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Seychellesi
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Geological map of the Seychelles

Seychelles
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Geological map of the Seychelles

Seychelles
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Geological map of the Seychelles

Seychelles
Area:
459 km2
Locality type:
Largest Settlements:
PlacePopulation
Victoria22,881 (2018)
Anse Boileau4,183 (2013)
Bel Ombre4,163 (2013)
Beau Vallon4,142 (2013)
Cascade4,088 (2013)
Anse Royale3,818 (2013)
Other Languages:
French:
Seychelles
German:
Seychellen
Italian:
Seychelles
Russian:
Сейшельские Острова
Seychellois Creole:
Repiblik Sesel
Simplified Chinese:
塞舌尔
Spanish:
Seychelles
Afrikaans:
Seychelle
Akan:
Seyhyɛl
Albanian:
Sejshellet
Alemannic:
Seychellen
Amharic:
ሲሸልስ
Arabic:
سيشيل
Aragonese:
Seychelles
Armenian:
Սեյշելներ
Asturian:
Seixeles
Azeri:
Seyşel adaları
Bambara:
Seshel
Bashkir:
Сейшел Утрауҙары
Basque:
Seychelleak
Bavarian:
Seychelln
Belarusian:
Сейшэльскія Астравы
Belarusian (Tarashkevitsa):
Сэйшэлы
Bengali:
সেশেল
Bishnupriya Manipuri:
সেইশেল দ্বীপপুঞ্জ
Bosnian:
Sejšeli
Breton:
Sechelez
Bulgarian:
Сейшели
Burmese:
ဆေးရှဲနိုင်ငံ
Catalan:
Seychelles
Cebuano:
Seychelles
Central Bikol:
Seytsilyes
Central Kurdish/Sorani:
سیشێل
Chavacano:
Seychelles
Chechen:
Сейшелан гlайреш
Cherokee:
ᏏᎡᏥᎵᏍ
Chuvash:
Сейшел утравĕсем
Classical Chinese:
塞席爾
Cornish:
Seychellys
Cree:
Repiblik Sesel
Crimean Tatar (Latin):
Seyşeller
Croatian:
Sejšeli
Czech:
Seychely
Danish:
Seychellerne
Doteli:
सेसेल्स
Dutch:
Seychellen
Dutch Low Saxon:
Seychellen
Dzongkha:
སེ་ཤཱལས
Egyptian Arabic:
سيشيل
Esperanto:
Sejŝeloj
Estonian:
Seišellid
Ewe:
Seshɛls nutome
Extremaduran:
Seychelles
Faroese:
Seyskelloyggjar
Farsi/Persian:
سیشل
Fiji Hindi:
Seychelles
Finnish:
Seychellit
Franco-Provençal:
Sêch·èles
Fula:
Seysel
Gagauz:
Seyşeller
Galician:
Seixeles
Georgian:
სეიშელის კუნძულები
Greek:
Σεϋχέλλες
Guarani:
Séichele
Gujarati:
સેશેલ્સ
Haitian:
Sechèl
Hakka:
Seychelles
Hausa:
Saishal
Hawaiian:
Sekele
Hebrew:
סיישל
Hill Mari:
Сейшелвлӓ
Hindi:
सेशेल्स
Hungarian:
Seychelle-szigetek
Icelandic:
Seychelles-eyjar
Ido:
Seycheli
Igbo:
Seychelles
Iloko:
Seychelles
Indonesian:
Seychelles
Interlingua:
Seychelles
Interlingue:
Seychelles
Irish Gaelic:
Na Séiséil
Jamaican Patois:
Seishelz
Japanese:
セーシェル
Javanese:
Seychelles
Kabyle:
Seycel
Kalmyk:
Сейшел Арлин Орн
Kannada:
ಸೆಶೆಲ್ಸ್
Kapampangan:
Seychelles
Karakalpak:
Seyshel atawları
Kashmiri:
سیشَلِس
Kazakh (Cyrillic Script):
Сейшель Аралдары
