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Xanda mine (Xandra mine), Virgem da Lapa, Minas Gerais, Brazili
Regional Level Types
Xanda mine (Xandra mine)Mine
Virgem da LapaMunicipality
Minas GeraisState
BrazilCountry

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Key
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
16° South , 42° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~29km
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:


Granite pegmatite.

Select Mineral List Type

Standard Detailed Gallery Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


10 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: various added photos
Albite var. Cleavelandite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Luis Menezes specimen
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: various added photos
Beryl var. Aquamarine
Formula: Be3Al2Si6O18
Reference: various added photos
Beryl var. Heliodor
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: various added photos
'Columbite-Tantalite'
Reference: various added photos
Elbaite
Formula: Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 63: 45, 389.
Greifensteinite
Formula: Ca2Fe2+5Be4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 6H2O
Reference: Donald Doell Collection
Hydroxylherderite
Formula: CaBe(PO4)(OH)
Description: Lavender coloured crystals.
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 63: 45, 389.
'Lepidolite'
Reference: Van King
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 63: 45, 389.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Luis Menezes specimen
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Luis Menezes specimen
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: various added photos
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Reference: Rocks & Minerals (xxxx) 63 (pp. 45, 389).; Sauer, J.R. (1982) Brazil, Paradise of Gemstones. Gemological Institute of America, 135 pp. (p. 62).

Gallery:

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Greifensteinite8.DA.10Ca2Fe2+5Be4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 6H2O
Hydroxylherderite8.BA.10CaBe(PO4)(OH)
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
var. Cleavelandite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var. Aquamarine9.CJ.05Be3Al2Si6O18
var. Heliodor9.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
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Columbite-Tantalite'-
'Lepidolite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Hydroxylherderite41.5.4.2CaBe(PO4)(OH)
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
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 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)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Albite
var. Cleavelandite
-Na(AlSi3O8)
Beryl
var. Aquamarine
-Be3Al2Si6O18
var. Heliodor-Be3Al2(Si6O18)
'Columbite-Tantalite'-
Greifensteinite-Ca2Fe2+5Be4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 6H2O
'Lepidolite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
H HydroxylherderiteCaBe(PO4)(OH)
H ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H GreifensteiniteCa2Fe52+Be4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 6H2O
LiLithium
Li ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
BeBeryllium
Be HydroxylherderiteCaBe(PO4)(OH)
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Be Beryl var. HeliodorBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Be Beryl var. AquamarineBe3Al2Si6O18
Be GreifensteiniteCa2Fe52+Be4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 6H2O
BBoron
B ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
OOxygen
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O HydroxylherderiteCaBe(PO4)(OH)
O ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O Beryl var. HeliodorBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Albite var. CleavelanditeNa(AlSi3O8)
O Beryl var. AquamarineBe3Al2Si6O18
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O GreifensteiniteCa2Fe52+Be4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 6H2O
FFluorine
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
NaSodium
Na ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na Albite var. CleavelanditeNa(AlSi3O8)
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
AlAluminium
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Al ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al Beryl var. HeliodorBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Albite var. CleavelanditeNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Beryl var. AquamarineBe3Al2Si6O18
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
SiSilicon
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Si ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si Beryl var. HeliodorBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Albite var. CleavelanditeNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Beryl var. AquamarineBe3Al2Si6O18
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
PPhosphorus
P HydroxylherderiteCaBe(PO4)(OH)
P GreifensteiniteCa2Fe52+Be4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 6H2O
KPotassium
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca HydroxylherderiteCaBe(PO4)(OH)
Ca GreifensteiniteCa2Fe52+Be4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 6H2O
FeIron
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Fe GreifensteiniteCa2Fe52+Be4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 6H2O

References

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Rocks & Minerals (xxxx) 63 (pp. 45, 389).
Sauer, J.R. (1982) Brazil, Paradise of Gemstones. Gemological Institute of America, 135 pp. (p. 62).

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