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Santa Maria de Itabira mine, Santa Maria de Itabira, Minas Gerais, Brazili
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Santa Maria de Itabira mineMine
Santa Maria de Itabira- not defined -
Minas Gerais- not defined -
BrazilCountry

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 19° South , 43° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~3km
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cwa : Monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate


Gem mine in a pegmatite.
Has given rise to the trade name "Santa Maria" for deep blue aquamarines.

Regions containing this locality

South America PlateTectonic Plate
South AmericaContinent

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


6 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: dan weinrich
Albite var: Cleavelandite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: John Betts specimen
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Beryl var: Aquamarine
Formula: Be3Al2Si6O18
Reference: Morris, N. (2005) Diamonds and other gems. Appleseed Editions, East Sussex.
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: [www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com]
Microcline var: Amazonite
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: [www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com]
'Monazite'
Monazite-(Ce)
Formula: Ce(PO4)
Reference: Van King;
Phenakite
Formula: Be2SiO4
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: dan weinrich

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Monazite-(Ce)8.AD.50Ce(PO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
var: Cleavelandite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Aquamarine9.CJ.05Be3Al2Si6O18
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
var: Amazonite9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Phenakite9.AA.05Be2SiO4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Monazite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
AXO4
Monazite-(Ce)38.4.3.1Ce(PO4)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [4] coordination
Phenakite51.1.1.1Be2SiO4
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
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
Microcline
var: Amazonite
-K(AlSi3O8)
'Monazite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

BeBeryllium
Be Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Be PhenakiteBe2SiO4
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
OOxygen
O Microcline (var: Amazonite)K(AlSi3O8)
O Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
O PhenakiteBe2SiO4
O Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
O Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O QuartzSiO2
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
NaSodium
Na Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
AlAluminium
Al Microcline (var: Amazonite)K(AlSi3O8)
Al Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Al Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
SiSilicon
Si Microcline (var: Amazonite)K(AlSi3O8)
Si Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Si PhenakiteBe2SiO4
Si Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
PPhosphorus
P Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
KPotassium
K Microcline (var: Amazonite)K(AlSi3O8)
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
CeCerium
Ce Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)

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Morris, N. (2005) Diamonds and other gems. Appleseed Editions, East Sussex.


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