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Madagascar: A Gemologist’s Journey (Ambatofinandrahana)

Ambatofinandrahana is probably my favorite town in Madagascar. This once-thriving town in an area rich in quartz, Beryl-Columbite, Lepidolite, danburite and other minerals, is now in disrepair. Upon our arrival in Abatofinandrahana we were greeted at the boarding house by … Continue reading

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