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Eduardo claim, Conselheiro Pena, Minas Gerais, Brazil

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 19° 4' 54'' South , 41° 30' 35'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -19.08194,-41.51000
Köppen climate type:Aw : Tropical savanna, wet


Pegmatite mined since the 1960s for feldspar. Important producer of gem quality spodumene, tourmaline, morganite and quartz. The pegmatite is hosted by quartz-biotite schist of the Rio Doce Group.


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57 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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Neoproterozoic
541 - 1000 Ma



ID: 1383569
Neoproterozoic plutonic rocks

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Comments: Deep-seated to high-level intrusions are included. Many charnockites, anorthosites, and large ophiolites, classified as plutons, are distinguished in the database using the SIGNIF item. Ophiolites were classified as plutons, even where remnants may be extrusive and/or sedimentary.

Lithology: Plutonic rocks

Reference: Geological Survey of Canada. Generalized geological map of the world and linked databases. doi:10.4095/195142. Open File 2915d. [18]

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References

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Field Trip Guide, Eastern Brazilian Pegmatite Province, 4th International Symposium on Granitic Pegmatites, 2009.
Scholz, R., Chukanov, N. V., Menezes Filho, L. A., Atencio, D., Lagoeiro, L., Belotti, F. M., ... & Pekov, I. (2014). Césarferreiraite, Fe2+ Fe23+ (AsO4) 2 (OH) 2· 8H2O, from Eduardo mine, Conselheiro Pena, Minas Gerais, Brazil: Second arsenate in the laueite mineral group. American Mineralogist, 99(4), 607-611.
Lamoso, I. S. M., & Atencio, D. (2017). Cristais zonados de fosfossiderita-metavariscita da Mina do Eduardo, Conselheiro Pena, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Geologia USP. Série Científica, 17(3), 23-27.

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