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Vohambohitra pegmatite, Manakana Commune, Tsaratanàna, Betsiboka, Madagascari
Regional Level Types
Vohambohitra pegmatitePegmatite
Manakana Commune- not defined -
TsaratanànaDistrict
BetsibokaRegion
MadagascarCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
17° South , 47° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~22km
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Name(s) in local language(s):
Vohambohitra, Manakana Commune, Tsaratanàna District, Betsiboka Region, Mahajanga Province (Majunga), Madagascar


The area SE of Vohambohitra was researched by the B.R.G.M in the 1950's.
The Vohimbohitra massif is located SW of Manakana.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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5 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

Note: this is a very new system on mindat.org and data is currently VERY limited. Please bear with us while we work towards adding this information!

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Detailed Mineral List:

Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Besaire, H. (1966): Gites mineraux de Madagascar. Annales Geologique de Madagascar, Tananarive, Fascicule XXXIV, 135
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'
Reference: Besaire, H. (1966): Gites mineraux de Madagascar. Annales Geologique de Madagascar, Tananarive, Fascicule XXXIV, 135
Euxenite-(Y)
Formula: (Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Reference: Michel Arliguie collection & photo (photo id 897616), old collection
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: Michel Arliguie collection & photo (photo id 891528) ( Ex J. Behier collection)
'Monazite'
Reference: Lacroix, A. (1915): Sur une macle secondaire suivant p dans la monazite de Madagascar. Bulletin de la Société française de minéralogie. 38, 130-132
'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: A2-mD2X6-wZ1+w
Reference: Michel Arliguie collection & photo (photo id 897619), old collection
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Michel Arliguie collection & photo (photo id 891532) ( Ex J. Behier collection)
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)
Thorite
Formula: Th(SiO4)
Reference: Michel Arliguie collection & photo (photo id 897619), old collection
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Michel Arliguie collection & photo (photo id 899263), old collection
Zircon var: Malacon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Michel Arliguie collection & photo (photo id 899263), old collection

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
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rutilated Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Thorite9.AD.30Th(SiO4)
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
var: Malacon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Monazite'-
'Pyrochlore Supergroup'-A2-mD2X6-wZ1-n
'var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977)'-A2-mD2X6-wZ1+w

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
A2B2O6(O,OH,F)
'Pyrochlore Supergroup
var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977)'
8.2.3.1A2-mD2X6-wZ1+w
AB2O6
Euxenite-(Y)8.3.8.2(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
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 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Monazite'-
'Pyrochlore Supergroup'-A2-mD2X6-wZ1-n
Quartz
var: Rutilated Quartz
-SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz-SiO2
Zircon
var: Malacon
-Zr(SiO4)

List of minerals for each chemical element

BeBeryllium
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
OOxygen
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O QuartzSiO2
O Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
O ThoriteTh(SiO4)
O Zircon (var: Malacon)Zr(SiO4)
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O Quartz (var: Rutilated Quartz)SiO2
AlAluminium
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
SiSilicon
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si ThoriteTh(SiO4)
Si Zircon (var: Malacon)Zr(SiO4)
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si Quartz (var: Rutilated Quartz)SiO2
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
ZrZirconium
Zr Zircon (var: Malacon)Zr(SiO4)
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
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
Th ThoriteTh(SiO4)
UUranium
U Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6

References

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Lacroix, A. (1915) Sur une macle secondaire suivant p dans la monazite de Madagascar. Bulletin de la Société française de minéralogie, 38, 130-132.
Besaire, H. (1966) Gîtes minéraux de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar, 34, 135.

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