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Roncadeira pegmatite, Nova Palmeira, Borborema mineral province, Paraíba, Brazili
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Roncadeira pegmatitePegmatite
Nova Palmeira- not defined -
Borborema mineral provinceProvince
Paraíba- not defined -
BrazilCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 6° 40' 32'' South , 36° 28' 4'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -6.67560,-36.46794
GeoHash:G#: 7ny440szg
Locality type:Pegmatite
Köppen climate type:BSh : Hot semi-arid (steppe) climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Parelhas16,377 (2012)21.0km
Picuí10,779 (2012)22.7km
Jardim do Seridó9,520 (2012)35.3km
Nova Floresta8,623 (2012)38.1km
Cuité11,391 (2012)40.7km


Also “zinconigerite-6N6S”

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South America PlateTectonic Plate
South AmericaContinent

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18 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Beurlen, H., Thomas, R., Melgarejo, J. C., Da Silva, J. M. R., Rhede, D., Soares, D. R., & Da Silva, M. R. (2013). Chrysoberyl-sillimanite association from the Roncadeira pegmatite, Borborema Province, Brazil: implications for gemstone exploration. Journal of GEOsciences, 58(2), 79-90.
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Beurlen, H., Thomas, R., Melgarejo, J. C., Da Silva, J. M. R., Rhede, D., Soares, D. R., & Da Silva, M. R. (2013). Chrysoberyl-sillimanite association from the Roncadeira pegmatite, Borborema Province, Brazil: implications for gemstone exploration. Journal of GEOsciences, 58(2), 79-90.
'Biotite'
Reference: Beurlen, H., Thomas, R., Melgarejo, J. C., Da Silva, J. M. R., Rhede, D., Soares, D. R., & Da Silva, M. R. (2013). Chrysoberyl-sillimanite association from the Roncadeira pegmatite, Borborema Province, Brazil: implications for gemstone exploration. Journal of GEOsciences, 58(2), 79-90.
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Beurlen, H., Da Silva, M.R.R., Thomas, R., Soares, D.R., and Olivier, P. (2008): Mineralium Deposita 43, 207-228; Beurlen, H., Thomas, R., Melgarejo, J. C., Da Silva, J. M. R., Rhede, D., Soares, D. R., & Da Silva, M. R. (2013). Chrysoberyl-sillimanite association from the Roncadeira pegmatite, Borborema Province, Brazil: implications for gemstone exploration. Journal of GEOsciences, 58(2), 79-90.
Chrysoberyl
Formula: BeAl2O4
Habit: tabular crystals to 15mm
Colour: yellowish green
Reference: Beurlen, H., Da Silva, M.R.R., Thomas, R., Soares, D.R., and Olivier, P. (2008): Mineralium Deposita 43, 207-228; Beurlen, H., Thomas, R., Melgarejo, J. C., Da Silva, J. M. R., Rhede, D., Soares, D. R., & Da Silva, M. R. (2013). Chrysoberyl-sillimanite association from the Roncadeira pegmatite, Borborema Province, Brazil: implications for gemstone exploration. Journal of GEOsciences, 58(2), 79-90.
Columbite-(Fe)
Formula: Fe2+Nb2O6
Reference: Beurlen, H., Da Silva, M.R.R., Thomas, R., Soares, D.R., and Olivier, P. (2008): Mineralium Deposita 43, 207-228; Beurlen, H., Thomas, R., Melgarejo, J. C., Da Silva, J. M. R., Rhede, D., Soares, D. R., & Da Silva, M. R. (2013). Chrysoberyl-sillimanite association from the Roncadeira pegmatite, Borborema Province, Brazil: implications for gemstone exploration. Journal of GEOsciences, 58(2), 79-90.
Cordierite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Reference: Beurlen, H., Thomas, R., Melgarejo, J. C., Da Silva, J. M. R., Rhede, D., Soares, D. R., & Da Silva, M. R. (2013). Chrysoberyl-sillimanite association from the Roncadeira pegmatite, Borborema Province, Brazil: implications for gemstone exploration. Journal of GEOsciences, 58(2), 79-90.
Ferrowodginite
Formula: Fe2+Sn4+Ta2O8
Reference: Beurlen, H., Thomas, R., Melgarejo, J. C., Da Silva, J. M. R., Rhede, D., Soares, D. R., & Da Silva, M. R. (2013). Chrysoberyl-sillimanite association from the Roncadeira pegmatite, Borborema Province, Brazil: implications for gemstone exploration. Journal of GEOsciences, 58(2), 79-90.
Gahnite
Formula: ZnAl2O4
Reference: Beurlen, H., Thomas, R., Melgarejo, J. C., Da Silva, J. M. R., Rhede, D., Soares, D. R., & Da Silva, M. R. (2013). Chrysoberyl-sillimanite association from the Roncadeira pegmatite, Borborema Province, Brazil: implications for gemstone exploration. Journal of GEOsciences, 58(2), 79-90.
Ixiolite
Formula: (Ta,Nb,Sn,Fe,Mn)4O8
Description: Titanium rich
