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Bouvet Island, Norwayi
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Bouvet IslandDependency
NorwayCountry

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Area:
49 km2
Locality type:
Other Languages:
French:
île Bouvet, Norvège
German:
Bouvetinsel, Norwegen
Italian:
isola Bouvet, Norvegia
Norwegian:
Bouvetøya, Norge
Russian:
Остров Буве, Норвегия
Simplified Chinese:
布韦岛, 挪威
Spanish:
Isla Bouvet, Noruega
Afrikaans:
Bouveteiland, Noorweë
Alemannic:
Bouvetinsel, Norwegen
Arabic:
جزيرة بوفيه, النرويج
Armenian:
Բուվե, Նորվեգիա
Asturian:
Islla Bouvet, Noruega
Azeri:
Buve adası, Norveç
Basque:
Bouvet uhartea, Norvegia
Belarusian:
Бувэ, Нарвегія
Bengali:
বোভেত দ্বীপ, নরওয়ে
Breton:
Enez Bouvet, Norvegia
Bulgarian:
Буве, Норвегия
Catalan:
Bouvet, Noruega
Cebuano:
Bouvetøya, Norway
Chechen:
Бувен гӀайре, Норвеги
Croatian:
Otok Bouvet, Norveška
Czech:
Bouvetův ostrov, Norsko
Danish:
Bouvetøen, Norge
Dutch:
Bouveteiland, Noorwegen
Esperanto:
Buvet-Insulo, Norvegio
Estonian:
Bouvet' saar, Norra
Faroese:
Bouvetoy, Noreg
Farsi/Persian:
جزیره بووه, نروژ
Finnish:
Bouvet’nsaari, Norja
Galician:
Illa Bouvet, Noruega
Georgian:
ბუვე, ნორვეგია
Greek:
Μπουβέ, Νορβηγία
Hebrew:
בובה, נורבגיה
Hungarian:
Bouvet-sziget, Norvégia
Icelandic:
Bouveteyja, Noregur
Ido:
Bouvet Insulo, Norvegia
Indonesian:
Pulau Bouvet, Norwegia
Japanese:
ブーベ島, ノルウェー
Javanese:
Pulo Bouvet, Norwégia
Kazakh (Cyrillic Script):
Буве аралы, Норвегия
Kinyarwanda:
Ikirwa cya Bouve, Noruveje
Korean:
부베섬, 노르웨이
Latin:
Insula Bouvet, Norvegia
Latvian:
Buvē Sala, Norvēģija
Ligurian:
Isoa de Bouvet, Nòrvexa
Lithuanian:
Buvė, Norvegija
Malay:
Pulau Bouvet, Norway
Maltese:
Gżira ta' Bouvet, Norveġja
Mongolian:
Буве арал, Норвеги
Nepali:
बोउभेट टापु, नर्वे
Norwegian (Nynorsk):
Bouvetøya, Noreg
Papiamento:
Isla Bouvet, Noruega
Polish:
Wyspa Bouveta, Norwegia
Portuguese:
Ilha Bouvet, Noruega
Quechua:
Bouvet Wat'a, Nurwiga
Romanian:
Insula Bouvet, Norvegia
Scots:
Bouvet Island, Norawa
Serbian:
Буве, Норвешка
Serbo-Croatian:
Otok Bouvet, Norveška
Slovak:
Bouvetov ostrov, Nórsko
Slovenian:
Bouvetov otok, Norveška
Swahili:
Kisiwa cha Bouvet, Norwei
Swedish:
Bouvetön, Norge
Thai:
เกาะบูเว, นอร์เวย์
Traditional Chinese:
布韦岛, 挪威
Tsonga:
Bouvet Island, Norge
Turkish:
Bouvet Adası, Norveç
Ukrainian:
Буве, Норвегія
Urdu:
جزیرہ بووہ, ناروے
Vietnamese:
Đảo Bouvet, Na Uy
Waray:
Kapuropod-an Bouvet, Noruega
Welsh:
Ynys Bouvet, Norwy
West Frisian:
Bouveteilân, Noarwegen
Wolof:
Dunu Buwet, Noorwees
Yoruba:
Erékùṣù Bouvet, Nọ́rwèy


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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8 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

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

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Augite9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Celadonite9.EC.15K(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Fayalite9.AC.05Fe2+2SiO4
Hedenbergite9.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'-
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
'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, Mixtures, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Alkali Feldspar'-
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Clays'-
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
'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 HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
O FayaliteFe22+SiO4
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O CalciteCaCO3
O CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
FFluorine
F Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
MgMagnesium
Mg CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
AlAluminium
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
SiSilicon
Si HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Si FayaliteFe22+SiO4
Si Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Si CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
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 HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
TiTitanium
Ti Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
FeIron
Fe HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Fe FayaliteFe22+SiO4
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6

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Prestvik, T., Goldberg, S., and Goles, G.G. (1999) Petrogenesis of the volcanic suite of Bouvetøya (Bouvet Island), South Atlantic. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift, 79, 205-218.

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Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bouvet_Island
Wikidata ID:Q23408
GeoNames ID:3371123

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