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Xuan Loc (Huan Loc basalt lava field), Đồng Nai Province, Vietnami
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Xuan Loc (Huan Loc basalt lava field)- not defined -
Đồng Nai ProvinceProvince
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Volcanic crater near Gia Kiem Village, Dong Nhai

Xuan Loc, Đồng Nai Province, Vietnam
Volcanic crater, Gia Kiem, Dong Nai

Xuan Loc, Đồng Nai Province, Vietnam
Basalt boulder near Gia Kiem Village

Xuan Loc, Đồng Nai Province, Vietnam
Volcanic crater near Gia Kiem Village, Dong Nhai

Xuan Loc, Đồng Nai Province, Vietnam
Volcanic crater, Gia Kiem, Dong Nai

Xuan Loc, Đồng Nai Province, Vietnam
Basalt boulder near Gia Kiem Village

Xuan Loc, Đồng Nai Province, Vietnam
Volcanic crater near Gia Kiem Village, Dong Nhai

Xuan Loc, Đồng Nai Province, Vietnam
Volcanic crater, Gia Kiem, Dong Nai

Xuan Loc, Đồng Nai Province, Vietnam
Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 11° North , 107° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~63km
Köppen climate type:Aw : Tropical savanna, wet


70 km NW of Ho Chi Minh city. Xenoliths.

Placer deposits of sapphire, transparent yellowish-brown zircon rest on the slopes and near the bases of volcanic cones.

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Sunda PlateTectonic Plate

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2 valid minerals.

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Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: P.I. Fedorov and A.V. Koloskov (2005) Cenozoic Volcanism of Southeast asia in Petrology Vol.13 N.4 pgg 389-420
Corundum var: Sapphire
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: P.I. Fedorov and A.V. Koloskov (2005) Cenozoic Volcanism of Southeast asia in Petrology Vol.13 N.4 pgg 389-420
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: P.I. Fedorov and A.V. Koloskov (2005) Cenozoic Volcanism of Southeast asia in Petrology Vol.13 N.4 pgg 389-420
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: P.I. Fedorov and A.V. Koloskov (2005) Cenozoic Volcanism of Southeast asia in Petrology Vol.13 N.4 pgg 389-420

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
var: Sapphire4.CB.05Al2O3
Group 9 - Silicates
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Corundum
var: Sapphire
-Al2O3
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O CorundumAl2O3
AlAluminium
Al Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
Al CorundumAl2O3
SiSilicon
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)

References

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E.Ya. Kievlenko (2003) Geology of gems, p. 67
Hoang N., Han N. X. (1990) Petrochemistry of Quaternary basalts of Xuan Loc area (South Vietnam). In: Geology of Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam 1990;2:77-88.
Nguyen Hoang and Martin Flower (1998) Petrogenesis of Cenozoic Basalts from Vietnam: Implication for Origins of a ‘Diffuse Igneous Province’.Journal of Petrology 39:369-395.
P.I. Fedorov and A.V. Koloskov (2005) Cenozoic Volcanism of Southeast Asia. In Petrology Vol.13 N.4 pgg 389-420
A.E. Izokh et ali (2010) The condition of formation of sapphire and zircon in the areas of alkali-basaltoid volcanism in Central Vietnam. In Russian Geology and Geophysics (2010) pgg 719-733


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