Reference: Beurlen, H., Da Silva, M.R.R., Thomas, R., Soares, D.R., and Olivier, P. (2008): Mineralium Deposita 43, 207-228; Beurlen, H., Thomas, R., Melgarejo, J. C., Da Silva, J. M. R., Rhede, D., Soares, D. R., & Da Silva, M. R. (2013). Chrysoberyl-sillimanite association from the Roncadeira pegmatite, Borborema Province, Brazil: implications for gemstone exploration. Journal of GEOsciences, 58(2), 79-90.
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Beurlen, H., Thomas, R., Melgarejo, J. C., Da Silva, J. M. R., Rhede, D., Soares, D. R., & Da Silva, M. R. (2013). Chrysoberyl-sillimanite association from the Roncadeira pegmatite, Borborema Province, Brazil: implications for gemstone exploration. Journal of GEOsciences, 58(2), 79-90.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Beurlen, H., Thomas, R., Melgarejo, J. C., Da Silva, J. M. R., Rhede, D., Soares, D. R., & Da Silva, M. R. (2013). Chrysoberyl-sillimanite association from the Roncadeira pegmatite, Borborema Province, Brazil: implications for gemstone exploration. Journal of GEOsciences, 58(2), 79-90.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Beurlen, H., Thomas, R., Melgarejo, J. C., Da Silva, J. M. R., Rhede, D., Soares, D. R., & Da Silva, M. R. (2013). Chrysoberyl-sillimanite association from the Roncadeira pegmatite, Borborema Province, Brazil: implications for gemstone exploration. Journal of GEOsciences, 58(2), 79-90.
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Beurlen, H., Da Silva, M.R.R., Thomas, R., Soares, D.R., and Olivier, P. (2008): Mineralium Deposita 43, 207-228
Rutile var: Niobian Rutile
Formula: (Ti,Nb)O2
Reference: Beurlen, H., Da Silva, M.R.R., Thomas, R., Soares, D.R., and Olivier, P. (2008): Mineralium Deposita 43, 207-228
Rutile var: Strüverite
Formula: (Ti,Ta,Fe)O2
Reference: Beurlen, H., Thomas, R., Melgarejo, J. C., Da Silva, J. M. R., Rhede, D., Soares, D. R., & Da Silva, M. R. (2013). Chrysoberyl-sillimanite association from the Roncadeira pegmatite, Borborema Province, Brazil: implications for gemstone exploration. Journal of GEOsciences, 58(2), 79-90.
Sillimanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Beurlen, H., Thomas, R., Melgarejo, J. C., Da Silva, J. M. R., Rhede, D., Soares, D. R., & Da Silva, M. R. (2013). Chrysoberyl-sillimanite association from the Roncadeira pegmatite, Borborema Province, Brazil: implications for gemstone exploration. Journal of GEOsciences, 58(2), 79-90.
Spessartine
Formula: Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Beurlen, H., Thomas, R., Melgarejo, J. C., Da Silva, J. M. R., Rhede, D., Soares, D. R., & Da Silva, M. R. (2013). Chrysoberyl-sillimanite association from the Roncadeira pegmatite, Borborema Province, Brazil: implications for gemstone exploration. Journal of GEOsciences, 58(2), 79-90.
Tantalite-(Fe)
Formula: Fe2+Ta2O6
Reference: Beurlen, H., Da Silva, M.R.R., Thomas, R., Soares, D.R., and Olivier, P. (2008): Mineralium Deposita 43, 207-228
Tapiolite-(Fe)
Formula: (Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Reference: Beurlen, H., Da Silva, M.R.R., Thomas, R., Soares, D.R., and Olivier, P. (2008): Mineralium Deposita 43, 207-228; Beurlen, H., Thomas, R., Melgarejo, J. C., Da Silva, J. M. R., Rhede, D., Soares, D. R., & Da Silva, M. R. (2013). Chrysoberyl-sillimanite association from the Roncadeira pegmatite, Borborema Province, Brazil: implications for gemstone exploration. Journal of GEOsciences, 58(2), 79-90.
Wodginite
Formula: Mn2+Sn4+Ta2O8
Reference: Beurlen, H., Da Silva, M.R.R., Thomas, R., Soares, D.R., and Olivier, P. (2008): Mineralium Deposita 43, 207-228
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Beurlen, H., Thomas, R., Melgarejo, J. C., Da Silva, J. M. R., Rhede, D., Soares, D. R., & Da Silva, M. R. (2013). Chrysoberyl-sillimanite association from the Roncadeira pegmatite, Borborema Province, Brazil: implications for gemstone exploration. Journal of GEOsciences, 58(2), 79-90.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Chrysoberyl4.BA.05BeAl2O4
Columbite-(Fe)4.DB.35Fe2+Nb2O6
Ferrowodginite4.DB.40Fe2+Sn4+Ta2O8
Gahnite4.BB.05ZnAl2O4
Ixiolite4.DB.25(Ta,Nb,Sn,Fe,Mn)4O8
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
var: Niobian Rutile4.DB.05(Ti,Nb)O2
var: Strüverite4.DB.05(Ti,Ta,Fe)O2
Tantalite-(Fe)4.DB.35Fe2+Ta2O6
Tapiolite-(Fe)4.DB.10(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Wodginite4.DB.40Mn2+Sn4+Ta2O8
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Cordierite9.CJ.10(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Sillimanite9.AF.05Al2(SiO4)O
