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Dachine complex, Saül Commune, French Guiana, Francei
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Dachine complexComplex
Saül CommuneCommune
French GuianaOverseas Department
FranceCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 3° 51' 37'' North , 53° 18' 15'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 3.86047,-53.30428
GeoHash:G#: dbdjgnc0b
Locality type:Complex
Köppen climate type:Af : Tropical rainforest climate


Microdiamonds of metamorphic origin occurring in komatiites of the Dachine greenstone belt.

Regions containing this locality

South America PlateTectonic Plate
South AmericaContinent
Amazonian Craton, South AmericaCraton

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Ramon Capdevila, Nicholas Arndt, Jacques Letendre, Jean-Fran (1999) Diamonds in volcaniclastic komatiite from French Guiana [Internet]. Nature. 399:456–8.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Ramon Capdevila, Nicholas Arndt, Jacques Letendre, Jean-Fran (1999) Diamonds in volcaniclastic komatiite from French Guiana [Internet]. Nature. 399:456–8.
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: Ramon Capdevila, Nicholas Arndt, Jacques Letendre, Jean-Fran (1999) Diamonds in volcaniclastic komatiite from French Guiana [Internet]. Nature. 399:456–8.
Diamond
Formula: C
Reference: P. Cartigny, (2010) Mantle-related carbonados? Geochemical insights from diamonds from the Dachine komatiite (French Guiana), Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Volume 296, Issues 3–4, 1 August 2010, Pages 329-339,; Ramon Capdevila, Nicholas Arndt, Jacques Letendre, Jean-Fran (1999) Diamonds in volcaniclastic komatiite from French Guiana [Internet]. Nature. 399:456–8.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: Ramon Capdevila, Nicholas Arndt, Jacques Letendre, Jean-Fran (1999) Diamonds in volcaniclastic komatiite from French Guiana [Internet]. Nature. 399:456–8.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Ramon Capdevila, Nicholas Arndt, Jacques Letendre, Jean-Fran (1999) Diamonds in volcaniclastic komatiite from French Guiana [Internet]. Nature. 399:456–8.
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Ramon Capdevila, Nicholas Arndt, Jacques Letendre, Jean-Fran (1999) Diamonds in volcaniclastic komatiite from French Guiana [Internet]. Nature. 399:456–8.
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Ramon Capdevila, Nicholas Arndt, Jacques Letendre, Jean-Fran (1999) Diamonds in volcaniclastic komatiite from French Guiana [Internet]. Nature. 399:456–8.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Diamond1.CB.10aC
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Diamond1.3.6.1C
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
CCarbon
C DiamondC
OOxygen
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
KPotassium
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
FeIron
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4

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Ramon Capdevila, Nicholas Arndt, Jacques Letendre, Jean-Fran (1999) Diamonds in volcaniclastic komatiite from French Guiana [Internet]. Nature. 399:456–8.


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