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Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazili
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1987: Looking for Diamonds in the Jequitinonha river

Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazil
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PlacePopulation
Diamantina37,343 (2015)
Other Languages:
French:
Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brésil
German:
Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brasilien
Italian:
Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brasile
Portuguese:
Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brasil
Russian:
Диамантина, Минас-Жерайс, Бразилия
Simplified Chinese:
迪亚曼蒂纳, 米纳斯吉拉斯, 巴西
Spanish:
Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brasil
Arabic:
ديامانتينا، ميناس جيرايس, ميناس جرايس, البرازيل
Armenian:
Դիամանտինա, Մինաս Ժերաիս, Բրազիլիա
Basque:
Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brasil
Belarusian:
Дыямантына, Мінас-Жэрайс, Бразілія
Bishnupriya Manipuri:
ডিয়ামান্টিনা, মিনাস জেরায়িস, ব্রাজিল
Catalan:
Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brasil
Cebuano:
Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brasil
Croatian:
Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Czech:
Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazílie
Danish:
Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brasilien
Dutch:
Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazilië
Emilian-Romagnol:
Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brasil
Esperanto:
Diamantina, Minas-Ĝerajso, Brazilo
Farsi/Persian:
دیامانتینا, مینا ژرایس, برزیل
Finnish:
Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brasilia
Galician:
Diamantina, Minas Xerais, Brasil
Georgian:
დიამანტინა, მინას-ჟერაისი, ბრაზილია
Greek:
Ντιαμαντίνα, Μίνας Ζεράις, Βραζιλία
Hebrew:
דיאמנטינה, מינאס ז'ראיס, ברזיל
Hungarian:
Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazília
Ido:
Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazilia
Japanese:
ディアマンティーナ, ミナスジェライス州, ブラジル
Kazakh (Cyrillic Script):
Диамантина, Минас-Жерайс, Бразилия
Korean:
지아만치나, 미나스제라이스, 브라질
Lithuanian:
Diamantina, Minas Žeraisas, Brazilija
Luxembourgish:
Diamantina, Brasilien
Macedonian:
Дијамантина, Минас Жераис, Бразил
Malagasy:
Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazila
Mingrelian:
დიამანტინა, ბრაზილია
Minnan / Hokkien-Taiwanese:
Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Pa-se
Norwegian:
Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brasil
Occitan:
Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brasil
Polish:
Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazylia
Romanian:
Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazilia
Serbian:
Дијамантина, Минас Жераис, Бразил
Serbo-Croatian:
Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Slovak:
Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazília
Swedish:
Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brasilien
Turkish:
Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brezilya
Ukrainian:
Діамантина, Мінас-Жерайс, Бразилія
Vietnamese:
Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brasil
Volapük:
Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brasilän
Waray:
Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brasil
Welsh:
Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brasil
Wu Chinese:
迪亚曼蒂纳, 米纳斯吉拉斯州, 巴西


Diamond-bearing Lower to Middle Proterozoic conglomerates, occurring along two roughly N-S trending lineaments west and southeast of Diamantina. The western lineament extends for over 60 km between Quartéis and São João da Chapada in the north and Datas in the south; the eastern lineament comprises the workings around Extração and Milho Verde.

