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Belitung Island (Biliton Island), Bangka-Belitung Province, Sumatra, Indonesiai
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Belitung Island (Biliton Island)Island
Bangka-Belitung ProvinceProvince
SumatraIsland
IndonesiaCountry

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Locality type:Island
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PlacePopulation
Tanjung Pandan62,374 (2013)
Manggar34,520 (2016)


Extensive tin veins and placers in the northwestern portion of the island and offshore.

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37 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Econ Geol. (1992) 87:76-98
'Allanite Group'
Formula: {A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Econ Geol. (1992) 87:99-111 (this reference is invalid)
Anorthite
Formula: Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Reference: Econ Geol (1977) 72:745-752
'Apatite'
Reference: Econ Geol. (1992) 87:76-98
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
'Biotite'
Reference: Econ Geol. (1992) 87:76-98
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Reference: Econ Geol. (1992) 87:76-98
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Econ Geol (1977) 72:745-752
Braunite
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Reference: Econ Geol. (1992) 87:76-98
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Econ Geol (1977) 72:745-752
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
'Chevkinite Group'
Reference: Econ Geol. (1992) 87:99-111 (this reference is invalid)
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Econ Geol. (1992) 87:76-98
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Econ Geol. (1992) 87:76-98
Fayalite
Formula: Fe2+2SiO4
Reference: Econ Geol (1977) 72:745-752
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Galena
Formula: PbS
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Hausmannite
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+2O4
Reference: Econ Geol. (1992) 87:76-98
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Schwartz, M. O. (1990). The strata-bound tin deposit Nam Salu, Kelapa Kampit, Indonesia. Economic Geology, 85(1), 76-98.
Leucoxene
Reference: Econ Geol. (1992) 87:76-98
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
'Monazite'
Reference: Ngadenin Ngadenin, Frederikus Dian Indrastomo, Adhika Junara Karunianto, Ersina Rakhma (2017): Geologi dan Identifikasi Cebakan Bijih di Daerah Batubesi, Belitung Timur. Explorium 38 (1), 7-18.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Phenakite
Formula: Be2SiO4
Reference: Schwartz, M. O. (1990). The strata-bound tin deposit Nam Salu, Kelapa Kampit, Indonesia. Economic Geology, 85(1), 76-98.
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Reference: Econ Geol. (1992) 87:76-98
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Econ Geol. (1992) 87:76-98
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: Econ Geol (1977) 72:745-752
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Econ Geol. (1992) 87:76-98
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Stannite
Formula: Cu2FeSnS4
Reference: Schwartz, M. O. (1990). The strata-bound tin deposit Nam Salu, Kelapa Kampit, Indonesia. Economic Geology, 85(1), 76-98.
Stilpnomelane
Formula: (K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
Reference: Econ Geol. (1992) 87:76-98
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Econ Geol. (1992) 87:76-98
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Bismuth1.CA.05Bi
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Bismuthinite2.DB.05Bi2S3
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stannite2.CB.15aCu2FeSnS4
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Hausmannite4.BB.10Mn2+Mn3+2O4
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Anorthite9.FA.35Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Braunite9.AG.05Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fayalite9.AC.05Fe2+2SiO4
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Phenakite9.AA.05Be2SiO4
Prehnite9.DP.20Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Stilpnomelane9.EG.40(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Allanite Group'-{A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Apatite'-
'Biotite'-
'Chevkinite Group'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Leucoxene-
'Monazite'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Bismuth1.3.1.4Bi
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Stannite2.9.2.1Cu2FeSnS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Hausmannite7.2.7.1Mn2+Mn3+2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
(AB)2X3
Braunite7.5.1.3Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [4] coordination
Phenakite51.1.1.1Be2SiO4
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Fayalite51.3.1.1Fe2+2SiO4
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Topaz52.3.1.1Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 4-membered rings
Prehnite72.1.3.1Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined islands
Stilpnomelane74.1.1.1(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Allanite Group'-{A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Anorthite-Ca(Al2Si2O8)
'Apatite'-
'Biotite'-
'Chevkinite Group'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Leucoxene-
'Monazite'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
H Stilpnomelane(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
H Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
BeBeryllium
Be PhenakiteBe2SiO4
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O CassiteriteSnO2
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O FayaliteFe22+SiO4
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O QuartzSiO2
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O HematiteFe2O3
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O SideriteFeCO3
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O Stilpnomelane(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
O RutileTiO2
O HausmanniteMn2+Mn23+O4
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
O BrauniteMn2+Mn63+(SiO4)O8
O Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O PhenakiteBe2SiO4
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
FFluorine
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
F FluoriteCaF2
NaSodium
Na Stilpnomelane(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
MgMagnesium
Mg Stilpnomelane(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Al AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Al Stilpnomelane(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
SiSilicon
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si FayaliteFe22+SiO4
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Si AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si Stilpnomelane(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Si BrauniteMn2+Mn63+(SiO4)O8
Si Allanite Group{A12+REE3+}{M23+M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si PhenakiteBe2SiO4
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcociteCu2S
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S StanniteCu2FeSnS4
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Stilpnomelane(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
CaCalcium
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca Stilpnomelane(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ti RutileTiO2
MnManganese
Mn Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Mn HausmanniteMn2+Mn23+O4
Mn BrauniteMn2+Mn63+(SiO4)O8
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe FayaliteFe22+SiO4
Fe Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe Stilpnomelane(K,Ca,Na)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)8(Si,Al)12(O,OH)36 · nH2O
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe StanniteCu2FeSnS4
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu StanniteCu2FeSnS4
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
Sn StanniteCu2FeSnS4
WTungsten
W Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
BiBismuth
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3
Bi BismuthBi

References

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Jones, M.T., Reed, B.L., Doe, B.R., Lanphere, M.A. (1977) Age of Tin Mineralization and Plumbotectonics, Belitung, Indonesia. Economic Geology, 72:5, 745-752.
Lehmann, B., Harmanto. (1990) Large-Scale Tin Depletion in the Tanjunpandan Tin Granite, Belitung Island, Indonesia. Economic Geology, 85:1, 99-111.

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