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São Luis river alluvials, Juína, Juína kimberlite field, Mato Grosso, Brazili
Regional Level Types
São Luis river alluvialsAlluvials
Juína- not defined -
Juína kimberlite fieldPipe
Mato GrossoState
BrazilCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
11° 29' 35'' South , 58° 58' 14'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
São Luiz river


Alluvial diamonds

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Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


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

Detailed Mineral List:

Breyite (TL)
Formula: Ca3Si3O9
Reference: Brenker, F., Nestola, F., Brenker, L., Peruzzo, L., Secco, L. and Harris, J.W. (2018) Breyite, IMA 2018-062. CNMNC Newsletter No. 45, October 2018: page xxx; Mineralogical Magazine: 82: xxx-xxx; http://forum.amiminerals.it/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=14984
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: D. A. Zedgenizov, A. Shatskiy, A. L. Ragozin, H. Kagi and V. S. Shatsky (2014): Merwinite in diamond from São Luiz, Brazil: A new mineral of the Ca-rich mantle environment. American Mineralogist 99, 547-550.
Coesite
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Ragozin, A.; Zedgenizov, D.; Shatsky, V.; Kuper, K.; Kagi, H. (2020) Deformation Features of Super-Deep Diamonds. Minerals 10, 18.
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Watt, G. R., Harris, J. W., Harte, B., & Boyd, S. R. (1994). A high-chromium corundum (ruby) inclusion in diamond from the Sao Luiz alluvial mine, Brazil. Mineralogical Magazine, 58(392), 490-493.
Corundum var:
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Watt, G. R., Harris, J. W., Harte, B., & Boyd, S. R. (1994). A high-chromium corundum (ruby) inclusion in diamond from the Sao Luiz alluvial mine, Brazil. Mineralogical Magazine, 58(392), 490-493.
Diamond
Formula: C
Reference: D. A. Zedgenizov, A. Shatskiy, A. L. Ragozin, H. Kagi and V. S. Shatsky (2014): Merwinite in diamond from São Luiz, Brazil: A new mineral of the Ca-rich mantle environment. American Mineralogist 99, 547-550.; Watt, G. R., Harris, J. W., Harte, B., & Boyd, S. R. (1994). A high-chromium corundum (ruby) inclusion in diamond from the Sao Luiz alluvial mine, Brazil. Mineralogical Magazine, 58(392), 490-493.; Ragozin, A.; Zedgenizov, D.; Shatsky, V.; Kuper, K.; Kagi, H. (2020) Deformation Features of Super-Deep Diamonds. Minerals 10, 18.
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Reference: D. A. Zedgenizov, A. Shatskiy, A. L. Ragozin, H. Kagi and V. S. Shatsky (2014): Merwinite in diamond from São Luiz, Brazil: A new mineral of the Ca-rich mantle environment. American Mineralogist 99, 547-550.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Ragozin, A.; Zedgenizov, D.; Shatsky, V.; Kuper, K.; Kagi, H. (2020) Deformation Features of Super-Deep Diamonds. Minerals 10, 18.
Jeffbenite (TL)
Formula: Mg3Al2Si3O12
Type Locality:
Reference: Nestola, F., Burnham, A., Peruzzo, L., Tauro, L., Alvaro, M., Walter, M.J. and Gunter, M. (2015) Jeffbenite, IMA 2014-097. CNMNC Newsletter No. 24, April 2015, page 250; Mineralogical Magazine, 79, 247-251; Nestola, F., Burnham, A.D., Peruzzo, L., Tauro, L., Alvaro, M., Walter, M.J., Gunter, M., Kohn, S.C. (2016): Tetragonal Almandine-Pyrope Phase, TAPP: finally a name for it, the new mineral jeffbenite. Mineralogical Magazine, 80, 1219-1232
Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3
Reference: Ragozin, A.; Zedgenizov, D.; Shatsky, V.; Kuper, K.; Kagi, H. (2020) Deformation Features of Super-Deep Diamonds. Minerals 10, 18.
Majorite
Formula: Mg3(MgSi)(SiO4)3
Reference: Ragozin, A.; Zedgenizov, D.; Shatsky, V.; Kuper, K.; Kagi, H. (2020) Deformation Features of Super-Deep Diamonds. Minerals 10, 18.
Merwinite
Formula: Ca3Mg(SiO4)2
Reference: D. A. Zedgenizov, A. Shatskiy, A. L. Ragozin, H. Kagi and V. S. Shatsky (2014): Merwinite in diamond from São Luiz, Brazil: A new mineral of the Ca-rich mantle environment. American Mineralogist 99, 547-550.
Periclase
Formula: MgO
Reference: Ragozin, A.; Zedgenizov, D.; Shatsky, V.; Kuper, K.; Kagi, H. (2020) Deformation Features of Super-Deep Diamonds. Minerals 10, 18.
Periclase var:
Formula: (Mg,Fe)O
Reference: Ragozin, A.; Zedgenizov, D.; Shatsky, V.; Kuper, K.; Kagi, H. (2020) Deformation Features of Super-Deep Diamonds. Minerals 10, 18.
Perovskite
Formula: CaTiO3
Reference: Ragozin, A.; Zedgenizov, D.; Shatsky, V.; Kuper, K.; Kagi, H. (2020) Deformation Features of Super-Deep Diamonds. Minerals 10, 18.

