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Taolañaro, Taolañaro (Fort Dauphin), Anosy, Madagascari
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TaolañaroCommune
Taolañaro (Fort Dauphin)District
AnosyRegion
MadagascarCountry

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Name in Malagasy:Kaominin'i Taolañaro, Distrikan'i Taolañaro, Faritr' Anosy, Madagasikara
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Locality type:Commune
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Tôlanaro45,141 (2018)


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6 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Apatite'
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Behier, J. (1960): Contribution á la Minéralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar XXIX, Tananarive, p.40
Cordierite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Grandidierite
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)(Al,Fe3+)3(SiO4)(BO3)O2
Reference: Behier, J. (1960): Contribution á la Minéralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar XXIX, Tananarive, p.40
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
'Monazite'
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Cordierite9.CJ.10(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Grandidierite9.AJ.05(Mg,Fe2+)(Al,Fe3+)3(SiO4)(BO3)O2
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Monazite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 54 - NESOSILICATES Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates
Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates with (BO3)
Grandidierite54.1.1.1(Mg,Fe2+)(Al,Fe3+)3(SiO4)(BO3)O2
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with Al substituted rings
Cordierite61.2.1.1(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Monazite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

BBoron
B Grandidierite(Mg,Fe2+)(Al,Fe3+)3(SiO4)(BO3)O2
OOxygen
O Grandidierite(Mg,Fe2+)(Al,Fe3+)3(SiO4)(BO3)O2
O Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
MgMagnesium
Mg Grandidierite(Mg,Fe2+)(Al,Fe3+)3(SiO4)(BO3)O2
Mg Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
AlAluminium
Al Grandidierite(Mg,Fe2+)(Al,Fe3+)3(SiO4)(BO3)O2
Al Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
SiSilicon
Si Grandidierite(Mg,Fe2+)(Al,Fe3+)3(SiO4)(BO3)O2
Si Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
FeIron
Fe Grandidierite(Mg,Fe2+)(Al,Fe3+)3(SiO4)(BO3)O2
Fe Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)

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