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Ambonaivo thorianite deposit (Amboanaivo), Ambonaivo Group, Maromby Commune, Amboasary District, Anosy Region (Fort Dauphin Region), Tuléar Province (Toliara), Madagascar
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Ambonaivo thorianite deposit, Ambonaivo Group, Maromby Commune, Amboasary District, Anosy Region, Tuléar Province, Madagascar

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This locality belongs to a small number of thorianite deposits called the "Groupe d'Ambonaivo" by Behier (1960), situated in the southeastern part of Madagascar. The thorianite mine named Ambonaivo is located about 9 km NE of Belafa. Besaire (1966), who calls it "Amboanaivo", groups the locality under the heading "Zone de Belafa".

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Behier, J. (1960): Contribution á la Minéralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar XXIX, Tananarive, p. 71

Besairie, H. (1966): Les Gites Minéraux de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar, Tananarive, 34, 92p.

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