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Piton de Milieu, Mauritiusi
Regional Level Types
Piton de Milieu- not defined -
MauritiusCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
20° 17' 10'' South , 57° 35' 39'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Dubreuil2,726 (2015)1.8km
Quartier Militaire6,424 (2016)4.3km
Melrose2,002 (2018)4.3km
Midlands4,546 (2018)4.4km
Providence3,126 (2018)5.0km


Trachyte from the hills located ~5 km W of the village of Montagne Blanche. Vehicle access to the locality is via sugar cane tracks from either of the villages of Montagne Blanche or Dubreuil.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


3 valid minerals.

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.
'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
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.
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
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.
Nepheline
Formula: Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
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
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Nepheline9.FA.05Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Alkali Feldspar'-
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'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
Al-Si Framework Feldspathoids and related species
Nepheline76.2.1.2Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Alkali Feldspar'-
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Magnetite
var: Titaniferous Magnetite
-Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
OOxygen
O Anorthoclase(Na,K)AlSi3O8
O Magnetite (var: Titaniferous Magnetite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
FFluorine
F Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
NaSodium
Na Anorthoclase(Na,K)AlSi3O8
Na NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
AlAluminium
Al Anorthoclase(Na,K)AlSi3O8
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Al NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
SiSilicon
Si Anorthoclase(Na,K)AlSi3O8
Si Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Si NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
ClChlorine
Cl Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
KPotassium
K Anorthoclase(Na,K)AlSi3O8
K NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
TiTitanium
Ti Magnetite (var: Titaniferous Magnetite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Ti Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
FeIron
Fe Magnetite (var: Titaniferous Magnetite)Fe2+(Fe3+,Ti)2O4
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4

References

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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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