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São José mine (Tesoureiro mine), Camargos district, Mariana (Marianna de Itacolumy), Minas Gerais, Brazili
Regional Level Types
São José mine (Tesoureiro mine)Mine
Camargos districtDistrict
Mariana (Marianna de Itacolumy)City
Minas GeraisState
BrazilCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
20° 15' 57'' South , 43° 24' 46'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Mariana45,236 (2012)12.4km
Ouro Preto63,678 (2012)17.3km
Barão de Cocais22,387 (2012)36.4km
Itabirito39,452 (2012)40.5km
Ouro Branco26,687 (2014)41.0km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Mina São José (Mina do Tesoureiro), Fazenda Sagarana


"San José mine" is a mis-nomer.
An old gold mine.

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

Mineral List


2 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: CPRM Serviço Geológico do Brasil
'Joséite'
Formula: Bi4TeS2
Reference: Kenngoth 1853
Joséite-B (TL)
Formula: Bi4Te2S
Type Locality:
Reference: ATENCIO, D. (2001): Type Mineralogy of Brazil. Universidade de São Paulo, Instituto de Geociências, São Paulo, Brazil (11-14).

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Joséite-B (TL)2.DC.05Bi4Te2S
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Joséite'-Bi4TeS2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 4:3
'Joséite'2.6.2.1Bi4TeS2
Joséite-B (TL)2.6.2.2Bi4Te2S

List of minerals for each chemical element

SSulfur
S Joséite-BBi4Te2S
S JoséiteBi4TeS2
TeTellurium
Te Joséite-BBi4Te2S
Te JoséiteBi4TeS2
AuGold
Au GoldAu
BiBismuth
Bi Joséite-BBi4Te2S
Bi JoséiteBi4TeS2

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