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Jessup Village, Nevis, Saint Kitts and Nevisi
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Jessup VillageVillage
Nevis- not defined -
Saint Kitts and NevisCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
17° 9' 33'' North , 62° 37' 5'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
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Nearest Settlements:
Cotton Ground381 (2012)0.8km
Charlestown1,538 (2016)2.9km
Fig Tree2,922 (2017)4.0km
Market Shop2,568 (2017)5.7km
Newcastle493 (2014)5.8km

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Caribbean PlateTectonic Plate
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3 valid minerals.

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Formula: KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: C. Osborne Hutton (1970) Coquimbite from Nevis, West Indies. Mineralogical Magazine 37:939-941
Formula: Fe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
Reference: C. Osborne Hutton (1970) Coquimbite from Nevis, West Indies. Mineralogical Magazine 37:939-941
Formula: NaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
Reference: C. Osborne Hutton (1970) Coquimbite from Nevis, West Indies. Mineralogical Magazine 37:939-941

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Coquimbite7.CB.55Fe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
Tamarugite7.CC.10NaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Tamarugite29.5.3.1NaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
Coquimbite29.8.3.1Fe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5

List of minerals for each chemical element

H CoquimbiteFe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
H TamarugiteNaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
H AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
O CoquimbiteFe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
O TamarugiteNaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
O AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Na TamarugiteNaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
Al TamarugiteNaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
Al AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
S CoquimbiteFe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
S TamarugiteNaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
S AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
K AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe CoquimbiteFe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5

Regional Geology

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0 - 2.588 Ma

ID: 3189506
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]

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