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Ambatovohangy pegmatite, Vinaninony Atsimo Commune, Faratsiho District, Vakinankaratra Region, Antananarivo Province, Madagascar

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 19° South , 46° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~15km
Locality type:Pegmatite
Köppen climate type:Cwb : Subtropical highland climate or temperate oceanic climate with dry winters
Name(s) in local language(s):Ambatovohangy (Ambatomboahangy; Ambatobohangy; Ambatoboangy), Distrikan' i Faratsiho, Faritra Vakinankaratra, Faritanin' Antananarivo, Madagasikara


A pegmatite south of Mangabe and about 17km southwest of the town Faratsiho in the central highland of Madagascar. Enormous large betafites has been reported from this locality (Alsac 1963). Lacroix (1915) writes that the locality is located west of Ambatovoangy.


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Lacroix, A. (1915): Sur de nouveaux gisements de fergusonite à Madagascar. Bulletin de la Société française de minéralogie. 38, 130-132
Alsac, C. (1963): Etude Geologique et prospection de la feuille Faratsiho. Travaux du Bureau geologique nr 112, Service Geologique Tananarive.
Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871

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