Eduardo claim, Conselheiro Pena, Minas Gerais, Brazil
|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.
57 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.
Rock Types Recorded
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Entries shown in red are rocks recorded for this region.
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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541 - 1000 Ma
|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.