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Abaeté river, São Gonaçalo do Abaeté, Minas Gerais, Brazili
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Abaeté riverRiver
São Gonaçalo do Abaeté- not defined -
Minas Gerais- not defined -
BrazilCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Rio Abaeté
Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 19° South , 45° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~35km
Locality type:River
Köppen climate type:Aw : Tropical savanna, wet


Diamond mining area in the municipalities of São Gonçalo do Abaeté and Varjão de Minas.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Diamond
Formula: C
Reference: Cattelle, W. R. (1911) The Diamond. John Lane Company, New York 448pp
Gorceixite
Formula: BaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Description: Occurs as pebbles in the river.
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: 833.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Diamond1.CB.10aC
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Gorceixite8.BL.10BaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Diamond1.3.6.1C
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Gorceixite42.7.3.2BaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H GorceixiteBaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
CCarbon
C DiamondC
OOxygen
O GorceixiteBaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
AlAluminium
Al GorceixiteBaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
PPhosphorus
P GorceixiteBaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
BaBarium
Ba GorceixiteBaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6

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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: 833.


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