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Andonabe Commune, Mananjary District, Vatovavy Fitovinany Region, Fianarantsoa Province, Madagascar

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Name(s) in local language(s):Kaominin' Andonabe, Distrikan' Mananjary, Faritra Vatovavy Fitovinany, Faritanin'i Fianarantsoa, Madagasikara
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Locality type:Commune
Other/historical names associated with this locality:South zone, Mananjary emerald mining district


Emerald mineralization in pegmatites intruding highly folded and boudinaged amphibolites.

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9 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Amphibolite'
Anorthite
Formula: Ca(Al2Si2O8)
'Apatite'
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Cheilletz, A. et al. (2001): OS06 : TUpm30 : G5 : Emerald Deposits in Madagascar: Two Differents Types for one Mineralising Event:EUG XI.Symposium OS06 Mineralogy, Ore Geology and Mineral Resources.
Beryl var: Emerald
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Cheilletz, A. et al. (2001): OS06 : TUpm30 : G5 : Emerald Deposits in Madagascar: Two Differents Types for one Mineralising Event:EUG XI.Symposium OS06 Mineralogy, Ore Geology and Mineral Resources.
'Biotite'
'Biotite schist'
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Cheilletz, A. et al. (2001): OS06 : TUpm30 : G5 : Emerald Deposits in Madagascar: Two Differents Types for one Mineralising Event:EUG XI.Symposium OS06 Mineralogy, Ore Geology and Mineral Resources.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Cheilletz, A. et al. (2001): OS06 : TUpm30 : G5 : Emerald Deposits in Madagascar: Two Differents Types for one Mineralising Event:EUG XI.Symposium OS06 Mineralogy, Ore Geology and Mineral Resources.
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
'commodity:Gemstones'
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Cheilletz, A. et al. (2001): OS06 : TUpm30 : G5 : Emerald Deposits in Madagascar: Two Differents Types for one Mineralising Event:EUG XI.Symposium OS06 Mineralogy, Ore Geology and Mineral Resources.
'Pegmatite'
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: http://www.the-conference.com/JConfAbs/6/OS06.pdf
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Cheilletz, A. et al. (2001): OS06 : TUpm30 : G5 : Emerald Deposits in Madagascar: Two Differents Types for one Mineralising Event:EUG XI.Symposium OS06 Mineralogy, Ore Geology and Mineral Resources.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Cheilletz, A. et al. (2001): OS06 : TUpm30 : G5 : Emerald Deposits in Madagascar: Two Differents Types for one Mineralising Event:EUG XI.Symposium OS06 Mineralogy, Ore Geology and Mineral Resources.
'Scapolite'
'Schist'
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Reference: Cheilletz, A. et al. (2001): OS06 : TUpm30 : G5 : Emerald Deposits in Madagascar: Two Differents Types for one Mineralising Event:EUG XI.Symposium OS06 Mineralogy, Ore Geology and Mineral Resources.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
'Anorthite'9.FA.35Ca(Al2Si2O8)
'Beryl'9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Emerald9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
'Diopside'9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Amphibolite'-
'Apatite'-
'Biotite'-
'Biotite schist'-
'Chlorite Group'-
Garnet Group-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Pegmatite-
Scapolite-
Schist-
Wolframite-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Amphibolite'-
Anorthite-Ca(Al2Si2O8)
'Apatite'-
Beryl
var: Emerald
-Be3Al2(Si6O18)
'Biotite'-
'Biotite schist'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Pegmatite'-
'Scapolite'-
'Schist'-
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
BeBeryllium
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Be Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O CalciteCaCO3
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
MgMagnesium
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
SSulfur
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S PyriteFeS2
KPotassium
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
MnManganese
Mn Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
WTungsten
W Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

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