Khmer:
សីសែល
Kikuyu:
Seychelles
Kinyarwanda:
Seyishele
Kongo:
Seychell
Korean:
세이셸
Kurdish (Latin Script):
Seyşel
Kyrgyz:
Сейшел Аралдары
Lao:
ເຊເຊວແລດ
Latin:
Insulae Seisellenses
Latvian:
Seišelas
Ligurian:
Seychelles
Limburgian:
Seychelle
Lingala:
Seyshel
Lingua Franca Nova:
Sexeles
Lithuanian:
Seišeliai
Livvi-Karelian:
Seišellit
Lojban:
secel
Lombard:
Seychelles
Low Saxon/Low German:
Seychellen
Lower Sorbian:
Seychelle
Luganda:
Sesere
Luri:
سیشل
Luxembourgish:
Seychellen
Macedonian:
Сејшели
Malagasy:
Seychelles
Malay:
Seychelles
Malayalam:
സെയ് ഷെൽസ്
Maltese:
Seychelles
Manx:
Ny h-Ellanyn Heshell
Marathi:
सेशेल्स
Mazanderani:
سیشل
Meadow Mari:
Сейшел-влак
Min Dong Chinese:
Seychelles
Mingrelian:
სეიშელიშ კოკეფი
Minnan / Hokkien-Taiwanese:
Seychelles
Mongolian:
Сейшелийн арлууд
Nahuatl:
Seychelles
Navajo:
Seishel
Nepali:
सेचेलेस
Norfolk:
Sieshels
Northern Frisian:
Seschelen
Northern Sami:
Seychellsullot
Northern Sotho:
Seychelles
Norwegian:
Seychellene
Norwegian (Nynorsk):
Seychellane
Novial:
Seyshels
Occitan:
Seichèlas
Odia:
ସେସେଲଜ
Ossetian:
Сейшелтæ
Pali:
सेशेल
Pashto:
سیشل
Piedmontese:
Seychelles
Polish:
Seszele
Portuguese:
Seychelles
Punjabi:
ਸੇਸ਼ੈਲ
Quechua:
Sichillakuna
Ripuarian:
de Seischälle
Romanian:
Seychelles
Romansh:
Seychellas
Rundi:
Amazinga ya Seyisheli
Russia Buriat:
Сейшелийн арлууд
Samoan:
Seychelles
Samogitian:
Seišelē
Sango:
Sëyshêle
Sanskrit:
सेशेल
Sardinian:
Seychelles
Saterland Frisian:
Seychelle
Scots:
Seychelles
Scottish Gaelic:
Na h-Eileanan Sheiseall
Serbian:
Сејшели
Serbo-Croatian:
Sejšeli
Sesotho:
Seychelles
Shona:
Seychelles
Sicilian:
Seicelli
Silesian:
Seszele
Sinhalese:
සීෂෙල්ස්
Slovak:
Seychely
Slovenian:
Sejšeli
Somali:
Siishilis
South Azerbaijani:
سیشل
Sundanese:
Seychéll
Swahili:
Shelisheli
Swati:
ISeyishelesi
Swedish:
Seychellerna
Tagalog:
Seyshels
Tajik (Cyrillic Script):
Ҷазираҳои Сейшел
Tamil:
சீசெல்சு
Tatar:
Сейшел утраулары
Telugu:
సేషెల్స్
Thai:
เซเชลส์
Tibetan (Standard):
སེ་ཞེལ།
Tigrinya:
ሲሼልስ
Tongan:
ʻOtumotu Seiseli
Traditional Chinese:
塞舌爾
Tsonga:
Seychelles
Turkish:
Seyşeller
Turkmen:
Seýşel Adalary
Ukrainian:
Сейшельські острови
Upper Sorbian:
Seychelle
Urdu:
سیچیلیس
Uyghur:
سېيشېل ئاراللىرى
Uzbek (Latin Script):
Seyshell orollari
Venetian:
Seychelles
Veps:
Seišelan Sared
Vietnamese:
Seychelles
Volapük:
Säceluäns
Waray:
Seychelles
Welsh:
Seychelles
West Frisian:
Seysjellen
Western Punjabi:
سشلز
Wolof:
Seysel
Wu Chinese:
塞舌尔
Yakut:
Сейшеллар
Yiddish:
סיישעל
Yoruba:
Ṣèíhẹ́lẹ́sì
Zazaki:
Seyşeli
Zeelandic:
Seychell'n
Zhuang:
Seychelles
Zulu:
IsiSeyisheli


