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Passagem mine, Passagem de Mariana district, Mariana (Marianna de Itacolumy), Minas Gerais, Brazili
Regional Level Types
Passagem mineMine
Passagem de Mariana districtDistrict
Mariana (Marianna de Itacolumy)City
Minas GeraisState
BrazilCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
20° 22' 59'' South , 43° 22' 59'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Mariana45,236 (2012)3.5km
Ouro Preto63,678 (2012)12.8km
Ouro Branco26,687 (2014)36.0km
Itabirito39,452 (2012)45.9km
Alvinópolis12,068 (2012)46.5km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Mina da Passagem, Passagem de Mariana


Old gold mine. Active from 1719 to 1985.
Gold-tourmaline quartz-vein deposit.
Located in the village of Passagem de Mariana, 7 km E of Ouro Preto.

Several other mines are mentioned in the 2007 publication listed below.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


26 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Revista Brasileira de Geociências 28(3):339-354, (1998); Ore Geology Reviews 32 (2007) 596.; Oberthür, T. and Weiser, T. W. (2008): Gold-bismuth-telluride-sulphide assemblages at the Viceroy Mine, Harare-Bindura-Shamva greenstone belt, Zimbabwe. Mineralogical Magazine 72, 953-970. [contains also data on Passagem de Mariana Mine]
Aurostibite
Formula: AuSb2
Reference: Oberthür, T., Weiser, T.W. (2008) Gold-bismuth-telluride-sulphide assemblages at the Viceroy Mine, Harare-Bindura-Shamva greenstone belt, Zimbabwe. Mineralogical Magazine: 72: 953-970. [contains also data on Passagem de Mariana Mine]
Benjaminite
Formula: Ag3Bi7S12
Reference: Oberthür, T., Weiser, T.W. (2008) Gold-bismuth-telluride-sulphide assemblages at the Viceroy Mine, Harare-Bindura-Shamva greenstone belt, Zimbabwe. Mineralogical Magazine: 72: 953-970. [contains also data on Passagem de Mariana Mine]
Berthierite
Formula: FeSb2S4
Reference: Oberthür, T. and Weiser, T. W. (2008): Gold-bismuth-telluride-sulphide assemblages at the Viceroy Mine, Harare-Bindura-Shamva greenstone belt, Zimbabwe. Mineralogical Magazine 72, 953-970. [contains also data on Passagem de Mariana Mine]
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Reference: Ore Geology Reviews 32 (2007) 596.; Oberthür, T. and Weiser, T. W. (2008): Gold-bismuth-telluride-sulphide assemblages at the Viceroy Mine, Harare-Bindura-Shamva greenstone belt, Zimbabwe. Mineralogical Magazine 72, 953-970. [contains also data on Passagem de Mariana Mine]
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: Ore Geology Reviews 32 (2007) 596.; Oberthür, T. and Weiser, T. W. (2008): Gold-bismuth-telluride-sulphide assemblages at the Viceroy Mine, Harare-Bindura-Shamva greenstone belt, Zimbabwe. Mineralogical Magazine 72, 953-970. [contains also data on Passagem de Mariana Mine]
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Revista Brasileira de Geociências 28(3):339-354, (1998)
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Ore Geology Reviews 32 (2007) 596.; Oberthür, T. and Weiser, T. W. (2008): Gold-bismuth-telluride-sulphide assemblages at the Viceroy Mine, Harare-Bindura-Shamva greenstone belt, Zimbabwe. Mineralogical Magazine 72, 953-970. [contains also data on Passagem de Mariana Mine]
Cosalite
Formula: Pb2Bi2S5
Reference: Oberthür, T. and Weiser, T. W. (2008): Gold-bismuth-telluride-sulphide assemblages at the Viceroy Mine, Harare-Bindura-Shamva greenstone belt, Zimbabwe. Mineralogical Magazine 72, 953-970. [contains also data on Passagem de Mariana Mine]
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Oberthür, T. and Weiser, T. W. (2008): Gold-bismuth-telluride-sulphide assemblages at the Viceroy Mine, Harare-Bindura-Shamva greenstone belt, Zimbabwe. Mineralogical Magazine 72, 953-970. [contains also data on Passagem de Mariana Mine]
Dravite
Formula: Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Oberthür, T. and Weiser, T. W. (2008): Gold-bismuth-telluride-sulphide assemblages at the Viceroy Mine, Harare-Bindura-Shamva greenstone belt, Zimbabwe. Mineralogical Magazine 72, 953-970. [contains also data on Passagem de Mariana Mine]
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Oberthür, T. and Weiser, T. W. (2008): Gold-bismuth-telluride-sulphide assemblages at the Viceroy Mine, Harare-Bindura-Shamva greenstone belt, Zimbabwe. Mineralogical Magazine 72, 953-970. [contains also data on Passagem de Mariana Mine]
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Sauer, J.R. (1982) Brazil, Paradise of Gemstones. Gemological Institute of America, 135 pp. (p. 130).; Revista Brasileira de Geociências (1998) 28(3), 339-354.; Oberthür, T. and Weiser, T.W. (2008) Gold-bismuth-telluride-sulphide assemblages at the Viceroy Mine, Harare-Bindura-Shamva greenstone belt, Zimbabwe. Mineralogical Magazine, 72, 953-970. [contains also data on Passagem de Mariana Mine].
