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Cordierite from
Munwatte, Central Province, Sri Lanka

Classification
Species:Cordierite
Formula:(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References: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.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Cordierite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Munwatte, Central Province, Sri Lanka
Nearest other occurrences of Cordierite
66.6km (41.4 miles) A β“˜Elahera District, Central Province, Sri Lanka
69.7km (43.3 miles) B β“˜Avissawella, Western Province, Sri Lanka
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