SUPPORT US. Covid-19 has significantly affected our fundraising. Please help!
Log InRegister
Home PageAbout MindatThe Mindat ManualHistory of MindatCopyright StatusWho We AreContact UsAdvertise on Mindat
Donate to MindatCorporate SponsorshipSponsor a PageSponsored PagesMindat AdvertisersAdvertise on Mindat
Learning CenterWhat is a mineral?The most common minerals on earthInformation for EducatorsMindat ArticlesThe ElementsBooks & Magazines
Minerals by PropertiesMinerals by ChemistryAdvanced Locality SearchRandom MineralRandom LocalitySearch by minIDLocalities Near MeSearch ArticlesSearch GlossaryMore Search Options
Search For:
Mineral Name:
Locality Name:
Keyword(s):
 
The Mindat ManualAdd a New PhotoRate PhotosLocality Edit ReportCoordinate Completion ReportAdd Glossary Item
Mining CompaniesStatisticsUsersMineral MuseumsMineral Shows & EventsThe Mindat DirectoryDevice Settings
Photo SearchPhoto GalleriesNew Photos TodayNew Photos YesterdayMembers' Photo GalleriesPast Photo of the Day GalleryMineral Photography
This page is kindly supported by:

Pederneira mine, São José da Safira, Minas Gerais, Brazili
Regional Level Types
Pederneira mineMine
São José da SafiraMunicipality
Minas GeraisState
BrazilCountry

Key
 
This section contains information provided by the site operator.
top.jpg

Please click here to visit our website.


middle.jpg

Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
18° 10' 9'' South , 42° 10' 59'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Santa Maria do Suaçuí9,936 (2012)24.5km
Malacacheta8,819 (2012)38.0km
Owned/operated by:
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Pederneira claim
Name(s) in local language(s):
Lavra da Pederneira, São José da Safira, Minas Gerais, Brasil


Safira pegmatite district, Eastern Brazilian pegmatite province.

Select Mineral List Type

Standard Detailed Gallery Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


16 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: No reference listed
Albite var. Cleavelandite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Mineralogical Record (2001) 32:249
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Reference: G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: No reference listed
Bertrandite
Formula: Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Reference: No reference listed
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Beryl var. Morganite
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
Elbaite
Formula: Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Colour: Bicolored
Reference: Mineralogical Record (2001) 32:249 ; Robinson, G.W. (1993): What's New in Minerals ? Mineralogical Record 24: 49
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: No reference listed
'Indicolite'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Lepidolite'
Reference: Mineralogical Record (2001) 32:249
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Carlos Barbosa Specimen
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Morteani, G., Preinfalk, C., and Horn, A.H. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 638-655.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Russ Rizzo Collection
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Carlos Barbosa Specimen
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
Reference: http://www.mindat.org/forum.php?read,11,180454,180680#msg-180680
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: No reference listed
Spessartine
Formula: Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Natural History Museum Vienna collection
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: No reference listed
'Zinnwaldite'
Reference: No reference listed

Gallery:

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Rhodochrosite5.AB.05MnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
var. Cleavelandite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Bertrandite9.BD.05Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var. Morganite9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Elbaite9.CK.05Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Spessartine9.AD.25Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Indicolite'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Lepidolite'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Zinnwaldite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Rhodochrosite14.1.1.4MnCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Spessartine51.4.3a.3Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Bertrandite56.1.1.1Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
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
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Albite
var. Cleavelandite
-Na(AlSi3O8)
Beryl
var. Morganite
-Be3Al2(Si6O18)
'Indicolite'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Lepidolite'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Zinnwaldite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
LiLithium
Li ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
BeBeryllium
Be BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Be Beryl var. MorganiteBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
BBoron
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
B IndicoliteA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C RhodochrositeMnCO3
OOxygen
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
O Albite var. CleavelanditeNa(AlSi3O8)
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O AnglesitePbSO4
O Beryl var. MorganiteBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O IndicoliteA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O RhodochrositeMnCO3
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
FFluorine
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na Albite var. CleavelanditeNa(AlSi3O8)
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Na ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Albite var. CleavelanditeNa(AlSi3O8)
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al Beryl var. MorganiteBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
SiSilicon
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Si Albite var. CleavelanditeNa(AlSi3O8)
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Si Beryl var. MorganiteBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
PPhosphorus
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
SSulfur
S MarcasiteFeS2
S AnglesitePbSO4
S PyriteFeS2
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
MnManganese
Mn SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Mn RhodochrositeMnCO3
FeIron
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
PbLead
Pb AnglesitePbSO4

References

Sort by

Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
extraLapis English No. 3 (2002) Tourmaline A Gemstone Spectrum, 96-98.
Morteani, G., Preinfalk, C., Horn, A.H. (2000) Classification and mineralization potential of the pegmatites of the Eastern Brazilian Pegmatite Province. Mineralium Deposita, 35, 638-655.
Trinchillo, D., Pezzotta, F., Dini, A. (2015) The Pederneira mine, São José da Safira, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Mineralogical Record, 46(1), 1-138.
Menezes, L., Chaves, M. (2013) Brazil’s great apatite localities. In Rakovan, J., Staebler, G.A., and Dallaire, D.A. (eds.) (2013) Apatite: The great pretender, 54–66. Mineral monograph 17. Denver, CO: Lithographie.

Other Regions, Features and Areas containing this locality

South AmericaContinent
South America PlateTectonic Plate

This page contains all mineral locality references listed on mindat.org. This does not claim to be a complete list. If you know of more minerals from this site, please register so you can add to our database. This locality information is for reference purposes only. You should never attempt to visit any sites listed in mindat.org without first ensuring that you have the permission of the land and/or mineral rights holders for access and that you are aware of all safety precautions necessary.
 
Mineral and/or Locality  
Mindat.org is an outreach project of the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Public Relations by Blytheweigh.
Copyright © mindat.org and the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy 1993-2020, except where stated. Most political location boundaries are © OpenStreetMap contributors. Mindat.org relies on the contributions of thousands of members and supporters.
Privacy Policy - Terms & Conditions - Contact Us Current server date and time: August 10, 2020 17:39:43 Page generated: August 10, 2020 04:22:04
Go to top of page