Valozoro tourmaline deposits, Fiadanana Commune, Ambohimahasoa District, Haute Matsiatra, Madagascari
|Regional Level Types|
|Valozoro tourmaline deposits||Group of Deposits|
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|Name(s) in local language(s):||Karieran'i Valozoro, Kaominin'i Fiadanana, Distrikan' Ambohimahasoa, Faritra Haute Matsiatra, Faritanin'i Fianarantsoa, Madagasikara|
|Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.|
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||20° South , 47° East (est.)|
|Margin of Error:||~11km|
|Locality type:||Group of Deposits|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
Not to be confused with the Valozoro lateritic nickel deposit in the same area. Multicoloured tourmaline was found here especially around 1995-1996. This locality is a part of the area known by gem dealers as Camp Robin.
Regions containing this locality
|Somali Plate (Somalia Plate)||Tectonic Plate|
|Fianarantsoa Province, Madagascar||Province|
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Reference: Pezzotta, F. (2006): New Gem localities in Madagascar. 2006 Gemmological Research Conference. Gem & Gemology, Fall 2006, p.116
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Pezzotta, F. (2006): New Gem localities in Madagascar. 2006 Gemmological Research Conference. Gem & Gemology, Fall 2006, p.116
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