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Venice Salt dome, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, USAi
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
29° 14' 12'' North , 89° 24' 34'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Venice202 (2011)7.0km
Boothville854 (2011)11.9km
Triumph216 (2011)13.1km
Buras945 (2011)17.0km
Empire993 (2011)24.8km


A salt(halite) occurrence located 31 miles SE of Pointe a la Hache.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


8 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Reference: R&M 69:3 pp 156-162
Boracite
Formula: Mg3(B7O13)Cl
Reference: R&M 69:3 pp 156-162
Chambersite
Formula: Mn2+3(B7O13)Cl
Reference: R&M 69:3 pp 156-162
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: R&M 69:3 pp 156-162
Ericaite
Formula: Fe2+3(B7O13)Cl
Reference: R&M 72:3 p 192
Halite
Formula: NaCl
Reference: R&M 69:3 pp 156-162
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: R&M 69:3 pp 156-162
Sylvite
Formula: KCl
Reference: R&M 69:3 pp 156-162

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 3 - Halides
Halite3.AA.20NaCl
Sylvite3.AA.20KCl
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 6 - Borates
Boracite6.GA.05Mg3(B7O13)Cl
Chambersite6.GA.05Mn2+3(B7O13)Cl
Ericaite6.GA.05Fe2+3(B7O13)Cl
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anhydrite7.AD.30CaSO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Halite9.1.1.1NaCl
Sylvite9.1.1.2KCl
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 25 - ANHYDROUS BORATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Hexaborates
Boracite25.6.1.1Mg3(B7O13)Cl
Chambersite25.6.1.3Mn2+3(B7O13)Cl
Ericaite25.6.1.2Fe2+3(B7O13)Cl
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anhydrite28.3.2.1CaSO4
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

BBoron
B ChambersiteMn32+(B7O13)Cl
B BoraciteMg3(B7O13)Cl
B EricaiteFe32+(B7O13)Cl
CCarbon
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O ChambersiteMn32+(B7O13)Cl
O AnhydriteCaSO4
O BoraciteMg3(B7O13)Cl
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O QuartzSiO2
O EricaiteFe32+(B7O13)Cl
NaSodium
Na HaliteNaCl
MgMagnesium
Mg BoraciteMg3(B7O13)Cl
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S AnhydriteCaSO4
ClChlorine
Cl ChambersiteMn32+(B7O13)Cl
Cl HaliteNaCl
Cl SylviteKCl
Cl BoraciteMg3(B7O13)Cl
Cl EricaiteFe32+(B7O13)Cl
KPotassium
K SylviteKCl
CaCalcium
Ca AnhydriteCaSO4
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
MnManganese
Mn ChambersiteMn32+(B7O13)Cl
FeIron
Fe EricaiteFe32+(B7O13)Cl

References

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Rocks & Minerals (1994): 69(3): 156-162.

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