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Brazilianite from
Córrego Frio mine, Linópolis, Divino das Laranjeiras, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Locality type:Mine
Comments:largest crystal found weighed 2 kg
Habit:Narrow prism zone and elongated along [100]
Colour:pale to deep greenish yellow; Golden yellow
Validity:Valid - Type Locality
References:Cassedanne, J.P. (1983): Famous mineral localities: The Córrego Frio mine and vicinity, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Mineralogical Record, 14 (4): 227-237; Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 911; Mineralogical Record: 14: 233; Rocks & Minerals (1988): 63: 42.
Associated Minerals:
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Muscovite12 photos of Brazilianite associated with Muscovite at this locality.
Albite9 photos of Brazilianite associated with Albite at this locality.
Quartz2 photos of Brazilianite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Eosphorite1 photo of Brazilianite associated with Eosphorite at this locality.
Smoky Quartz1 photo of Brazilianite associated with Smoky Quartz at this locality.
Microcline1 photo of Brazilianite associated with Microcline at this locality.
Mineral Data:Click here to view Brazilianite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Córrego Frio mine, Linópolis, Divino das Laranjeiras, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Nearest other occurrences of Brazilianite
15.3km (9.5 miles) A Jove Lauriano claim (Joveni claim; Joventino claim), Linópolis, Divino das Laranjeiras, Minas Gerais, Brazil
66.1km (41.1 miles) B Conselheiro Pena pegmatite district, Conselheiro Pena, Minas Gerais, Brazil
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