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28 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: No reference listed
Andalusite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Diamond News, Part 1, Vol.5, No.17,2004,pp40-44; Diamond News, Part 2, Vol.5, No.18,2004,pp 13-19 [In Portuguese]
Brookite
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Anthony, J. W. et al. (1997): Handbook of Mineralogy, Vol. 3, 80
Chrysoberyl
Formula: BeAl2O4
Reference: Diamond News, Part 1, Vol.5, No.17,2004,pp40-44; Diamond News, Part 2, Vol.5, No.18,2004,pp 13-19 [In Portuguese]
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Corundum var: Sapphire
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Sauer, J.R. (1982) Brazil, Paradise of Gemstones. Gemological Institute of America, 135 pp. (p. 124).
Diamond
Formula: C
Localities: Reported from at least 21 localities in this region.
Elbaite
Formula: Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Diamond News, Part 1, Vol.5, No.17,2004,pp40-44; Diamond News, Part 2, Vol.5, No.18,2004,pp 13-19 [In Portuguese]
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Luigi Chiappino
Gold
Formula: Au
Gorceixite
Formula: BaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Goyazite (TL)
Formula: SrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Reference: Damour, A. (1884): Note sur un nouveau phosphate d'alumine et de chaux, des terrains diamantifères. Bulletin de la Société française de Minéralogie 7, 204-205.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Diamond News, Part 1, Vol.5, No.17,2004,pp40-44; Diamond News, Part 2, Vol.5, No.18,2004,pp 13-19 [In Portuguese]
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Nina Daneu, Herbert Schmid, Aleksander Rečnik, Werner Mader (2007) Atomic structure and formation mechanism of (301) rutile twins from Diamantina (Brazil). American Mineralogist 92: 1789-1799.
Kyanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Lazulite
Formula: MgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
Reference: Diamond News, Part 1, Vol.5, No.17,2004,pp40-44; Diamond News, Part 2, Vol.5, No.18,2004,pp 13-19 [In Portuguese]
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Diamond News, Part 1, Vol.5, No.17,2004,pp40-44; Diamond News, Part 2, Vol.5, No.18,2004,pp 13-19 [In Portuguese]
'Monazite'
Reference: Diamond News, Part 1, Vol.5, No.17,2004,pp40-44; Diamond News, Part 2, Vol.5, No.18,2004,pp 13-19 [In Portuguese]
Monazite-(Ce)
Formula: Ce(PO4)
Plumbogummite
Formula: PbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Description: Occurs as rolled fragments (favas) with a fibrous structure in diamantiferous sands in the region.
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 831.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Diamond News, Part 1, Vol.5, No.17,2004,pp40-44; Diamond News, Part 2, Vol.5, No.18,2004,pp 13-19 [In Portuguese]
Pyrophyllite
Formula: Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Rafael Hernandes Corrêa-Silva collection
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Description: Sauer (1982): "Green quartz forms thick layers in the quartzites of the Diamantina plateau."
Reference: Sauer, J.R. (1982) Brazil, Paradise of Gemstones. Gemological Institute of America, 135 pp. (p. 98).
Quartz var: Agate
Reference: Sauer, J.R. (1982) Brazil, Paradise of Gemstones. Gemological Institute of America, 135 pp. (p. 104).
Quartz var: Citrine
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Rock Crystal
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Colour: blood-red
Description: Sauer (1982): "In some localities near Diamantina, Minas Gerais, the rutile has a blood-red colour, and is richer in iron than the Ibitiara variety."
Reference: Sauer, J.R. (1982) Brazil, Paradise of Gemstones. Gemological Institute of America, 135 pp. (p. 100).
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Diamond News, Part 1, Vol.5, No.17,2004,pp40-44; Diamond News, Part 2, Vol.5, No.18,2004,pp 13-19 [In Portuguese]
Senaite
Formula: Pb(Mn,Y,U)(Fe,Zn)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
Reference: Diamond News, Part 1, Vol.5, No.17,2004,pp40-44; Diamond News, Part 2, Vol.5, No.18,2004,pp 13-19 [In Portuguese]
Siderite ?
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Luigi Chiappino
Tivanite
Formula: V3+TiO3(OH)
Reference: Nina Daneu, Herbert Schmid, Aleksander Rečnik, Werner Mader (2007) Atomic structure and formation mechanism of (301) rutile twins from Diamantina (Brazil). American Mineralogist 92: 1789-1799.
'Tourmalinated Quartz'
Reference: www.excaliburmineral.com
Xenotime-(Y)
Formula: Y(PO4)
Reference: Diamond News, Part 1, Vol.5, No.17,2004,pp40-44; Diamond News, Part 2, Vol.5, No.18,2004,pp 13-19 [In Portuguese]
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Diamond News, Part 1, Vol.5, No.17,2004,pp40-44; Diamond News, Part 2, Vol.5, No.18,2004,pp 13-19 [In Portuguese]

