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Saint Kitts and Nevisi
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Saint Kitts and NevisCountry

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Name in French:Saint-Christophe-et-Niévès
Name in German:St. Kitts und Nevis
Name in Italian:Saint Kitts e Nevis
Name in Russian:Сент-Китс и Невис
Name in Simplified Chinese:聖克里斯多福與尼維斯
Name in Spanish:San Cristóbal y Nieves
Name in Afrikaans:St. Kitts en Nevis
Name in Albanian:Shën Kits dhe Nevis
Name in Arabic:سانت كيتس ونيفيس
Name in Belarusian:Сент-Кітс і Невіс
Name in Bulgarian:Сейнт Китс и Невис
Name in Catalan:Saint Christopher i Nevis
Name in Czech:Svatý Kryštof a Nevis
Name in Danish:Saint Kitts og Nevis
Name in Dutch:Saint Kitts en Nevis
Name in Estonian:Saint Kitts ja Nevis
Name in Farsi/Persian:سنت کیتس و نویس
Name in Finnish:Saint Kitts ja Nevis
Name in Galician:Saint Kitts e Nevis
Name in Greek:Άγιος Χριστόφορος και Νέβις
Name in Hebrew:סנט_קיטס_ונוויס
Name in Hindi:सन्त किट्स और नेविस
Name in Hungarian:Saint Kitts és Nevis
Name in Icelandic:Sankti Kristófer og Nevis
Name in Indonesian:Saint Kitts dan Nevis
Name in Irish Gaelic:San Críostóir-Nimheas
Name in Japanese:セントクリストファー・ネイビス
Name in Korean:세인트키츠 네비스
Name in Latvian:Sentkitsa un Nevisa
Name in Lithuanian:Sent Kitsas ir Nevis
Name in Macedonian:Свети Кристофер и Невис
Name in Norwegian:Saint Kitts og Nevis
Name in Polish:Saint Kitts i Nevis
Name in Portuguese:São Cristóvão e Nevis
Name in Romanian:Sfântul Cristofor și Nevis
Name in Serbian:Сент Китс и Невис
Name in Slovak:Svätý Krištof a Nevis
Name in Slovenian:Saint Kitts in Nevis
Name in Swahili:Saint Kitts na Nevis
Name in Swedish:Saint Kitts och Nevis
Name in Tagalog:San Cristobal at Niyebes
Name in Thai:เซนต์คิตส์และเนวิส
Name in Turkish:Saint Kitts ve Nevis
Name in Ukrainian:Сент-Кіттс і Невіс
Name in Vietnamese:Saint Kitts và Nevis
Name in Welsh:Saint Kitts a Nevis
Area:261 km2
Locality type:Country
Largest Settlements:
PlacePopulation
Basseterre12,920 (2018)
Fig Tree2,922 (2017)
Market Shop2,568 (2017)
Saint Paul’s2,460 (2017)
Middle Island2,332 (2016)
Nicola Town2,059 (2017)


The smallest sovereign state in the Western Hemisphere.

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Ph. D'arco, J. Cotten, Bull. Minéral. , 1985, 108, pp. 153-159.
Alunite
Formula: KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: C. Osborne Hutton (1970) Coquimbite from Nevis, West Indies. Mineralogical Magazine 37:939-941
Anorthite
Formula: Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Reference: No reference listed
'Apatite'
Reference: Ph. D'arco, J. Cotten, Bull. Minéral. , 1985, 108, pp. 153-159.
'Biotite'
Reference: Ph. D'arco, J. Cotten, Bull. Minéral. , 1985, 108, pp. 153-159.
Coquimbite
Formula: Fe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
Reference: C. Osborne Hutton (1970) Coquimbite from Nevis, West Indies. Mineralogical Magazine 37:939-941
Edenite
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Reference: Ph. D'arco, J. Cotten, Bull. Minéral. , 1985, 108, pp. 153-159.
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Ph. D'arco, J. Cotten, Bull. Minéral. , 1985, 108, pp. 153-159.
Magnesio-hornblende
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Reference: Ph. D'arco, J. Cotten, Bull. Minéral. , 1985, 108, pp. 153-159.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Ph. D'arco, J. Cotten, Bull. Minéral. , 1985, 108, pp. 153-159.
Magnetite var: Titaniferous Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Reference: Ph. D'arco, J. Cotten, Bull. Minéral. , 1985, 108, pp. 153-159.
'Pyroxene Group'
Reference: Ph. D'arco, J. Cotten, Bull. Minéral. , 1985, 108, pp. 153-159.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Ph. D'arco, J. Cotten, Bull. Minéral. , 1985, 108, pp. 153-159.
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Reference: www.excaliburmineral.com
Tamarugite
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 1 - Elements
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
var: Titaniferous Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Alunite7.BC.10KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Coquimbite7.CB.55Fe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
Tamarugite7.CC.10NaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Anorthite9.FA.35Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Edenite9.DE.15{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Magnesio-hornblende9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Apatite'-
'Biotite'-
'Pyroxene Group'-

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 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AB(XO4)2·xH2O
Tamarugite29.5.3.1NaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
A2(XO4)3·H2O
Coquimbite29.8.3.1Fe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Alunite30.2.4.1KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Edenite66.1.3a.10{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
Anorthite-Ca(Al2Si2O8)
'Apatite'-
'Biotite'-
Magnesio-hornblende-☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Magnetite
var: Titaniferous Magnetite
-Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
'Pyroxene Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Magnesio-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
H Edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
H CoquimbiteFe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
H TamarugiteNaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
H AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
OOxygen
O AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
O QuartzSiO2
O Magnesio-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
O Edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O Magnetite (var: Titaniferous Magnetite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
O CoquimbiteFe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
O TamarugiteNaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
O AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
NaSodium
Na Edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Na TamarugiteNaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg Magnesio-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Mg Edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Al Magnesio-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Al Edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Al TamarugiteNaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
Al AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
SiSilicon
Si AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Magnesio-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Si Edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
SSulfur
S SulphurS8
S CoquimbiteFe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
S TamarugiteNaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
S AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
KPotassium
K AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
CaCalcium
Ca AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Ca Magnesio-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Ca Edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti Magnetite (var: Titaniferous Magnetite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
FeIron
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe Magnetite (var: Titaniferous Magnetite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Fe CoquimbiteFe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4

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