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Munwatte, Nuwara Eliya District, Central Province, Sri Lankai
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Munwatte- not defined -
Nuwara Eliya DistrictDistrict
Central ProvinceProvince
Sri LankaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
7° 6' 59'' North , 80° 48' 36'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Nuwara Eliya25,775 (2013)16.5km
Talawakele3,545 (2012)26.1km
Gampola24,730 (2012)27.1km
Kandy111,701 (2012)27.7km
Badulla47,587 (2013)30.5km


Granulites, 9 kbar and 830°C.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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7 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Kriegsman, L.M., Schumacher, J.C. (1999) Petrology of Sapphirine-bearing and Associated Granulites from Central Sri Lanka. Journal of Petrology, 40:8, 1211-1239.
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Kriegsman, L.M., Schumacher, J.C. (1999) Petrology of Sapphirine-bearing and Associated Granulites from Central Sri Lanka. Journal of Petrology, 40:8, 1211-1239.
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: Kriegsman, L.M., Schumacher, J.C. (1999) Petrology of Sapphirine-bearing and Associated Granulites from Central Sri Lanka. Journal of Petrology, 40:8, 1211-1239.
Cordierite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Reference: Kriegsman, L.M., Schumacher, J.C. (1999) Petrology of Sapphirine-bearing and Associated Granulites from Central Sri Lanka. Journal of Petrology, 40:8, 1211-1239.
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Kriegsman, L.M., Schumacher, J.C. (1999) Petrology of Sapphirine-bearing and Associated Granulites from Central Sri Lanka. Journal of Petrology, 40:8, 1211-1239.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Kriegsman, L.M., Schumacher, J.C. (1999) Petrology of Sapphirine-bearing and Associated Granulites from Central Sri Lanka. Journal of Petrology, 40:8, 1211-1239.
Gedrite
Formula: ☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Reference: Kriegsman, L.M., Schumacher, J.C. (1999) Petrology of Sapphirine-bearing and Associated Granulites from Central Sri Lanka. Journal of Petrology, 40:8, 1211-1239.
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'
Reference: Kriegsman, L.M., Schumacher, J.C. (1999) Petrology of Sapphirine-bearing and Associated Granulites from Central Sri Lanka. Journal of Petrology, 40:8, 1211-1239.
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Kriegsman, L.M., Schumacher, J.C. (1999) Petrology of Sapphirine-bearing and Associated Granulites from Central Sri Lanka. Journal of Petrology, 40:8, 1211-1239.
Sapphirine
Formula: Mg4(Mg3Al9)O4[Si3Al9O36]
Reference: Kriegsman, L.M., Schumacher, J.C. (1999) Petrology of Sapphirine-bearing and Associated Granulites from Central Sri Lanka. Journal of Petrology, 40:8, 1211-1239.
Sillimanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Kriegsman, L.M., Schumacher, J.C. (1999) Petrology of Sapphirine-bearing and Associated Granulites from Central Sri Lanka. Journal of Petrology, 40:8, 1211-1239.
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Reference: Kriegsman, L.M., Schumacher, J.C. (1999) Petrology of Sapphirine-bearing and Associated Granulites from Central Sri Lanka. Journal of Petrology, 40:8, 1211-1239.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Group 9 - Silicates
Cordierite9.CJ.10(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Gedrite9.DD.05☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Sapphirine9.DH.45Mg4(Mg3Al9)O4[Si3Al9O36]
Sillimanite9.AF.05Al2(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Sillimanite52.2.2a.1Al2(SiO4)O
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with Al substituted rings
Cordierite61.2.1.1(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Gedrite66.1.2.5☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Group 69 - INOSILICATES Chains with Side Branches or Loops
Chains with Side Branches or Loops with P>2
Sapphirine69.2.1b.1Mg4(Mg3Al9)O4[Si3Al9O36]
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Gedrite☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
OOxygen
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O CorundumAl2O3
O Gedrite☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
O SapphirineMg4(Mg3Al9)O4[Si3Al9O36]
O Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O RutileTiO2
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
FFluorine
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
MgMagnesium
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
Mg Gedrite☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Mg SapphirineMg4(Mg3Al9)O4[Si3Al9O36]
Mg Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
AlAluminium
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al Gedrite☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Al SapphirineMg4(Mg3Al9)O4[Si3Al9O36]
Al Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Al SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
SiSilicon
Si Gedrite☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Si SapphirineMg4(Mg3Al9)O4[Si3Al9O36]
Si Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
CaCalcium
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
FeIron
Fe Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2

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