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Nevis, Saint Kitts and Nevisi
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
17° 9' North , 62° 35' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Gingerland493 (2017)2.2km
Market Shop2,568 (2017)2.3km
Fig Tree2,922 (2017)3.3km
Cotton Ground381 (2012)4.0km
Charlestown1,538 (2016)4.0km


Calco-alcaline volcanic arc of Lesser Antilles.

Regions containing this locality

Caribbean PlateTectonic Plate
The CaribbeanRegion

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

9 valid minerals.

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
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Ph. D'arco, J. Cotten, Bull. Minéral. , 1985, 108, pp. 153-159.
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
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
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'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'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'-
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
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 BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H CoquimbiteFe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
H TamarugiteNaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
H AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O Magnesio-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
O Edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
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
FFluorine
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
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
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
AlAluminium
Al Magnesio-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Al Edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al TamarugiteNaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
Al AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Magnesio-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Si Edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
SSulfur
S SulphurS8
S CoquimbiteFe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
S TamarugiteNaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
S AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
K AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
CaCalcium
Ca Magnesio-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Ca Edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti Magnetite (var: Titaniferous Magnetite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
FeIron
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
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

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: 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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nevis
Wikidata ID:Q207794

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