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Xunantunich, Cayo District, Belizei
Regional Level Types
Xunantunich- not defined -
Cayo DistrictDistrict
BelizeCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
17° 5' 22'' North , 89° 8' 22'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Benque Viejo el Carmen7,092 (2017)1.6km
Melchor de Mencos11,457 (2013)3.0km
San Ignacio16,812 (2016)10.7km
Valley of Peace1,809 (2012)42.3km
Belmopan13,381 (2012)43.4km


Roadcuts along the road to Xunantunich (Maya archaeological site), with Mesozoic limestones containing chert nodules and scattered small vugs with calcite crystals.

Coordinates are approximate.

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate
Central AmericaRegion

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


1 valid mineral.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Henry Barwood field observation

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3

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Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xunantunich
Wikidata ID:Q1646630


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