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Gypsum var: Selenite
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Hedleyite
Formula: Bi7Te3
Reference: Oberthür, T. and Weiser, T. W. (2008): Gold-bismuth-telluride-sulphide assemblages at the Viceroy Mine, Harare-Bindura-Shamva greenstone belt, Zimbabwe. Mineralogical Magazine 72, 953-970. [contains also data on Passagem de Mariana Mine]
Löllingite
Formula: FeAs2
Reference: Oberthür, T. and Weiser, T. W. (2008): Gold-bismuth-telluride-sulphide assemblages at the Viceroy Mine, Harare-Bindura-Shamva greenstone belt, Zimbabwe. Mineralogical Magazine 72, 953-970. [contains also data on Passagem de Mariana Mine]
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Revista Brasileira de Geociências 28(3):339-354, (1998); Oberthür, T. and Weiser, T. W. (2008): Gold-bismuth-telluride-sulphide assemblages at the Viceroy Mine, Harare-Bindura-Shamva greenstone belt, Zimbabwe. Mineralogical Magazine 72, 953-970. [contains also data on Passagem de Mariana Mine]
Maldonite
Formula: Au2Bi
Reference: Oberthür, T. and Weiser, T. W. (2008): Gold-bismuth-telluride-sulphide assemblages at the Viceroy Mine, Harare-Bindura-Shamva greenstone belt, Zimbabwe. Mineralogical Magazine 72, 953-970. [contains also data on Passagem de Mariana Mine]
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Oberthür, T. and Weiser, T. W. (2008): Gold-bismuth-telluride-sulphide assemblages at the Viceroy Mine, Harare-Bindura-Shamva greenstone belt, Zimbabwe. Mineralogical Magazine 72, 953-970. [contains also data on Passagem de Mariana Mine]
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Oberthür, T. and Weiser, T. W. (2008): Gold-bismuth-telluride-sulphide assemblages at the Viceroy Mine, Harare-Bindura-Shamva greenstone belt, Zimbabwe. Mineralogical Magazine 72, 953-970. [contains also data on Passagem de Mariana Mine]
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Revista Brasileira de Geociências 28(3):339-354, (1998); Oberthür, T. and Weiser, T. W. (2008): Gold-bismuth-telluride-sulphide assemblages at the Viceroy Mine, Harare-Bindura-Shamva greenstone belt, Zimbabwe. Mineralogical Magazine 72, 953-970. [contains also data on Passagem de Mariana Mine]
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Ore Geology Reviews 32 (2007) 596.; Oberthür, T. and Weiser, T. W. (2008): Gold-bismuth-telluride-sulphide assemblages at the Viceroy Mine, Harare-Bindura-Shamva greenstone belt, Zimbabwe. Mineralogical Magazine 72, 953-970. [contains also data on Passagem de Mariana Mine]
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Revista Brasileira de Geociências 28(3):339-354, (1998); Oberthür, T. and Weiser, T. W. (2008): Gold-bismuth-telluride-sulphide assemblages at the Viceroy Mine, Harare-Bindura-Shamva greenstone belt, Zimbabwe. Mineralogical Magazine 72, 953-970. [contains also data on Passagem de Mariana Mine]
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Reference: Oberthür, T. and Weiser, T. W. (2008): Gold-bismuth-telluride-sulphide assemblages at the Viceroy Mine, Harare-Bindura-Shamva greenstone belt, Zimbabwe. Mineralogical Magazine 72, 953-970. [contains also data on Passagem de Mariana Mine]
Tellurobismuthite
Formula: Bi2Te3
Reference: Oberthür, T. and Weiser, T. W. (2008): Gold-bismuth-telluride-sulphide assemblages at the Viceroy Mine, Harare-Bindura-Shamva greenstone belt, Zimbabwe. Mineralogical Magazine 72, 953-970. [contains also data on Passagem de Mariana Mine]
Tetradymite
Formula: Bi2Te2S
Reference: Oberthür, T. and Weiser, T. W. (2008): Gold-bismuth-telluride-sulphide assemblages at the Viceroy Mine, Harare-Bindura-Shamva greenstone belt, Zimbabwe. Mineralogical Magazine 72, 953-970. [contains also data on Passagem de Mariana Mine]
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Ore Geology Reviews 32 (2007) 596.
'Unnamed (Bi Telluride Sulphide I)'
Formula: Bi6Te2S
Reference: Oberthür, T. and Weiser, T. W. (2008): Gold-bismuth-telluride-sulphide assemblages at the Viceroy Mine, Harare-Bindura-Shamva greenstone belt, Zimbabwe. Mineralogical Magazine 72, 953-970. [contains also data on Passagem de Mariana Mine]
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Reference: Oberthür, T. and Weiser, T. W. (2008): Gold-bismuth-telluride-sulphide assemblages at the Viceroy Mine, Harare-Bindura-Shamva greenstone belt, Zimbabwe. Mineralogical Magazine 72, 953-970. [contains also data on Passagem de Mariana Mine]

