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Bory Nord, Ankara Plateau, Ankirihitra, Ambato-Boeni, Boeny, Madagascari
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Bory NordOccurrence
Ankara PlateauPlateau
AnkirihitraCommune
Ambato-BoeniDistrict
BoenyRegion
MadagascarCountry

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Name in Malagasy:Bory Avaratra, Plateau de l’ Ankara, Kaominin' Ankirihitra, Distrikan' Ambato-Boeni, Faritr'i Boeny, Madagasikara
Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 16° South , 46° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~1km
Locality type:Occurrence
Köppen climate type:Aw : Tropical savanna, wet


The celestine locality is situated NW of the old signal post Bory Nord about 10 km NW of the town of Mahazoma.

Regions containing this locality

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

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
Habit: fiberlike aggregate
Colour: blue
Description: One sample found by R.Pavlovsky in 1954 (Behier 1960)
Reference: Behier, J. (1960): Contribution á la mineralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar XXIX, Tananarive.p 23

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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Behier, J. (1960) Contribution à la minéralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar, 29, 23.


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