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Barra de Salinas district, Barra de Salinas, Coronel Murta, Jequitinhonha Valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
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Elbaite
Barra de Salinas district, Barra de Salinas, Coronel Murta, Jequitinhonha Valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Photo: Rob Lavinsky
 
 
Granite pegmatites.
Located west of Coronel Murta.
Several tourmaline species were erroneously reported from here and are quite unlikely in this environment.

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
Albite
Beryl
var: Aquamarine
var: Morganite
'Biotite'
Cassiterite
Chromium-dravite
'Columbite'
Dravite ?
Elbaite
Fluor-buergerite
'Garnet'
Kaolinite
Kyanite
Lepidolite
'Liddicoatite'
'Mica Group'
Microcline
Muscovite
Phlogopite
Povondraite
Pyrite
Quartz
var: Smoky Quartz
Rutile
Schorl
Spodumene
Spodumene
var: Kunzite

Staurolite
Topaz
'Tourmaline'
'var: Indicolite'
'var: Rubellite'
'var: Verdelite'
'var: Watermelon Tourmaline'
'Uvite'


40 entries listed. 18 valid minerals. 5 erroneous literature entries.

Localities in this Region

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References

- (in part) Rocks & Min.:63:41.
- Bastos, F.M. (2002): Famous Mineral Localities: The Barra de Salinas Pegmatites, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Mineralogical Record 33: 209-216.
- Cornejo, C. and Bartorelli, A. (2009): Minerals & precious stones of Brazil. Solaris Cultural Publications, São Paulo, Brazil, p 420

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