|Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.|
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||19° South , 46° East (est.)|
|Margin of Error:||~20km|
|Köppen climate type:||Cwb : Subtropical highland climate or temperate oceanic climate with dry winters|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Antanifotsy, Kaominin'i Miandrarivo, Distrikan'i Faratsiho, Faritra Vakinankaratra, Faritanin' Antananarivo, Madagasikara|
A pegmatite located 2 km west of the famous Ampangabe pegmatite in the central highland of Madagascar.
The first good crystals of betafite was found here at Antanifotsy by Florens and described by A.Lacroix (1922)
4 valid minerals.
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Lacroix, A. (1922): Mineralogie de Madagascar, Tome I. Géologie-Minéralogie descriptive. A.Challamel (Éditeur), Paris. 624 p
Alsace, C. (1963) Etude Geologique et prospection de la feuille Faratsiho. Travaux du Bureau Geologique nr 112, Service Geologique, Tananarive.