|Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.|
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||20° South , 45° East (est.)|
|Margin of Error:||~59km|
|Köppen climate type:||Aw : Tropical savanna, wet|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Karieran' Ankiperatra 15, Pegmatitan' Ankiperatra, Kaominin'i Mandrosonoro, Distrikan' Ambatofinandrahana, Faritra Amoron'i Mania, Faritanin'i Fianarantsoa, Madagasikara|
A granite pegmatite situated 4 km N of the village Ampandramaika, W of the city Fianarantsoa in the central highland of Madagascar.
One of the few amblygonite- bearing pegmatites that are found in Madagascar.
This locality is called Ankiperatra nr 15 in Besaire (1966)
7 valid minerals.
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Behier, J. (1960): Contribution á la mineralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar XXIX, Tananarive, p 13-14
Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Besaire, H. (1966): Gites mineraux de Madagascar. Annales Geologique de Madagascar, Tananarive, Fascicule XXXIV, p 61-62