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Lagoa Azul, Lobata District, São Tomé Island, São Tomé and Príncipei
Regional Level Types
Lagoa AzulVolcanic Field
Lobata District- not defined -
São Tomé IslandIsland
São Tomé and PríncipeCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
0° 24' 21'' North , 6° 36' 37'' East
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Name(s) in local language(s):
Lagoa Azul, Distrito de Lobata, Ilha de São Tomé, São Tomé e Príncipe


A small peninsula in the north of the island.

The beaches are covered with rounded boulders of vesicular basalt often containing small crystals or radial aggregates of calcite.

During a short site visit in May 2018, no other minerals could be observed.

Regions containing this locality

African PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Wolfgang Hampel, site visit May 2018

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3

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Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lagoa_Azul
Wikidata ID:Q42538217


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