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Basalt outcrops S of Lake Kinkony, Antseza, Mitsinjo, Boeny, Madagascari
Regional Level Types
Basalt outcrops S of Lake KinkonyOutcrop
AntsezaCommune
MitsinjoDistrict
BoenyRegion
MadagascarCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):,Kaominin' Antseza, Distrikan' i Mitsinjo, Faritra Boeny, Faritanin' i Mahajanga, Madagasikara
Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 16° South , 45° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~25km
Locality type:Outcrop
Köppen climate type:Aw : Tropical savanna, wet


Area south of Lac Kinkony.

Regions containing this locality

Somali Plate (Somalia Plate)Tectonic Plate
Mahajanga Province (Majunga), MadagascarProvince

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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2 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Celadonite
Formula: K(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Habit: nodules
Colour: greenblue
Description: In amygdales in basalt
Reference: Behier, J. (1960): Contribution á la mineralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar XXIX, Tananarive. p 23
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: Behier, J. (1960): Contribution á la mineralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar XXIX, Tananarive. p 28
'Heulandite subgroup' ?
Reference: Behier, J. (1960): Contribution á la mineralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar XXIX, Tananarive. p 23

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 9 - Silicates
Celadonite9.EC.15K(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Heulandite subgroup' ?-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Celadonite71.2.2a.6K(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Heulandite subgroup' ?-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
OOxygen
O CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
MgMagnesium
Mg CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
KPotassium
K CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
FeIron
Fe CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
CuCopper
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O

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Behier, J. (1960) Contribution à la minéralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar 29, 23;28.


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