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Diamond1.CB.10aC
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Brookite4.DD.10TiO2
Chrysoberyl4.BA.05BeAl2O4
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
var: Sapphire4.CB.05Al2O3
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Agate4.DA.05SiO2
var: Citrine4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rock Crystal4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Senaite4.CC.40Pb(Mn,Y,U)(Fe,Zn)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
Tivanite4.DB.45V3+TiO3(OH)
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Siderite ?5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Gorceixite8.BL.10BaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Goyazite (TL)8.BL.10SrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Lazulite8.BB.40MgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
Monazite-(Ce)8.AD.50Ce(PO4)
Plumbogummite8.BL.10PbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Xenotime-(Y)8.AD.35Y(PO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Andalusite9.AF.10Al2(SiO4)O
Elbaite9.CK.05Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Kyanite9.AF.15Al2(SiO4)O
Pyrophyllite9.EC.10Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Monazite'-
'Tourmalinated Quartz'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Semi-metals and non-metals
Diamond1.3.6.1C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Brookite4.4.5.1TiO2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
X(OH)2
Tivanite6.2.8.1V3+TiO3(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chrysoberyl7.2.9.1BeAl2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
AB21O38
Senaite8.5.1.4Pb(Mn,Y,U)(Fe,Zn)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Siderite ?14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
AXO4
Monazite-(Ce)38.4.3.1Ce(PO4)
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq
Lazulite41.10.1.1MgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Gorceixite42.7.3.2BaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Goyazite (TL)42.7.3.3SrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Plumbogummite42.7.3.5PbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
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
Andalusite52.2.2b.1Al2(SiO4)O
Kyanite52.2.2c.1Al2(SiO4)O
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
Pyrophyllite71.2.1.1Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Corundum
var: Sapphire
-Al2O3
'Monazite'-
Quartz
var: Agate
-SiO2
var: Citrine-SiO2
var: Rock Crystal-SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz-SiO2
'Tourmalinated Quartz'-
Xenotime-(Y)-Y(PO4)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H GoyaziteSrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
H LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
H ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H GorceixiteBaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H SenaitePb(Mn,Y,U)(Fe,Zn)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
H PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
H PlumbogummitePbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H TivaniteV3+TiO3(OH)
LiLithium
Li ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
BeBeryllium
Be ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
BBoron
B ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
CCarbon
C DiamondC
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O GoyaziteSrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
O AnataseTiO2
O QuartzSiO2
O RutileTiO2
O LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O GorceixiteBaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
O HematiteFe2O3
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O SenaitePb(Mn,Y,U)(Fe,Zn)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
O Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
O KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
O ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
O Quartz (var: Citrine)SiO2
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O BrookiteTiO2
O PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
O PlumbogummitePbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
O Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O TivaniteV3+TiO3(OH)
O CorundumAl2O3
O Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
O Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
O SideriteFeCO3
NaSodium
Na ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al GoyaziteSrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Al LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
Al ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al GorceixiteBaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Al ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
Al PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
Al PlumbogummitePbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Si Quartz (var: Citrine)SiO2
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
Si Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
PPhosphorus
P GoyaziteSrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
P LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
P GorceixiteBaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
P Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
P PlumbogummitePbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
P Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
TiTitanium
Ti AnataseTiO2
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti SenaitePb(Mn,Y,U)(Fe,Zn)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
Ti BrookiteTiO2
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti TivaniteV3+TiO3(OH)
VVanadium
V SenaitePb(Mn,Y,U)(Fe,Zn)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
V TivaniteV3+TiO3(OH)
CrChromium
Cr SenaitePb(Mn,Y,U)(Fe,Zn)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
MnManganese
Mn SenaitePb(Mn,Y,U)(Fe,Zn)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
FeIron
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Fe SenaitePb(Mn,Y,U)(Fe,Zn)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe SideriteFeCO3
ZnZinc
Zn SenaitePb(Mn,Y,U)(Fe,Zn)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
SrStrontium
Sr GoyaziteSrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
YYttrium
Y SenaitePb(Mn,Y,U)(Fe,Zn)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
Y Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
BaBarium
Ba GorceixiteBaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
CeCerium
Ce Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb SenaitePb(Mn,Y,U)(Fe,Zn)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
Pb PlumbogummitePbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
UUranium
U SenaitePb(Mn,Y,U)(Fe,Zn)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38

References

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Damour, A. (1884) Note sur un nouveau phosphate d'alumine et de chaux, des terrains diamantifères. Bulletin de la Société française de Minéralogie, 7, 204-205.
Draper, D. (1920) The high level diamond-bearing breccias of Diamantine, Brazil. Transactions of the Geological Society of South Africa, 23, 43-51.
Palache, C., Berman, H., and Frondel, C. (1951) The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 831, 833.
Sauer, J.R. (1982) Brazil, Paradise of Gemstones. Gemological Institute of America, 135 pp. (pp. 18, 90, 92-93, 98, 100, 104, 114, 124, 130).
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Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diamantina,_Minas_Gerais
Wikidata ID:Q34028
GeoNames ID:6324201

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