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Itapicuru mine, Jacobina, Serra de Jacobina, Bahia, Brazili
Regional Level Types
Itapicuru mineMine
Jacobina- not defined -
Serra de Jacobina- not defined -
BahiaAdministrative Region
BrazilCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
11° 15' 3'' South , 40° 31' 24'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Jacobina47,637 (2014)7.8km
Miguel Calmon13,747 (2012)21.2km


A gold mine.

Regions containing this locality

South America PlateTectonic Plate
South AmericaContinent

Select Mineral List Type

Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


9 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Andalusite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Guimarães Texeira, J.B., Braz de Souza, J.A., da Glória da Silva, M., Maia Leite, C.M., Figueiredo Barbosa, J.S., Silva Coelho, C.E., Abram, M.B., Conceição Filho, V.M., and Iyer, S.S.S. (2001): Mineralium Deposita 36, 332-344
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: Thorman, C.H., DeWitt, E., Maron, M.A.C., and Ladeira, E.A. (2001): Mineralium Deposita 36, 218-227.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Mining Annual Review(1985):343.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Guimarães Texeira, J.B., Braz de Souza, J.A., da Glória da Silva, M., Maia Leite, C.M., Figueiredo Barbosa, J.S., Silva Coelho, C.E., Abram, M.B., Conceição Filho, V.M., and Iyer, S.S.S. (2001): Mineralium Deposita 36, 332-344
Muscovite var: Fuchsite
Formula: K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Reference: Guimarães Texeira, J.B., Braz de Souza, J.A., da Glória da Silva, M., Maia Leite, C.M., Figueiredo Barbosa, J.S., Silva Coelho, C.E., Abram, M.B., Conceição Filho, V.M., and Iyer, S.S.S. (2001): Mineralium Deposita 36, 332-344
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Guimarães Texeira, J.B., Braz de Souza, J.A., da Glória da Silva, M., Maia Leite, C.M., Figueiredo Barbosa, J.S., Silva Coelho, C.E., Abram, M.B., Conceição Filho, V.M., and Iyer, S.S.S. (2001): Mineralium Deposita 36, 332-344
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Guimarães Texeira, J.B., Braz de Souza, J.A., da Glória da Silva, M., Maia Leite, C.M., Figueiredo Barbosa, J.S., Silva Coelho, C.E., Abram, M.B., Conceição Filho, V.M., and Iyer, S.S.S. (2001): Mineralium Deposita 36, 332-344
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Guimarães Texeira, J.B., Braz de Souza, J.A., da Glória da Silva, M., Maia Leite, C.M., Figueiredo Barbosa, J.S., Silva Coelho, C.E., Abram, M.B., Conceição Filho, V.M., and Iyer, S.S.S. (2001): Mineralium Deposita 36, 332-344
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Guimarães Texeira, J.B., Braz de Souza, J.A., da Glória da Silva, M., Maia Leite, C.M., Figueiredo Barbosa, J.S., Silva Coelho, C.E., Abram, M.B., Conceição Filho, V.M., and Iyer, S.S.S. (2001): Mineralium Deposita 36, 332-344
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Thorman, C.H., DeWitt, E., Maron, M.A.C., and Ladeira, E.A. (2001): Mineralium Deposita 36, 218-227.
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Guimarães Texeira, J.B., Braz de Souza, J.A., da Glória da Silva, M., Maia Leite, C.M., Figueiredo Barbosa, J.S., Silva Coelho, C.E., Abram, M.B., Conceição Filho, V.M., and Iyer, S.S.S. (2001): Mineralium Deposita 36, 332-344
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Thorman, C.H., DeWitt, E., Maron, M.A.C., and Ladeira, E.A. (2001): Mineralium Deposita 36, 218-227.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Andalusite9.AF.10Al2(SiO4)O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Fuchsite9.EC.15K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Andalusite52.2.2b.1Al2(SiO4)O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Muscovite
var: Fuchsite
-K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
var: Sericite-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
OOxygen
O RutileTiO2
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O QuartzSiO2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
O AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Al AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Si AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Cr Muscovite (var: Fuchsite)K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
FeIron
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
AuGold
Au GoldAu

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Paleoproterozoic - Archean
1600 - 4000 Ma



ID: 3186211
Archean-Paleoproterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Precambrian (1600 - 4000 Ma)

Lithology: Medium-high grade orthogneiss/paragneiss/metavolcanic gneiss

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Paleoarchean
3200 - 3600 Ma



ID: 2311261
Ortognaisses TTG migmatítico

Age: Paleoarchean (3200 - 3600 Ma)

Lithology: Migmatite, orthogneiss

Reference: Geological Survey of Brazil. State Geological Maps of Brazil. CPRM - Geobank. [43]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Mining Annual Review (1985) 343.
Thorman, C.H., DeWitt, E., Maron, M.A.C., and Ladeira, E.A. (2001) Major Brazilian gold deposits - 1982 to 1999. Mineralium Deposita 36, 218-227. DOI 10.1007/s001260100170
Guimarães Texeira, J.B., Braz de Souza, J.A., da Glória da Silva, M., Maia Leite, C.M., Figueiredo Barbosa, J.S., Silva Coelho, C.E., Abram, M.B., Conceição Filho, V.M., and Iyer, S.S.S. (2001) Gold mineralization in the Serra de Jacobina region, Bahia, Brazil: tectonic framework and metallogenesis. Mineralium Deposita, 36, 332-344. DOI 10.1007/s001260100174


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