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Ambolotarabe Deposit (Nickelville), Ambohitsilaozana, Ambatondrazaka, Alaotra-Mangoro, Madagascari
Regional Level Types
Ambolotarabe Deposit (Nickelville)Mine
AmbohitsilaozanaCommune
AmbatondrazakaDistrict
Alaotra-MangoroRegion
MadagascarCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
17° 46' 59'' South , 48° 34' 0'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Ambatondrazaka43,134 (2018)16.8km
Amparafaravola51,519 (2018)42.3km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Ambolotarabe, Kaominin' Ambohitsilaozana, Distrikan' Ambatondrazaka, Faritr' Alaotra-Mangoro, Faritanin'i Toamasina, Madagasikara


Ni mine, formerly named Nickelville. A small peridotite (900 X 100 meter) with an alteration zone of garnierite and nickeliferous talc.

Regions containing this locality

Somali Plate (Somalia Plate)Tectonic Plate
Toamasina Province (Tamatave), MadagascarProvince (Abolished)

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Chrysoprase'
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
'Garnierite'
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chrysoprase'-
'Garnierite'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chrysoprase'-
'Garnierite'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
OOxygen
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
MgMagnesium
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
AlAluminium
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
SiSilicon
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
MnManganese
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
FeIron
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
NiNickel
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
ZnZinc
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

References

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Behier, J. (1963) Carte minéralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871.

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