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Unnamed Fluorophlogopite occurrence, Maromby Commune, Amboasary District, Anosy Region (Fort Dauphin Region), Tuléar Province (Toliara), Madagascar

Latitude: 24°24'27"S
Longitude: 46°33'46"E
, Kaominina Maromby, Distrikan'i Amboasary, Faritra Anosy, Faritanin'i Toliary, Madagasikara

One of the very numerous fluorophlogopite diggings in this region. Situated halfway between Antanimenakely and Andranondambo. The phlogopites of this region are particularly rich in fluorine. Fluorine plays a very important role in the metallogenesis of the various U/Th, sapphire/corundum, phlogopite, etc. deposits in the area. The very high fluorine content makes an industrial use of the phlogopite impossible.

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Calcite
Fluorophlogopite


2 entries listed. 2 valid minerals.

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