Cap Andrahomana


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Madagaskar / Anosy, Region / Taolanaro, Distrikt / Ranopiso / Cap Andrahomana


Der Pegmatit schneidet migmatitische hochgradige Granulit-Facies, metapelitischer Gneis und Leptynit.

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Cap Andrahomana, Ranopiso, Taolanaro, Anosy, MG
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Minerals (Count: 14)

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Fundort: Cap Andrahomana, Ranopiso Dept., Anosy (Fort Dauphin) Region, Tulear (Toliara) Provinz, Madagaskar; Größe: 2,5 x 2 cm

Copyright: Rob Lavinsky
Contribution: Collector 2008-07-06
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Größe: 4 x 6 x 2.5 cm; Fundort: Cap Andrahomana, Fort. Dauphin Area, Toliara Province, Madagaskar

Copyright: Kiyoshi Kiikuni
Contribution: Mineralienatlas 2005-02-23
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Grandidierit; Kap Andrahomana,Madagaskar; BB: 5 cm

Collection: Rockhounder
Copyright: Rockhounder
Contribution: Rockhounder 2016-11-15
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Rocks (Count: 6)

Reference- and Source indication, Literature


  • Lacroix, A. (1902): Note préliminaire sur une nouvelle espèce minerale. Grandidierit. Bull. Soc. Franc. Minér. 25: 85-86. (Typ-Publ.)
  • Lacroix, A. (1922): Mineralogie de Madagascar, Tome I. Géol.-Minér. descriptive. A. Challamel (Éd.), Paris. 624 S.
  • Decary, R. (1927?): Les Gneiss à Grandidierite d'Andrahomana (Madagascar). Bull. Museum national d'histoire naturelle; 1ère Série; Tome 33, 556-57.
  • Behier, J. (1960): Travaux mineralogiques. in Besaire,H. (ed): Rapport Annuel du Service Geologique pour 1960. Rep. Malgache, 181-99.
  • Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géol. Madagascar. A 1871.
  • Eur. J. Min. (1991). 3, 367-86.
  • Grew, E.S. et al. (1998): Werdingite, a borosilicate new to granitic pegmatites. Can. Min. 36, 399-414.