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Capim Grosso, Bahia, Brazili
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Capim Grosso- not defined -
BahiaState
BrazilCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
11° 22' 48'' South , 40° 0' 24'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Capim Grosso17,322 (2012)0.6km
Mairi13,471 (2012)39.9km


Sauer (1982): "In 1970 an occurrence [of sapphire] near Capim Grosso, state of Bahia, yielded some hundreds of kilogrammes, in size and quality very similar to the ruby found in Sítio da Jibóa."

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8 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Projeto Apatita, DNPM
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Sauer, J.R. (1982) Brazil, Paradise of Gemstones. Gemological Institute of America, 135 pp. (p. 124).
Corundum var: Sapphire
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Sauer, J.R. (1982) Brazil, Paradise of Gemstones. Gemological Institute of America, 135 pp. (p. 124).
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Dutra, C. V., & Formoso, M. L. L. (2011). Considerações sobre os elementos terras raras em apatitas. Geochimica Brasiliensis, 9(2).
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Meionite
Formula: Ca4Al6Si6O24CO3
Reference: Projeto Apatita, DNPM
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Dutra, C. V., & Formoso, M. L. L. (2011). Considerações sobre os elementos terras raras em apatitas. Geochimica Brasiliensis, 9(2).
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Dutra, C. V., & Formoso, M. L. L. (2011). Considerações sobre os elementos terras raras em apatitas. Geochimica Brasiliensis, 9(2).
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Dutra, C. V., & Formoso, M. L. L. (2011). Considerações sobre os elementos terras raras em apatitas. Geochimica Brasiliensis, 9(2).
'Scapolite'
Vermiculite
Formula: Mg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
var: Sapphire4.CB.05Al2O3
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 9 - Silicates
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Meionite9.FB.15Ca4Al6Si6O24CO3
Vermiculite9.EC.50Mg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Scapolite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Vermiculite71.2.2d.3Mg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
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
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Corundum
var: Sapphire
-Al2O3
Meionite-Ca4Al6Si6O24CO3
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2
'Scapolite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
OOxygen
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O CalciteCaCO3
O MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O QuartzSiO2
O Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
O CorundumAl2O3
FFluorine
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
NaSodium
Na MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
MgMagnesium
Mg VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
AlAluminium
Al VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Al MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
Al Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
Al CorundumAl2O3
SiSilicon
Si VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
SSulfur
S MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
ClChlorine
Cl MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
CaCalcium
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
FeIron
Fe VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O

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