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Maracás Menchen Mine (Maracas Deposit), Rio Jacaré layered complex, Maracás, Bahia, Brazili
Regional Level Types
Maracás Menchen Mine (Maracas Deposit)Pit
Rio Jacaré layered complexIntrusion
MaracásMunicipality
BahiaState
BrazilCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
13° 36' 35'' South , 40° 39' 14'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Deposit first discovered:
1981
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Maracás22,049 (2012)30.5km


The Maracás Menchen Mine property totals 17,690 hectares and is dominated by an open pit mine being developed and operated by Largo Resources Ltd (Canada).

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Standard Detailed Gallery Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


29 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Alloclasite
Formula: Co1-xFexAsS
Reference: Campbell, R. A. (2012). Platinum Group Element (PGE) Mineralization Associated with Fe-Ti-V Deposit, Rio Jacaré Intrusion, Bahia State, Brazil. Bachelors honour thesis Dalhousie University, Halifax Nova Scotia
'Bravoite'
Formula: (Fe,Ni)S2
Reference: Campbell, R. A. (2012). Platinum Group Element (PGE) Mineralization Associated with Fe-Ti-V Deposit, Rio Jacaré Intrusion, Bahia State, Brazil. Bachelors honour thesis Dalhousie University, Halifax Nova Scotia
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Campbell, R. A. (2012). Platinum Group Element (PGE) Mineralization Associated with Fe-Ti-V Deposit, Rio Jacaré Intrusion, Bahia State, Brazil. Bachelors honour thesis Dalhousie University, Halifax Nova Scotia
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Campbell, R. A. (2012). Platinum Group Element (PGE) Mineralization Associated with Fe-Ti-V Deposit, Rio Jacaré Intrusion, Bahia State, Brazil. Bachelors honour thesis Dalhousie University, Halifax Nova Scotia
Cobaltite
Formula: CoAsS
Reference: Campbell, R. A. (2012). Platinum Group Element (PGE) Mineralization Associated with Fe-Ti-V Deposit, Rio Jacaré Intrusion, Bahia State, Brazil. Bachelors honour thesis Dalhousie University, Halifax Nova Scotia
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Campbell, R. A. (2012). Platinum Group Element (PGE) Mineralization Associated with Fe-Ti-V Deposit, Rio Jacaré Intrusion, Bahia State, Brazil. Bachelors honour thesis Dalhousie University, Halifax Nova Scotia
Dienerite
Formula: Ni3As
Reference: Campbell, R. A. (2012). Platinum Group Element (PGE) Mineralization Associated with Fe-Ti-V Deposit, Rio Jacaré Intrusion, Bahia State, Brazil. Bachelors honour thesis Dalhousie University, Halifax Nova Scotia
Ferronickelplatinum
Formula: Pt2FeNi
Reference: Campbell, R. A. (2012). Platinum Group Element (PGE) Mineralization Associated with Fe-Ti-V Deposit, Rio Jacaré Intrusion, Bahia State, Brazil. Bachelors honour thesis Dalhousie University, Halifax Nova Scotia
Fletcherite
Formula: Cu(Ni,Co)2S4
Reference: Campbell, R. A. (2012). Platinum Group Element (PGE) Mineralization Associated with Fe-Ti-V Deposit, Rio Jacaré Intrusion, Bahia State, Brazil. Bachelors honour thesis Dalhousie University, Halifax Nova Scotia
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Campbell, R. A. (2012). Platinum Group Element (PGE) Mineralization Associated with Fe-Ti-V Deposit, Rio Jacaré Intrusion, Bahia State, Brazil. Bachelors honour thesis Dalhousie University, Halifax Nova Scotia
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Campbell, R. A. (2012). Platinum Group Element (PGE) Mineralization Associated with Fe-Ti-V Deposit, Rio Jacaré Intrusion, Bahia State, Brazil. Bachelors honour thesis Dalhousie University, Halifax Nova Scotia
Heazlewoodite
Formula: Ni3S2
Reference: Campbell, R. A. (2012). Platinum Group Element (PGE) Mineralization Associated with Fe-Ti-V Deposit, Rio Jacaré Intrusion, Bahia State, Brazil. Bachelors honour thesis Dalhousie University, Halifax Nova Scotia
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Campbell, R. A. (2012). Platinum Group Element (PGE) Mineralization Associated with Fe-Ti-V Deposit, Rio Jacaré Intrusion, Bahia State, Brazil. Bachelors honour thesis Dalhousie University, Halifax Nova Scotia
Kotulskite
Formula: Pd(Te,Bi)2-x (x ≈ 0.4)
