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Guimarãesite

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Guimarãesite

rare mineral
Type Locality

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Description
Locality: 
Taquaral, Itinga, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.9 × 6.2 × 4.5 cm
Description

A large specimen featuring thousands tiny, yellow crystals of guimaraesite fon muscovite from its type locality : guimaraesite occourence, Piaui' valley, Taquaral

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Guimarãesite

Formula: 
Ca2(Zn,Mg,Fe2+)5Be4(PO4)6(OH)4·6H2O
Strunz: 
8.DA.10
Hardness: 
0.0
Type Locality: 
Guimarãesite occurrence, Piauí valley, Taquaral, Itinga, Jequitinhonha valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil