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Vohitramboa phlogopite deposit, Ambatomivary, Betroka, Anosy, Madagascari
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Vohitramboa phlogopite depositDeposit
AmbatomivaryCommune
BetrokaDistrict
AnosyRegion
MadagascarCountry

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Name in Malagasy:Karieran'i Vohitramboa, Kaominin' Ambatomivary, Distrikan'i Betroka, Faritr' Anosy, Madagasikara
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 23° 46' 59'' South , 45° 36' 14'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -23.78308,45.60412
GeoHash:G#: m5b2twrvt
Locality type:Deposit
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Concession P.E.616 Sahanavo


Phlogopite deposit situated about 15 Km W of Isoanala, at the eastern side of the foot of Mt.Vohitramboa.
Concession P.E.616 Sahanavo.
Coordinates are not verified.

Regions containing this locality

Somali Plate (Somalia Plate)Tectonic Plate
Tuléar Province (Toliara), MadagascarProvince

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2 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Apatite'
Reference: Besairie, H. (1966): Les Gites Minéraux de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar, Tananarive, 34, p 316
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Besairie, H. (1966): Les Gites Minéraux de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar, Tananarive, 34, p 316
'Pyroxene Group'
Reference: Besairie, H. (1966): Les Gites Minéraux de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar, Tananarive, 34, p 316
'Scapolite'
Reference: Besairie, H. (1966): Les Gites Minéraux de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar, Tananarive, 34, p 316
'Scapolite var: Wernerite'
Reference: Besairie, H. (1966): Les Gites Minéraux de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar, Tananarive, 34, p 316
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Reference: Besairie, H. (1966): Les Gites Minéraux de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar, Tananarive, 34, p 316

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Pyroxene Group'-
'Scapolite'-
'var: Wernerite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Pyroxene Group'-
'Scapolite'-
'var: Wernerite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O CalciteCaCO3
MgMagnesium
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
AlAluminium
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Cambrian - Neoproterozoic
485.4 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3308894

Age: Neoproterozoic to Cambrian (485.4 - 1000 Ma)

Lithology: Plutonic

Reference: Thiéblemont, D. (ed.). New edition of the 1:10,000,000 geological map of Africa. CGMW-BRGM. [190]

Ectasian - Calymmian
1200 - 1600 Ma



ID: 3184647
Mesoproterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1200 - 1600 Ma)

Lithology: Crystalline metamorphic rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

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Besairie, H. (1966): Les Gites Minéraux de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar, Tananarive, 34, p 316


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