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Itataia U deposit, Santa Quitéria, Ceará, Brazili
Regional Level Types
Itataia U depositDeposit
Santa Quitéria- not defined -
Ceará- not defined -
BrazilCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
4° 34' 59'' South , 39° 48' 0'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Santa Quitéria24,391 (2012)48.4km


Uranium-phosphorous deposit. Mining has not started yet (2014).

Regions containing this locality

South America PlateTectonic Plate
South AmericaContinent

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


14 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Forman, J. M. A., & Angeiras, A. G. (1981). Poços de Caldas and Itataia: Two case histories of uranium exploration in Brazil. In Proceedings of an Advisory Group Meeting on Case Histories of Uranium Exploration, IAEA-AG (Vol. 250, No. 14, pp. 99-136).
Amblygonite
Formula: LiAl(PO4)F
Reference: Forman, J. M. A., & Angeiras, A. G. (1981). Poços de Caldas and Itataia: Two case histories of uranium exploration in Brazil. In Proceedings of an Advisory Group Meeting on Case Histories of Uranium Exploration, IAEA-AG (Vol. 250, No. 14, pp. 99-136).
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Forman, J. M. A., & Angeiras, A. G. (1981). Poços de Caldas and Itataia: Two case histories of uranium exploration in Brazil. In Proceedings of an Advisory Group Meeting on Case Histories of Uranium Exploration, IAEA-AG (Vol. 250, No. 14, pp. 99-136).
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Forman, J. M. A., & Angeiras, A. G. (1981). Poços de Caldas and Itataia: Two case histories of uranium exploration in Brazil. In Proceedings of an Advisory Group Meeting on Case Histories of Uranium Exploration, IAEA-AG (Vol. 250, No. 14, pp. 99-136).
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Alcântara e Silva, José Roberto, 2004, Caracterização Hidrogeológica da Jazida de Itataia-CE; Forman, J. M. A., & Angeiras, A. G. (1981). Poços de Caldas and Itataia: Two case histories of uranium exploration in Brazil. In Proceedings of an Advisory Group Meeting on Case Histories of Uranium Exploration, IAEA-AG (Vol. 250, No. 14, pp. 99-136).
'Apatite var: Collophane'
Reference: Alcântara e Silva, José Roberto, 2004, Caracterização Hidrogeológica da Jazida de Itataia-CE; Forman, J. M. A., & Angeiras, A. G. (1981). Poços de Caldas and Itataia: Two case histories of uranium exploration in Brazil. In Proceedings of an Advisory Group Meeting on Case Histories of Uranium Exploration, IAEA-AG (Vol. 250, No. 14, pp. 99-136).
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Forman, J. M. A., & Angeiras, A. G. (1981). Poços de Caldas and Itataia: Two case histories of uranium exploration in Brazil. In Proceedings of an Advisory Group Meeting on Case Histories of Uranium Exploration, IAEA-AG (Vol. 250, No. 14, pp. 99-136).
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Forman, J. M. A., & Angeiras, A. G. (1981). Poços de Caldas and Itataia: Two case histories of uranium exploration in Brazil. In Proceedings of an Advisory Group Meeting on Case Histories of Uranium Exploration, IAEA-AG (Vol. 250, No. 14, pp. 99-136).
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Forman, J. M. A., & Angeiras, A. G. (1981). Poços de Caldas and Itataia: Two case histories of uranium exploration in Brazil. In Proceedings of an Advisory Group Meeting on Case Histories of Uranium Exploration, IAEA-AG (Vol. 250, No. 14, pp. 99-136).
Coffinite
Formula: U(SiO4) · nH2O
Reference: Alcântara e Silva, José Roberto, 2004, Caracterização Hidrogeológica da Jazida de Itataia-CE
'Columbite-Tantalite'
Reference: Forman, J. M. A., & Angeiras, A. G. (1981). Poços de Caldas and Itataia: Two case histories of uranium exploration in Brazil. In Proceedings of an Advisory Group Meeting on Case Histories of Uranium Exploration, IAEA-AG (Vol. 250, No. 14, pp. 99-136).
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Forman, J. M. A., & Angeiras, A. G. (1981). Poços de Caldas and Itataia: Two case histories of uranium exploration in Brazil. In Proceedings of an Advisory Group Meeting on Case Histories of Uranium Exploration, IAEA-AG (Vol. 250, No. 14, pp. 99-136).
