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Sapo Mine, Ferruginha, Conselheiro Pena, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
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Detailed Mineral List:
Albite
Formula: NaAlSi3O8
Reference: fabreminerals; Mineralogical Record (2009) 40:273-292
Photo: © Rob Lavinsky. Albite from Sapo Mine, Ferruginha, Conselheiro Pena, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
'Apatite'
Reference: fabreminerals
Photo: © J.Ralph. Apatite from Sapo Mine, Ferruginha, Conselheiro Pena, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Mineralogical Record (2009) 40:273-292
Barbosalite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2
Reference: sergio varvello collection
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Mineralogical Record (2009) 40:273-292
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Mineralogical Record (2009) 40:273-292
'Columbite'
Formula: (Fe,Mn)(Nb,Ta)2O6
Reference: Mineralogical Record (2009) 40:273-292
Dufrénite
Formula: Ca0.5Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Reference: sergio varvello collection
Elbaite
Formula: Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Mineralogical Record (2009) 40:273-292
Photo: © 1995-2001 Trinity Mineral Co.. Elbaite from Sapo Mine, Ferruginha, Conselheiro Pena, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Fairfieldite
Formula: Ca2(Mn2+,Fe2+)(PO4)2 · 2H2O
Reference: sergio varvello collection
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: fabreminerals; Mineralogical Record (2009) 40:273-292
Photo: © fabreminerals.com. Fluorapatite from Sapo Mine, Ferruginha, Conselheiro Pena, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Hureaulite
Formula: (Mn,Fe)5(PO4)2(HPO4)2 · 4H2O
Reference: Sergio Varvello photo
Photo: © . Hureaulite from Sapo Mine, Ferruginha, Conselheiro Pena, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Hydroxylapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Reference: fabreminerals; Mineralogical Record (2009) 40:273-292
Photo: © Rob Lavinsky. Hydroxylapatite from Sapo Mine, Ferruginha, Conselheiro Pena, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Hydroxylherderite
Formula: CaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
Reference: Mineralogical Record (2009) 40:273-292
Photo: © . Hydroxylherderite from Sapo Mine, Ferruginha, Conselheiro Pena, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
'Jahnsite Group'
Reference: sergio varvello collection
Leucophosphite
Formula: KFe3+2(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
Reference: Sergio Varvello photo
Photo: © . Leucophosphite from Sapo Mine, Ferruginha, Conselheiro Pena, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
'Lithiophilite-Triphylite Series'
Reference: Sergio Varvello photo
Microcline
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Reference: Mineralogical Record (2009) 40:273-292
Mitridatite
Formula: Ca2Fe3+3(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Reference: sergio varvello collection
Photo: © sergio varvello. Mitridatite from Sapo Mine, Ferruginha, Conselheiro Pena, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: fabreminerals; Mineralogical Record (2009) 40:273-292
Photo: Muscovite from Sapo Mine, Ferruginha, Conselheiro Pena, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Orthoclase
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Reference: fabreminerals
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Mineralogical Record (2009) 40:273-292
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Mineralogical Record (2009) 40:273-292
Photo: © Russell G. Rizzo. Quartz from Sapo Mine, Ferruginha, Conselheiro Pena, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Quartz var: Citrine
Reference: Mineralogical Record (2009) 40:273-292
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Mineralogical Record (2009) 40:273-292
'Tantalite'
Formula: (Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Reference: Mineralogical Record (2009) 40:273-292
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Mineralogical Record (2009) 40:273-292
Photo: © Mario Pauwels. Tourmaline from Sapo Mine, Ferruginha, Conselheiro Pena, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Vivianite
Formula: Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Sergio Varvello photo
Photo: © . Vivianite from Sapo Mine, Ferruginha, Conselheiro Pena, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil


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

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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