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Ambatomena pegmatite, Col des Tapias, Ilaka Centre, Ambositra, Amoron'i Mania, Madagascari
Regional Level Types
Ambatomena pegmatitePegmatite
Col des TapiasPegmatite
Ilaka CentreCommune
AmbositraDistrict
Amoron'i ManiaRegion
MadagascarCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
20° South , 47° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~1km
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Other Languages:
Malagasy:
Pegmatitan' Ambatomena, Col des Tapias, Kaominin' Ilaka Afovoany, Distrikan' Ambositra, Faritra Amoron'i Mania, Madagasikara


A complex LCT pegmatite worked for gems, mostly tourmaline

Regions containing this locality

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

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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3 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Amblygonite
Formula: LiAl(PO4)F
Description: May be montebrasite
Reference: Behier, J. (1960): Travaux mineralogiques. In Besaire, H. (ed): Rapport Annuel du Service Geologique pour 1960. Republique Madagascar, Tananarive. 181-199
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Behier, J. (1960): Travaux mineralogiques. In Rapport Annuel du Service Geologique pour 1960. Republique Madagascar, Tananarive. 181-199
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Reference: Behier, J. (1960): Travaux mineralogiques. In Besaire, H. (ed): Rapport Annuel du Service Geologique pour 1960. Republique Madagascar, Tananarive. 181-199
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Behier, J. (1960): Travaux mineralogiques. In Besaire, H. (ed): Rapport Annuel du Service Geologique pour 1960. Republique Madagascar, Tananarive. 181-199
'Tourmaline var: Rubellite'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Behier, J. (1960): Travaux mineralogiques. In Besaire, H. (ed): Rapport Annuel du Service Geologique pour 1960. Republique Madagascar, Tananarive. 181-199
'Zinnwaldite'
Reference: Behier, J. (1960): Travaux mineralogiques. In Rapport Annuel du Service Geologique pour 1960. Republique Madagascar, Tananarive. 181-199

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Amblygonite8.BB.05LiAl(PO4)F
Group 9 - Silicates
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'var: Rubellite'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Zinnwaldite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Amblygonite41.5.8.1LiAl(PO4)F
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 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'var: Rubellite'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Zinnwaldite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
LiLithium
Li AmblygoniteLiAl(PO4)F
BBoron
B Tourmaline (var: Rubellite)A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
OOxygen
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O AmblygoniteLiAl(PO4)F
O Tourmaline (var: Rubellite)A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
FFluorine
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
F AmblygoniteLiAl(PO4)F
AlAluminium
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Al AmblygoniteLiAl(PO4)F
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
PPhosphorus
P AmblygoniteLiAl(PO4)F
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

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