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Ocean Co., New Jersey, USAi
Regional Level Types
Ocean Co.County
New JerseyState
USACountry

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Locality type:
Largest Settlements:
PlacePopulation
Toms River88,791 (2017)
Lakewood53,805 (2017)
Bayville20,512 (2017)
Point Pleasant18,523 (2017)
Ocean Acres16,142 (2017)
Holiday City-Berkeley12,831 (2017)
Other Languages:
French:
comté d'Ocean, New Jersey, États-Unis
German:
Ocean County, New Jersey, Vereinigte Staaten
Italian:
contea di Ocean, New Jersey, Stati Uniti d'America
Russian:
Ошен, Нью-Джерси, Соединённые Штаты Америки
Simplified Chinese:
海洋縣, 新泽西州, 美国
Spanish:
Condado de Ocean, Nueva Jersey, Estados Unidos
Albanian:
Ocean County, New Jersey, Shtetet e Bashkuara të Amerikës
Arabic:
مقاطعة أوشن, نيوجيرسي, الولايات المتحدة
Armenian:
Օուշն շրջան, Նյու Ջերսի, Ամերիկայի Միացյալ Նահանգներ
Basque:
Ocean konderria , New Jersey
Bavarian:
Ocean County, New Jersey, Vaoanigte Stootn
Belarusian:
Оўшэн, Нью-Джэрсі, Злучаныя Штаты Амерыкі
Bishnupriya Manipuri:
ওসিয়ান কাউন্টি, নিউ জার্সি, তিলপারাষ্ট্র
Bulgarian:
Оушън, Ню Джърси, Съединени американски щати
Cebuano:
Ocean County, New Jersey
Dutch:
Ocean County, New Jersey, Verenigde Staten
Esperanto:
Kantono Oceano, Nov-Ĵerzejo
Farsi/Persian:
شهرستان اوشن، نیوجرسی, نیوجرسی, ایالات متحده آمریکا
Georgian:
ოუშენის ოლქი, ნიუ-ჯერსი, ამერიკის შეერთებული შტატები
Hebrew:
מחוז אושן, ניו ג'רזי, ארצות הברית
Hungarian:
Ocean megye, New Jersey, Amerikai Egyesült Államok
Japanese:
オーシャン郡, ニュージャージー州, アメリカ合衆国
Low Saxon/Low German:
Ocean County, New Jersey, USA
Min Dong Chinese:
Ocean Gông, New Jersey
Minnan / Hokkien-Taiwanese:
Ocean Kūn
Norwegian:
Ocean County, New Jersey, USA
Polish:
Hrabstwo Ocean, New Jersey, Stany Zjednoczone
Portuguese:
Condado de Ocean, Nova Jérsia, Estados Unidos
Romanian:
Comitatul Ocean, New Jersey, Statele Unite ale Americii
Sardinian:
contea de Ocean, New Jersey, Istados Unidos de Amèrica
Scottish Gaelic:
Ocean County, Jersey Nuadh, Na Stàitean Aonaichte
Serbian:
Округ Оушан, Њу Џерзи, Сједињене Америчке Државе
Serbo-Croatian:
Ocean County, New Jersey, Sjedinjene Američke Države
Swedish:
Ocean County, New Jersey, USA
Traditional Chinese:
海洋縣, 紐澤西州, 美國
Turkish:
Ocean County, New Jersey, Amerika Birleşik Devletleri
Ukrainian:
Оушен, Нью-Джерсі, Сполучені Штати Америки
Urdu:
اوشن کاؤنٹی، نیو جرسی, نیو جرسی, ریاستہائے متحدہ امریکا
Vietnamese:
Quận Ocean, New Jersey, Chủng Quốc Hoa Kỳ
Waray:
Condado han Ocean, New Jersey, Estados Unidos
Western Punjabi:
اوشین کاؤنٹی, نیو جرسی, امریکہ


The largest county in New Jersey at a total area of 915.40 square miles (2,370.9 km2). Home to many outstanding ocean beach resorts ("The Jersey Shore") with pure white sands. Features include Six Flags Great Adventure amusement park & safari, extensive pine forests of the preserved Jersey Pinelands reserve, swamps, and cedar water streams and rivers. The county seat is Toms River, an incorporated township.

The entire county is essentially flat and dominated by the Cohansey Formation of sand, gravel and clays. The highest points are 230 feet (70 meters) in altitude.

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9 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Description: Core specimen from 1180-1182.9 meters. Rock type Gneiss
Reference: Marvin,R.F.,and Dobson,S.W.,(1979) Radiometric Ages:Compilation B:U.S Geological Survey:Isochron/West,No.26,p.3-32
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, deposit ID #10025013.
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, deposit ID #10025013.
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Description: Core specimen from 1180-1182.9 meters. Rock type Gneiss
Reference: Marvin,R.F.,and Dobson,S.W.,(1979) Radiometric Ages:Compilation B:U.S Geological Survey:Isochron/West,No.26,p.3-32
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Description: Core specimen from 1180-1182.9 meters. Rock type Gneiss
Reference: Marvin,R.F.,and Dobson,S.W.,(1979) Radiometric Ages:Compilation B:U.S Geological Survey:Isochron/West,No.26,p.3-32
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Leucoxene
Reference: USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, deposit ID #10025013.
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Description: Core specimen from 1180-1182.9 meters. Rock type Gneiss
Reference: Marvin,R.F.,and Dobson,S.W.,(1979) Radiometric Ages:Compilation B:U.S Geological Survey:Isochron/West,No.26,p.3-32
Monazite-(Ce)
Formula: Ce(PO4)
Pseudorutile
Formula: Fe2Ti3O9
Reference: http://rruff.geo.arizona.edu/doclib/hom/pseudorutile.pdf.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Gems and Minerals of America - Jay Ellis Ransom-1974
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, deposit ID #10025013.
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Pseudorutile4.CB.25Fe2Ti3O9
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Monazite-(Ce)8.AD.50Ce(PO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Leucoxene-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
A2B3O9
Pseudorutile8.4.2.1Fe2Ti3O9
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
AXO4
Monazite-(Ce)38.4.3.1Ce(PO4)
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
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Leucoxene-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
OOxygen
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O QuartzSiO2
O PseudorutileFe2Ti3O9
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O AnataseTiO2
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O RutileTiO2
FFluorine
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
AlAluminium
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
SiSilicon
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
PPhosphorus
P Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
CaCalcium
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti PseudorutileFe2Ti3O9
Ti AnataseTiO2
Ti RutileTiO2
FeIron
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe PseudorutileFe2Ti3O9
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
CeCerium
Ce Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)

Other Databases

Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ocean_County,_New_Jersey
Wikidata ID:Q502564
GeoNames ID:4503355

External Links

http://www.co.ocean.nj.us/ (Ocean County official government site)

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