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Detailed Mineral List:

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Gorshkov, A.I., Baturin, G.N., Bogdanova, O.Y., and Magazina, L.O. (2000): Lithology and Mineral Resources 35(2), 183-188.
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Gorshkov, A.I., Baturin, G.N., Bogdanova, O.Y., and Magazina, L.O. (2000): Lithology and Mineral Resources 35(2), 183-188.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Gorshkov, A.I., Baturin, G.N., Bogdanova, O.Y., and Magazina, L.O. (2000): Lithology and Mineral Resources 35(2), 183-188.
Gibbsite
Formula: Al(OH)3
Reference: Biogeography and ecology of the Seychelles Islands By David Ross Stoddart
'Hydrotroilite'
Formula: FeS · H2O ?
Reference: Gorshkov, A.I., Baturin, G.N., Bogdanova, O.Y., and Magazina, L.O. (2000): Lithology and Mineral Resources 35(2), 183-188.
Hydroxylapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Reference: Gorshkov, A.I., Baturin, G.N., Bogdanova, O.Y., and Magazina, L.O. (2000): Lithology and Mineral Resources 35(2), 183-188.
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Gorshkov, A.I., Baturin, G.N., Bogdanova, O.Y., and Magazina, L.O. (2000): Lithology and Mineral Resources 35(2), 183-188.
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Biogeography and ecology of the Seychelles Islands By David Ross Stoddart
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Gorshkov, A.I., Baturin, G.N., Bogdanova, O.Y., and Magazina, L.O. (2000): Lithology and Mineral Resources 35(2), 183-188.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Gorshkov, A.I., Baturin, G.N., Bogdanova, O.Y., and Magazina, L.O. (2000): Lithology and Mineral Resources 35(2), 183-188.
Sylvite
Formula: KCl
Reference: Gorshkov, A.I., Baturin, G.N., Bogdanova, O.Y., and Magazina, L.O. (2000): Lithology and Mineral Resources 35(2), 183-188.
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Gorshkov, A.I., Baturin, G.N., Bogdanova, O.Y., and Magazina, L.O. (2000): Lithology and Mineral Resources 35(2), 183-188.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 3 - Halides
Sylvite3.AA.20KCl
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Gibbsite4.FE.10Al(OH)3
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Hydroxylapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Group 9 - Silicates
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Hydrotroilite'-FeS · H2O ?

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
X(OH)3
Gibbsite6.3.1.1Al(OH)3
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Sylvite9.1.1.2KCl
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Hydroxylapatite41.8.1.3Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Hydrotroilite'-FeS · H2O ?
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
H HydrotroiliteFeS · H2O ?
H GibbsiteAl(OH)3
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
O HydrotroiliteFeS · H2O ?
O QuartzSiO2
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O GibbsiteAl(OH)3
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
AlAluminium
Al GibbsiteAl(OH)3
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
PPhosphorus
P HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S HydrotroiliteFeS · H2O ?
S BaryteBaSO4
ClChlorine
Cl SylviteKCl
KPotassium
K SylviteKCl
CaCalcium
Ca HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
Ca CalciteCaCO3
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe HydrotroiliteFeS · H2O ?
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4

References

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Ashwal, L.D., Demaiffe, D., Torsvik, T.H. (2002) Petrogenesis of Neoproterozoic granitoids and related rocks from the Seychelles: the case for an Andean-type arc origin. Journal of Petrology, 43, 45–83.
Harris, C., Ashwal, L.D. (2002) The origin of low δ18O granites and related rocks from the Seychelles. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 143, 366–376.

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Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seychelles
Wikidata ID:Q1042
GeoNames ID:241170

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