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Pegmatite near Mahajamba River, Berere Pegmatite Field, Bekapaika Commune, Tsaratanàna, Betsiboka, Madagascari
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Pegmatite near Mahajamba RiverRiver
Berere Pegmatite FieldPegmatite Field
Bekapaika CommuneCommune
TsaratanànaDistrict
BetsibokaRegion
MadagascarCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
17° South , 47° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~96km
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2-3 m long beryl crystals has been found in a pegmatite near Mahajamba River (Pezzotta 1999).

Regions containing this locality

Somali Plate (Somalia Plate)Tectonic Plate
Mahajanga Province (Majunga), MadagascarProvince

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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1 valid mineral.

Rock Types Recorded

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Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Pezzotta, F.(1999): Madagaskar. Das Paradies der Mineralien und Edelsteine. ExtraLapis nr 17, 42-43 (german version)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 9 - Silicates
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)

List of minerals for each chemical element

BeBeryllium
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
OOxygen
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
AlAluminium
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
SiSilicon
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)

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Pezzotta, F.(1999): Madagaskar. Das Paradies der Mineralien und Edelsteine. ExtraLapis nr 17, p.42-43(in german)


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