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Bismuth1.CA.05Bi
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Aurostibite2.EB.05aAuSb2
Benjaminite2.JA.05eAg3Bi7S12
Berthierite2.HA.20FeSb2S4
Bismuthinite2.DB.05Bi2S3
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cosalite2.JB.10Pb2Bi2S5
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Hedleyite2.DC.05Bi7Te3
Löllingite2.EB.15aFeAs2
Maldonite2.AA.40Au2Bi
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Tellurobismuthite2.DC.05Bi2Te3
Tetradymite2.DC.05Bi2Te2S
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
var: Selenite7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Dravite9.CK.05Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Unnamed (Bi Telluride Sulphide I)'-Bi6Te2S
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4to (Mn2+)WO4

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
Maldonite1.1.3.1Au2Bi
Semi-metals and non-metals
Bismuth1.3.1.4Bi
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 4:3
Hedleyite2.6.3.3Bi7Te3
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
Tellurobismuthite2.11.7.2Bi2Te3
Tetradymite2.11.7.1Bi2Te2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Aurostibite2.12.1.11AuSb2
Löllingite2.12.2.9FeAs2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
2.5 < ø < 3
Cosalite3.5.9.1Pb2Bi2S5
ø = 2
Berthierite3.7.9.3FeSb2S4
1 < ø < 2
Benjaminite3.8.10.3Ag3Bi7S12
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Dravite61.3.1.9Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Gypsum
var: Selenite
-CaSO4 · 2H2O
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Unnamed (Bi Telluride Sulphide I)'-Bi6Te2S
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
H DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
B DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O QuartzSiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
NaSodium
Na DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Si DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
SSulfur
S Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
S PyriteFeS2
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
S MarcasiteFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S StibniteSb2S3
S BerthieriteFeSb2S4
S BenjaminiteAg3Bi7S12
S TetradymiteBi2Te2S
S CosalitePb2Bi2S5
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S Unnamed (Bi Telluride Sulphide I)Bi6Te2S
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
CaCalcium
Ca Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
MnManganese
Mn Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe LöllingiteFeAs2
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe BerthieriteFeSb2S4
Fe Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As LöllingiteFeAs2
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
AgSilver
Ag BenjaminiteAg3Bi7S12
SbAntimony
Sb StibniteSb2S3
Sb BerthieriteFeSb2S4
Sb AurostibiteAuSb2
TeTellurium
Te TetradymiteBi2Te2S
Te TellurobismuthiteBi2Te3
Te HedleyiteBi7Te3
Te Unnamed (Bi Telluride Sulphide I)Bi6Te2S
WTungsten
W Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
AuGold
Au GoldAu
Au MaldoniteAu2Bi
Au AurostibiteAuSb2
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb CosalitePb2Bi2S5
BiBismuth
Bi BismuthBi
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3
Bi MaldoniteAu2Bi
Bi BenjaminiteAg3Bi7S12
Bi TetradymiteBi2Te2S
Bi TellurobismuthiteBi2Te3
Bi CosalitePb2Bi2S5
Bi HedleyiteBi7Te3
Bi Unnamed (Bi Telluride Sulphide I)Bi6Te2S

References

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Sauer, J.R. (1982) Brazil, Paradise of Gemstones. Gemological Institute of America, 135 pp. (p. 130).
Ore Geology Reviews (2007) 32, 596.
Oberthür, T. and Weiser, T.W. (2008) Gold-bismuth-telluride-sulphide assemblages at the Viceroy Mine, Harare-Bindura-Shamva greenstone belt, Zimbabwe. Mineralogical Magazine, 72, 953-970. [contains also data on Passagem de Mariana Mine].

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