IMPORTANT MESSAGE. We need your support now to keep mindat.org running. Click here to find out why.
Log InRegister
Home PageAbout MindatThe Mindat ManualHistory of MindatCopyright StatusWho We AreContact UsAdvertise on Mindat
Donate to MindatCorporate SponsorshipSponsor a PageSponsored PagesMindat AdvertisersAdvertise on Mindat
Learning CenterWhat is a mineral?The most common minerals on earthInformation for EducatorsMindat Articles
Minerals by PropertiesMinerals by ChemistryAdvanced Locality SearchRandom MineralRandom LocalitySearch by minIDLocalities Near MeSearch ArticlesSearch GlossaryMore Search Options
Search For:
Mineral Name:
Locality Name:
Keyword(s):
 
The Mindat ManualAdd a New PhotoRate PhotosLocality Edit ReportCoordinate Completion ReportAdd Glossary Item
Mining CompaniesStatisticsThe ElementsUsersBooks & MagazinesMineral MuseumsMineral Shows & EventsThe Mindat DirectoryDevice Settings
Photo SearchPhoto GalleriesNew Photos TodayNew Photos YesterdayMembers' Photo GalleriesPast Photo of the Day Gallery

Tranomaro-Maromby area, Tranomaro Commune, Amboasary Sud District, Anosy Region (Fort Dauphin Region), Tuléar Province (Toliara), Madagascar

This page is currently not sponsored. Click here to sponsor this page.
Key
Lock Map
Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 24° South , 46° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~9km
Locality type:Area
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Tranomaro-Maromby, Kaominina Tranomaro, Distrikan'i Amboasary, Faritra Anosy, Faritanin'i Toliary, Madagasikara


Mineral specimens found in one of the numerous localities in the area north of Amboasary, especially in the Communes of Tranomaro and Maromby, lacking specific locality data has often erroneously or incompletely been labeled just "Tranomaro" or "Tranomaro area" since Tranomaro is a center in this area.
Please see the entry for either Tranomaro Commune or the Maromby commune for the different localities.
A new find of grandidierite from an undisclosed locality in the Tranomaro-area was made in 2015 (Vertriest et al. 2015), for further information see Unnamed grandididierite deposit.

Select Mineral List Type

Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


16 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Seydoux-Guillaume, A-M.,Montel, J-M., Wirth, R. & Moine, B. (2009): Radiation damage in diopside and calcite crystals from uranothorianite inclusions. Chemical Geology, (2009),318-332
Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Arliguie M photo
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: ARLIGUIE M photo
Cordierite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Reference: JSS photo
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Martins da Pedra photo
Corundum var: Ruby
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Martins da Pedra photo
Corundum var: Sapphire
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Vik Vanrusselt photo & collection
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: ARLIGUIE M photo
Grandidierite
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)(Al,Fe3+)3(SiO4)(BO3)O2
Reference: Vertriest, W., Stanislas, D., Sangsawong,S., Raynaud, V. and Vincent Pardieu (2015): Grandidierite from Madagascar. Gems & Gemology: 51 (4): 449
Hibonite
Formula: (Ca,Ce)(Al,Ti,Mg)12O19
Reference: Knut Edvard Larsen info
'Humite Group'
Reference: Arliguie Michel specimen and photo
Pargasite
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Reference: Seydoux-Guillaume, A-M.,Montel, J-M., Wirth, R. & Moine, B. (2009): Radiation damage in diopside and calcite crystals from uranothorianite inclusions. Chemical Geology, (2009),318-332
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Seydoux-Guillaume, A-M.,Montel, J-M., Wirth, R. & Moine, B. (2009): Radiation damage in diopside and calcite crystals from uranothorianite inclusions. Chemical Geology, (2009),318-332
Potassic-fluoro-pargasite (TL)
Formula: {K}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)F2
Reference: Oberti, R., Boiocchi, M., Hawthorne, F.C., Pagano, R., Pagano, A. (2010): Fluoro-potassic-pargasite, KCa2(Mg4Al)(Si6Al2)O22F2 from the Tranomaro area, Madagascar: mineral description and crystal chemistry. Mineralogical Magazine, 74, 961-967
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Colour: yellow
Reference: Royal Museum for Central Africa, Belgium collection Sample 11341
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Reference: Seydoux-Guillaume, A-M.,Montel, J-M., Wirth, R. & Moine, B. (2009): Radiation damage in diopside and calcite crystals from uranothorianite inclusions. Chemical Geology, (2009),318-332
Thorianite
Formula: ThO2
Reference: Manfred Kampf photo
Thorite
Formula: Th(SiO4)
Reference: Martins da Pedra photo
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: ARLIGUIE M photo
Wollastonite
Formula: CaSiO3
Reference: Wolfgang Henckel specimen
Zirconolite
Formula: CaZrTi2O7
Reference: Seydoux-Guillaume, A-M.,Montel, J-M., Wirth, R. & Moine, B. (2009): Radiation damage in diopside and calcite crystals from uranothorianite inclusions. Chemical Geology, (2009),318-332