Reference: Campbell, R. A. (2012). Platinum Group Element (PGE) Mineralization Associated with Fe-Ti-V Deposit, Rio Jacaré Intrusion, Bahia State, Brazil. Bachelors honour thesis Dalhousie University, Halifax Nova Scotia
Krutovite
Formula: NiAs2
Reference: Campbell, R. A. (2012). Platinum Group Element (PGE) Mineralization Associated with Fe-Ti-V Deposit, Rio Jacaré Intrusion, Bahia State, Brazil. Bachelors honour thesis Dalhousie University, Halifax Nova Scotia
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Campbell, R. A. (2012). Platinum Group Element (PGE) Mineralization Associated with Fe-Ti-V Deposit, Rio Jacaré Intrusion, Bahia State, Brazil. Bachelors honour thesis Dalhousie University, Halifax Nova Scotia
Melliniite
Formula: (Ni,Fe)4P
Reference: Campbell, R. A. (2012). Platinum Group Element (PGE) Mineralization Associated with Fe-Ti-V Deposit, Rio Jacaré Intrusion, Bahia State, Brazil. Bachelors honour thesis Dalhousie University, Halifax Nova Scotia
Niggliite
Formula: PtSn
Reference: Campbell, R. A. (2012). Platinum Group Element (PGE) Mineralization Associated with Fe-Ti-V Deposit, Rio Jacaré Intrusion, Bahia State, Brazil. Bachelors honour thesis Dalhousie University, Halifax Nova Scotia
Orcelite
Formula: Ni5-xAs2, x ~ 0.25
Reference: Campbell, R. A. (2012). Platinum Group Element (PGE) Mineralization Associated with Fe-Ti-V Deposit, Rio Jacaré Intrusion, Bahia State, Brazil. Bachelors honour thesis Dalhousie University, Halifax Nova Scotia
Paolovite
Formula: Pd2Sn
Reference: Campbell, R. A. (2012). Platinum Group Element (PGE) Mineralization Associated with Fe-Ti-V Deposit, Rio Jacaré Intrusion, Bahia State, Brazil. Bachelors honour thesis Dalhousie University, Halifax Nova Scotia
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Reference: Campbell, R. A. (2012). Platinum Group Element (PGE) Mineralization Associated with Fe-Ti-V Deposit, Rio Jacaré Intrusion, Bahia State, Brazil. Bachelors honour thesis Dalhousie University, Halifax Nova Scotia
Petrovskaite
Formula: AuAgS
Reference: Campbell, R. A. (2012). Platinum Group Element (PGE) Mineralization Associated with Fe-Ti-V Deposit, Rio Jacaré Intrusion, Bahia State, Brazil. Bachelors honour thesis Dalhousie University, Halifax Nova Scotia
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Campbell, R. A. (2012). Platinum Group Element (PGE) Mineralization Associated with Fe-Ti-V Deposit, Rio Jacaré Intrusion, Bahia State, Brazil. Bachelors honour thesis Dalhousie University, Halifax Nova Scotia
Samaniite
Formula: Cu2Fe5Ni2S8
Reference: Campbell, R. A. (2012). Platinum Group Element (PGE) Mineralization Associated with Fe-Ti-V Deposit, Rio Jacaré Intrusion, Bahia State, Brazil. Bachelors honour thesis Dalhousie University, Halifax Nova Scotia
Siegenite
Formula: CoNi2S4
Reference: Campbell, R. A. (2012). Platinum Group Element (PGE) Mineralization Associated with Fe-Ti-V Deposit, Rio Jacaré Intrusion, Bahia State, Brazil. Bachelors honour thesis Dalhousie University, Halifax Nova Scotia
Sperrylite
Formula: PtAs2
Reference: Campbell, R. A. (2012). Platinum Group Element (PGE) Mineralization Associated with Fe-Ti-V Deposit, Rio Jacaré Intrusion, Bahia State, Brazil. Bachelors honour thesis Dalhousie University, Halifax Nova Scotia
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Campbell, R. A. (2012). Platinum Group Element (PGE) Mineralization Associated with Fe-Ti-V Deposit, Rio Jacaré Intrusion, Bahia State, Brazil. Bachelors honour thesis Dalhousie University, Halifax Nova Scotia
Stibiopalladinite
Formula: Pd5Sb2
Reference: Campbell, R. A. (2012). Platinum Group Element (PGE) Mineralization Associated with Fe-Ti-V Deposit, Rio Jacaré Intrusion, Bahia State, Brazil. Bachelors honour thesis Dalhousie University, Halifax Nova Scotia
Tetraferroplatinum
Formula: PtFe
Reference: Campbell, R. A. (2012). Platinum Group Element (PGE) Mineralization Associated with Fe-Ti-V Deposit, Rio Jacaré Intrusion, Bahia State, Brazil. Bachelors honour thesis Dalhousie University, Halifax Nova Scotia
Zhanghengite
Formula: CuZn
Reference: Campbell, R. A. (2012). Platinum Group Element (PGE) Mineralization Associated with Fe-Ti-V Deposit, Rio Jacaré Intrusion, Bahia State, Brazil. Bachelors honour thesis Dalhousie University, Halifax Nova Scotia

