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Topaz mine, Antônio Pereira district, Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazili
Regional Level Types
Topaz mineMine
Antônio Pereira districtDistrict
Ouro Preto- not defined -
Minas Gerais- not defined -
BrazilCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
20° South , 43° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~12km
Locality type:


An occurrence of Imperial Topaz.

Regions containing this locality

South America PlateTectonic Plate
South AmericaContinent
Iron Quadrangle, Minas Gerais, BrazilQuadrangle

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Florencite-(Ce)
Formula: CeAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Ricardo Scholz collection.
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Reference: Rock Currier

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Florencite-(Ce)8.BL.13CeAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
Group 9 - Silicates
Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Florencite-(Ce)41.5.10.2CeAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Topaz52.3.1.1Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
H Florencite-(Ce)CeAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
OOxygen
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O Florencite-(Ce)CeAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
FFluorine
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
AlAluminium
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Al Florencite-(Ce)CeAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
SiSilicon
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
PPhosphorus
P Florencite-(Ce)CeAl3(PO4)2(OH)6
CeCerium
Ce Florencite-(Ce)CeAl3(PO4)2(OH)6

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Cassedanne, J.P. (1989) Famous mineral localities: the Ouro Preto topaz mines. Mineralogical Record, 20(3), 221-233.


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