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Africain Island (African Banks), Seychellesi
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Africain Island (African Banks)Island
SeychellesCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
4° 54' South , 53° 20' East
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Locality type:


Phosphorite deposits.

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Indian OceanOcean
Somali Plate (Somalia Plate)Tectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


8 valid minerals.

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.
'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.
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
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
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 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 ?

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
H HydrotroiliteFeS · H2O ?
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
O HydrotroiliteFeS · H2O ?
O QuartzSiO2
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
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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Gorshkov, A.I., Baturin, G.N., Bogdanova, O.Y., Magazina, L.O. (2000) Sulfides in Phosphorites of Africain Island: Morphological Peculiarities and Origin. Lithology and Mineral Resources, 35(2), 183-188.

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Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/African_Banks
Wikidata ID:Q14701401


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