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Sarondambo, Mandrosonoro, Ambatofinandrahana, Amoron'i Mania, Madagascari
Regional Level Types
SarondamboPegmatite
MandrosonoroCommune
AmbatofinandrahanaDistrict
Amoron'i ManiaRegion
MadagascarCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
20° South , 45° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~59km
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Other Languages:
Malagasy:
Sarondambo, Kaominin'i Mandrosonoro, Distrikan' Ambatofinandrahana, Faritra Amoron'i Mania, Madagasikara


Located near Antambobe, about 20 km E of the Ampandramaika pegmatite, at the right side of the Matsiatra River.

Regions containing this locality

Somali Plate (Somalia Plate)Tectonic Plate
Fianarantsoa Province, MadagascarProvince

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4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Colour: rose
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Cookeite
Formula: (Al2Li)Al2(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Description: Small hexagonal crystals on transparent green tourmaline embedded in muscovite
Reference: Behier, J. (1960): Contribution á la mineralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar XXIX, Tananarive. p 29
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Behier, J. (1960): Contribution á la mineralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar XXIX, Tananarive. p 29
Muscovite var: Damourite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Behier, J. (1960): Contribution á la mineralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar XXIX, Tananarive. p 29
Muscovite var: Gilbertite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Colour: green
Reference: Behier, J. (1960): Contribution á la mineralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar XXIX, Tananarive. p 29

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 9 - Silicates
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Cookeite9.EC.55(Al2Li)Al2(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Damourite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Gilbertite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Topaz52.3.1.1Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Cookeite71.4.1.2(Al2Li)Al2(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Muscovite
var: Damourite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Gilbertite-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Damourite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Gilbertite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Cookeite(Al2Li)Al2(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
LiLithium
Li Cookeite(Al2Li)Al2(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
BeBeryllium
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
OOxygen
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O Muscovite (var: Damourite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Muscovite (var: Gilbertite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Cookeite(Al2Li)Al2(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
FFluorine
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
AlAluminium
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Damourite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Gilbertite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Cookeite(Al2Li)Al2(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Si Muscovite (var: Damourite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Muscovite (var: Gilbertite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Cookeite(Al2Li)Al2(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Damourite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Gilbertite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

References

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Behier, J. (1960): Contribution á la Minéralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar XXIX, Tananarive p 29 [on cookeite]
Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871


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