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Saint-Pierre, Martinique, French West Indies, Francei
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Saint-Pierre Jail Ruins after Volcano Disaster

Saint-Pierre, Martinique, French West Indies, France
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13 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Robertson Collection
Alunogen
Formula: Al2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
Cordierite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Reference: Lacroix, A. (1910): Minéralogie de la France et de ses colonies, Librairie Polytechnique, Ch. Béranger Editeur, Tome V, 761.
Enstatite
Formula: MgSiO3
Reference: Robertson Collection
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: Lacroix, A. (1910): Minéralogie de la France et de ses colonies, Librairie Polytechnique, Ch. Béranger Editeur, Tome IV, 717.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Lacroix, A. (1910): Minéralogie de la France et de ses colonies, Librairie Polytechnique, Ch. Béranger Editeur, Tome IV, 210.
'Hornblende'
Reference: Lacroix, A. (1910): Minéralogie de la France et de ses colonies, Librairie Polytechnique, Ch. Béranger Editeur, Tome IV, 790.
'Hypersthene'
Formula: (Mg,Fe)SiO3
Reference: Lacroix, A. (1910): Minéralogie de la France et de ses colonies, Librairie Polytechnique, Ch. Béranger Editeur, Tome IV, 764.
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Robertson Collection
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Robertson Collection
Metathénardite
Formula: Na2SO4
Reference: Palache, Charles, Harry Berman & Clifford Frondel (1951), Dana's System of Mineralogy, 7th edition, Volume 2: 407.
Natroalunite
Formula: NaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Lacroix, A. (1910): Minéralogie de la France et de ses colonies, Librairie Polytechnique, Ch. Béranger Editeur, Tome IV, 142-143.
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Lacroix, A. (1910): Minéralogie de la France et de ses colonies, Librairie Polytechnique, Ch. Béranger Editeur, Tome IV, 900.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Robertson Collection
Salammoniac
Formula: NH4Cl
Reference: Palache, Charles, Harry Berman & Clifford Frondel (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II, John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged, 1124 pp.: 17.
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Reference: Lacroix, A. (1910): Minéralogie de la France et de ses colonies, Librairie Polytechnique, Ch. Béranger Editeur, Tome IV, 210.
Tridymite
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Lacroix, A. (1910): Minéralogie de la France et de ses colonies, Librairie Polytechnique, Ch. Béranger Editeur, Tome III, 809.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Group 3 - Halides
Salammoniac3.AA.25NH4Cl
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Tridymite4.DA.10SiO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Alunogen7.CB.45Al2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Metathénardite7.AC.30Na2SO4
Natroalunite7.BC.10NaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 9 - Silicates
Cordierite9.CJ.10(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Enstatite9.DA.05MgSiO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Hornblende'-
'Hypersthene'-(Mg,Fe)SiO3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Salammoniac9.1.3.1NH4Cl
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
A2(XO4)3·H2O
Alunogen29.8.6.1Al2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with Al substituted rings
Cordierite61.2.1.1(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Enstatite65.1.2.1MgSiO3
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Tridymite75.1.2.1SiO2
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Hornblende'-
'Hypersthene'-(Mg,Fe)SiO3
Metathénardite-Na2SO4
Natroalunite-NaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AlunogenAl2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
H SalammoniacNH4Cl
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H NatroaluniteNaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
NNitrogen
N SalammoniacNH4Cl
OOxygen
O MetathénarditeNa2SO4
O AlunogenAl2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O EnstatiteMgSiO3
O QuartzSiO2
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O Hypersthene(Mg,Fe)SiO3
O NatroaluniteNaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O TridymiteSiO2
NaSodium
Na MetathénarditeNa2SO4
Na NatroaluniteNaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
MgMagnesium
Mg EnstatiteMgSiO3
Mg Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Mg Hypersthene(Mg,Fe)SiO3
AlAluminium
Al AlunogenAl2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
Al Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Al NatroaluniteNaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
SiSilicon
Si EnstatiteMgSiO3
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Si Hypersthene(Mg,Fe)SiO3
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si TridymiteSiO2
SSulfur
S MetathénarditeNa2SO4
S AlunogenAl2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
S SulphurS8
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S NatroaluniteNaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
ClChlorine
Cl SalammoniacNH4Cl
CaCalcium
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
FeIron
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Fe Hypersthene(Mg,Fe)SiO3

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Quaternary
0 - 2.588 Ma



ID: 3187214
Cenozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Pleistocene (0 - 2.588 Ma)

Comments: Antilles

Lithology: Intermediate volcanic rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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