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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

Alternative Label Names

This is a list of additional names that have been recorded for mineral labels associated with this locality in the minID database. This may include previous versions of the locality name hierarchy from mindat.org, data entry errors, and it may also include unconfirmed sublocality names or other names that can only be matched to this level.

Sapo Mine, Ferruginha, Conselheiro Pena, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Sapo Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Sapo mine

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


18 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: fabreminerals; Mineralogical Record (2009) 40:273-292
'Apatite'
Reference: fabreminerals
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Mineralogical Record (2009) 40:273-292
Barbosalite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2
Reference: sergio varvello collection
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Mineralogical Record (2009) 40:273-292
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Mineralogical Record (2009) 40:273-292
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'
Reference: Mineralogical Record (2009) 40:273-292
Dufrénite
Formula: Ca0.5Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Reference: sergio varvello collection
Elbaite
Formula: Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Mineralogical Record (2009) 40:273-292
Fairfieldite
Formula: Ca2Mn2+(PO4)2 · 2H2O
Reference: sergio varvello collection
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: fabreminerals; Mineralogical Record (2009) 40:273-292
Hureaulite
Formula: (Mn,Fe)5(PO4)2(HPO4)2 · 4H2O
Reference: Sergio Varvello photo
Hydroxylapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Reference: fabreminerals; Mineralogical Record (2009) 40:273-292
Hydroxylherderite
Formula: CaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
Reference: Mineralogical Record (2009) 40:273-292
'Jahnsite Group'
Formula: XM1M22M32(H2O)8(OH)2(PO4)4
Reference: sergio varvello collection
Leucophosphite
Formula: KFe3+2(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
Reference: Sergio Varvello photo
'Lithiophilite-Triphylite Series'
Reference: Sergio Varvello photo
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Mineralogical Record (2009) 40:273-292
Mitridatite
Formula: Ca2Fe3+3(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Reference: sergio varvello collection
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: fabreminerals; Mineralogical Record (2009) 40:273-292
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: fabreminerals
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Mineralogical Record (2009) 40:273-292
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Mineralogical Record (2009) 40:273-292
Quartz var: Citrine
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Mineralogical Record (2009) 40:273-292
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Mineralogical Record (2009) 40:273-292
'Tantalite'
Formula: (Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Reference: Mineralogical Record (2009) 40:273-292
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Mineralogical Record (2009) 40:273-292
Vivianite
Formula: Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Sergio Varvello photo

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Citrine4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Barbosalite'8.BB.40Fe2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2
Dufrénite8.DK.15Ca0.5Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Fairfieldite8.CG.05Ca2Mn2+(PO4)2 · 2H2O
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Hureaulite8.CB.10(Mn,Fe)5(PO4)2(HPO4)2 · 4H2O
Hydroxylapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Hydroxylherderite8.BA.10CaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
Leucophosphite8.DH.10KFe3+2(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
Mitridatite8.DH.30Ca2Fe3+3(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Vivianite8.CE.40Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
'Beryl'9.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
Orthoclase ?9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series-
Jahnsite Group-XM1M22M32(H2O)8(OH)2(PO4)4
Lithiophilite-Triphylite Series-
Tantalite-(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Tourmaline-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 39 - HYDRATED ACID PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
(AB)5[HXO4]2[XO4]2.xH2O
Hureaulite39.2.1.1(Mn,Fe)5(PO4)2(HPO4)2 · 4H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O
Fairfieldite40.2.2.1Ca2Mn2+(PO4)2 · 2H2O
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Vivianite40.3.6.1Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Hydroxylherderite41.5.4.2CaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Hydroxylapatite41.8.1.3Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq
Barbosalite41.10.1.4Fe2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)3Zq·xH2O
Mitridatite42.8.4.1Ca2Fe3+3(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
(AB)7(XO4)4Zq·xH2O
Dufrénite42.9.1.2Ca0.5Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Leucophosphite42.11.6.1KFe3+2(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
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)
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)
Orthoclase ?76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'-
'Jahnsite Group'-XM1M22M32(H2O)8(OH)2(PO4)4
'Lithiophilite-Triphylite Series'-
Quartz
var: Citrine
-SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz-SiO2
'Tantalite'-(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BarbosaliteFe2+Fe23+(PO4)2(OH)2
H DufréniteCa0.5Fe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
H ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H FairfielditeCa2Mn2+(PO4)2 · 2H2O
H Hureaulite(Mn,Fe)5(PO4)2(HPO4)2 · 4H2O
H HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
H HydroxylherderiteCaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
H Jahnsite GroupXM1M22M32(H2O)8(OH)2(PO4)4
H LeucophosphiteKFe23+(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
H MitridatiteCa2Fe33+(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H VivianiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
LiLithium
Li ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
BeBeryllium
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Be HydroxylherderiteCaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
BBoron
B ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
OOxygen
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O BarbosaliteFe2+Fe23+(PO4)2(OH)2
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O Quartz (var: Citrine)SiO2
O DufréniteCa0.5Fe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
O ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O FairfielditeCa2Mn2+(PO4)2 · 2H2O
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O Hureaulite(Mn,Fe)5(PO4)2(HPO4)2 · 4H2O
O HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
O HydroxylherderiteCaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
O Jahnsite GroupXM1M22M32(H2O)8(OH)2(PO4)4
O LeucophosphiteKFe23+(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O MitridatiteCa2Fe33+(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O QuartzSiO2
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O VivianiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
FFluorine
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si Quartz (var: Citrine)SiO2
Si ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
PPhosphorus
P BarbosaliteFe2+Fe23+(PO4)2(OH)2
P DufréniteCa0.5Fe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
P FairfielditeCa2Mn2+(PO4)2 · 2H2O
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
P Hureaulite(Mn,Fe)5(PO4)2(HPO4)2 · 4H2O
P HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
P HydroxylherderiteCaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
P Jahnsite GroupXM1M22M32(H2O)8(OH)2(PO4)4
P LeucophosphiteKFe23+(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
P MitridatiteCa2Fe33+(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
P VivianiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S PyriteFeS2
KPotassium
K LeucophosphiteKFe23+(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca DufréniteCa0.5Fe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Ca FairfielditeCa2Mn2+(PO4)2 · 2H2O
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
Ca HydroxylherderiteCaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
Ca MitridatiteCa2Fe33+(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
MnManganese
Mn FairfielditeCa2Mn2+(PO4)2 · 2H2O
Mn Hureaulite(Mn,Fe)5(PO4)2(HPO4)2 · 4H2O
Mn Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe BarbosaliteFe2+Fe23+(PO4)2(OH)2
Fe DufréniteCa0.5Fe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Fe LeucophosphiteKFe23+(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
Fe MitridatiteCa2Fe33+(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Fe VivianiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
NbNiobium
Nb Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
TaTantalum
Ta Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Neoproterozoic
541 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3186611
Neoproterozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Lithology: Intrusive igneous rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

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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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