Conselheiro Lafaiete, Minas Gerais, Brazil
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|Location is approximate, based on center of defined region.|
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||20° South , 43° West (est.)|
|Other/historical region names associated with this locality:||Queluz de Minas|
Conselheiro Lafaiete was formely named Queluz de Minas.
Manganese mine opened in 1894. Yielded 8.6 million tons of oxide ore and 3.4 million tons of manganese silicate-carbonate protore during 1902-95.
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34 valid minerals.
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P. Leverett, P. Williams & D. Hibbs (2008): Ca-Mg-Fe rich Rhodonite from the Morro da Mina Mine, Conselheiro Lafaiete, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Mineralogical Record 39, 125-130.