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Fazendão mine, Catas Altas, Minas Gerais, Brazili
Regional Level Types
Fazendão mineMine
Catas Altas- not defined -
Minas Gerais- not defined -
BrazilCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 20° 7' 32'' South , 43° 24' 57'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -20.12583,-43.41611
GeoHash:G#: 7h3js01qe
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cwa : Monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Barão de Cocais22,387 (2012)21.3km
Mariana45,236 (2012)28.0km
Ouro Preto63,678 (2012)31.3km
Rio Piracicaba10,439 (2012)33.4km
Caeté33,231 (2012)38.1km


An iron mine in the border of Catas Altas and Mariana municipalities.

Regions containing this locality

South America PlateTectonic Plate
South AmericaContinent
Iron Quadrangle, Minas Gerais, BrazilQuadrangle

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


5 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Alphabetical List Tree Diagram

Detailed Mineral List:

Auricupride
Formula: Cu3Au
Gold
Formula: Au
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Hongshiite
Formula: PtCu
Tetra-auricupride
Formula: AuCu

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Auricupride1.AA.10aCu3Au
Gold1.AA.05Au
Hongshiite1.AG.45PtCu
Tetra-auricupride1.AA.10bAuCu
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Auricupride1.1.2.1Cu3Au
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Tetra-auricupride1.1.2.2AuCu
Platinum Group Metals and Alloys
Hongshiite1.2.3.1PtCu
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O HematiteFe2O3
FeIron
Fe HematiteFe2O3
CuCopper
Cu AuricuprideCu3Au
Cu HongshiitePtCu
Cu Tetra-auricuprideAuCu
PtPlatinum
Pt HongshiitePtCu
AuGold
Au AuricuprideCu3Au
Au GoldAu
Au Tetra-auricuprideAuCu

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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Archean
2500 - 4000 Ma



ID: 3186992
Archean crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Archean (2500 - 4000 Ma)

Lithology: Medium-high grade orthogneiss

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]

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References

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Cabral A, Galbiatti H (2014)Platinum minerals from the Fazendão hematite-ore mine, Quadrilátero Ferrífero of Minas Gerais, Brazil. 21 st meeting of the International Mineralogical Association. p 102


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