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Sapo Mine, Ferruginha, Conselheiro Pena, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
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Elbaite
Sapo Mine, Ferruginha, Conselheiro Pena, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Photo: 1995-2001 Trinity Mineral Co.
Latitude: 18°55'54"S
Longitude: 41°16'55"W
 
 
Thought to be located in the Goiabeira municipality, but in fact, part of Conselheiro Pena municipality.
More than 30 km far from the head of the Conselheiro Pena municipality but less than 10 km from the head of Goiabeira municipality.
Aimorés pegmatite district, Eastern Brazilian pegmatite province

Mineral List

Albite
'Apatite'
Arsenopyrite
Barbosalite
Beryl
'Chlorite Group'
'Columbite'
Dufrénite
Elbaite
Fairfieldite
Fluorapatite
Hureaulite
Hydroxylapatite
Hydroxylherderite
'Jahnsite Group'
Leucophosphite
'Lithiophilite-Triphylite Series'
Microcline
Mitridatite
Muscovite
Orthoclase
Pyrite
Quartz
var: Citrine
var: Smoky Quartz
'Tantalite'
'Tourmaline'
Vivianite


28 entries listed. 18 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

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References

Menezes, L., (2009) Famous Mineral Localities: The Sapo Mine, Ferruginha District, Conselheiro Pena, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Mineralogical Record 40(4): 273-292

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