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Salgadinho, Borborema mineral province, Paraíba, Brazili
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Salgadinho- not defined -
Borborema mineral provinceProvince
ParaíbaState
BrazilCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
7° 6' 10'' South , 36° 50' 44'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Taperoá8,879 (2012)11.8km
Santa Luzia13,243 (2012)26.9km
Desterro5,374 (2012)34.4km
Teixeira9,954 (2012)47.0km
Patos92,575 (2012)48.7km


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11 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: various added photos
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'
Reference: de Brito Barreto, S., & Bretas Bittar, S. M. (2010). Los depósitos de gemas de Brasil: localización, producción e impacto económico. Boletín de la Sociedad Geológica Mexicana, 62(1), 123-140.
Copper
Formula: Cu
Elbaite
Formula: Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Wilson, W. E. (2002): Cuprian elbaite from the Batalha Mine, Paraíba, Brazil. Mineralogical Record, 33: 127-137; de Brito Barreto, S., & Bretas Bittar, S. M. (2010). Los depósitos de gemas de Brasil: localización, producción e impacto económico. Boletín de la Sociedad Geológica Mexicana, 62(1), 123-140.; Scares, D. R., Ferreira, A. C. M., da Silva, R. R., & Ferreira, V. P. (2008). Alkali-Deficient elbaite from pegmatites of the serido region, Borborema Province, Ne Brazil. Brazilian Journal of Geology, 30(2).
Elbaite var: Cuprian Elbaite
Formula: Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Wilson, W. E. (2002): Cuprian elbaite from the Batalha Mine, Paraíba, Brazil. Mineralogical Record, 33: 127-137; de Brito Barreto, S., & Bretas Bittar, S. M. (2010). Los depósitos de gemas de Brasil: localización, producción e impacto económico. Boletín de la Sociedad Geológica Mexicana, 62(1), 123-140.
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: Scares, D. R., Ferreira, A. C. M., da Silva, R. R., & Ferreira, V. P. (2008). Alkali-Deficient elbaite from pegmatites of the serido region, Borborema Province, Ne Brazil. Brazilian Journal of Geology, 30(2).
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Habit: octahedra
Colour: green
Description: Sauer (1982): "The Salgadinho pegmatite near Santa Luzia, state of Paraíba, has beautiful transparent green octahedral [fluorite] crystals.
Reference: Sauer, J.R. (1982) Brazil, Paradise of Gemstones. Gemological Institute of America, 135 pp. (p. 112).
Gilalite
Formula: Cu5Si6O17 · 7H2O
Reference: Gems & Gemology Magazine Fall 2005 article, volume 41, issue 3.
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: de Brito Barreto, S., & Bretas Bittar, S. M. (2010). Los depósitos de gemas de Brasil: localización, producción e impacto económico. Boletín de la Sociedad Geológica Mexicana, 62(1), 123-140.
'Lepidolite'
Reference: Wilson, W. E. (2002): Cuprian elbaite from the Batalha Mine, Paraíba, Brazil. Mineralogical Record, 33: 127-137; de Brito Barreto, S., & Bretas Bittar, S. M. (2010). Los depósitos de gemas de Brasil: localización, producción e impacto económico. Boletín de la Sociedad Geológica Mexicana, 62(1), 123-140.; Scares, D. R., Ferreira, A. C. M., da Silva, R. R., & Ferreira, V. P. (2008). Alkali-Deficient elbaite from pegmatites of the serido region, Borborema Province, Ne Brazil. Brazilian Journal of Geology, 30(2).
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: various added photos
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: de Brito Barreto, S., & Bretas Bittar, S. M. (2010). Los depósitos de gemas de Brasil: localización, producción e impacto económico. Boletín de la Sociedad Geológica Mexicana, 62(1), 123-140.
Opal var: Opal-AN
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: de Brito Barreto, S., & Bretas Bittar, S. M. (2010). Los depósitos de gemas de Brasil: localización, producción e impacto económico. Boletín de la Sociedad Geológica Mexicana, 62(1), 123-140.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: de Brito Barreto, S., & Bretas Bittar, S. M. (2010). Los depósitos de gemas de Brasil: localización, producción e impacto económico. Boletín de la Sociedad Geológica Mexicana, 62(1), 123-140.
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Wilson, W. E. (2002): Cuprian elbaite from the Batalha Mine, Paraíba, Brazil. Mineralogical Record, 33: 127-137; de Brito Barreto, S., & Bretas Bittar, S. M. (2010). Los depósitos de gemas de Brasil: localización, producción e impacto económico. Boletín de la Sociedad Geológica Mexicana, 62(1), 123-140.
'Tantalite'
Formula: (Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Reference: de Brito Barreto, S., & Bretas Bittar, S. M. (2010). Los depósitos de gemas de Brasil: localización, producción e impacto económico. Boletín de la Sociedad Geológica Mexicana, 62(1), 123-140.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
var: Opal-AN4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Elbaite9.CK.05Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
var: Cuprian Elbaite9.CK.05Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Gilalite9.HE.05Cu5Si6O17 · 7H2O
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Lepidolite'-
'Tantalite'-(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Elbaite61.3.1.8Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
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 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Group 78 - Unclassified Silicates
Gilalite78.4.4.1Cu5Si6O17 · 7H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'-
Elbaite
var: Cuprian Elbaite
-Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
'Feldspar Group'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Lepidolite'-
Opal
var: Opal-AN
-SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz
var: Smoky Quartz
-SiO2
'Tantalite'-(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Elbaite (var: Cuprian Elbaite)Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H GilaliteCu5Si6O17 · 7H2O
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
LiLithium
Li Elbaite (var: Cuprian Elbaite)Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Li ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
BBoron
B Elbaite (var: Cuprian Elbaite)Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
OOxygen
O Elbaite (var: Cuprian Elbaite)Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O QuartzSiO2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O GilaliteCu5Si6O17 · 7H2O
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
NaSodium
Na Elbaite (var: Cuprian Elbaite)Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Na ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
AlAluminium
Al Elbaite (var: Cuprian Elbaite)Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
SiSilicon
Si Elbaite (var: Cuprian Elbaite)Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si GilaliteCu5Si6O17 · 7H2O
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca FluoriteCaF2
MnManganese
Mn Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
FeIron
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Fe Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
CuCopper
Cu CopperCu
Cu GilaliteCu5Si6O17 · 7H2O
NbNiobium
Nb Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
TaTantalum
Ta Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6

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