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Manga, Green Giant Vanadium Property, Fotadrevo, Ampanihy, Atsimo-Andrefana, Madagascari
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Manga- not defined -
Green Giant Vanadium PropertyProperty
FotadrevoCommune
AmpanihyDistrict
Atsimo-AndrefanaRegion
MadagascarCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Manga, Green Giant Vanadium Property, Kaominin' Fotadrevo, Distrikan' Ampanihy, Faritra Atsimo Andrefana, Faritanin'i Toliary, Madagasikara
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 23° 59' 52'' South , 45° 1' 48'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -23.99795,45.03018
GeoHash:G#: m58p2xmcz
Köppen climate type:Aw : Tropical savanna, wet


Core from drill hole number M-87.

Regions containing this locality

Somali Plate (Somalia Plate)Tectonic Plate
Tuléar Province (Toliara), MadagascarProvince

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


10 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Alabandite
Formula: MnS
Reference: Di Cecco, V. (2013): The Mineralogy and Geochemistry of the Green Giant Vanadium-Graphite Deposit, S.W. Madagascar. Thesis (Masters dissertation), Department of Geology. University of Toronto.
Berdesinskiite ?
Formula: V3+2TiO5
Reference: Di Cecco, V. (2013): The Mineralogy and Geochemistry of the Green Giant Vanadium-Graphite Deposit, S.W. Madagascar. Thesis (Masters dissertation), Department of Geology. University of Toronto.
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: Di Cecco, V. (2013): The Mineralogy and Geochemistry of the Green Giant Vanadium-Graphite Deposit, S.W. Madagascar. Thesis (Masters dissertation), Department of Geology. University of Toronto.
Karelianite
Formula: V3+2O3
Description: in contact with vanadium-bearing pyrrhotite
Reference: Di Cecco, V. E., Tait, K. T., Spooner, E. T. C and Scherba, C. (2018) The Vanadium-bearing Oxide Minerals of the Green Giant Vanadium-graphite Deposit, Southwest Madagascar. The Canadian Mineralogist: 56:247-257
Oxyvanite
Formula: V3+2V4+O5
Description: Grains adjacent to pyrrhotite
Reference: Di Cecco, V. E., Tait, K. T., Spooner, E. T. C and Scherba, C. (2018) The Vanadium-bearing Oxide Minerals of the Green Giant Vanadium-graphite Deposit, Southwest Madagascar. The Canadian Mineralogist: 56:247-257
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Description: A vanadium-bearing phlogopite
Reference: Di Cecco, V. (2013): The Mineralogy and Geochemistry of the Green Giant Vanadium-Graphite Deposit, S.W. Madagascar. Thesis (Masters dissertation), Department of Geology. University of Toronto.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Di Cecco, V. (2013): The Mineralogy and Geochemistry of the Green Giant Vanadium-Graphite Deposit, S.W. Madagascar. Thesis (Masters dissertation), Department of Geology. University of Toronto.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Di Cecco, V. (2013): The Mineralogy and Geochemistry of the Green Giant Vanadium-Graphite Deposit, S.W. Madagascar. Thesis (Masters dissertation), Department of Geology. University of Toronto.
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Description: V-bearing
Reference: Di Cecco, V. (2013): The Mineralogy and Geochemistry of the Green Giant Vanadium-Graphite Deposit, S.W. Madagascar. Thesis (Masters dissertation), Department of Geology. University of Toronto.
Schreyerite
Formula: V3+2Ti3O9
Description: As intergrowths within rutile
Reference: Di Cecco, V. E., Tait, K. T., Spooner, E. T. C and Scherba, C. (2018) The Vanadium-bearing Oxide Minerals of the Green Giant Vanadium-graphite Deposit, Southwest Madagascar. The Canadian Mineralogist: 56:247-257
'Unnamed (Ti-V oxide)'
Formula: Ti2V4+2V3+2O11
Reference: Di Cecco, V. E., Tait, K. T., Spooner, E. T. C and Scherba, C. (2018) The Vanadium-bearing Oxide Minerals of the Green Giant Vanadium-graphite Deposit, Southwest Madagascar. The Canadian Mineralogist: 56:247-257

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Alabandite2.CD.10MnS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Berdesinskiite ?4.CB.30V3+2TiO5
Karelianite4.CB.05V3+2O3
Oxyvanite4.CB.30V3+2V4+O5
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Schreyerite4.CB.35V3+2Ti3O9
Group 9 - Silicates
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Unnamed (Ti-V oxide)'-Ti2V4+2V3+2O11

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Alabandite2.8.1.4MnS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Karelianite4.3.1.4V3+2O3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X5
Berdesinskiite ?7.7.2.1V3+2TiO5
Oxyvanite7.7.2.2V3+2V4+O5
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
A2B3O9
Schreyerite8.4.1.1V3+2Ti3O9
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, Mixtures, etc.
'Unnamed (Ti-V oxide)'-Ti2V4+2V3+2O11

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C GraphiteC
OOxygen
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O RutileTiO2
O SchreyeriteV23+Ti3O9
O OxyvaniteV23+V4+O5
O KarelianiteV23+O3
O Unnamed (Ti-V oxide)Ti2V24+V23+O11
O BerdesinskiiteV23+TiO5
MgMagnesium
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S AlabanditeMnS
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
KPotassium
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti SchreyeriteV23+Ti3O9
Ti Unnamed (Ti-V oxide)Ti2V24+V23+O11
Ti BerdesinskiiteV23+TiO5
VVanadium
V SchreyeriteV23+Ti3O9
V OxyvaniteV23+V4+O5
V KarelianiteV23+O3
V Unnamed (Ti-V oxide)Ti2V24+V23+O11
V BerdesinskiiteV23+TiO5
MnManganese
Mn AlabanditeMnS
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8

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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Neoproterozoic - Stenian
541 - 1200 Ma



ID: 3184681
Mesoproterozoic-Neoproterozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Proterozoic (541 - 1200 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]

Cryogenian
635 - 720 Ma



ID: 3310493

Age: Cryogenian (635 - 720 Ma)

Lithology: Volcanic-sedimentary

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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Di Cecco, V. (2013) The Mineralogy and Geochemistry of the Green Giant Vanadium-Graphite Deposit, S.W. Madagascar. Thesis (Master's dissertation), Department of Geology, University of Toronto.
Di Cecco, V.E., Tait, K.T., Spooner, E.T.C., and Scherba, C. (2018) The Vanadium-bearing Oxide Minerals of the Green Giant Vanadium-graphite Deposit, Southwest Madagascar. The Canadian Mineralogist, 56, 247-257. doi: 10.3749/canmin.1700068

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