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Antsirabe II, Vakinankaratra, Madagascari
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Antsirabe IIDistrict
VakinankaratraRegion
MadagascarCountry

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PlacePopulation
Soanindrariny21,000 (2018)
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Antsirabe Rural District
Other Languages:
French:
District d'Antsirabe II, Vakinankaratra, Madagascar
Italian:
distretto di Antsirabe II, Regione di Vakinankaratra, Madagascar
Malagasy:
Distrikan' Antsirabe II, Vakinankaratra, Madagasikara
Simplified Chinese:
安齊拉貝二區, 瓦卡南卡拉特拉, 马达加斯加
Spanish:
Distrito de Antsirabe II, Región de Vakinankaratra, Madagascar
Bulgarian:
Анцирабе II, Вакинанкарача, Мадагаскар
Cebuano:
Antsirabe II, Vakinankaratra Region, Madagascar
Dutch:
Antsirabe II, Vakinankaratra, Madagaskar
Minnan / Hokkien-Taiwanese:
Antsirabe II Koān, Vakinankaratra Khu
Polish:
Dystrykt Antsirabe II, Vakinankaratra, Madagaskar
Swedish:
Antsirabe II, Vakinankaratraregionen, Madagaskar


The rural district around the town of Antsirabé (= Antsirabé II District).

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97 valid minerals. 3 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 2 erroneous literature entries.

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Aeschynite-(Y)
Formula: (Y,Ln,Ca,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Description: Pseudo-hexagonal crystals (described as priorite, analyzed by Mignot)
Reference: Behier, J. (1958): Contribution ã la mineralogie de Madagascar (Deuxième partie). Travaux du Bureau Géologique, Service Géologique Tananarive, p.92 + fig 15, planche 2.; Besairie H. (1966): Les Gites Minéraux de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar, Tananarive. 34, p. 71
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Localities: Reported from at least 15 localities in this region.
Albite var: Cleavelandite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Allanite-(Ce)
Formula: {CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Larsen, K. E. (2003): Mineralene i Sahatany pegmatittfelt, Madagaskar. Bergverksmuseets skrifter 25, 5-18 (in Norwegian)
'Allanite Group'
Formula: {A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Besairie H. (1966): Les Gites Minéraux de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar, Tananarive. 34, p.71
Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Praszkier, T. (2010): Ialamaitana Pegmatites. Mineralogical Record. 41, 266
'Almandine-Pyrope Series'
Reference: Rakotondrazafy, A.F.M., Giuliani, G., Ohnenstetter, D., Fallick, A.E., Rakotosamizanany, S., Andriamamonjy, A., Ralantoarison, T., Razanatseheno, M., Offant, Y., Garnier, V., Maluski, H., Dunaigre, C., Schwarz, D., and Ratrimo, V. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 34, 134-154.
'Almandine-Spessartine Series'
Amesite
Formula: Mg2Al(AlSiO5)(OH)4
Reference: Lefevre & Thomas (1998): Les pegmatites de la vallée de la Sahatany, Madagascar. La Règne Minéral, nr 19, 15-28
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Anatase var: Xanthitane
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Besairie H. (1966): Les Gites Minéraux de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar, Tananarive. 34, p.71 + 390
Anorthite
Formula: Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Reference: Rakotondrazafy, A.F.M., Giuliani, G., Ohnenstetter, D., Fallick, A.E., Rakotosamizanany, S., Andriamamonjy, A., Ralantoarison, T., Razanatseheno, M., Offant, Y., Garnier, V., Maluski, H., Dunaigre, C., Schwarz, D., and Ratrimo, V. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 34, 134-154.
Anorthite var: Bytownite
Formula: (Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Reference: Rakotondrazafy, A.F.M., Giuliani, G., Ohnenstetter, D., Fallick, A.E., Rakotosamizanany, S., Andriamamonjy, A., Ralantoarison, T., Razanatseheno, M., Offant, Y., Garnier, V., Maluski, H., Dunaigre, C., Schwarz, D., and Ratrimo, V. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 34, 134-154.
Anorthite var: Labradorite
Formula: (Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Reference: Rakotondrazafy, A.F.M., Giuliani, G., Ohnenstetter, D., Fallick, A.E., Rakotosamizanany, S., Andriamamonjy, A., Ralantoarison, T., Razanatseheno, M., Offant, Y., Garnier, V., Maluski, H., Dunaigre, C., Schwarz, D., and Ratrimo, V. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 34, 134-154.
Anthophyllite
Formula: ☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Lacroix, A. (1913) Minéralogie de La France et de ses colonies. Tome Cinq, Deuxième Supplément. Librairie Polytechnique, Paris 1913, p. 4.
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
'Asbestos'
Reference: - Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
'Ashanite'
Formula: (Nb,Ta,U,Fe,Mn)4O8
Reference: Ranorosoa, N. (1986): Etude mineralogique des pegmatites du champ de la Sahatany, Madagascar. These de Doctorat de l`Universite Paul Sabatier, Toulouse
Autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Axinite-(Mn)
Formula: Ca2Mn2+Al2BSi4O15(OH)
Description: Knut Edvard Larsen collection, identified by XRD at MGM, Oslo 1998.
Reference: Larsen, K. E. (2003): Mineralene i Sahatany pegmatittfelt, Madagaskar. Bergverksmuseets skrifter 25, 5-18 (in norwegian)
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Béhierite (TL)
Formula: (Ta5+,Nb5+)(BO4)