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Quartz from
Alto dos Quintos Mine (Quintos pegmatite; Quintos de Baixo), Parelhas, Borborema mineral province, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Quartz
Formula:SiO2
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:http://www.sbgeo.org.br/572.html; Beurlen, H., Soares, D. R., Thomas, R., Prado-Borges, L. E., & Castro, C. D. (2005). Mineral chemistry of tantalate species new in the Borborema Pegmatitic Province, Northeast Brazil. Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências, 77(1), 169-182.; Scares, D. R., Ferreira, A. C. M., da Silva, R. R., & Ferreira, V. P. (2008). Alkali-Deficient elbaite from pegmatites of the serido region, Borborema Province, Ne Brazil. Brazilian Journal of Geology, 30(2).; Dill, H. G., Hansen, B. T., & Weber, B. (2013). U/Pb age and origin of supergene uranophane-beta from the Borborema Pegmatite Mineral Province, Brazil. Journal of South American Earth Sciences, 45, 160-165.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Cuprian Elbaite1 photo of Quartz associated with Cuprian Elbaite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Quartz data
Locality Data:Click here to view Alto dos Quintos Mine (Quintos pegmatite; Quintos de Baixo), Parelhas, Borborema mineral province, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
Nearest other occurrences of Quartz
3.3km (2.1 miles) Alto do Giz pegmatite, Equador, Borborema mineral province, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
4.0km (2.5 miles) Mina do Santino pegmatite, Equador, Borborema mineral province, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
5.1km (3.2 miles) Alto do Jacu, Equador, Borborema mineral province, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
5.9km (3.7 miles) Edilson claim, Junco do Seridó, Borborema mineral province, Paraíba, Brazil
10.3km (6.4 miles) Glorious pegmatite, Borborema mineral province, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
21.7km (13.5 miles) Boqueirão pegmatite, Parelhas, Borborema mineral province, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
22.8km (14.2 miles) Serra Branca pegmatite, Pedra Lavrada, Borborema mineral province, Paraíba, Brazil
23.2km (14.4 miles) Capoeira 1 pegmatite (Boqueirãozinho pegmatite), Parelhas, Borborema mineral province, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
23.5km (14.6 miles) Capoeira 2 pegmatite (Mulungu pegmatite), Parelhas, Borborema mineral province, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
25.7km (16.0 miles) São José da Batalha, Salgadinho, Borborema mineral province, Paraíba, Brazil
 
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