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Bas Maevarano Pegmatite Field, Sofia, Madagascari
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Bas Maevarano Pegmatite FieldPegmatite Field
SofiaRegion
MadagascarCountry

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Latitude & Longitude:
15° South , 48° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~167km
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A small pegmatite field situated E of the town Antsohihy, 450 km N of the Capitol, Madagascar. Euxenite-(Y) was first found here in Madagascar (Giraud 1957).
See entries under Antranosiritra and Ambatomitsangana which are located in two different districts.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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1 valid mineral.

Rock Types Recorded

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Euxenite-(Y)
Formula: (Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Reference: Giraud, P. (1957). Les champs pegmatitiques de Madagascar. in Commision de Coopération Technique en Afrique au Sud du Sahara (C.C.T.A.). Geologie. Comités regionaux Centre, Est et Sud. Conférence de Tananarive Avril 1957. I, 139-150

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Euxenite-(Y)4.DG.05(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
AB2O6
Euxenite-(Y)8.3.8.2(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
CaCalcium
Ca Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
TiTitanium
Ti Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
YYttrium
Y Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
NbNiobium
Nb Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
CeCerium
Ce Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
TaTantalum
Ta Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
ThThorium
Th Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
UUranium
U Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6

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Giraud, P. (1957). Les champs pegmatitiques de Madagascar. in Commision de Coopération Technique en Afrique au Sud du Sahara (C.C.T.A.). Geologie. Comités regionaux Centre, Est et Sud. Conférence de Tananarive Avril 1957. I, 139-150
Pezzotta, F. (1999): Madagaskar. Das Paradies der Mineralien und Edelsteine. ExtraLapis nr 17, p.42 (in german)

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Madagascar
Somali PlateTectonic Plate

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