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

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:'Tourmaline' (not an IMA approved species)
Formula:A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Mineralogical Record (2009) 40:273-292
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Muscovite4 photos of Tourmaline associated with Muscovite at this locality.
Albite2 photos of Tourmaline associated with Albite at this locality.
Smoky Quartz1 photo of Tourmaline associated with Smoky Quartz at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Tourmaline data
Locality Data:Click here to view Sapo mine, Ferruginha, Conselheiro Pena, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Nearest other occurrences of Tourmaline
21.6km (13.4 miles) A Sapucaia mine (Proberil mine), Sapucaia do Norte, Galiléia, Minas Gerais, Brazil
30.2km (18.8 miles) B Jove Lauriano claim (Joveni claim; Joventino claim), Linópolis, Divino das Laranjeiras, Minas Gerais, Brazil
33.5km (20.8 miles) C Conselheiro Pena pegmatite district, Minas Gerais, Brazil
34.2km (21.2 miles) D Jonas mine (João Pinto mine), Conselheiro Pena, Minas Gerais, Brazil
37.7km (23.4 miles) E Itatiaia mine, Conselheiro Pena, Minas Gerais, Brazil
42.8km (26.6 miles) F Córrego Frio mine, Linópolis, Divino das Laranjeiras, Minas Gerais, Brazil
123.7km (76.9 miles) G Aricanga mine, São José da Safira, Minas Gerais, Brazil
127.3km (79.1 miles) H Pederneira mine (Pederneira claim), São José da Safira, Minas Gerais, Brazil
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