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: Forman, J. M. A., & Angeiras, A. G. (1981). Poços de Caldas and Itataia: Two case histories of uranium exploration in Brazil. In Proceedings of an Advisory Group Meeting on Case Histories of Uranium Exploration, IAEA-AG (Vol. 250, No. 14, pp. 99-136).
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Forman, J. M. A., & Angeiras, A. G. (1981). Poços de Caldas and Itataia: Two case histories of uranium exploration in Brazil. In Proceedings of an Advisory Group Meeting on Case Histories of Uranium Exploration, IAEA-AG (Vol. 250, No. 14, pp. 99-136).
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Forman, J. M. A., & Angeiras, A. G. (1981). Poços de Caldas and Itataia: Two case histories of uranium exploration in Brazil. In Proceedings of an Advisory Group Meeting on Case Histories of Uranium Exploration, IAEA-AG (Vol. 250, No. 14, pp. 99-136).
'Scapolite'
Reference: Forman, J. M. A., & Angeiras, A. G. (1981). Poços de Caldas and Itataia: Two case histories of uranium exploration in Brazil. In Proceedings of an Advisory Group Meeting on Case Histories of Uranium Exploration, IAEA-AG (Vol. 250, No. 14, pp. 99-136).
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: Forman, J. M. A., & Angeiras, A. G. (1981). Poços de Caldas and Itataia: Two case histories of uranium exploration in Brazil. In Proceedings of an Advisory Group Meeting on Case Histories of Uranium Exploration, IAEA-AG (Vol. 250, No. 14, pp. 99-136).
Spodumene
Formula: LiAlSi2O6
Reference: Forman, J. M. A., & Angeiras, A. G. (1981). Poços de Caldas and Itataia: Two case histories of uranium exploration in Brazil. In Proceedings of an Advisory Group Meeting on Case Histories of Uranium Exploration, IAEA-AG (Vol. 250, No. 14, pp. 99-136).
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Forman, J. M. A., & Angeiras, A. G. (1981). Poços de Caldas and Itataia: Two case histories of uranium exploration in Brazil. In Proceedings of an Advisory Group Meeting on Case Histories of Uranium Exploration, IAEA-AG (Vol. 250, No. 14, pp. 99-136).

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Amblygonite8.BB.05LiAl(PO4)F
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Coffinite9.AD.30U(SiO4) · nH2O
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Spodumene9.DA.30LiAlSi2O6
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'var: Collophane'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Chlorite Group'-
'Columbite-Tantalite'-
'Scapolite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Amblygonite41.5.8.1LiAl(PO4)F
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Coffinite51.5.2.4U(SiO4) · nH2O
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Spodumene65.1.4.1LiAlSi2O6
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'var: Collophane'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Chlorite Group'-
'Columbite-Tantalite'-
'Scapolite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
LiLithium
Li SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
Li AmblygoniteLiAl(PO4)F
BeBeryllium
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
CCarbon
C GraphiteC
C CalciteCaCO3
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
OOxygen
O CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
O AmblygoniteLiAl(PO4)F
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O AnataseTiO2
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
FFluorine
F AmblygoniteLiAl(PO4)F
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
Al AmblygoniteLiAl(PO4)F
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
SiSilicon
Si CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
Si SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
PPhosphorus
P AmblygoniteLiAl(PO4)F
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
TiTitanium
Ti AnataseTiO2
FeIron
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
UUranium
U CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O

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
1600 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3186989
Paleoproterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 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]

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

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