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Leonardo Aguiar's Photo Gallery

Open pit

O'Toole deposit, Fortaleza de Minas, Minas Gerais, Brazil

NW-SE view of the open pit
Copyright: © Leonardo Aguiar      Photo ID: 962447     Uploaded by: Leonardo Aguiar   View Count: 12   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3264 x 2448 pixels (8.0 Mpix)

Fuchsite

Quebra Osso Gold Mine, Catas Altas, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Monomictic metaconglomerate. Fuchsite concentrated in layers .

Mindat.org Photo of the Day - 14th Jun 2019
Copyright: © Leonardo Aguiar      Photo ID: 959754     Uploaded by: Leonardo Aguiar   View Count: 563   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2048 x 1536 pixels (3.1 Mpix)

Hydrothermal hematitic breccia

Extremo Norte mine, Vazante, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Hydrothermal hematitic breccia from the open pit
Copyright: © Leonardo Aguiar      Photo ID: 959533     Uploaded by: Leonardo Aguiar   View Count: 16   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2592 x 1944 pixels (5.0 Mpix)

"Calaminaceae"

Multiple photos available
Extremo Norte mine, Vazante, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Gomphrena sp, an Amaranthaceae vulgarly known as Calaminaceae. It's a high heavy metal tolerance plant, locally used as a Zn soil concentration indicator.
Copyright: © Leonardo Aguiar      Photo ID: 959529     Uploaded by: Leonardo Aguiar   View Count: 25   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1944 x 2592 pixels (5.0 Mpix)

Open pit

Extremo Norte mine, Vazante, Minas Gerais, Brazil

N-S view of the open pit
Copyright: © Leonardo Aguiar      Photo ID: 959526     Uploaded by: Leonardo Aguiar   View Count: 15   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2592 x 1944 pixels (5.0 Mpix)

Weathered volcanic rocks from the PCAC

Poços de Caldas alkaline complex, Minas Gerais, Brazil

This outcrop shows a bed of reddish pyroclastics rocks (bomb tuffs) underlying a yellowish volcanic phonolite.
Copyright: © Leonardo Aguiar      Photo ID: 959412     Uploaded by: Leonardo Aguiar   View Count: 19   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3072 x 2304 pixels (7.1 Mpix)

Open pit

Multiple photos available
Osamu Utsumi mine, Campo do Cercado, Caldas, Poços de Caldas alkaline complex, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Mine rehabilitation phase
Copyright: © Leonardo Aguiar      Photo ID: 959408     Uploaded by: Leonardo Aguiar   View Count: 13   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2048 x 1536 pixels (3.1 Mpix)

Efflorescent sulfate minerals

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Quebra Osso Gold Mine, Catas Altas, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Secondary sulfates efflorescenses from the alteration of pyrite from graphite phyllite
Copyright: © Leonardo Aguiar      Photo ID: 959402     Uploaded by: Leonardo Aguiar   View Count: 49   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1536 x 2048 pixels (3.1 Mpix)

View of the mine entrance

Multiple photos available
Grota da Generosa mine, Sabinópolis, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Copyright: © Leonardo Aguiar      Photo ID: 958771     Uploaded by: Leonardo Aguiar   View Count: 14   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3264 x 2448 pixels (8.0 Mpix)

Sample of the contact

Grota da Generosa mine, Sabinópolis, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Sample of the contact of the pegmatite with the metagranitoid. Muscovite crystals.
Copyright: © Leonardo Aguiar      Photo ID: 958770     Uploaded by: Leonardo Aguiar   View Count: 34   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1024 x 768 pixels (0.8 Mpix)
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