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Giant Crystal Quarry, Embilipitiya (Embilipitya; Ambilipitiya), Ratnapura District, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lankai
Regional Level Types
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

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3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

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

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Forsterite9.AC.05Mg2SiO4
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Forsterite51.3.1.2Mg2SiO4
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O ForsteriteMg2SiO4
O CalciteCaCO3
MgMagnesium
Mg ForsteriteMg2SiO4
SiSilicon
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si ForsteriteMg2SiO4
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)

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