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Corundum'4.CB.05Al2O3
var: Ruby4.CB.05Al2O3
var: Sapphire4.CB.05Al2O3
'Hibonite'4.CC.45(Ca,Ce)(Al,Ti,Mg)12O19
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Thorianite4.DL.05ThO2
Zirconolite4.DH.30CaZrTi2O7
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
'Almandine'9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
'Cordierite'9.CJ.10(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
'Diopside'9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
'Grandidierite'9.AJ.05(Mg,Fe2+)(Al,Fe3+)3(SiO4)(BO3)O2
'Pargasite'9.DE.15{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
'Phlogopite'9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Potassic-fluoro-pargasite' (TL)9.DE.10{K}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)F2
Thorite9.AD.30Th(SiO4)
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Wollastonite9.DG.05CaSiO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Humite Group'-
Serpentine Subgroup-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Thorianite5.1.1.2ThO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
AB12X19
Hibonite7.4.1.1(Ca,Ce)(Al,Ti,Mg)12O19
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
A2B2O6(O,OH,F)
Zirconolite8.2.5.5CaZrTi2O7
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Almandine51.4.3a.2Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Thorite51.5.2.3Th(SiO4)
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 54 - NESOSILICATES Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates
Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates with (BO3)
Grandidierite54.1.1.1(Mg,Fe2+)(Al,Fe3+)3(SiO4)(BO3)O2
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with Al substituted rings
Cordierite61.2.1.1(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Wollastonite65.2.1.1cCaSiO3
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Pargasite66.1.3a.12{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
Corundum
var: Ruby
-Al2O3
var: Sapphire-Al2O3
'Humite Group'-
Potassic-fluoro-pargasite (TL)-{K}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)F2
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
BBoron
B Grandidierite(Mg,Fe2+)(Al,Fe3+)3(SiO4)(BO3)O2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O CalciteCaCO3
O Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
O CorundumAl2O3
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O Grandidierite(Mg,Fe2+)(Al,Fe3+)3(SiO4)(BO3)O2
O Hibonite(Ca,Ce)(Al,Ti,Mg)12O19
O Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Potassic-fluoro-pargasite{K}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)F2
O Corundum (var: Ruby)Al2O3
O Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O ThorianiteThO2
O ThoriteTh(SiO4)
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O WollastoniteCaSiO3
O ZirconoliteCaZrTi2O7
FFluorine
F Potassic-fluoro-pargasite{K}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)F2
NaSodium
Na Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg Grandidierite(Mg,Fe2+)(Al,Fe3+)3(SiO4)(BO3)O2
Mg Hibonite(Ca,Ce)(Al,Ti,Mg)12O19
Mg Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg Potassic-fluoro-pargasite{K}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)F2
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
AlAluminium
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al Grandidierite(Mg,Fe2+)(Al,Fe3+)3(SiO4)(BO3)O2
Al Hibonite(Ca,Ce)(Al,Ti,Mg)12O19
Al Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Potassic-fluoro-pargasite{K}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)F2
Al Corundum (var: Ruby)Al2O3
Al Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
SiSilicon
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si Grandidierite(Mg,Fe2+)(Al,Fe3+)3(SiO4)(BO3)O2
Si Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Potassic-fluoro-pargasite{K}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)F2
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Si ThoriteTh(SiO4)
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si WollastoniteCaSiO3
KPotassium
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Potassic-fluoro-pargasite{K}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)F2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca Hibonite(Ca,Ce)(Al,Ti,Mg)12O19
Ca Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Ca Potassic-fluoro-pargasite{K}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)F2
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca WollastoniteCaSiO3
Ca ZirconoliteCaZrTi2O7
TiTitanium
Ti Hibonite(Ca,Ce)(Al,Ti,Mg)12O19
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ti ZirconoliteCaZrTi2O7
MnManganese
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
FeIron
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Fe Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Fe Grandidierite(Mg,Fe2+)(Al,Fe3+)3(SiO4)(BO3)O2
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
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconoliteCaZrTi2O7
CeCerium
Ce Hibonite(Ca,Ce)(Al,Ti,Mg)12O19
ThThorium
Th ThorianiteThO2
Th ThoriteTh(SiO4)

References

Sort by

Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Oberti, R., Boiocchi, M., Hawthorne, F.C., Pagano, R., Pagano, A. (2010): Fluoro-potassic-pargasite, KCa2(Mg4Al)(Si6Al2)O22F2 from the Tranomaro area, Madagascar: mineral description and crystal chemistry. Mineralogical Magazine, 74, 961-967
Seydoux-Guillaume, A-M.,Montel, J-M., Wirth, R. & Moine, B. (2009): Radiation damage in diopside and calcite crystals from uranothorianite inclusions. Chemical Geology, (2009),318-332
Vertriest, W., Stanislas, D., Sangsawong,S., Raynaud, V. and Vincent Pardieu (2015): Grandidierite from Madagascar. Gems & Gemology: 51 (4): 449

External Links



This page contains all mineral locality references listed on mindat.org. This does not claim to be a complete list. If you know of more minerals from this site, please register so you can add to our database. This locality information is for reference purposes only. You should never attempt to visit any sites listed in mindat.org without first ensuring that you have the permission of the land and/or mineral rights holders for access and that you are aware of all safety precautions necessary.
Mineral and/or Locality  
Mindat.org is an outreach project of the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.
Copyright © mindat.org and the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy 1993-2018, except where stated. Mindat.org relies on the contributions of thousands of members and supporters.
Privacy Policy - Terms & Conditions - Contact Us Current server date and time: November 19, 2018 15:31:28 Page generated: July 20, 2018 11:20:50
Go to top of page