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Bouillante geothermal field, Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe, French West Indies, Francei
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Bouillante geothermal field- not defined -
Basse-Terre- not defined -
Guadeloupe- not defined -
French West IndiesGroup of Overseas Territories
FranceCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 16° 6' North , 61° 45' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 16.10000,-61.75000
GeoHash:G#: ddu5dfgj2
Köppen climate type:Af : Tropical rainforest climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Bouillante7,540 (2017)3.9km
Vieux-Habitants7,728 (2017)4.9km
Baillif5,705 (2017)8.9km
Saint-Claude10,134 (2017)9.9km
Basse-Terre11,472 (2018)11.6km


Altered volcanic rocks.

Regions containing this locality

Caribbean PlateTectonic Plate
The CaribbeanRegion

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


11 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Mas, A., Guisseau, D., Mas, P. P., Beaufort, D., Genter, A., Sanjuan, B., & Girard, J. P. (2006). Clay minerals related to the hydrothermal activity of the Bouillante geothermal field (Guadeloupe). Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 158(3), 380-400.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Mas, A., Guisseau, D., Mas, P. P., Beaufort, D., Genter, A., Sanjuan, B., & Girard, J. P. (2006). Clay minerals related to the hydrothermal activity of the Bouillante geothermal field (Guadeloupe). Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 158(3), 380-400.
'Clinoptilolite'
Reference: Mas, A., Guisseau, D., Mas, P. P., Beaufort, D., Genter, A., Sanjuan, B., & Girard, J. P. (2006). Clay minerals related to the hydrothermal activity of the Bouillante geothermal field (Guadeloupe). Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 158(3), 380-400.
Corrensite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)9((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)10 · nH2O
Reference: Mas, A., Guisseau, D., Mas, P. P., Beaufort, D., Genter, A., Sanjuan, B., & Girard, J. P. (2006). Clay minerals related to the hydrothermal activity of the Bouillante geothermal field (Guadeloupe). Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 158(3), 380-400.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Mas, A., Guisseau, D., Mas, P. P., Beaufort, D., Genter, A., Sanjuan, B., & Girard, J. P. (2006). Clay minerals related to the hydrothermal activity of the Bouillante geothermal field (Guadeloupe). Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 158(3), 380-400.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Mas, A., Guisseau, D., Mas, P. P., Beaufort, D., Genter, A., Sanjuan, B., & Girard, J. P. (2006). Clay minerals related to the hydrothermal activity of the Bouillante geothermal field (Guadeloupe). Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 158(3), 380-400.
'Heulandite subgroup'
Reference: Mas, A., Guisseau, D., Mas, P. P., Beaufort, D., Genter, A., Sanjuan, B., & Girard, J. P. (2006). Clay minerals related to the hydrothermal activity of the Bouillante geothermal field (Guadeloupe). Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 158(3), 380-400.
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Mas, A., Guisseau, D., Mas, P. P., Beaufort, D., Genter, A., Sanjuan, B., & Girard, J. P. (2006). Clay minerals related to the hydrothermal activity of the Bouillante geothermal field (Guadeloupe). Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 158(3), 380-400.
Mordenite
Formula: (Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Reference: Mas, A., Guisseau, D., Mas, P. P., Beaufort, D., Genter, A., Sanjuan, B., & Girard, J. P. (2006). Clay minerals related to the hydrothermal activity of the Bouillante geothermal field (Guadeloupe). Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 158(3), 380-400.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Mas, A., Guisseau, D., Mas, P. P., Beaufort, D., Genter, A., Sanjuan, B., & Girard, J. P. (2006). Clay minerals related to the hydrothermal activity of the Bouillante geothermal field (Guadeloupe). Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 158(3), 380-400.
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Reference: Mas, A., Guisseau, D., Mas, P. P., Beaufort, D., Genter, A., Sanjuan, B., & Girard, J. P. (2006). Clay minerals related to the hydrothermal activity of the Bouillante geothermal field (Guadeloupe). Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 158(3), 380-400.
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Reference: Mas, A., Guisseau, D., Mas, P. P., Beaufort, D., Genter, A., Sanjuan, B., & Girard, J. P. (2006). Clay minerals related to the hydrothermal activity of the Bouillante geothermal field (Guadeloupe). Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 158(3), 380-400.
'Pumpellyite'
Reference: Mas, A., Guisseau, D., Mas, P. P., Beaufort, D., Genter, A., Sanjuan, B., & Girard, J. P. (2006). Clay minerals related to the hydrothermal activity of the Bouillante geothermal field (Guadeloupe). Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 158(3), 380-400.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Mas, A., Guisseau, D., Mas, P. P., Beaufort, D., Genter, A., Sanjuan, B., & Girard, J. P. (2006). Clay minerals related to the hydrothermal activity of the Bouillante geothermal field (Guadeloupe). Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 158(3), 380-400.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Mas, A., Guisseau, D., Mas, P. P., Beaufort, D., Genter, A., Sanjuan, B., & Girard, J. P. (2006). Clay minerals related to the hydrothermal activity of the Bouillante geothermal field (Guadeloupe). Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 158(3), 380-400.
'Smectite Group'
Formula: A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
Reference: Mas, A., Guisseau, D., Mas, P. P., Beaufort, D., Genter, A., Sanjuan, B., & Girard, J. P. (2006). Clay minerals related to the hydrothermal activity of the Bouillante geothermal field (Guadeloupe). Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 158(3), 380-400.
'Stilbite subgroup'
Reference: Mas, A., Guisseau, D., Mas, P. P., Beaufort, D., Genter, A., Sanjuan, B., & Girard, J. P. (2006). Clay minerals related to the hydrothermal activity of the Bouillante geothermal field (Guadeloupe). Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 158(3), 380-400.
Wairakite
Formula: Ca(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
Reference: Mas, A., Guisseau, D., Mas, P. P., Beaufort, D., Genter, A., Sanjuan, B., & Girard, J. P. (2006). Clay minerals related to the hydrothermal activity of the Bouillante geothermal field (Guadeloupe). Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 158(3), 380-400.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Corrensite9.EC.60(Mg,Fe)9((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)10 · nH2O
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mordenite9.GD.35(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite9.EC.15K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Prehnite9.DP.20Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Wairakite9.GB.05Ca(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Clinoptilolite'-
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'Pumpellyite'-
'Smectite Group'-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
'Stilbite subgroup'-

