Belemboka cordierite quarry (Belomboky), Tsihombe Commune, Tsihombe District (Tsiombe), Androy Region, Tuléar Province (Toliara), Madagascar
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|Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.|
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||25° South , 45° East (est.)|
|Margin of Error:||~27km|
|Köppen climate type:||Aw : Tropical savanna, wet|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Karieran' i Belemboka (Belemboky), Kaominan' i Tsihombe, Distrikan' i Tsihombe, Faritra Androy, Faritanin' i Toliary, Madagasikara|
Gneisses and leptynites. Located north of the town Tsihombe.
The source of "world`s best gem cordierites" according to T. Praszkier (2012)
The locality name is correctly spelled as Belemboka (or Belemboky, depends on the dialect).
1 valid mineral.
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