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Col d'Itremo, Itremo massif, Itremo, Ambatofinandrahana, Amoron'i Mania, Madagascari
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Col d'ItremoDeposit
Itremo massifMassif
ItremoCommune
AmbatofinandrahanaDistrict
Amoron'i ManiaRegion
MadagascarCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
20° South , 46° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~34km
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A deposit with lazulite-bearing metaquartzite. Ackermand et al.(2006) found a just few lazulite-bearing hand-specimens at the locality.

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

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


6 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Amblygonite
Formula: LiAl(PO4)F
Reference: Ackermand et al. (2006): Lazulite-bearing metaquartzite of the Itremo Group (Central Madagascar); Scientific significance and economic importance. in Proceedings of the Malagasy-German Research Cooperation in Life and Earth sciences, 5-18
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Ackermand et al. (2006): Lazulite-bearing metaquartzite of the Itremo Group (Central Madagascar); Scientific significance and economic importance. in Proceedings of the Malagasy-German Research Cooperation in Life and Earth sciences, 5-18
Augelite
Formula: Al2(PO4)(OH)3
Reference: Ackermand et al. (2006): Lazulite-bearing metaquartzite of the Itremo Group (Central Madagascar); Scientific significance and economic importance. in Proceedings of the Malagasy-German Research Cooperation in Life and Earth sciences, 5-18
Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
Reference: Ackermand et al. (2006): Lazulite-bearing metaquartzite of the Itremo Group (Central Madagascar); Scientific significance and economic importance. in Proceedings of the Malagasy-German Research Cooperation in Life and Earth sciences, 5-18
Goyazite
Formula: SrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Habit: as rims around grians of lazulite
Colour: dirty white
Reference: Ackermand et al. (2006): Lazulite-bearing metaquartzite of the Itremo Group (Central Madagascar); Scientific significance and economic importance. in Proceedings of the Malagasy-German Research Cooperation in Life and Earth sciences, 5-18
Lazulite
Formula: MgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
Habit: subhedral grains
Colour: deepblue
Reference: Ackermand et al. (2006): Lazulite-bearing metaquartzite of the Itremo Group (Central Madagascar); Scientific significance and economic importance. in Proceedings of the Malagasy-German Research Cooperation in Life and Earth sciences, 5-18
Trolleite
Formula: Al4(PO4)3(OH)3
Reference: Ackermand et al. (2006): Lazulite-bearing metaquartzite of the Itremo Group (Central Madagascar); Scientific significance and economic importance. in Proceedings of the Malagasy-German Research Cooperation in Life and Earth sciences, 5-18

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Celestine7.AD.35SrSO4
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Amblygonite8.BB.05LiAl(PO4)F
Augelite8.BE.05Al2(PO4)(OH)3
Goyazite8.BL.10SrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Lazulite8.BB.40MgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
Trolleite8.BB.45Al4(PO4)3(OH)3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Celestine28.3.1.2SrSO4
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Amblygonite41.5.8.1LiAl(PO4)F
A2(XO4)Zq
Augelite41.6.8.1Al2(PO4)(OH)3
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq
Lazulite41.10.1.1MgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
Miscellaneous
Trolleite41.11.1.1Al4(PO4)3(OH)3
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Goyazite42.7.3.3SrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
H GoyaziteSrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
H AugeliteAl2(PO4)(OH)3
H TrolleiteAl4(PO4)3(OH)3
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
LiLithium
Li AmblygoniteLiAl(PO4)F
OOxygen
O LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
O GoyaziteSrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
O AugeliteAl2(PO4)(OH)3
O TrolleiteAl4(PO4)3(OH)3
O AmblygoniteLiAl(PO4)F
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O CelestineSrSO4
FFluorine
F AmblygoniteLiAl(PO4)F
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
Al GoyaziteSrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Al AugeliteAl2(PO4)(OH)3
Al TrolleiteAl4(PO4)3(OH)3
Al AmblygoniteLiAl(PO4)F
PPhosphorus
P LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
P GoyaziteSrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
P AugeliteAl2(PO4)(OH)3
P TrolleiteAl4(PO4)3(OH)3
P AmblygoniteLiAl(PO4)F
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
SSulfur
S CelestineSrSO4
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
CaCalcium
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
SrStrontium
Sr GoyaziteSrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Sr CelestineSrSO4

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Ackermand et al. (2006): Lazulite-bearing metaquartzite of the Itremo Group (Central Madagascar); Scientific significance and economic importance. in Proceedings of the Malagasy-German Research Cooperation in Life and Earth sciences, 5-18


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