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Posted by Chris Deroo  
Chris Deroo June 08, 2012 09:16PM

The Martite page states :
Originally described from Itabira, Minas Gerais, Southeast Region, Brazil.
Breithaupt in his description from 1828 in the 'Jahrbuch für Chemie und Physik' 54 pages 158-159
only mentions Itapicuru, which is in the Bahia State, and an unknown Araosoiava.
So where does Itabira come from ?

Vik Vanrusselt June 17, 2012 01:43AM
Hello Chris,

- "Araosoiava" is probably "Araçoiaba da Serra" in Sao Paulo state, Brazil:

- a reference for Martite occurrence at Itabira can be found here :

Hope this helps

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