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Maicuru alkaline complex, Maicuru range, Monte Alegre, Pará, Brazil

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 0° 28' South , 54° 13' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -0.466666666667, -54.2166666667
Name(s) in local language(s): Complexo alcalino de Maicuru, Serra de Maicuru, Monte Alegre
REE-bearing Proterozoic laterite deposit, covering ultrabasic alkaline intrusives with probable carbonatite.
5 billion tons of titanium ore.

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17 entries listed. 13 valid minerals.

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Orris, G.J., and Grauch, R.I. (2002): Rare earth element mines, deposits, and occurrences. USGS Open-File Report 02-189.

Lemos, V. P., & da Costa, M. C. (1989). Mineralogical aspects of the laterites of Maicuru. Sociedade Brasileira de Geoquimica, Rio de Janeiro, RJ (Brazil); 531 p; 1989; p. 375-384; 13. International Geochemical Exploration Symposium. 2. Brazilian Geochemical Congress; Rio de Janeiro, RJ (Brazil); 1-6 Oct 1989

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