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Sossego Mine, Canaã dos Carajás, Carajás mineral province, Pará, Brazil

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 6° 25' 51'' South , 50° 4' 7'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -6.43084,-50.06870
Owned/operated by:Vale SA
Köppen climate type:Aw : Tropical savanna, wet
Name(s) in local language(s):Mina do Sossego


Fe-Cu-Au deposit, hosted by granite, granophyric granite, gabbro, and felsic metavolcanic rocks along a WNW–ESE-striking shear zone that defines the contact between metavolcano–sedimentary units of the Itacaiúnas Supergroup and tonalitic to trondhjemitic gneisses and migmatites of the Xingu complex. It consists of two major groups of orebodies (Pista–Sequeirinho–Baiano and Sossego–Curral) with distinct alteration assemblages that are separated from each other by a major high angle fault.


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Orosirian
1800 - 2050 Ma



ID: 2300215
Granito Rio Branco Corpo

Age: Orosirian (1800 - 2050 Ma)

Lithology: Diorite, granite

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

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References

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- Monteiro, L.V.S., Xavier, R.P., de Carvalho, E.R., Hitzman, M.W., Johnson, C.A., de Souza Filho, C.R., and Torresi, I. (2008): Spatial and temporal zoning of hydrothermal alteration and mineralization in the Sossego iron oxide–copper–gold deposit, Carajás Mineral Province, Brazil: paragenesis and stable isotope constraints. Mineralium Deposita 43, 129-159.
- Grainger, C.J., Groves, D.I., Tallarico, F.H.B., and Fletcher, I.R. (2008): Metallogenesis of the Carajás Mineral Province, Southern Amazon Craton, Brazil: Varying styles of Archean through Paleoproterozoic to Neoproterozoic base- and precious-metal mineralisation. Ore Geology Reviews 33, 451-489.
- Monteiro, L.V.S., Xavier, R.P., Hitzman, M.W., Juliani, C., de Souza Filho, C.R., and de R. Carvalho, E. (2008): Mineral chemistry of ore and hydrothermal alteration at the Sossego iron oxide–copper–gold deposit, Carajás Mineral Province, Brazil. Ore Geology Reviews 34, 317-336.
- Economic Geology 110 (2015) 809-835.

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