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Many Spain and Britain helped to populate Jamaica during the 19th century with the liberated African slaves. Today, many of these first colonists are immediate offsprings.
The Taino was the initial people of Jamaica. Once captured by Spain, slavery and illness have unfortunately made Taino desperately near extinction.
Jamaica was claimed by Spain after Christopher Columbus landed there in 1494. It then came under English rule in 1655 before gaining independence in 1962.

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There are iron meteorites and stony meteorites. Iron meteorites have a typical composition of 91% iron, 8.5% nickel and 0.5% cobalt. Stony meteorites on the other hand have 36% oxygen, 26% iron, 18% silicon, 14% magnesium, 1.5% aluminum, 1.4% nickel and 1.3% calcium.