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Ribeirão da Folha, Minas Novas, Minas Gerais, Brazili
Regional Level Types
Ribeirão da Folha- not defined -
Minas NovasMunicipality
Minas GeraisState
BrazilCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
17° 25' 35'' South , 42° 15' 32'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Capelinha20,073 (2012)40.1km
Novo Cruzeiro10,385 (2012)40.9km
Minas Novas7,365 (2012)42.1km


Black kyanite from here is present in many systematic species collections wrongly labelled as various rare amphibole(!) species, as it was mis-marketed that way in the 1990s. Caveat emptor.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Graphite
Formula: C
Description: Inclusions coloring the black kyanite.
Reference: Luis Menezes, pers. comm.
'Indicolite'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Rob Lavinsky
Kyanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Luis Menezes information
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Rob Lavinsky

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Group 9 - Silicates
Kyanite9.AF.15Al2(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Indicolite'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Kyanite52.2.2c.1Al2(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Indicolite'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

BBoron
B IndicoliteA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C GraphiteC
OOxygen
O IndicoliteA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
AlAluminium
Al KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
SiSilicon
Si KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

Other Regions, Features and Areas containg this locality

South AmericaContinent
South America PlateTectonic Plate

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