Spessartine9.AD.25Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-
'K Feldspar'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
var: Strüverite4.4.1.3(Ti,Ta,Fe)O2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chrysoberyl7.2.9.1BeAl2O4
Gahnite7.2.1.4ZnAl2O4
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
ABO4
Ferrowodginite8.1.8.2Fe2+Sn4+Ta2O8
Ixiolite8.1.10.1(Ta,Nb,Sn,Fe,Mn)4O8
Wodginite8.1.8.1Mn2+Sn4+Ta2O8
AB2O6
Columbite-(Fe)8.3.2.2Fe2+Nb2O6
Tantalite-(Fe)8.3.2.1Fe2+Ta2O6
Tapiolite-(Fe)8.3.1.1(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Spessartine51.4.3a.3Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
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
Sillimanite52.2.2a.1Al2(SiO4)O
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Six-Membered Rings with Al substituted rings
Cordierite61.2.1.1(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
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
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Biotite'-
'K Feldspar'-
Rutile
var: Niobian Rutile
-(Ti,Nb)O2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
BeBeryllium
Be ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
OOxygen
O ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
O Ixiolite(Ta,Nb,Sn,Fe,Mn)4O8
O Rutile (var: Niobian Rutile)(Ti,Nb)O2
O Columbite-(Fe)Fe2+Nb2O6
O Tapiolite-(Fe)(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
O CassiteriteSnO2
O WodginiteMn2+Sn4+Ta2O8
O Tantalite-(Fe)Fe2+Ta2O6
O Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
O SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O FerrowodginiteFe2+Sn4+Ta2O8
O Rutile (var: Strüverite)(Ti,Ta,Fe)O2
O GahniteZnAl2O4
O SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O QuartzSiO2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O RutileTiO2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
AlAluminium
Al ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
Al Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Al SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al GahniteZnAl2O4
Al SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
SiSilicon
Si Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Si SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
TiTitanium
Ti Rutile (var: Niobian Rutile)(Ti,Nb)O2
Ti Rutile (var: Strüverite)(Ti,Ta,Fe)O2
Ti RutileTiO2
MnManganese
Mn Ixiolite(Ta,Nb,Sn,Fe,Mn)4O8
Mn WodginiteMn2+Sn4+Ta2O8
Mn SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
FeIron
Fe Columbite-(Fe)Fe2+Nb2O6
Fe Tapiolite-(Fe)(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Fe Tantalite-(Fe)Fe2+Ta2O6
Fe Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Fe FerrowodginiteFe2+Sn4+Ta2O8
Fe Rutile (var: Strüverite)(Ti,Ta,Fe)O2
ZnZinc
Zn GahniteZnAl2O4
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
NbNiobium
Nb Ixiolite(Ta,Nb,Sn,Fe,Mn)4O8
Nb Rutile (var: Niobian Rutile)(Ti,Nb)O2
Nb Columbite-(Fe)Fe2+Nb2O6
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
Sn WodginiteMn2+Sn4+Ta2O8
Sn FerrowodginiteFe2+Sn4+Ta2O8
TaTantalum
Ta Ixiolite(Ta,Nb,Sn,Fe,Mn)4O8
Ta Tapiolite-(Fe)(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Ta WodginiteMn2+Sn4+Ta2O8
Ta Tantalite-(Fe)Fe2+Ta2O6
Ta FerrowodginiteFe2+Sn4+Ta2O8
Ta Rutile (var: Strüverite)(Ti,Ta,Fe)O2

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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Neoproterozoic
541 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3188032
Neoproterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Lithology: Crystalline metamorphic rocks

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

References

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Beurlen, H., Da Silva, M.R.R., Thomas, R., Soares, D.R., and Olivier, P. (2008): Nb–Ta–(Ti–Sn) oxide mineral chemistry as tracer of rare element granitic pegmatite fractionation in the Borborema Province, Northeastern Brazil. Mineralium Deposita 43, 207-228.
Beurlen, H., Thomas, R., Melgarejo, J. C., Da Silva, J. M. R., Rhede, D., Soares, D. R., & Da Silva, M. R. (2013). Chrysoberyl-sillimanite association from the Roncadeira pegmatite, Borborema Province, Brazil: implications for gemstone exploration. Journal of GEOsciences, 58(2), 79-90.
Beurlen, H., Thomas, R., Rhede, D., Borges, L. E. P., & Yadav, D. R. S. R. (2012) Metamorphic Chrysoberyl Occurrence in the Roncadeira Pegmatite of the Província Pegmatítica Da Borborema, NE Do Brasil. 46th Brazilian Geological Congress


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