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Cordierite from
Pointe Burgos, Les Anses-d'Arlet, Martinique, French West Indies, France

Classification
Species:Cordierite
Formula:(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Lacroix, A. (1910): Minéralogie de la France et de ses colonies, Librairie Polytechnique, Ch. Béranger Editeur, Tome IV, 761.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Cordierite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Pointe Burgos, Les Anses-d'Arlet, Martinique, French West Indies, France
Nearest other occurrences of Cordierite
7.9km (4.9 miles) A Diamond Rock, Le Diamant, Martinique, French West Indies, France
9.6km (6.0 miles) B Gros Îlet, Les Trois-Îlets, Martinique, French West Indies, France
37.1km (23.1 miles) C Montagne Pelée, Saint-Pierre, Martinique, French West Indies, France
126.6km (78.7 miles) D Soufrière Saint Vincent, Saint Vincent, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
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