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Luanga Cr-Pt-Pd deposit, Curionópolis, Carajás mineral province, Pará, Brazili
Regional Level Types
Luanga Cr-Pt-Pd depositDeposit
Curionópolis- not defined -
Carajás mineral provinceProvince
ParáState
BrazilCountry

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Key
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
6° South , 49° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~56km
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:


6 km long and up to 3.5 km wide layered intrusion

Regions containing this locality

South America PlateTectonic Plate
South AmericaContinent
Amazonian Craton, South AmericaCraton

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


14 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Alphabetical List Tree Diagram

Detailed Mineral List:

'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: Mansur, Eduardo & Ferreira Filho, Cesar. (2017). The Luanga deposit, Carajás Mineral Province, Brazil: the origin of different styles of PGE mineralization. 14th SGA Biennial Meeting, At Quebec City
Braggite
Formula: (Pt,Pd,Ni)S
Reference: Handbook of Mineralogy
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Mansur, Eduardo & Ferreira Filho, Cesar. (2017). The Luanga deposit, Carajás Mineral Province, Brazil: the origin of different styles of PGE mineralization. 14th SGA Biennial Meeting, At Quebec City
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: 33rd International Geological Congress (2008) session MPM-04 Platinum-group mineralogy: Diversity of Platinum group minerals (PGM) in chromitites from Brazil, preliminary results; Mansur, Eduardo & Ferreira Filho, Cesar. (2017). The Luanga deposit, Carajás Mineral Province, Brazil: the origin of different styles of PGE mineralization. 14th SGA Biennial Meeting, At Quebec City
Cooperite
Formula: PtS
Reference: 33rd International Geological Congress (2008) session MPM-04 Platinum-group mineralogy: Diversity of Platinum group minerals (PGM) in chromitites from Brazil, preliminary results
Hollingworthite
Formula: (Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
Reference: 33rd International Geological Congress (2008) session MPM-04 Platinum-group mineralogy: Diversity of Platinum group minerals (PGM) in chromitites from Brazil, preliminary results
Irarsite
Formula: (Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Reference: 33rd International Geological Congress (2008) session MPM-04 Platinum-group mineralogy: Diversity of Platinum group minerals (PGM) in chromitites from Brazil, preliminary results
Laurite
Formula: RuS2
Reference: 33rd International Geological Congress (2008) session MPM-04 Platinum-group mineralogy: Diversity of Platinum group minerals (PGM) in chromitites from Brazil, preliminary results
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Reference: Mansur, Eduardo & Ferreira Filho, Cesar. (2017). The Luanga deposit, Carajás Mineral Province, Brazil: the origin of different styles of PGE mineralization. 14th SGA Biennial Meeting, At Quebec City
Platarsite
Formula: PtAsS
Reference: 33rd International Geological Congress (2008) session MPM-04 Platinum-group mineralogy: Diversity of Platinum group minerals (PGM) in chromitites from Brazil, preliminary results
Platinum
Formula: Pt
Reference: 33rd International Geological Congress (2008) session MPM-04 Platinum-group mineralogy: Diversity of Platinum group minerals (PGM) in chromitites from Brazil, preliminary results
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Mansur, Eduardo & Ferreira Filho, Cesar. (2017). The Luanga deposit, Carajás Mineral Province, Brazil: the origin of different styles of PGE mineralization. 14th SGA Biennial Meeting, At Quebec City
Rustenburgite
Formula: (Pt,Pd)3Sn
Reference: 33rd International Geological Congress (2008) session MPM-04 Platinum-group mineralogy: Diversity of Platinum group minerals (PGM) in chromitites from Brazil, preliminary results
Sperrylite
Formula: PtAs2
Reference: 33rd International Geological Congress (2008) session MPM-04 Platinum-group mineralogy: Diversity of Platinum group minerals (PGM) in chromitites from Brazil, preliminary results
Tulameenite
Formula: Pt2CuFe
Reference: 33rd International Geological Congress (2008) session MPM-04 Platinum-group mineralogy: Diversity of Platinum group minerals (PGM) in chromitites from Brazil, preliminary results

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Platinum1.AF.10Pt
Rustenburgite1.AG.10(Pt,Pd)3Sn
Tulameenite1.AG.40Pt2CuFe
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Braggite2.CC.35a(Pt,Pd,Ni)S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cooperite2.CC.35bPtS
Hollingworthite2.EB.25(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
Irarsite2.EB.25(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Laurite2.EB.05aRuS2
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Platarsite2.EB.25PtAsS
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sperrylite2.EB.05aPtAs2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Platinum Group Metals and Alloys
Platinum1.2.1.1Pt
Rustenburgite1.2.5.2(Pt,Pd)3Sn
Tulameenite1.2.4.2Pt2CuFe
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Braggite2.8.5.3(Pt,Pd,Ni)S
Cooperite2.8.5.1PtS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Hollingworthite2.12.3.8(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
Irarsite2.12.3.7(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Laurite2.12.1.10RuS2
Platarsite2.12.3.6PtAsS
Sperrylite2.12.1.13PtAs2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
OOxygen
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
FFluorine
F Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
AlAluminium
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
SiSilicon
Si Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
SSulfur
S LauriteRuS2
S Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
S Hollingworthite(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
S PlatarsitePtAsS
S CooperitePtS
S Braggite(Pt,Pd,Ni)S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
ClChlorine
Cl Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
TiTitanium
Ti Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
FeIron
Fe TulameenitePt2CuFe
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
NiNickel
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
CuCopper
Cu TulameenitePt2CuFe
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
AsArsenic
As SperrylitePtAs2
As Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
As Hollingworthite(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
As PlatarsitePtAsS
RuRuthenium
Ru LauriteRuS2
Ru Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
RhRhodium
Rh Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Rh Hollingworthite(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
SnTin
Sn Rustenburgite(Pt,Pd)3Sn
IrIridium
Ir Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
PtPlatinum
Pt SperrylitePtAs2
Pt Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Pt PlatarsitePtAsS
Pt PlatinumPt
Pt TulameenitePt2CuFe
Pt Rustenburgite(Pt,Pd)3Sn
Pt CooperitePtS
Pt Braggite(Pt,Pd,Ni)S

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
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.
Mansur, E. T., & Ferreira Filho, C. F. (2016). Magmatic structure and geochemistry of the Luanga Mafic–Ultramafic Complex: Further constraints for the PGE-mineralized magmatism in Carajás, Brazil. Lithos, 266, 28-43.
Mansur, Eduardo & Ferreira Filho, Cesar. (2017). The Luanga deposit, Carajás Mineral Province, Brazil: the origin of different styles of PGE mineralization. 14th SGA Biennial Meeting, At Quebec City


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