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Andriamena, Tsaratanàna, Betsiboka, Madagascari
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AndriamenaCommune
TsaratanànaDistrict
BetsibokaRegion
MadagascarCountry

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12 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Beryl var: Heliodor
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Rob Lavinski photo
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Behier, J. (1960): Contribution á la mineralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar XXIX, Tananarive. p.25-6
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: Behier, J. (1960): Contribution á la mineralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar XXIX, Tananarive. p.25-6
Clinochlore var: Leuchtenbergite
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: Behier, J. (1960): Contribution á la mineralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar XXIX, Tananarive. p.25-6
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Behier, J. (1960): Contribution á la mineralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar XXIX, Tananarive. p.25-6
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
'Lepidolite'
Reference: Pezzotta, F. (1999): Madagaskar. Das Paradies der Mineralien und Edelsteine. ExtraLapis nr 17 (in german) p.44
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Behier, J. (1960): Contribution á la mineralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar XXIX, Tananarive. p.25-6
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Knut Edvard Larsen collection # M-87
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Knut Edvard Larsen collection # M-87
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Behier, J. (1960): Contribution á la mineralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar XXIX, Tananarive. p.25-6
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Behier, J. (1960): Contribution á la mineralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar XXIX, Tananarive. p.25-6

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Heliodor9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
var: Leuchtenbergite9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Lepidolite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Clinochlore71.4.1.4Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Beryl
var: Heliodor
-Be3Al2(Si6O18)
'Chlorite Group'-
Clinochlore
var: Leuchtenbergite
-Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Lepidolite'-
Quartz
var: Amethyst
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Clinochlore (var: Leuchtenbergite)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
BeBeryllium
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Be Beryl (var: Heliodor)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
OOxygen
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O BaryteBaSO4
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O Clinochlore (var: Leuchtenbergite)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O Beryl (var: Heliodor)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
O Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O QuartzSiO2
MgMagnesium
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg Clinochlore (var: Leuchtenbergite)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
AlAluminium
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al Clinochlore (var: Leuchtenbergite)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al Beryl (var: Heliodor)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
SiSilicon
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si Clinochlore (var: Leuchtenbergite)Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si Beryl (var: Heliodor)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Si Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S BaryteBaSO4
CaCalcium
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
FeIron
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
AuGold
Au GoldAu

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