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Brandãosite

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About BrandãositeHide

Formula:
(Mn,Fe)4(Al,Fe)2Si4O15
Crystal System:
Isometric
A variety of Spessartine

An Almandine-Spessartine low in (Al,Fe)2O3 [Clark, 1993, "Hey's Mineral Index"].

Originally reported from Mangualde, Viseu District, Portugal.


Optical Data of BrandãositeHide

Type:
Isotropic

Chemical Properties of BrandãositeHide

Formula:
(Mn,Fe)4(Al,Fe)2Si4O15

Crystallography of BrandãositeHide

Crystal System:
Isometric

Other Language Names for BrandãositeHide

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Biotite5 photos of Brandãosite associated with Biotite on mindat.org.
Feldspar Group2 photos of Brandãosite associated with Feldspar Group on mindat.org.

Other InformationHide

Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

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Locality ListHide

- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates. ⓘ - Click for further information on this occurrence. ? - Indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. - Good crystals or important locality for species. - World class for species or very significant. (TL) - Type Locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) - First Recorded Locality for everything else (eg varieties). Struck out - Mineral was erroneously reported from this locality. Faded * - Never found at this locality but inferred to have existed at some point in the past (eg from pseudomorphs.)

All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
Portugal
 
  • Viseu District
[Clark, 1993, "Hey's Mineral Index"]
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