Gallery:

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Diamond1.CB.10aC
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Coesite4.DA.35SiO2
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
var: Ruby4.CB.05Al2O3
Periclase4.AB.25MgO
var: Ferropericlase4.AB.25(Mg,Fe)O
Perovskite4.CC.30CaTiO3
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Magnesite5.AB.05MgCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Forsterite9.AC.05Mg2SiO4
Majorite9.AD.25Mg3(MgSi)(SiO4)3
Merwinite9.AD.15Ca3Mg(SiO4)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Breyite (TL)-Ca3Si3O9
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Jeffbenite (TL)-Mg3Al2Si3O12

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Diamond1.3.6.1C
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX
Periclase4.2.1.1MgO
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Perovskite4.3.3.1CaTiO3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Magnesite14.1.1.2MgCO3
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Forsterite51.3.1.2Mg2SiO4
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Majorite51.4.3a.5Mg3(MgSi)(SiO4)3
Merwinite51.4.2.1Ca3Mg(SiO4)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Coesite75.1.4.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Breyite (TL)-Ca3Si3O9
Corundum
var: Ruby
-Al2O3
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Jeffbenite (TL)-Mg3Al2Si3O12
Periclase
var: Ferropericlase
-(Mg,Fe)O

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C DiamondC
C CalciteCaCO3
C MagnesiteMgCO3
OOxygen
O JeffbeniteMg3Al2Si3O12
O BreyiteCa3Si3O9
O MerwiniteCa3Mg(SiO4)2
O ForsteriteMg2SiO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O CorundumAl2O3
O Corundum (var: Ruby)Al2O3
O CoesiteSiO2
O Periclase (var: Ferropericlase)(Mg,Fe)O
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O MagnesiteMgCO3
O PerovskiteCaTiO3
O MajoriteMg3(MgSi)(SiO4)3
O PericlaseMgO
MgMagnesium
Mg JeffbeniteMg3Al2Si3O12
Mg MerwiniteCa3Mg(SiO4)2
Mg ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Mg Periclase (var: Ferropericlase)(Mg,Fe)O
Mg MagnesiteMgCO3
Mg MajoriteMg3(MgSi)(SiO4)3
Mg PericlaseMgO
AlAluminium
Al JeffbeniteMg3Al2Si3O12
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al Corundum (var: Ruby)Al2O3
SiSilicon
Si JeffbeniteMg3Al2Si3O12
Si BreyiteCa3Si3O9
Si MerwiniteCa3Mg(SiO4)2
Si ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Si CoesiteSiO2
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si MajoriteMg3(MgSi)(SiO4)3
CaCalcium
Ca BreyiteCa3Si3O9
Ca MerwiniteCa3Mg(SiO4)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca PerovskiteCaTiO3
TiTitanium
Ti PerovskiteCaTiO3
FeIron
Fe Periclase (var: Ferropericlase)(Mg,Fe)O

References

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Watt, G. R., Harris, J. W., Harte, B., & Boyd, S. R. (1994). A high-chromium corundum (ruby) inclusion in diamond from the Sao Luiz alluvial mine, Brazil. Mineralogical Magazine, 58(392), 490-493.
D. A. Zedgenizov, A. Shatskiy, A. L. Ragozin, H. Kagi and V. S. Shatsky (2014): Merwinite in diamond from São Luiz, Brazil: A new mineral of the Ca-rich mantle environment. American Mineralogist 99, 547-550.
Nestola, F., Burnham, A.D., Peruzzo, L., Tauro, L., Alvaro, M., Walter, M.J., Gunter, M., Kohn, S.C. (2016): Tetragonal Almandine-Pyrope Phase, TAPP: finally a name for it, the new mineral jeffbenite. Mineralogical Magazine, 80, 1219-.1232.
Ragozin, A.; Zedgenizov, D.; Shatsky, V.; Kuper, K.; Kagi, H. (2020) Deformation Features of Super-Deep Diamonds. Minerals 10, 18.

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