annual Meeting, Houston, Texas, March 1-13, 2002
Formula: FeS2
Reference: AAPG Search and Discovery Article #90007©2002 AAPG Annual Meeting, Houston, Texas, March 1-13, 2002

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2

List of minerals for each chemical element

C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O CalciteCaCO3
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
S PyriteFeS2
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Fe PyriteFeS2


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AAPG Search and Discovery Article #90007©2002 AAPG Annual Meeting, Houston, Texas, March 1-13, 2002.
Mazzullo, S.J. (2006) Late Pliocene to Holocene platform evolution in northern Belize, and comparison with coeval deposits in southern Belize and the Bahamas. Sedimentology, 53, 1015-1047.

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