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Morro do Caxambu, Dom Bosco, Cachoeira do Campo district, Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 20° South , 43° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~8km
Köppen climate type:Cwb : Subtropical highland climate or temperate oceanic climate with dry winters
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Morro do Caxambu (Caixambú)


Mica schists.
Caixambú is a mispelling.

Regions containing this locality

Iron Quadrangle, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Quadrangle - 165 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Florencite'
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 839.
Fluocerite-(Ce)
Formula: (Ce,La)F3
Reference: Hussak and Prior (1900) Mineralogical Magazine: 12: 244.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Hussak and Prior (1900) Mineralogical Magazine: 12: 244.
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Hussak and Prior (1900) Mineralogical Magazine: 12: 244.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Hussak and Prior (1900) Mineralogical Magazine: 12: 244.
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Reference: Hussak and Prior (1900) Mineralogical Magazine: 12: 244.
Topaz var: Imperial Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Reference: USGS Professional Paper 341B

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 3 - Halides
'Fluocerite-(Ce)'3.AC.15(Ce,La)F3
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Hematite'4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
var: Imperial Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Florencite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX3
Fluocerite-(Ce)9.3.4.1(Ce,La)F3
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
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Florencite'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Topaz
var: Imperial Topaz
-Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Topaz (var: Imperial Topaz)Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
OOxygen
O HematiteFe2O3
O Topaz (var: Imperial Topaz)Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O QuartzSiO2
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
FFluorine
F Fluocerite-(Ce)(Ce,La)F3
F Topaz (var: Imperial Topaz)Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Topaz (var: Imperial Topaz)Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Topaz (var: Imperial Topaz)Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si QuartzSiO2
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
FeIron
Fe HematiteFe2O3
CeCerium
Ce Fluocerite-(Ce)(Ce,La)F3

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Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 839.


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