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Ermo, Carnaúba dos Dantas, Borborema mineral province, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazili
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Ermo- not defined -
Carnaúba dos Dantas- not defined -
Borborema mineral provinceProvince
Rio Grande do NorteState
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
6° 32' 31'' South , 36° 30' 34'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Picuí10,779 (2012)18.3km
Parelhas16,377 (2012)23.0km
Jardim do Seridó9,520 (2012)29.6km
Currais Novos35,560 (2012)31.3km
Nova Floresta8,623 (2012)35.2km


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11 valid minerals.

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'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Description: Transparent apatite crystals varying from light green to colorless.
Reference: http://www.minsocam.org/MSA/AmMin/TOC/Articles_Free/2002/Eeckhout_p1297-1306_02.pdf
Bertrandite
Formula: Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Description: Large crystals of white beryl.
Reference: http://www.minsocam.org/MSA/AmMin/TOC/Articles_Free/2002/Eeckhout_p1297-1306_02.pdf
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: http://www.minsocam.org/MSA/AmMin/TOC/Articles_Free/2002/Eeckhout_p1297-1306_02.pdf
'Bismutomicrolite (of Hogarth 1977)'
Reference: Anthony, J. W. et al. (1997): Handbook of Mineralogy, Vol. 3, 63
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: http://www.minsocam.org/MSA/AmMin/TOC/Articles_Free/2002/Eeckhout_p1297-1306_02.pdf
Euclase
Formula: BeAl(SiO4)(OH)
Description: Druzes of pink euclase.
Reference: http://www.minsocam.org/MSA/AmMin/TOC/Articles_Free/2002/Eeckhout_p1297-1306_02.pdf
Gahnite
Formula: ZnAl2O4
Reference: http://www.minsocam.org/MSA/AmMin/TOC/Articles_Free/2002/Eeckhout_p1297-1306_02.pdf
'K Feldspar'
Reference: http://www.minsocam.org/MSA/AmMin/TOC/Articles_Free/2002/Eeckhout_p1297-1306_02.pdf
'Lepidolite'
Reference: http://www.minsocam.org/MSA/AmMin/TOC/Articles_Free/2002/Eeckhout_p1297-1306_02.pdf
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: http://www.minsocam.org/MSA/AmMin/TOC/Articles_Free/2002/Eeckhout_p1297-1306_02.pdf
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: http://www.minsocam.org/MSA/AmMin/TOC/Articles_Free/2002/Eeckhout_p1297-1306_02.pdf
'Microlite Group'
Formula: A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
Reference: Anthony, J. W. et al. (1997): Handbook of Mineralogy, Vol. 3, 63
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: http://www.minsocam.org/MSA/AmMin/TOC/Articles_Free/2002/Eeckhout_p1297-1306_02.pdf
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: http://www.minsocam.org/MSA/AmMin/TOC/Articles_Free/2002/Eeckhout_p1297-1306_02.pdf
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: http://www.minsocam.org/MSA/AmMin/TOC/Articles_Free/2002/Eeckhout_p1297-1306_02.pdf
Spessartine
Formula: Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: http://www.minsocam.org/MSA/AmMin/TOC/Articles_Free/2002/Eeckhout_p1297-1306_02.pdf
'Tantalite'
Formula: (Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Bismutomicrolite (of Hogarth 1977)'4.DH.15
Gahnite4.BB.05ZnAl2O4
'Microlite Group'4.00.A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 9 - Silicates
Bertrandite9.BD.05Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Euclase9.AE.10BeAl(SiO4)(OH)
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Spessartine9.AD.25Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'K Feldspar'-
'Lepidolite'-
'Tantalite'-(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Gahnite7.2.1.4ZnAl2O4
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
A2B2O6(O,OH,F)
'Bismutomicrolite (of Hogarth 1977)'8.2.2.5
'Microlite Group'8.2.2.1A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Spessartine51.4.3a.3Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
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
Euclase52.2.1.1BeAl(SiO4)(OH)
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Bertrandite56.1.1.1Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'K Feldspar'-
'Lepidolite'-
'Tantalite'-(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
H EuclaseBeAl(SiO4)(OH)
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
BeBeryllium
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Be BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Be EuclaseBeAl(SiO4)(OH)
BBoron
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
O QuartzSiO2
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
O BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
O GahniteZnAl2O4
O EuclaseBeAl(SiO4)(OH)
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
FFluorine
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
NaSodium
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
AlAluminium
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al GahniteZnAl2O4
Al EuclaseBeAl(SiO4)(OH)
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Si EuclaseBeAl(SiO4)(OH)
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
CaCalcium
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
MnManganese
Mn Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Mn SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
FeIron
Fe Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
CuCopper
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
ZnZinc
Zn GahniteZnAl2O4
NbNiobium
Nb Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
TaTantalum
Ta Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Ta Microlite GroupA2-mTa2X6-wZ-n

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