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Tenente Ananias, Borborema mineral province, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazili
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Gem mining area, geological map at: http://www.sintec.rn.gov.br/Mapas/Gemas/gemas_extremo_sw.htm

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4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Amblygonite-Montebrasite Series'
Reference: Lapis 29(1), 7-9 (2004)
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Beryl var: Aquamarine
Formula: Be3Al2Si6O18
Beryl var: Emerald
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Neto, M. T. D. O. C., & Barbosa, R. V. N. (2008). As Esmeraldas De Lajes, Caiçara Do Rio Dos Ventos E São Tomé/rn. Holos-ISSN 1807-1600, 2, 92-104.
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: http://minerals.gps.caltech.edu/Brazil/icapui_to_mines/Mines/index.htm
'Feldspar Group var: Perthite'
Reference: http://minerals.gps.caltech.edu/Brazil/icapui_to_mines/Mines/index.htm
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: http://minerals.gps.caltech.edu/Brazil/icapui_to_mines/Mines/index.htm
Microcline var: Amazonite
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: http://minerals.gps.caltech.edu/Brazil/icapui_to_mines/Mines/index.htm
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Formula: Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: http://minerals.gps.caltech.edu/Brazil/icapui_to_mines/Mines/index.htm

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
var: Aquamarine9.CJ.05Be3Al2Si6O18
var: Emerald9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Amazonite9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Amblygonite-Montebrasite Series'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'var: Perthite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Amblygonite-Montebrasite Series'-
var: Aquamarine
var: Emerald-Be3Al2(Si6O18)
'Feldspar Group'-
'var: Perthite'-
var: Amazonite
var: Amethyst

List of minerals for each chemical element

Be Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Be Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
O Microcline (var: Amazonite)K(AlSi3O8)
O Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
O Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
O Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O QuartzSiO2
Al SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al Microcline (var: Amazonite)K(AlSi3O8)
Al Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Al Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si Microcline (var: Amazonite)K(AlSi3O8)
Si Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Si Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
Si Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si QuartzSiO2
K Microcline (var: Amazonite)K(AlSi3O8)
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Mn SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3

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