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Sapucaia Mine (Proberil mine), Sapucaia do Norte, Galiléia, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
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Latitude: 18°54'3"S
Longitude: 41°29'4"W
 
 
A mine in the Sapucaia pegmatite body, located near Galiléia.
Aimorés pegmatite district, Eastern Brazilian pegmatite province


Mineral List

Albite
var: Cleavelandite
Almandine
Arrojadite-(PbFe) (TL)
Arsenopyrite
Augelite
Autunite
Barbosalite (TL)
Beraunite
Berlinite
Bermanite
Beryl
var: Heliodor
'Biotite'
Cacoxenite
Chamosite
Childrenite
'Clay'
'Columbite-Tantalite'
Crandallite
Cryptomelane
Cyrilovite
Dufrénite
Elbaite
Eosphorite
Faheyite (TL)
Fairfieldite
Ferrisicklerite
Fluorapatite
Frondelite (TL)
'Frondelite-Rockbridgeite Series'
'Garnet'
Goethite
Gordonite
Greifensteinite
'Gummite'
Hematite
Heterosite
Hureaulite
Hydroxylherderite
Jahnsite-(CaMnFe)
'Jahnsite Group'
'Jahnsite-(MnMnMg)'
Johnsomervilleite
Kaolinite
Kidwellite
Laueite
Leucophosphite
'Limonite'
Lipscombite (TL)
Lithiophorite
Löllingite
Ludlamite
Magnetite
Messelite
Metaswitzerite
Metavivianite
'Meurigite'
Meurigite-K
Microcline
Mitridatite
Monazite-(Ce)
Montebrasite
Montmorillonite
Moraesite (TL)
Muscovite
Natrodufrénite
Nontronite
Opal
var: Opal-AN

Paravauxite
Pharmacosiderite
Phosphosiderite
Phosphuranylite
Pyrite
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
var: Smoky Quartz
Robertsite
Rockbridgeite
Roscherite
Ruifrancoite (TL)
Rutherfordine
Sabugalite
Saléeite
Schorl
Scorodite
Siderite
Sphalerite
Spodumene
Strengite
Strunzite
Tapiolite-(Fe)
Tavorite (TL)
'Tourmaline'
Triphylite
Variscite
Vivianite
Whiteite-(CaMnMg)
'Whiteite Group' ?
'Whiteite-(MnMnMg)'
Whitmoreite
Xanthoxenite
Xenotime-(Y)
Zircon


104 entries listed. 86 valid minerals. 8 type localities (valid minerals).

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References

Lindberg, M. L. (1949): Frondelite and the frondelite-rockbridgeite series. American Mineralogist. 34, 541-549

Lindberg & Murata (1953): Faheyite, a new phosphate mineral from the Sapucaia pegmatite mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil. American Mineralogist. 38, 263-270, 349

Science (1954): 119: 739

Lindberg, M.L. and Pecora, W.T. (1955) Tavorite and barbosalite, two new phosphate minerals from Minas Gerais, Brazil. American Mineralogist 40, 952-966.

Rocks & Minerals: 62: 318.

Rocks & Minerals: 63: 44 & 139.

Mineralogical Record: 21: 97.

Cassedanne, J.P. & Baptista, A. (1999): Famous Mineral Localities: The Sapucaia Pegmatite Minas Gerais, Brazil. Mineralogical Record, 30: 347-360 + 365

Chopin, C., Oberti, R., Cámara, F. (2006): The arrojadite enigma: II. Compositional space, new members and nomenclature of the group. American Mineralogist, 91, 1260-1270 [with discussion and analysis of arrojadite-(PbFe) from Sapucaia]

Atencio, K., Chukanov, N. V., Coutinho, J. M.V., Menezes Filho, L.A.D., Dubinchuk, V. T. & Möckel, S. (2007): Ruifrancoite, a new Fe3+-dominant monoclinic member of the roscherite group from Galileia, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Canadian Mineralogist. 45, 1263-1273.
Field Trip Guide, Eastern Brazilian Pegmatite Province, 4th International Symposium on Granitic Pegmatites, 2009.

Baijot, M., Hatert, F. & Philippo, S. (2012): Mineralogy and geochemistry of phosphates and silicates in the Sapucaia pegmatite, Minas Gerais, Brazil: Genetic implications. Canadian Mineralogist. 50, 1531-1554

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