Cerro Sarambí, Amambay Department, Paraguay
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||22° 45' 0'' South , 56° 13' 59'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-22.75, -56.2333333333|
A hill formed of a 5km-diameter Cretaceous alkaline igneous complex of eruptive and intrusive rocks, including carbonatite, alkaline gabbro, pyroxenite, aegirine syenite, phonolite, trachyte, sovite, fenite and foyaite.
17 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.
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252.17 - 541 Ma
|Paleozoic sedimentary rocks|
Gomes, C. B., Velázquez, V. F., Azzone, R. G., & Paula, G. S. (2011). Alkaline magmatism in the Amambay area, NE Paraguay: the Cerro Sarambí complex. Journal of South American Earth Sciences, 32(1), 75-95.