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Bouvet Island, Norway

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Area:49 km2
Locality type:Dependency
Name(s) in local language(s):Bouvetøya


A sub-antarctic and volcanic island located 50 km west of the South-West Indian Ridge in the south Atlantic Ocean. The island is a dependency of Norway. The uninhabited island is covered by 95 % permanent ice.

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9 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
'Alkali Feldspar'
Amphibole Supergroup
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: Prestvik, T., Goldberg, S. & Goles, G. G. (1999): Petrogenesis of the volcanic suite of Bouvetøya (Bouvet Island), South Atlantic. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift. 79, 205-218
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Celadonite
Formula: K(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
'Chlorite Group'
'Clays'
Fayalite
Formula: Fe2+2SiO4
Reference: Prestvik, T., Goldberg, S. & Goles, G. G. (1999): Petrogenesis of the volcanic suite of Bouvetøya (Bouvet Island), South Atlantic. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift. 79, 205-218
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: Prestvik, T., Goldberg, S. & Goles, G. G. (1999): Petrogenesis of the volcanic suite of Bouvetøya (Bouvet Island), South Atlantic. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift. 79, 205-218
Hedenbergite
Formula: CaFe2+Si2O6
Reference: Prestvik, T., Goldberg, S. & Goles, G. G. (1999): Petrogenesis of the volcanic suite of Bouvetøya (Bouvet Island), South Atlantic. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift. 79, 205-218
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Quartz
Formula: SiO2

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Ilmenite'4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
'Augite'9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
'Celadonite'9.EC.15K(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
'Fayalite'9.AC.05Fe2+2SiO4
'Hedenbergite'9.DA.15CaFe2+Si2O6
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Alkali Feldspar'-
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Clays'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-

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 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Fayalite51.3.1.1Fe2+2SiO4
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Augite65.1.3a.3(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Hedenbergite65.1.3a.2CaFe2+Si2O6
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Celadonite71.2.2a.6K(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Alkali Feldspar'-
Amphibole Supergroup-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Clays'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
H CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O CalciteCaCO3
O CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
O FayaliteFe22+SiO4
O HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O QuartzSiO2
FFluorine
F Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
MgMagnesium
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Mg CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
SiSilicon
Si Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Si FayaliteFe22+SiO4
Si HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
ClChlorine
Cl Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
KPotassium
K CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
TiTitanium
Ti Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
FeIron
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Fe FayaliteFe22+SiO4
Fe HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe PyriteFeS2

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