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

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

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

Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazil
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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.

Alternative Label Names

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Diamantina, Jequitinhonha valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

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

Detailed Mineral List:

Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: No reference listed
Andalusite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Brookite
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Anthony, J. W. et al. (1997): Handbook of Mineralogy, Vol. 3, 80
Chrysoberyl
Formula: BeAl2O4
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Diamond
Formula: C
Localities: Reported from at least 20 localities in this region.
Elbaite
Formula: Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Luigi Chiappino
Gold
Formula: Au
Gorceixite
Formula: BaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Reference: Lee and de Moraes (1919) American Journal of Science: 48: 353; 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: 832, 833.
Goyazite (TL)
Formula: SrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Type Locality:
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
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Kyanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Lazulite
Formula: MgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
'Monazite'
Monazite-(Ce)
Formula: Ce(PO4)
Plumbogummite
Formula: PbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
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
Pyrophyllite
Formula: Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: No reference listed
Quartz var: Citrine
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Rock Crystal
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Senaite
Formula: Pb(Mn,Y,U)(Fe,Zn)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
Siderite ?
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Luigi Chiappino
Tivanite
Formula: V3+TiO3(OH)
'Tourmalinated Quartz'
Reference: www.excaliburmineral.com
Xenotime-(Y)
Formula: Y(PO4)
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)

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
'Anatase'4.DD.05TiO2
'Brookite'4.DD.10TiO2
'Chrysoberyl'4.BA.05BeAl2O4
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.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
'Andalusite'9.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, Rocks, etc.
'Monazite'-
Quartz
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 ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H GorceixiteBaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
H GoyaziteSrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
H LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
H PlumbogummitePbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
H PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
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 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 AnataseTiO2
O AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
O BrookiteTiO2
O ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
O Quartz (var: Citrine)SiO2
O CorundumAl2O3
O ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O GorceixiteBaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
O GoyaziteSrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
O HematiteFe2O3
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
O PlumbogummitePbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
O PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
O RutileTiO2
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 SideriteFeCO3
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O TivaniteV3+TiO3(OH)
O Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
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 AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Al ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al GorceixiteBaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Al GoyaziteSrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Al KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
Al PlumbogummitePbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Al PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
SiSilicon
Si AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Si Quartz (var: Citrine)SiO2
Si ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
PPhosphorus
P GorceixiteBaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
P GoyaziteSrAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
P LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
P Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
P PlumbogummitePbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
P Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
TiTitanium
Ti AnataseTiO2
Ti BrookiteTiO2
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti SenaitePb(Mn,Y,U)(Fe,Zn)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
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 Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
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 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 PlumbogummitePbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Pb SenaitePb(Mn,Y,U)(Fe,Zn)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
UUranium
U SenaitePb(Mn,Y,U)(Fe,Zn)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Calymmian - Statherian
1400 - 1800 Ma



ID: 3185730
Paleoproterozoic-Mesoproterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Proterozoic (1400 - 1800 Ma)

Lithology: Low grade unclassified metamorphic rock

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 831, 833.
Weiner, K-L. (1986): Ein besonderer Quarzkristall aus Brasilien. Lapis 11(10), 30-33.
Fleischer, R. (1998): A rift model for the sedimentary diamond deposits of Brazil. Mineralium Deposita 33, 238-254.

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