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Katsepy, Mitsinjo, Boeny, Madagascari
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Artisinal mining for Celestite in Madagascar

Sakoany deposit, Katsepy, Mitsinjo, Boeny, Madagascar
Artisinal mining for Celestite in Madagascar

Sakoany deposit, Katsepy, Mitsinjo, Boeny, Madagascar
Artisinal mining for Celestite in Madagascar

Sakoany deposit, Katsepy, Mitsinjo, Boeny, Madagascar
Artisinal mining for Celestite in Madagascar

Sakoany deposit, Katsepy, Mitsinjo, Boeny, Madagascar
Artisinal mining for Celestite in Madagascar

Sakoany deposit, Katsepy, Mitsinjo, Boeny, Madagascar
Name in Malagasy:Kaominin'i Katsepy, Distrikan'i Mitsinjo, Faritr'i Boeny, Madagasikara
Locality type:Commune


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1 valid mineral.

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Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
Habit: Blocky to elongated, tapering and pointed, sharp wellformed crystals to 15 cm. Dominant forms: prism {210} moodified by {101} and {011}, + these and {100},{001},{111},{110}
Colour: Medium blue to pale blue to colorless with a bright luster
Reference: Humbert and Labumaz (1982): La célestite de Madagascar. Monde et Mínéraux 49 (septembre-octobre 1982): 4-7; Pezzotta, F. (1999): Madagaskar. Das Paradies der Mineralien und Edelsteine. Extra Lapis nr 17, pp 53-54 (german edition)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Celestine7.AD.35SrSO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Celestine28.3.1.2SrSO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O CelestineSrSO4
SSulfur
S CelestineSrSO4
SrStrontium
Sr CelestineSrSO4

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