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Zircon from
Ratnapura, Ratnapura District, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka

Classification
Species:Zircon
Formula:Zr(SiO4)
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Shigley, J. E., Dirlam, D. M., Laurs, B. M., Boehm, E. W., Bosshart, G., & Larson, W. F. (2000). Gem localities of the 1990s. Gems & Gemology, 36(4), 292-335.; Dissanayake, C. B., Chandrajith, R. O. H. A. N. A., & Tobschall, H. J. (2000). The geology, mineralogy and rare element geochemistry of the gem deposits of Sri Lanka. BULLETIN-GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF FINLAND, 72(1/2), 5-20.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Zircon data
Locality Data:Click here to view Ratnapura, Ratnapura District, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka
Localities for Zircon in this Region
Gem gravels, Ratnapura, Ratnapura District, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka
Nearest other occurrences of Zircon
38.7km (24.1 miles) A Avissawella, Western Province, Sri Lanka
51.0km (31.7 miles) B Bentota River Alluvium, Bentota, Galle District, Southern Province, Sri Lanka
76.8km (47.7 miles) C Wellawaya, Moneragala District, Uva Province, Sri Lanka
122.3km (76.0 miles) D Elahera District, Central Province, Sri Lanka
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