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Ruifrancoite from
Sapucaia mine (Proberil mine), Sapucaia do Norte, Galiléia, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Locality type:Mine
Formula:Ca2(◻,Mn)2(Fe3+,Mn,Mg)4Be4(PO4)6(OH)4(OH,H2O)2 · 4H2O
Validity:Valid - Type Locality
References:Atencio,K. et al (2007): Ruifrancoite, a new Fe3+-dominant monoclinic member of the roscherite group from Galileia, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Canadian Mineralogist. 45, 1263-1273.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Meurigite-K3 photos of Ruifrancoite associated with Meurigite-K at this locality.
Muscovite3 photos of Ruifrancoite associated with Muscovite at this locality.
Moraesite1 photo of Ruifrancoite associated with Moraesite at this locality.
Cyrilovite1 photo of Ruifrancoite associated with Cyrilovite at this locality.
Meurigite1 photo of Ruifrancoite associated with Meurigite at this locality.
Mineral Data:Click here to view Ruifrancoite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Sapucaia mine (Proberil mine), Sapucaia do Norte, Galiléia, Minas Gerais, Brazil
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