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Parelhas, Borborema mineral province, Paraíba, Brazili
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Parelhas- not defined -
Borborema mineral provinceProvince
Paraíba- not defined -
BrazilCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
6° 41' 9'' South , 36° 39' 36'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Parelhas16,377 (2012)0.4km
Jardim do Seridó9,520 (2012)16.9km
Santa Luzia13,243 (2012)35.2km
Picuí10,779 (2012)39.7km
Currais Novos35,560 (2012)49.8km


Actually in Rio Grande do Norte, not in Paraíba?

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South America PlateTectonic Plate
South AmericaContinent
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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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Ediacaran
541 - 635 Ma



ID: 2307035
Seridó Formação

Age: Ediacaran (541 - 635 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Seridó Formation

Lithology: Schist - aluminoso(a), chlorite schist, phyllite, chlorite schist, schist

Reference: Geological Survey of Brazil. State Geological Maps of Brazil. CPRM - Geobank. [43]

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]

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