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Mn-bearing Fluorapatite from
Manjaka (Ampatika; Sahananana), Sahatany Valley, Sahatany Pegmatite Field (Mt Ibity area), Vakinankaratra Region, Antananarivo Province, Madagascar

Description
Comments:Called "apatite manganiésifère" or "manganapatite" in litterature.
Habit:Small, mostly mm-sized hexagonal prismes
Colour:prusse blue
Quality of samples:Poor for species, only of interest for locality collectors. (#)
Rarity at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Lacroix, A. (1922): Mineralogie de Madagascar, Tome I. Géologie-Minéralogie descriptive. A. Challamel (Éditeur), Paris. p 353
Associated minerals:
Associates:Albite
Rubellite
Tourmaline
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Mn-bearing Fluorapatite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Manjaka (Ampatika; Sahananana), Sahatany Valley, Sahatany Pegmatite Field (Mt Ibity area), Vakinankaratra Region, Antananarivo Province, Madagascar
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