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Sakeny corundum deposit, Mahasoa Commune, Ihosy District, Ihorombe Region, Fianarantsoa Province, Madagascar

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 22° South , 45° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~50km
Locality type:Deposit
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


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5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Giuliani, G., Fallick, A., Rakotondrazafy, M., Ohnenstetter, D., Andriamamonjy, A., Ralantoarison, T., Rakotosamizanany, S., Razanatseheno, M., Offant, Y., Garnier, V., Dunaigre, C., Schwarz, D., Mercier, A., Ratrimo, V., and Ralison, B. (2007): Mineralium Deposita 42, 251-270.
Cordierite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Reference: H Besairie: gites mineraux de Madagascar
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Giuliani, G., Fallick, A., Rakotondrazafy, M., Ohnenstetter, D., Andriamamonjy, A., Ralantoarison, T., Rakotosamizanany, S., Razanatseheno, M., Offant, Y., Garnier, V., Dunaigre, C., Schwarz, D., Mercier, A., Ratrimo, V., and Ralison, B. (2007): Mineralium Deposita 42, 251-270.
Corundum var: Sapphire
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Giuliani, G., Fallick, A., Rakotondrazafy, M., Ohnenstetter, D., Andriamamonjy, A., Ralantoarison, T., Rakotosamizanany, S., Razanatseheno, M., Offant, Y., Garnier, V., Dunaigre, C., Schwarz, D., Mercier, A., Ratrimo, V., and Ralison, B. (2007): Mineralium Deposita 42, 251-270.
Edenite
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Reference: Giuliani, G., Fallick, A., Rakotondrazafy, M., Ohnenstetter, D., Andriamamonjy, A., Ralantoarison, T., Rakotosamizanany, S., Razanatseheno, M., Offant, Y., Garnier, V., Dunaigre, C., Schwarz, D., Mercier, A., Ratrimo, V., and Ralison, B. (2007): Mineralium Deposita 42, 251-270.
'commodity:Gemstones'
Reference:  
Sapphirine
Formula: Mg4(Mg3Al9)O4[Si3Al9O36]
Reference: Giuliani, G., Fallick, A., Rakotondrazafy, M., Ohnenstetter, D., Andriamamonjy, A., Ralantoarison, T., Rakotosamizanany, S., Razanatseheno, M., Offant, Y., Garnier, V., Dunaigre, C., Schwarz, D., Mercier, A., Ratrimo, V., and Ralison, B. (2007): Mineralium Deposita 42, 251-270.
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Reference: Giuliani, G., Fallick, A., Rakotondrazafy, M., Ohnenstetter, D., Andriamamonjy, A., Ralantoarison, T., Rakotosamizanany, S., Razanatseheno, M., Offant, Y., Garnier, V., Dunaigre, C., Schwarz, D., Mercier, A., Ratrimo, V., and Ralison, B. (2007): Mineralium Deposita 42, 251-270.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Corundum'4.CB.05Al2O3
var: Sapphire4.CB.05Al2O3
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Group 9 - Silicates
'Cordierite'9.CJ.10(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
'Edenite'9.DE.15{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Sapphirine9.DH.45Mg4(Mg3Al9)O4[Si3Al9O36]
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with Al substituted rings
Cordierite61.2.1.1(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Edenite66.1.3a.10{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Group 69 - INOSILICATES Chains with Side Branches or Loops
Chains with Side Branches or Loops with P>2
Sapphirine69.2.1b.1Mg4(Mg3Al9)O4[Si3Al9O36]
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
Corundum
var: Sapphire
-Al2O3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
OOxygen
O Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
O CorundumAl2O3
O Edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
O Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
O SapphirineMg4(Mg3Al9)O4[Si3Al9O36]
O SpinelMgAl2O4
NaSodium
Na Edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Mg Edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Mg SapphirineMg4(Mg3Al9)O4[Si3Al9O36]
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
AlAluminium
Al Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al Edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Al Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
Al SapphirineMg4(Mg3Al9)O4[Si3Al9O36]
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
SiSilicon
Si Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Si Edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Si SapphirineMg4(Mg3Al9)O4[Si3Al9O36]
CaCalcium
Ca Edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
FeIron
Fe Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)

References

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Giuliani, G., Fallick, A., Rakotondrazafy, M., Ohnenstetter, D., Andriamamonjy, A., Ralantoarison, T., Rakotosamizanany, S., Razanatseheno, M., Offant, Y., Garnier, V., Dunaigre, C., Schwarz, D., Mercier, A., Ratrimo, V., and Ralison, B. (2007): Oxygen isotope systematics of gem corundum deposits in Madagascar: relevance for their geological origin. Mineralium Deposita 42: 251-270.


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