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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

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
20° 15' 57'' South , 43° 24' 46'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
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

Select Mineral List Type

Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

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

Detailed Mineral List:

Formula: Au
Reference: CPRM Serviço Geológico do Brasil
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
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Joséite-B (TL)2.DC.05Bi4Te2S
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 4:3
Joséite-B (TL)

List of minerals for each chemical element

S Joséite-BBi4Te2S
S JoséiteBi4TeS2
Te Joséite-BBi4Te2S
Te JoséiteBi4TeS2
Au GoldAu
Bi Joséite-BBi4Te2S
Bi JoséiteBi4TeS2

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