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
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite71.2.2d.2K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Corrensite71.4.2.5(Mg,Fe)9((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)10 · nH2O
Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 4-membered rings
Prehnite72.1.3.1Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Mordenite77.1.6.1(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Wairakite77.1.1.3Ca(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Clinoptilolite'-
'Heulandite subgroup'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Pumpellyite'-
'Smectite Group'-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
'Stilbite subgroup'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Corrensite(Mg,Fe)9((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)10 · nH2O
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H WairakiteCa(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
H PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
H Smectite GroupA0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
H Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O Corrensite(Mg,Fe)9((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)10 · nH2O
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O WairakiteCa(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
O PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
O Smectite GroupA0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O CalciteCaCO3
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O QuartzSiO2
O Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
O Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
NaSodium
Na Corrensite(Mg,Fe)9((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)10 · nH2O
Na Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg Corrensite(Mg,Fe)9((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)10 · nH2O
AlAluminium
Al Corrensite(Mg,Fe)9((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)10 · nH2O
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al WairakiteCa(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
Al PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Al Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Corrensite(Mg,Fe)9((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)10 · nH2O
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si WairakiteCa(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
Si PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Si Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
KPotassium
K Corrensite(Mg,Fe)9((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)10 · nH2O
K Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
K Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Corrensite(Mg,Fe)9((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)10 · nH2O
Ca WairakiteCa(Al2Si4O12) · 2H2O
Ca PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
FeIron
Fe Corrensite(Mg,Fe)9((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)10 · nH2O
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe PyriteFeS2

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: 3187201
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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