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Araçuaí, Minas Gerais, Brazil

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Other/historical names associated with this locality:Arassuaí


Araçuaí is a Brazilian municipality located in the northeast of the state of Minas Gerais in the Jequitinhonha River valley. It is also a name of a town. It is also used as a name of a pegmatite district, Araçuaí pegmatite district.

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19 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Albite var: Cleavelandite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Rob Lavinsky
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Rob Lavinsky
Beryl var: Aquamarine
Formula: Be3Al2Si6O18
Reference: [www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com]
Beryl var: Goshenite
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Rob Lavinsky
Beryl var: Heliodor
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Rob Lavinsky
Beryl var: Morganite
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Rob Lavinsky
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Rob Lavinsky
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'
Reference: Kelly Nash Collection
Cookeite ?
Formula: (Al2Li)Al2(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: BHounds
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Rob Lavinsky
Diopside var: Chromian Diopside
Formula: Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
Reference: Rob Lavinsky
Elbaite
Formula: Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Rob Levinsky specimen
Eosphorite ?
Formula: Mn2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: dan weinrich
Hydroxylherderite
Formula: CaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
Reference: Van King
'Indicolite'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Kyanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Rob Lavinsky
'Lepidolite'
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Montebrasite
Formula: LiAl(PO4)(OH)
Reference: B. R. Hounds
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Pegmatite'
Petalite
Formula: LiAl(Si4O10)
Reference: Rob Lavinsky
Phenakite
Formula: Be2SiO4
Reference: BR Minerals--proprietor knowledgeable about Brazil minerals (and retired university professor of mineralogy)
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Van King
Quartz var: Citrine
Formula: SiO2
Reference: http://www.mindat.org/gallery.php?min=3337&loc=6421
Quartz var: Rose Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Sceptre Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Rui Nunes 2012
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Van King
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Martins da Pedra collection
Spodumene
Formula: LiAlSi2O6
Reference: Richard Dale collection
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Citrine4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rose Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Sceptre Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Eosphorite ?8.DD.20Mn2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Hydroxylherderite8.BA.10CaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
Montebrasite8.BB.05LiAl(PO4)(OH)
Group 9 - Silicates
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
var: Cleavelandite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
'Almandine'9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Aquamarine9.CJ.05Be3Al2Si6O18
var: Goshenite9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Heliodor9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Morganite9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Cookeite ?9.EC.55(Al2Li)Al2(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
var: Chromian Diopside9.DA.15Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
Elbaite9.CK.05Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Kyanite9.AF.15Al2(SiO4)O
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Petalite9.EF.05LiAl(Si4O10)
Phenakite9.AA.05Be2SiO4
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Spodumene9.DA.30LiAlSi2O6
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series-
Indicolite-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Lepidolite-
Pegmatite-
Tourmaline-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Hydroxylherderite41.5.4.2CaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
Montebrasite41.5.8.2LiAl(PO4)(OH)
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Eosphorite ?42.7.1.2Mn2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [4] coordination
Phenakite51.1.1.1Be2SiO4
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Almandine51.4.3a.2Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Kyanite52.2.2c.1Al2(SiO4)O
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 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Spodumene65.1.4.1LiAlSi2O6
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Cookeite ?71.4.1.2(Al2Li)Al2(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with tetrahedral Al cross-linking
Petalite72.6.1.1LiAl(Si4O10)
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, Rocks, etc.
Albite
var: Cleavelandite
-Na(AlSi3O8)
Beryl
var: Aquamarine
-Be3Al2Si6O18
var: Goshenite-Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Heliodor-Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Morganite-Be3Al2(Si6O18)
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'-
Diopside
var: Chromian Diopside
-Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
'Indicolite'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Lepidolite'-
'Pegmatite'-
Quartz
var: Citrine
-SiO2
var: Rose Quartz-SiO2
var: Sceptre Quartz-SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz-SiO2
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Cookeite(Al2Li)Al2(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H EosphoriteMn2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
H HydroxylherderiteCaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
H MontebrasiteLiAl(PO4)(OH)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
LiLithium
Li Cookeite(Al2Li)Al2(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Li ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Li MontebrasiteLiAl(PO4)(OH)
Li PetaliteLiAl(Si4O10)
Li SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
BeBeryllium
Be Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Be Beryl (var: Goshenite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Be Beryl (var: Heliodor)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Be HydroxylherderiteCaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
Be Beryl (var: Morganite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Be PhenakiteBe2SiO4
BBoron
B ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B IndicoliteA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O CassiteriteSnO2
O Diopside (var: Chromian Diopside)Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
O Quartz (var: Citrine)SiO2
O Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
O Cookeite(Al2Li)Al2(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O EosphoriteMn2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
O Beryl (var: Goshenite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
O Beryl (var: Heliodor)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
O HydroxylherderiteCaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
O IndicoliteA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O MontebrasiteLiAl(PO4)(OH)
O Beryl (var: Morganite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O PetaliteLiAl(Si4O10)
O PhenakiteBe2SiO4
O QuartzSiO2
O Quartz (var: Rose Quartz)SiO2
O Quartz (var: Sceptre Quartz)SiO2
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O SideriteFeCO3
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
Na ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg Diopside (var: Chromian Diopside)Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
Al Cookeite(Al2Li)Al2(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al EosphoriteMn2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Al Beryl (var: Goshenite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Al Beryl (var: Heliodor)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Al KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al MontebrasiteLiAl(PO4)(OH)
Al Beryl (var: Morganite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al PetaliteLiAl(Si4O10)
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
SiSilicon
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si Diopside (var: Chromian Diopside)Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
Si Quartz (var: Citrine)SiO2
Si Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
Si Cookeite(Al2Li)Al2(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si Beryl (var: Goshenite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Si Beryl (var: Heliodor)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Si KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si Beryl (var: Morganite)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si PetaliteLiAl(Si4O10)
Si PhenakiteBe2SiO4
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Rose Quartz)SiO2
Si Quartz (var: Sceptre Quartz)SiO2
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
PPhosphorus
P EosphoriteMn2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
P HydroxylherderiteCaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
P MontebrasiteLiAl(PO4)(OH)
KPotassium
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Diopside (var: Chromian Diopside)Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca HydroxylherderiteCaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
CrChromium
Cr Diopside (var: Chromian Diopside)Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
MnManganese
Mn EosphoriteMn2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
FeIron
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Fe SideriteFeCO3
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2

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