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|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||14° 24' 18'' South , 47° 42' 51'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-14.405, 47.7141666667|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Marovato, Ambolobozo, Distrikan' i Analalava, Faritra Sofia, Faritanin' i Mahajanga, Madagasikara|
The famous locality for the "Ocean Jasper".
Located on the north-east coast of Madagascar near the village of Marovato where orbicular quartz is mined that is polished and/or carved and sold as "Ocean Jasper".
1 valid mineral.
Rock Types RecordedEntries shown in red are rocks recorded for this region.
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Lieber, W. (2003): Sphärolithischer Chalcedon von Madagaskar. LAPIS 28 (9), 18-22