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Vorondolo massif, Tsarazaza, Fandriana, Amoron'i Mania, Madagascari
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Vorondolo massifMassif
TsarazazaCommune
FandrianaDistrict
Amoron'i ManiaRegion
MadagascarCountry

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Name in Malagasy:Tangorombohitr' i Vorondolo, Kaominin'i Tsarazaza, Distrikan'i Fandriana, Faritra Amoron'i Mania, Madagasikara
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 20° 10' 0'' South , 47° 11' 53'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -20.16670,47.19830
GeoHash:G#: mh3t60bb2
Locality type:Massif
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


Situated close to the border of the Vakinankaratra Region and Amoron' iMania Region about 10 km SE of Sahanivotry and about 20 km NV of the town Fandriana in the Central Higland of Madagascar.

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Somali Plate (Somalia Plate)Tectonic Plate
Fianarantsoa Province, MadagascarProvince

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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7 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Bismite
Formula: Bi2O3
Reference: Michel Arliguie collection
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: Michel Arliguie collection
Bismutite
Formula: (BiO)2CO3
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Michel Arliguie photo and collection
Pucherite
Formula: Bi(VO4)
Reference: Knut Edvard Larsen collection # MM-1520
Thorite
Formula: Th(SiO4)
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Thorite var: Orangite
Formula: Th(SiO4)
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
'Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)'
Formula: (Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
'Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977) var: Samiresite'
Formula: (U,Ca,Ce)2(Nb,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Zircon var: Malacon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bismuthinite2.DB.05Bi2S3
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Bismite4.CB.60Bi2O3
'Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)'4.DH.15(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
'var: Samiresite'4.DH.15(U,Ca,Ce)2(Nb,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Bismutite5.BE.25(BiO)2CO3
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Pucherite8.AD.40Bi(VO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Thorite9.AD.30Th(SiO4)
var: Orangite9.AD.30Th(SiO4)
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
var: Malacon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Bismite4.3.10.2Bi2O3
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
A2B2O6(O,OH,F)
'Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)'8.2.1.7(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
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 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Thorite51.5.2.3Th(SiO4)
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Thorite
var: Orangite
-Th(SiO4)
'Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)
var: Samiresite'
-(U,Ca,Ce)2(Nb,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
Zircon
var: Malacon
-Zr(SiO4)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977) (var: Samiresite)(U,Ca,Ce)2(Nb,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
H Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
CCarbon
C Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
OOxygen
O ThoriteTh(SiO4)
O BismiteBi2O3
O Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977) (var: Samiresite)(U,Ca,Ce)2(Nb,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
O Thorite (var: Orangite)Th(SiO4)
O Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
O Zircon (var: Malacon)Zr(SiO4)
O PucheriteBi(VO4)
O Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
FFluorine
F Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977) (var: Samiresite)(U,Ca,Ce)2(Nb,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
F Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
SiSilicon
Si ThoriteTh(SiO4)
Si Thorite (var: Orangite)Th(SiO4)
Si Zircon (var: Malacon)Zr(SiO4)
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
SSulfur
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
S GalenaPbS
CaCalcium
Ca Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977) (var: Samiresite)(U,Ca,Ce)2(Nb,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
Ca Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
TiTitanium
Ti Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
VVanadium
V PucheriteBi(VO4)
ZrZirconium
Zr Zircon (var: Malacon)Zr(SiO4)
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
NbNiobium
Nb Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977) (var: Samiresite)(U,Ca,Ce)2(Nb,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
Nb Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
CeCerium
Ce Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977) (var: Samiresite)(U,Ca,Ce)2(Nb,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
Ce Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
TaTantalum
Ta Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977) (var: Samiresite)(U,Ca,Ce)2(Nb,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
Ta Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
BiBismuth
Bi BismiteBi2O3
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3
Bi Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
Bi PucheriteBi(VO4)
ThThorium
Th ThoriteTh(SiO4)
Th Thorite (var: Orangite)Th(SiO4)
UUranium
U Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977) (var: Samiresite)(U,Ca,Ce)2(Nb,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
U Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)

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Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871

Localities in this Region
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  • Amoron'i Mania
    • Fandriana
      • Tsarazaza

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