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L'Avenir conical plug, Mauritiusi
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L'Avenir conical plug- not defined -
MauritiusCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
20° 13' 36'' South , 57° 33' 59'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Verdun2,208 (2016)1.5km
Dagotière6,915 (2016)2.1km
Quartier Militaire6,424 (2016)4.0km
Crève Coeur3,097 (2018)4.1km
Saint Pierre16,414 (2018)4.9km


Trachyte.

It is a heavily vegetated, conical hill ~20 m in height and ~100 m in diameter. The site is located ~1.8 km SE of the town of l’Avenir and may be accessed by vehicle, using the sugar cane field tracks off the Terre Rouge – Verdun – Trianon Link Road.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Alkali Feldspar'
Reference: Ashwal, L., Torsvik, T., Horváth, P., Harris, C., Webb, S., Werner, S., Corfu, F. (2016) A mantle-derived origin for Mauritian trachytes. Journal of Petrology, 57, 9, 1645–1676.
'Anorthoclase'
Formula: (Na,K)AlSi3O8
Reference: Ashwal, L., Torsvik, T., Horváth, P., Harris, C., Webb, S., Werner, S., Corfu, F. (2016) A mantle-derived origin for Mauritian trachytes. Journal of Petrology, 57, 9, 1645–1676.
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'
Reference: Ashwal, L., Torsvik, T., Horváth, P., Harris, C., Webb, S., Werner, S., Corfu, F. (2016) A mantle-derived origin for Mauritian trachytes. Journal of Petrology, 57, 9, 1645–1676.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Ashwal, L., Torsvik, T., Horváth, P., Harris, C., Webb, S., Werner, S., Corfu, F. (2016) A mantle-derived origin for Mauritian trachytes. Journal of Petrology, 57, 9, 1645–1676.
Magnetite var: Titaniferous Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Reference: Ashwal, L., Torsvik, T., Horváth, P., Harris, C., Webb, S., Werner, S., Corfu, F. (2016) A mantle-derived origin for Mauritian trachytes. Journal of Petrology, 57, 9, 1645–1676.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
var: Titaniferous Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Group 9 - Silicates
'Anorthoclase'9.FA.30(Na,K)AlSi3O8
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Alkali Feldspar'-
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
'Anorthoclase'76.1.1.6(Na,K)AlSi3O8
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Alkali Feldspar'-
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
Magnetite
var: Titaniferous Magnetite
-Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O Anorthoclase(Na,K)AlSi3O8
O Magnetite (var: Titaniferous Magnetite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
NaSodium
Na Anorthoclase(Na,K)AlSi3O8
AlAluminium
Al Anorthoclase(Na,K)AlSi3O8
SiSilicon
Si Anorthoclase(Na,K)AlSi3O8
KPotassium
K Anorthoclase(Na,K)AlSi3O8
TiTitanium
Ti Magnetite (var: Titaniferous Magnetite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
FeIron
Fe Magnetite (var: Titaniferous Magnetite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4

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Ashwal, L., Torsvik, T., Horváth, P., Harris, C., Webb, S., Werner, S., Corfu, F. (2016) A mantle-derived origin for Mauritian trachytes. Journal of Petrology, 57(9), 1645–1676.

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