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Kiribati

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Area:811 km2
Locality type:Country


An island nation located in the central tropical Pacific Ocean; composed of 32 atolls and one raised coral island.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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6 valid minerals.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Aragonite'5.AB.15CaCO3
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Bassanite'7.CD.45CaSO4 · 0.5H2O
'Gypsum'7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Brushite'8.CJ.50Ca(HPO4) · 2H2O
'Monetite'8.AD.10Ca(HPO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Bassanite29.6.1.1CaSO4 · 0.5H2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 37 - ANHYDROUS ACID PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES AND VANADATES
Miscellaneous
Monetite37.1.1.1Ca(HPO4)
Group 39 - HYDRATED ACID PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
A[HXO4]·xH2O
Brushite39.1.1.1Ca(HPO4) · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
Aragonite-CaCO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BassaniteCaSO4 · 0.5H2O
H BrushiteCa(HPO4) · 2H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H MonetiteCa(HPO4)
CCarbon
C AragoniteCaCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O AragoniteCaCO3
O BassaniteCaSO4 · 0.5H2O
O BrushiteCa(HPO4) · 2H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O MonetiteCa(HPO4)
PPhosphorus
P BrushiteCa(HPO4) · 2H2O
P MonetiteCa(HPO4)
SSulfur
S BassaniteCaSO4 · 0.5H2O
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
CaCalcium
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca BassaniteCaSO4 · 0.5H2O
Ca BrushiteCa(HPO4) · 2H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca MonetiteCa(HPO4)

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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