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Manakana Commune, Tsaratanàna, Betsiboka, Madagascari
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TsaratanànaDistrict
BetsibokaRegion
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16 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Jordi Fabre photo & specimens
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Beryl var: Aquamarine
Formula: Be3Al2Si6O18
Reference: Michel Arliguie collection & photo (photo id 897592)
Bismutite
Formula: (BiO)2CO3
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
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'
Reference: Besaire, H. (1966): Gites mineraux de Madagascar. Annales Geologique de Madagascar, Tananarive, Fascicule XXXIV, 135
'Columbite-Tantalite'
Euxenite-(Y)
Formula: (Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: Michel Arliguie collection & photo (photo id 891528) ( Ex J. Behier collection)
'Fergusonite'
Graftonite
Formula: Fe2+Fe2+2(PO4)2
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
'Monazite'
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Jordi Fabre photo & specimens
Phosphosiderite
Formula: FePO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Behier, J. (1960): Contribution á la mineralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar XXIX, Tananarive, p 57-58
'Pyrochlore Supergroup'
Formula: A2-mD2X6-wZ1-n
Reference: Michel Arliguie collection & photo (photo id 897619), old collection
'Pyrochlore Supergroup var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977)'
Formula: (Ca,Na,U)2(Ti, Nb,Ta)2O6Z(OH)
Reference: Michel Arliguie collection & photo (photo id 897619), old collection
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Bill Dameron photo, id 766873 (source of info on specimen, Laurent Thomas, Munich 2006
Quartz var: Rutilated Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Michel Arliguie collection & photo (photo id 899762), old collection
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Michel Arliguie collection & photo (photo id 891528) ( Ex J. Behier collection)
Rockbridgeite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+4(PO4)3(OH)5
Description: small radiating nodules with phosphosiderite in cracks in triplite-graftonite
Reference: Behier, J. (1960): Contribution á la mineralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar XXIX, Tananarive, p 57-58
Samarskite-(Y)
Formula: YFe3+Nb2O8
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Thorite
Formula: Th(SiO4)
Reference: Michel Arliguie collection & photo (photo id 897619), old collection
Triplite
Formula: Mn2+2(PO4)F
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Xenotime-(Y)
Formula: Y(PO4)
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Zircon var: Malacon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Euxenite-(Y)4.DG.05(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rutilated Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Samarskite-(Y)4.DB.25YFe3+Nb2O8
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Bismutite5.BE.25(BiO)2CO3
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Graftonite8.AB.20Fe2+Fe2+2(PO4)2
Phosphosiderite8.CD.05FePO4 · 2H2O
Rockbridgeite8.BC.10Fe2+Fe3+4(PO4)3(OH)5
Triplite8.BB.10Mn2+2(PO4)F
Xenotime-(Y)8.AD.35Y(PO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Aquamarine9.CJ.05Be3Al2Si6O18
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Thorite9.AD.30Th(SiO4)
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
var: Malacon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'-
'Columbite-Tantalite'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Fergusonite'-
'Monazite'-
'Pyrochlore Supergroup'-A2-mD2X6-wZ1-n
'var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977)'-(Ca,Na,U)2(Ti, Nb,Ta)2O6Z(OH)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
ABO4
Samarskite-(Y)8.1.11.1YFe3+Nb2O8
A2B2O6(O,OH,F)
'Pyrochlore Supergroup
var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977)'
8.2.3.1(Ca,Na,U)2(Ti, Nb,Ta)2O6Z(OH)
AB2O6
Euxenite-(Y)8.3.8.2(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Bismutite16a.3.5.1(BiO)2CO3
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
(AB)3(XO4)2
Graftonite38.3.3.1Fe2+Fe2+2(PO4)2
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Phosphosiderite40.4.3.2FePO4 · 2H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A2(XO4)Zq
Triplite41.6.1.2Mn2+2(PO4)F
(AB)5(XO4)3Zq
Rockbridgeite41.9.2.1Fe2+Fe3+4(PO4)3(OH)5
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Thorite51.5.2.3Th(SiO4)
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
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
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Beryl
var: Aquamarine
-Be3Al2Si6O18
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'-
'Columbite-Tantalite'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Fergusonite'-
'Monazite'-
'Pyrochlore Supergroup'-A2-mD2X6-wZ1-n
Quartz
var: Amethyst
-SiO2
var: Rutilated Quartz-SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz-SiO2
Xenotime-(Y)-Y(PO4)
Zircon
var: Malacon
-Zr(SiO4)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H PhosphosideriteFePO4 · 2H2O
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H RockbridgeiteFe2+Fe43+(PO4)3(OH)5
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Pyrochlore Supergroup (var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977))(Ca,Na,U)2(Ti, Nb,Ta)2O6Z(OH)
BeBeryllium
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Be Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
CCarbon
C Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
OOxygen
O Samarskite-(Y)YFe3+Nb2O8
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
O Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O TripliteMn22+(PO4)F
O GraftoniteFe2+Fe22+(PO4)2
O PhosphosideriteFePO4 · 2H2O
O Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O RockbridgeiteFe2+Fe43+(PO4)3(OH)5
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
O QuartzSiO2
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O ThoriteTh(SiO4)
O Pyrochlore Supergroup (var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977))(Ca,Na,U)2(Ti, Nb,Ta)2O6Z(OH)
O Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
O Zircon (var: Malacon)Zr(SiO4)
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O Quartz (var: Rutilated Quartz)SiO2
FFluorine
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
F TripliteMn22+(PO4)F
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na Pyrochlore Supergroup (var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977))(Ca,Na,U)2(Ti, Nb,Ta)2O6Z(OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
SiSilicon
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si ThoriteTh(SiO4)
Si Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Si Zircon (var: Malacon)Zr(SiO4)
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si Quartz (var: Rutilated Quartz)SiO2
PPhosphorus
P Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
P TripliteMn22+(PO4)F
P GraftoniteFe2+Fe22+(PO4)2
P PhosphosideriteFePO4 · 2H2O
P RockbridgeiteFe2+Fe43+(PO4)3(OH)5
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca Pyrochlore Supergroup (var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977))(Ca,Na,U)2(Ti, Nb,Ta)2O6Z(OH)
TiTitanium
Ti Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Ti Pyrochlore Supergroup (var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977))(Ca,Na,U)2(Ti, Nb,Ta)2O6Z(OH)
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
MnManganese
Mn TripliteMn22+(PO4)F
FeIron
Fe Samarskite-(Y)YFe3+Nb2O8
Fe GraftoniteFe2+Fe22+(PO4)2
Fe PhosphosideriteFePO4 · 2H2O
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe RockbridgeiteFe2+Fe43+(PO4)3(OH)5
YYttrium
Y Samarskite-(Y)YFe3+Nb2O8
Y Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Y Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
ZrZirconium
Zr Zircon (var: Malacon)Zr(SiO4)
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
NbNiobium
Nb Samarskite-(Y)YFe3+Nb2O8
Nb Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Nb Pyrochlore Supergroup (var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977))(Ca,Na,U)2(Ti, Nb,Ta)2O6Z(OH)
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
Ta Pyrochlore Supergroup (var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977))(Ca,Na,U)2(Ti, Nb,Ta)2O6Z(OH)
BiBismuth
Bi Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
ThThorium
Th Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Th ThoriteTh(SiO4)
UUranium
U Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
U Pyrochlore Supergroup (var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977))(Ca,Na,U)2(Ti, Nb,Ta)2O6Z(OH)

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