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Ambondrona pegmatite, Andrembesoa Commune, Betafo District, Vakinankaratra Region, Antananarivo Province, Madagascar

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 20° South , 46° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~36km
Locality type:Pegmatite
Köppen climate type:Cwb : Subtropical highland climate or temperate oceanic climate with dry winters
Name(s) in local language(s):Ambondrona (Ambondrono), Kaominin' Andrembesoa, Distrikan'i Betafo, Faritra Vakinankaratra, Faritanin' Antananarivo, Madagasikara


A pegmatite located between the small towns of Andrembesoa and Alarobia-Bemaha, about 40 km south of Betafo in the central highland of Madagascar.
Located close to where the Isakely River runs into the Mania River.
X = 451,01
Y = 656 2


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References

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Behier, J. (1959) Travaux minéralogiques. In Besaire, H. (ed): Rapport Annuel du Service Géologique pour 1959. Republique Madagascar, Tananarive: 237-250 (p. 240).
Behier, J. (1963) Carte minéralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871.
Rakotoarisoa Nivomalala (2003) Contribution à l'étude monographique des gîtes pegmatitiques de la région de Betafo-Antsirabe. Interprétation structurale d'images Landsat. École Supérieure Polytechnique d'Antananarivo 2003.

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