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Réunion Island

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Location is approximate, based on center of defined region.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 21° 6' South , 55° 36' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -21.10000,55.60000
Area:2,511 km2
Name(s) in local language(s):Ile de la Réunion (La Réunion)


One of the overseas départements of France.



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48 valid minerals.

Regional Geology

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Quaternary
0 - 2.588 Ma



ID: 1377378
Quaternary volcanic rocks

Age: Pleistocene (0 - 2.588 Ma)

Comments: May include hypabyssal intrusions.

Lithology: Volcanic rocks

Reference: Geological Survey of Canada. Generalized geological map of the world and linked databases. doi:10.4095/195142. Open File 2915d. [18]

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References

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Palache, C., Berman, H., Frondel, C. (1951) The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 1000.
Nativel, P. (1976) Trachytes quartzifères et comendites à la Réunion. Aspects pétrologiques. Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France, 18, 1357–1364.

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