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Ambalamafana, Mangarano, Antsirabe II, Vakinankaratra, Madagascari
Regional Level Types
AmbalamafanaGroup of Quarries
MangaranoCommune
Antsirabe IIDistrict
VakinankaratraRegion
MadagascarCountry

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Name in Malagasy:Ambalamafana, Kaominin'i Mangarano, Distrikan' Antsirabe II, Vakinankaratra, Madagasikara
Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 19° South , 46° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~9km
Locality type:Group of Quarries
Köppen climate type:Cwb : Subtropical highland climate or temperate oceanic climate with dry winters
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Sahatany pegmatite field


A granite pegmatite embedded in formations of micaschists and quartzites and with 2 small, now abandoned (1999),
The quarries has been worked for rose quartz and smoky quartz.
Rakotoarison (1964) locality nr 8. (Map coordinates: X= 678.000 Y=454.400)

Regions containing this locality

Somali Plate (Somalia Plate)Plate
Antananarivo Province, MadagascarProvince (Abolished)
Sahatany Pegmatite Field (Mt Ibity area), MadagascarPegmatite Field

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Mineral List


4 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Biotite'
Euxenite-(Y)
Formula: (Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
'Feldspar Group'
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Pyrochlore Supergroup'
Formula: A2-mD2X6-wZ1-n
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Rose Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Euxenite-(Y)4.DG.05(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rose Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Pyrochlore Supergroup'-A2-mD2X6-wZ1-n
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
AB2O6
Euxenite-(Y)8.3.8.2(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Biotite'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Pyrochlore Supergroup'-A2-mD2X6-wZ1-n
Quartz
var: Rose Quartz
-SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz-SiO2
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
OOxygen
O Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
O Quartz (var: Rose Quartz)SiO2
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O RutileTiO2
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O QuartzSiO2
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Rose Quartz)SiO2
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si QuartzSiO2
CaCalcium
Ca Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
TiTitanium
Ti Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
YYttrium
Y Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
NbNiobium
Nb Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
CeCerium
Ce Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
TaTantalum
Ta Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
ThThorium
Th Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
UUranium
U Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6

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Rakotoarison, W. (1964) Les pegmatites de la Sahatany. Archive du Service Géologique Madagascar. A.1983, p.1-39.


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