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Sakoanomby Ambany East, Antanimora Sud, Ambovombe-Androy, Androy, Madagascari
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Sakoanomby Ambany EastProspect
Antanimora SudCommune
Ambovombe-AndroyDistrict
AndroyRegion
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Name in Malagasy:Sakoanomby Ambany Aatsinanana, Kaominin' Antanimora Atsimo, Distrikan' Ambovombe-Androy, Faritr' Androy, Madagasikara
Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 24° South , 45° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~36km
Locality type:Prospect
Köppen climate type:Am : Tropical monsoon climate


A small corundum prospect close to the village of Sakoanomby Ambany Atsinanana. A marble vein containing spinel is also present.

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Tuléar Province (Toliara), Madagascar

Province - 242 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Knut Edvard Larsen collection
Cordierite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Colour: Yellowish
Reference: Knut Edvard Larsen collection (#MM-1646), identified by XRD at NHM, Oslo
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Knut Edvard Larsen collection
Sapphirine
Formula: Mg4(Mg3Al9)O4[Si3Al9O36]
Reference: Knut Edvard Larsen collection # MM-1269
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Reference: Knut Edvard Larsen collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Corundum'4.CB.05Al2O3
'Spinel'4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
'Cordierite'9.CJ.10(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
'Sapphirine'9.DH.45Mg4(Mg3Al9)O4[Si3Al9O36]

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with Al substituted rings
Cordierite61.2.1.1(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Group 69 - INOSILICATES Chains with Side Branches or Loops
Chains with Side Branches or Loops with P>2
Sapphirine69.2.1b.1Mg4(Mg3Al9)O4[Si3Al9O36]

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
O CorundumAl2O3
O SapphirineMg4(Mg3Al9)O4[Si3Al9O36]
O SpinelMgAl2O4
MgMagnesium
Mg Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Mg SapphirineMg4(Mg3Al9)O4[Si3Al9O36]
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
AlAluminium
Al Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al SapphirineMg4(Mg3Al9)O4[Si3Al9O36]
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
SiSilicon
Si Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Si SapphirineMg4(Mg3Al9)O4[Si3Al9O36]
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)

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