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Vatomandry, Atsinanana, Madagascari
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VatomandryDistrict
AtsinananaRegion
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Distrikan'i Vatomandry, Faritr' Antsinanana, Madagasikara


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3 valid minerals.

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Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Giuliani, G., Fallick, A., Rakotondrazafy, M., Ohnenstetter, D., Andriamamonjy, A., Ralantoarison, T., ... & Ralison, B. (2007). Oxygen isotope systematics of gem corundum deposits in Madagascar: relevance for their geological origin. Mineralium Deposita, 42(3), 251-270.
Corundum var: Ruby
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Giuliani, G., Fallick, A., Rakotondrazafy, M., Ohnenstetter, D., Andriamamonjy, A., Ralantoarison, T., ... & Ralison, B. (2007). Oxygen isotope systematics of gem corundum deposits in Madagascar: relevance for their geological origin. Mineralium Deposita, 42(3), 251-270.
Evansite
Formula: Al3(PO4)(OH)6 · 6H2O
Habit: colloform
Colour: white
Reference: Lacroix, A. (1922): Mineralogie de Madagascar, Tome I. Géologie-Minéralogie descriptive. A.Challamel (Éditeur), Paris. p 359. ; Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 923.
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: Lacroix, A. (1922) Minéralogie de Madagascar, Tome I. Géologie-Minéralogie descriptive. A. Challamel (Éditeur), Paris. p. 359.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
var: Ruby4.CB.05Al2O3
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Evansite8.DF.10Al3(PO4)(OH)6 · 6H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A3(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Evansite42.1.2.1Al3(PO4)(OH)6 · 6H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Corundum
var: Ruby
-Al2O3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H EvansiteAl3(PO4)(OH)6 · 6H2O
CCarbon
C GraphiteC
OOxygen
O Corundum (var: Ruby)Al2O3
O EvansiteAl3(PO4)(OH)6 · 6H2O
O CorundumAl2O3
AlAluminium
Al Corundum (var: Ruby)Al2O3
Al EvansiteAl3(PO4)(OH)6 · 6H2O
Al CorundumAl2O3
PPhosphorus
P EvansiteAl3(PO4)(OH)6 · 6H2O

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