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Pica Pau beryl deposit, Marambainha, Caraí, Minas Gerais, Brazil

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 17° South , 41° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~15km
Locality type:Deposit
Köppen climate type:Aw : Tropical savanna, wet


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Pica Pau,Marambainha, Minas Gerais, Brazil

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Phenakite
Formula: Be2SiO4
Reference: [MinRec 16:107-108]
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Reference: Richard Dale collection and Mindat photo

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 9 - Silicates
'Phenakite'9.AA.05Be2SiO4
'Topaz'9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [4] coordination
Phenakite51.1.1.1Be2SiO4
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Topaz52.3.1.1Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
BeBeryllium
Be PhenakiteBe2SiO4
OOxygen
O PhenakiteBe2SiO4
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
FFluorine
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
AlAluminium
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
SiSilicon
Si PhenakiteBe2SiO4
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2

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