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Tombeau quarry, Brieville, Tsaratanàna, Betsiboka, Madagascari
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Tombeau quarryQuarry
BrievilleCommune
TsaratanànaDistrict
BetsibokaRegion
MadagascarCountry

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Name in Malagasy:Ambaniatsimonifasana, Kaominin'i Brieville, Distrikan'i Tsaratanána, Faritr'i Betsiboka, Madagasikara
Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 17° South , 47° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~28km
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Other/historical names associated with this locality:La carrière du Tombeau


Located near Androfia (Behier 1960).

Regions containing this locality

Mahajanga Province (Majunga), Madagascar

Province - 184 mineral species & varietal names listed

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3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Apatite'
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 Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Beryl var: Emerald
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Muscovite var: Fuchsite
Formula: K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Chromite'4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Group 9 - Silicates
'Beryl'9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Emerald9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Fuchsite9.EC.15K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
Beryl
var: Emerald
-Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Muscovite
var: Fuchsite
-K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
BeBeryllium
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Be Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
OOxygen
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
O Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Al Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Si Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Cr Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
FeIron
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4

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Behier, J. (1960) Contribution à la minéralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar, 29.
Behier, J. (1963) Carte minéralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871.


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