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Analamisakana pegmatite (Analamitsakana), Tsaratanana Commune, Tsaratanàna, Betsiboka, Madagascari
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Analamisakana pegmatite (Analamitsakana)Pegmatite
Tsaratanana CommuneCommune
TsaratanànaDistrict
BetsibokaRegion
MadagascarCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Analamisakana, Kaominin'i Tsaratanana, Distrikan'i Tsaratanána, Faritri'i Betsiboka, Faritanin'i Mahajanga, Madagasikara
Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 16° South , 47° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~34km
Locality type:Pegmatite
Köppen climate type:Am : Tropical monsoon climate
Other/historical names associated with this locality: Tsaratanàna Pegmatite Field


A Beryl-Columbite subtype LCT-pegmatite measuring 150 x 20 m mined for columbite and beryl, situated on the Tampoketsa about 5 hours of walking SE of Tsaratanana, close to the village of Ambatomainty in the Tsaratanana Commune.

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Mahajanga Province (Majunga), Madagascar

Province - 184 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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11 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Apatite'
Colour: Transparent blue
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Geologique A. 1871
Bismite
Formula: Bi2O3
Description: As an alteration product of bismutotantalite
Reference: Behier, J. (1959): Travaux mineralogiques. Rapport Annuel du Service géologique pour 1959. Republique Malgache. pp 237-250 [p. 241]
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: Besaire, H. (1966): Gites mineraux de Madagascar. Annales Geologique de Madagascar, Tananarive, Fascicule XXXIV, p 135
Bismutite
Formula: (BiO)2CO3
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Bismutotantalite
Formula: Bi(Ta,Nb)O4
Reference: Anthony, J. W. et al. (1997): Handbook of Mineralogy, Vol. 3, 65; Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Geologique A. 1871
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
'Columbite-Tantalite'
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Gahnite
Formula: ZnAl2O4
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Michel Arliguie collection & photo (photo id 897682)
'Monazite'
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
'Pegmatite'
Reference: Automatically generated from locality name
Pucherite
Formula: Bi(VO4)
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Xenotime-(Y)
Formula: Y(PO4)
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Bismuth'1.CA.05Bi
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Bismuthinite'2.DB.05Bi2S3
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Bismite'4.CB.60Bi2O3
'Bismutotantalite'4.DE.30Bi(Ta,Nb)O4
'Cassiterite'4.DB.05SnO2
'Gahnite'4.BB.05ZnAl2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Bismutite'5.BE.25(BiO)2CO3
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Pucherite'8.AD.40Bi(VO4)
'Xenotime-(Y)'8.AD.35Y(PO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
'Beryl'9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
'Topaz'9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Columbite-Tantalite'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Monazite'-
'Pegmatite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Bismuth1.3.1.4Bi
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Bismite4.3.10.2Bi2O3
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Gahnite7.2.1.4ZnAl2O4
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
ABO4
Bismutotantalite8.1.6.3Bi(Ta,Nb)O4
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Bismutite16a.3.5.1(BiO)2CO3
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
AXO4
Pucherite38.4.6.1Bi(VO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Topaz52.3.1.1Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Columbite-Tantalite'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Monazite'-
'Pegmatite'-
Xenotime-(Y)-Y(PO4)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
BeBeryllium
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
CCarbon
C Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
OOxygen
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O BismiteBi2O3
O Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
O BismutotantaliteBi(Ta,Nb)O4
O CassiteriteSnO2
O GahniteZnAl2O4
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O PucheriteBi(VO4)
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
FFluorine
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
AlAluminium
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al GahniteZnAl2O4
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
SiSilicon
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
PPhosphorus
P Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
SSulfur
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
VVanadium
V PucheriteBi(VO4)
ZnZinc
Zn GahniteZnAl2O4
YYttrium
Y Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
TaTantalum
Ta BismutotantaliteBi(Ta,Nb)O4
BiBismuth
Bi BismiteBi2O3
Bi BismuthBi
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3
Bi Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
Bi BismutotantaliteBi(Ta,Nb)O4
Bi PucheriteBi(VO4)

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Behier, J. (1959) Travaux minéralogiques. Rapport Annuel du Service géologique pour 1959. République Malgache. pp 237-250 [p. 241 on a find of bismite].
Behier, J. (1963) Carte minéralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Geologique. A 1871.
Besaire, H. (1966) Gîtes minéraux de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar, 34, 135.


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