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São Tomé and Príncipei
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Old map of the islands

São Tomé and Príncipe
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Old map of the islands

São Tomé and Príncipe
Area:
1,001 km2
Locality type:
Largest Settlements:
PlacePopulation
São Tomé53,300 (2017)
Santo António1,156 (2018)
Other Languages:
French:
São Tomé-et-Principe
German:
São Tomé und Príncipe
Italian:
São Tomé e Príncipe
Russian:
Сан-Томе и Принсипи
Simplified Chinese:
圣多美和普林西比
Spanish:
Sao Tomé y Príncipe
Afrikaans:
São Tomé en Príncipe
Albanian:
Sao Tome dhe Principe
Arabic:
ساو تومي وبرينسيب
Belarusian:
Сан-Тамэ і Прынсіпі
Bulgarian:
Сао Томе и Принсипи
Catalan:
São Tomé i Príncipe
Czech:
Svatý Tomáš a Princův ostrov
Danish:
São Tomé og Príncipe
Dutch:
Sao Tomé en Principe
Estonian:
São Tomé ja Príncipe
Farsi/Persian:
سائوتومه و پرینسیپ
Finnish:
São Tomé ja Príncipe
Galician:
San Tomé e Príncipe
Greek:
Άγιος Θωμάς και Πρίγκιπας
Hebrew:
סאו טומה ופרינסיפה
Hindi:
साओ तोमे और प्रिन्सिपी
Hungarian:
São Tomé és Príncipe
Icelandic:
Saó Tóme og Prinsípe
Indonesian:
Sao Tome dan Principe
Irish Gaelic:
São Tomé agus Príncipe
Japanese:
サントメ・プリンシペ
Korean:
상투메 프린시페
Latvian:
Santome un Prinsipi
Lithuanian:
San Tomė ir Prinsipė
Macedonian:
Сао Томе и Принсипе
Norwegian:
São Tomé og Príncipe
Polish:
Wyspy Świętego Tomasza i Książęca
Portuguese:
São Tomé e Príncipe
Romanian:
São Tomé și Príncipe
Serbian:
Сао Томе и Принсипе
Slovak:
Svätý Tomáš a Princov ostrov
Slovenian:
Sao Tome in Principe
Swahili:
Sao Tome na Principe
Swedish:
São Tomé och Príncipe
Tagalog:
Santo Tome at Prinsipe
Thai:
ประเทศเซาตูเมและปรินซิปี
Turkish:
São Tomé ve Príncipe
Ukrainian:
Сан-Томе і Принсіпі
Vietnamese:
São Tomé và Príncipe
Welsh:
São Tomé a Príncipe


An island nation in the Gulf of Guinea, off the western equatorial coast of Africa. It consists of two islands: São Tomé and Príncipe, located about 140 kilometres apart and about 250 and 225 kilometres, respectively, off the northwestern coast of Gabon. Both islands are part of an extinct volcanic mountain range.

Administrative divisions:
São Tomé and Príncipe is divided into two provinces: Príncipe and São Tomé.
The provinces are further divided into seven districts, six on São Tomé (Água Grande, Cantagalo, Caué, Lembá, Lobata, Mé-Zóchi) and one on Príncipe (Pagué). [from Wikipedia]

Mineral production was limited to clay and volcanic rock; potential exists, however, for the development of the country’s petroleum industry. All other mineral product requirements were imported. [from The Mineral Industries of Benin, Burkina Faso and São Tomé e Príncipe, Omayra Bermúdez-Lugo, USGS 2006 Minerals Yearbook, April 2009]

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

3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: Barfod, D.N., Fitton, J.G. (2018) Pleistocene volcanism on São Tomé, Gulf of Guinea, West Africa. Quaternary Geochronology, 21, 77-89.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Wolfgang Hampel, site visit May 2018
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: Barfod, D.N., Fitton, J.G. (2018) Pleistocene volcanism on São Tomé, Gulf of Guinea, West Africa. Quaternary Geochronology, 21, 77-89.
'Glass'
Reference: Barfod, D.N., Fitton, J.G. (2018) Pleistocene volcanism on São Tomé, Gulf of Guinea, West Africa. Quaternary Geochronology, 21, 77-89.
Nepheline
Formula: Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Reference: Barfod, D.N., Fitton, J.G. (2018) Pleistocene volcanism on São Tomé, Gulf of Guinea, West Africa. Quaternary Geochronology, 21, 77-89.
'Petroleum'
Reference: The Mineral Industries of Benin, Burkina Faso and São Tomé e Príncipe, Omayra Bermúdez-Lugo, USGS 2006 Minerals Yearbook, April 2009.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Augite9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Nepheline9.FA.05Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Glass'-
'Petroleum'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
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
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework Feldspathoids and related species
Nepheline76.2.1.2Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Glass'-
'Petroleum'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O CalciteCaCO3
NaSodium
Na NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
MgMagnesium
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
AlAluminium
Al NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
SiSilicon
Si NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
KPotassium
K NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
CaCalcium
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6

References

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Bermúdez-Lugo, Omayra (2009) The Mineral Industries of Benin, Burkina Faso and São Tomé e Príncipe. United States Geological Survey 2006 Minerals Yearbook, April 2009.

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Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S%C3%A3o_Tom%C3%A9_and_Pr%C3%ADncipe
Wikidata ID:Q1039

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