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Bemiray, Sahambano, Ihosy, Ihorombe, Madagascari
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BemirayVillage
SahambanoCommune
IhosyDistrict
IhorombeRegion
MadagascarCountry

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Name in Malagasy:Bemiray, Kaominin'i Sahambano, Distrikan' Ihosy, Faritr' Ihorombe, Madagasikara
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 22° 26' 30'' South , 46° 18' 20'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -22.44180,46.30563
GeoHash:G#: mh0bmdwep
Locality type:Village
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Ihosy16,990 (2018)19.0km


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Regions containing this locality

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

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2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Biotite'
Reference: Goujou, J.C. (2005) : Etude géologique (pétro-structurale) et minéralogique des zones de Sahambano, Mosalahy, Befanova, Manivala, Zazafotsy, Ranotsara, Iakora–Madagascar. Rapport [http://fonjatany-mth.com/pdf/etudes/rapport_jcg_consult.pdf]
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Goujou, J.C. (2005) : Etude géologique (pétro-structurale) et minéralogique des zones de Sahambano, Mosalahy, Befanova, Manivala, Zazafotsy, Ranotsara, Iakora–Madagascar. Rapport [http://fonjatany-mth.com/pdf/etudes/rapport_jcg_consult.pdf]
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Reference: Goujou, J.C. (2005) : Etude géologique (pétro-structurale) et minéralogique des zones de Sahambano, Mosalahy, Befanova, Manivala, Zazafotsy, Ranotsara, Iakora–Madagascar. Rapport [http://fonjatany-mth.com/pdf/etudes/rapport_jcg_consult.pdf]

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Biotite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O CorundumAl2O3
MgMagnesium
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
AlAluminium
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
Al CorundumAl2O3

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Pliocene
2.588 - 5.333 Ma



ID: 3189440
Cenozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Pliocene (2.588 - 5.333 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Rhyacian
2050 - 2300 Ma



ID: 3306489

Age: Rhyacian (2050 - 2300 Ma)

Lithology: Metamorphic

Reference: Thiéblemont, D. (ed.). New edition of the 1:10,000,000 geological map of Africa. CGMW-BRGM. [190]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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