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Antsirabé 1 District (Antsirabé City), Vakinankaratra Region, Antananarivo Province, Madagascar

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 19° South , 46° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~62km
Name(s) in local language(s):Antsirabe tanana, Faritra Vakinankaratra, Faritanin' Antananarivo, Madagasikara

Antsirabé is the main city of the Vakinanakaratra region and it is situated 169 km south of Antananarivo- the capitol of Madagascar. Antsirabé is often refered to in mineralogical litterature as a locality for minerals. But in fact Antsirabe is not a locality but more a good market place for minerals coming from numerous localities in the Vakinankaratra region and from the whole island.
Minerals labelled "Antsirabe" has not been found here, but probably just bought here.
Antsirabé with its surroundings is politically divided in 2 districts: Antsirabé 1 wich covers the city and Antsirabé 2, being the area in a large circle around the city.

The type material of fluor-liddicoatite was found in soils somewhere near Antsirabé. The exact locality is not known. Please confer the Near Antsirabé entry.

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Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871

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