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Sapo mine, Ferruginha, Conselheiro Pena, Minas Gerais, Brazil

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 18° 55' 54'' South , 41° 16' 55'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -18.93167,-41.28194
GeoHash:G#: 7hdsk9e7h
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Aw : Tropical savanna, wet


Thought to be located in the Goiabeira municipality, but in fact, part of Conselheiro Pena municipality.
More than 30 km far from the head of the Conselheiro Pena municipality but less than 10 km from the head of Goiabeira municipality.
Aimorés pegmatite district, Eastern Brazilian pegmatite province


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18 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

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Menezes, L., (2009) Famous Mineral Localities: The Sapo Mine, Ferruginha District, Conselheiro Pena, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Mineralogical Record 40(4): 273-292

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