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Itorendrika-Ifasina, Imorona valley, Ambatofinandrahana Commune, Ambatofinandrahana District, Amoron'i Mania Region, Fianarantsoa Province, Madagascar

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 20° South , 46° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~33km
Köppen climate type:Cwb : Subtropical highland climate or temperate oceanic climate with dry winters
Name(s) in local language(s):Itorendrika-Ifasina, Lohasahan' Imorona, Kaominin' Ambatofinandrahana, Distrikan' Ambatofinandrahana, Faritra Amoron'i Mania, Faritanin'i Fianarantsoa, Madagasikara


Eluvial deposit with minerals from a contact zone with pegmatitic facies of an alkali-granite. Located along the Imorona River




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12 valid minerals.

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References

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Lacroix, A. (1915): La bastnaesite et la tscheffkinite de Madagascar; le mode de gisement des fluocarbonates, pseudomorphose d'origine pneumatolytique dans les granites alcalins. Bulletin de la Société Française de Minéralogie et de Cristallographie. 38, 106 - 125.
Lacroix, A. (1922): Mineralogie de Madagascar, Tome I. Géologie-Minéralogie descriptive. A.Challamel (Éditeur), Paris. 624p
Behier, J. (1960): Contribution á la mineralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar XXIX, Tananarive
Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871

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