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Giant Crystal Quarry, Embilipitiya (Embilipitya; Ambilipitiya), Ratnapura District, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lankai
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Giant Crystal QuarryQuarry
Embilipitiya (Embilipitya; Ambilipitiya)- not defined -
Ratnapura DistrictDistrict
Sabaragamuwa ProvinceProvince
Sri LankaCountry

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 6° North , 80° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~21km
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Af : Tropical rainforest climate

[Possibly in Katukubura Hills?]

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Indian Plate (India Plate)Tectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Rob Lavinsky specimen
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Reference: Sieber collection, Munich 2012
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Joseph A. Freilich.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Group 9 - Silicates

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination

List of minerals for each chemical element

C CalciteCaCO3
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O ForsteriteMg2SiO4
O CalciteCaCO3
Mg ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)

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