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Tsihombe, Androy, Madagascari
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TsihombeDistrict
AndroyRegion
MadagascarCountry

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Name in Malagasy:Distrikan'i Tsihombe, Faritr' Androy, Madagasikara
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Locality type:District
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Tsiombe


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8 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Cordierite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Reference: Della Ventura, G., Radica, F., Bellatreccia, F., Cavallo, A., Capitelli, F. & Harley, S. (2012): Quantitative analysis of H2O and CO2 in cordierite using polarized FTIR spectroscopy. Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 164:881–894
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
'Gneiss'
'Leptynite'
'commodity:Mica'
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
'Pyroxenite'
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 3 - Halides
'Fluorite'3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Opal'4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
'Spinel'4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
'Cordierite'9.CJ.10(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
'Diopside'9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
'Phlogopite'9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Gneiss'-
'Leptynite'-
'Pyroxenite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with Al substituted rings
Cordierite61.2.1.1(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Gneiss'-
'Leptynite'-
'Pyroxenite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O SpinelMgAl2O4
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
MgMagnesium
Mg Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
AlAluminium
Al Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
SiSilicon
Si Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
KPotassium
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca FluoriteCaF2
FeIron
Fe Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Fe PyriteFeS2

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Della Ventura, G., Radica, F., Bellatreccia, F., Cavallo, A., Capitelli, F., and Harley, S. (2012) Quantitative analysis of H2O and CO2 in cordierite using polarized FTIR spectroscopy. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 164, 881–894 [sample from Tsihombe used in this study].

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Tuléar Province (Toliara), Madagascar

Province - 242 mineral species & varietal names listed

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