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Itorendrika-Ifasina, Imorona valley, Ambatofinandrahana District, Amoron'i Mania Region, Fianarantsoa Province, Madagascar
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Bastnäsite
Itorendrika-Ifasina, Imorona valley, Ambatofinandrahana District, Amoron'i Mania Region, Fianarantsoa Province, Madagascar

Photo: Arliguie M
 
 
Eluvial deposit with minerals from a contact zone with pegmatitic facies of an alkali-granite. Located along the Imorona River


Mineral List

Aegirine
Amphibole Supergroup
Baryte
'Bastnäsite'
'Biotite'
'Chevkinite Group'
Crichtonite
Epidote
Glaucophane
Hematite
Magnesio-riebeckite
Magnetite
'Orthochevkinite'
'Parisite'
Parisite-(Ce)
'Psilomelane'
Pyrite
Quartz
Quartz
var: Amethyst

var: Chalcedony
Rutile


21 entries listed. 13 valid minerals.

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References

Lacroix, A. (1915): La bastnaesite et la tscheffkinite de Madagascar; le mode de gisement des fluocarbonates, pseudomorphose d'origine pneumatolytique dans les granites alcalins. Bulletin de la Société Française de Minéralogie et de Cristallographie. 38, 106 - 125.

Lacroix, A. (1922): Mineralogie de Madagascar, Tome I. Géologie-Minéralogie descriptive. A.Challamel (Éditeur), Paris. 624p

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

Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871

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