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Singapore

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Area:718 km2
Locality type:Country
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Bedrock of granite and norite.

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2 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

'commodity:Aggregates'
'Aplite'
Reference: Pitts, J. (1984). A review of geology and engineering geology in Singapore. Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology, 17(2), 93-101.
Cordierite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
'commodity:Dimension Stone'
'Gabbro'
Reference: Pitts, J. (1984). A review of geology and engineering geology in Singapore. Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology, 17(2), 93-101.
'Granite'
Reference: Pitts, J. (1984). A review of geology and engineering geology in Singapore. Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology, 17(2), 93-101.
'Norite'
Reference: Pitts, J. (1984). A review of geology and engineering geology in Singapore. Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology, 17(2), 93-101.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
'Quartzite'
Reference: Pitts, J. (1984). A review of geology and engineering geology in Singapore. Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology, 17(2), 93-101.
'Sandstone'
Reference: Pitts, J. (1984). A review of geology and engineering geology in Singapore. Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology, 17(2), 93-101.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
'Cordierite'9.CJ.10(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Aplite'-
'Gabbro'-
'Granite'-
'Norite'-
'Quartzite'-
'Sandstone'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with Al substituted rings
Cordierite61.2.1.1(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Aplite'-
'Gabbro'-
'Granite'-
'Norite'-
'Quartzite'-
'Sandstone'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
O QuartzSiO2
MgMagnesium
Mg Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
AlAluminium
Al Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
SiSilicon
Si Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Si QuartzSiO2
FeIron
Fe Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)

References

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HUTCHISON, C. S. (1964). A gabbro—granodiorite association in Singapore Island. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society, 120(1-4), 283-296.
Pitts, J. (1984). A review of geology and engineering geology in Singapore. Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology, 17(2), 93-101.
Sharma, J. S., Chu, J., & Zhao, J. (1999). Geological and geotechnical features of Singapore: an overview. Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology, 14(4), 419-431.
Lee, K. W., & Zhou, Y. (2009). Geology of Singapore. Singapore: Defence Science and Technology Agency.
Oliver, G., Zaw, K., Hotson, M., Meffre, S., & Manka, T. (2014). U–Pb zircon geochronology of Early Permian to Late Triassic rocks from Singapore and Johor: A plate tectonic reinterpretation. Gondwana Research, 26(1), 132-143.

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