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Melaky, Madagascari
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MelakyRegion
MadagascarCountry

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Area:
38,852 km2
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Largest Settlements:
PlacePopulation
Maintirano16,000 (2018)
Mahabe10,000 (2018)
Other Languages:
French:
Melaky, Madagascar
German:
Melaky, Madagaskar
Italian:
regione di Melaky, Madagascar
Malagasy:
Faritr'i Melaky, Madagasikara
Russian:
Мелаки, Мадагаскар
Simplified Chinese:
梅拉基區, 马达加斯加
Spanish:
Región de Melaky, Madagascar
Arabic:
ميلاكي, مدغشقر
Bengali:
মেলাকি, মাদাগাস্কার
Breton:
Melaky, Madagaskar
Bulgarian:
Мелаки, Мадагаскар
Cebuano:
Melaky Region, Madagascar
Danish:
Melaky, Madagaskar
Dutch:
Melaky, Madagaskar
Farsi/Persian:
ملاکی , ماداگاسکار
Finnish:
Melaky, Madagaskar
Greek:
Μελάκι, Μαδαγασκάρη
Gujarati:
મેલાકી, મડાગાસ્કર
Hindi:
मेलाकी, मेडागास्कर
Indonesian:
Melaky, Madagaskar
Japanese:
メラキー地域圏, マダガスカル
Kannada:
ಮೆಲಾಕಿ, ಮಡಗಾಸ್ಕರ್
Korean:
멜라키 구, 마다가스카르
Latvian:
Melaki, Madagaskara
Lithuanian:
Melakis, Madagaskaras
Malay:
Melaky, Madagaskar
Marathi:
मेल्क्य, मादागास्कर
Minnan / Hokkien-Taiwanese:
Melaky Khu
Norwegian:
Melaky, Madagaskar
Polish:
Melaky, Madagaskar
Portuguese:
Melaky, Madagáscar
Romanian:
Regiunea Melaky, Madagascar
Serbo-Croatian:
Regija Melaki, Madagaskar
Sinhalese:
මෙලකි, මැඩගස්කරය
Swahili:
Melaky, Madagaska
Swedish:
Melakyregionen, Madagaskar
Tamil:
மேலகிய, மடகாசுகர்
Telugu:
మెలాకీ, మడగాస్కర్
Thai:
มาลากี, ประเทศมาดากัสการ์
Traditional Chinese:
梅拉基區, 馬達加斯加
Turkish:
Melaky, Madagaskar
Ukrainian:
Мелакі, Мадагаскар
Urdu:
میلاکا, مڈغاسکر
Vietnamese:
Melaky, Madagascar


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Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Reference: Lacroix, A. (1922): Mineralogie de Madagascar, Tome I. Géologie-Minéralogie descriptive. A.Challamel (Éditeur), Paris. 624p [p.600]
Anorthite
Formula: Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Description: Main consistuent of allivalite.
Reference: Lacroix, A. (1922): Mineralogie de Madagascar, Tome I. Géologie-Minéralogie descriptive. A.Challamel (Éditeur), Paris. 624p (p.577)
Anorthite var: Bytownite
Formula: (Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Description: Main consistuent of allivalite.
Reference: Lacroix, A. (1922): Mineralogie de Madagascar, Tome I. Géologie-Minéralogie descriptive. A.Challamel (Éditeur), Paris. 624p (p.577)
Carnotite
Formula: K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Celadonite
Formula: K(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Reference: Michel Arliguie collection & photo (Photo ID: 1009476, old sample, Ex Jean Behier collection)
Laumontite
Formula: CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Natrolite
Formula: Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Reference: [www.thamesvalleyminerals.com]
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
'Stilbite subgroup'
Reference: Lacroix, A. (1922): Mineralogie de Madagascar, Tome I. Géologie-Minéralogie descriptive. A.Challamel (Éditeur), Paris. 624p (p.598)
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Description: Lacroix (1922) mentions a find of crystals of sulphur resembling those found in Sicily. These were coming from "north of Morafenobe"
Reference: Lacroix, A. (1922): Mineralogie de Madagascar, Tome I. Géologie-Minéralogie descriptive. A.Challamel (Éditeur), Paris, p.155
Uranocircite
Formula: Ba(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
Reference: Behier, J. (1959): Travaux mineralogiques. In Besaire, H. (ed): Rapport Annuel du Service Geologique pour 1959. Republique Madagascar, Tananarive: 237-250
'Zeolite Group'
Reference: Michel Arliguie collection & photo (Photo ID: 1009476, old sample, Ex Jean Behier collection)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Carnotite4.HB.05K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Uranocircite8.EB.05Ba(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Analcime9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Anorthite9.FA.35Ca(Al2Si2O8)
var: Bytownite9.FA.35(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Celadonite9.EC.15K(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Laumontite9.GB.10CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Natrolite9.GA.05Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Prehnite9.DP.20Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
'Zeolite Group'9.G0.
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Stilbite subgroup'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Carnotite40.2a.28.1K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Uranocircite40.2a.3.1Ba(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
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 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 4-membered rings
Prehnite72.1.3.1Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Laumontite77.1.1.4CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Natrolite77.1.5.1Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Anorthite-Ca(Al2Si2O8)
var: Bytownite-(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Quartz
var: Amethyst
-SiO2
var: Chalcedony-SiO2
'Stilbite subgroup'-
'Zeolite Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
H CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
H NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
H UranocirciteBa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
H CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
OOxygen
O Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
O PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
O NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
O Anorthite (var: Bytownite)(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
O QuartzSiO2
O AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
O UranocirciteBa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
O CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
NaSodium
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Na Anorthite (var: Bytownite)(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
MgMagnesium
Mg CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Al NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Al Anorthite (var: Bytownite)(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Al AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
Si PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Si NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Si Anorthite (var: Bytownite)(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Si QuartzSiO2
Si AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Si CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
PPhosphorus
P UranocirciteBa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
SSulfur
S SulphurS8
KPotassium
K CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
K CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Ca LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Ca Anorthite (var: Bytownite)(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Ca AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
VVanadium
V CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
FeIron
Fe CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
BaBarium
Ba UranocirciteBa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
UUranium
U CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
U UranocirciteBa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O

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Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melaky
Wikidata ID:Q1514040
GeoNames ID:7670852

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