Gallery:

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Ferronickelplatinum1.AG.40Pt2FeNi
Gold1.AA.05Au
Melliniite1.BD.20(Ni,Fe)4P
Niggliite1.AG.60PtSn
Paolovite1.AG.20Pd2Sn
Tetraferroplatinum1.AG.40PtFe
Zhanghengite1.AB.10aCuZn
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Alloclasite2.EB.10bCo1-xFexAsS
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cobaltite2.EB.25CoAsS
Fletcherite2.DA.05Cu(Ni,Co)2S4
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Heazlewoodite2.BB.05Ni3S2
Kotulskite2.CC.05Pd(Te,Bi)2-x (x ≈ 0.4)
Krutovite2.EB.25NiAs2
Orcelite2.AB.10Ni5-xAs2, x ~ 0.25
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Petrovskaite2.BA.75AuAgS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Samaniite2.BB.Cu2Fe5Ni2S8
Siegenite2.DA.05CoNi2S4
Sperrylite2.EB.05aPtAs2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stibiopalladinite2.AC.20aPd5Sb2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Bravoite'-(Fe,Ni)S2
Dienerite-Ni3As

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Zhanghengite1.1.6.2CuZn
Platinum Group Metals and Alloys
Ferronickelplatinum1.2.4.3Pt2FeNi
Niggliite1.2.10.1PtSn
Paolovite1.2.6.1Pd2Sn
Tetraferroplatinum1.2.4.1PtFe
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 5:2
Orcelite2.3.2.1Ni5-xAs2, x ~ 0.25
Stibiopalladinite2.3.3.1Pd5Sb2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
Petrovskaite2.4.17.1AuAgS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Heazlewoodite2.5.3.1Ni3S2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Samaniite2.7.2.4Cu2Fe5Ni2S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Fletcherite2.10.1.3Cu(Ni,Co)2S4
Siegenite2.10.1.6CoNi2S4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Alloclasite2.12.6.2Co1-xFexAsS
Cobaltite2.12.3.1CoAsS
Krutovite2.12.1.12NiAs2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Sperrylite2.12.1.13PtAs2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Bravoite'-(Fe,Ni)S2
Dienerite-Ni3As
Kotulskite-Pd(Te,Bi)2-x (x ≈ 0.4)
Melliniite-(Ni,Fe)4P

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
PPhosphorus
P Melliniite(Ni,Fe)4P
SSulfur
S AlloclasiteCo1-xFexAsS
S Bravoite(Fe,Ni)S2
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CobaltiteCoAsS
S FletcheriteCu(Ni,Co)2S4
S GalenaPbS
S HeazlewooditeNi3S2
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
S PetrovskaiteAuAgS
S PyriteFeS2
S SamaniiteCu2Fe5Ni2S8
S SiegeniteCoNi2S4
S SphaleriteZnS
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
FeIron
Fe AlloclasiteCo1-xFexAsS
Fe Bravoite(Fe,Ni)S2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe FerronickelplatinumPt2FeNi
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Melliniite(Ni,Fe)4P
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe SamaniiteCu2Fe5Ni2S8
Fe TetraferroplatinumPtFe
CoCobalt
Co AlloclasiteCo1-xFexAsS
Co CobaltiteCoAsS
Co FletcheriteCu(Ni,Co)2S4
Co SiegeniteCoNi2S4
NiNickel
Ni Bravoite(Fe,Ni)S2
Ni DieneriteNi3As
Ni FerronickelplatinumPt2FeNi
Ni FletcheriteCu(Ni,Co)2S4
Ni HeazlewooditeNi3S2
Ni KrutoviteNiAs2
Ni Melliniite(Ni,Fe)4P
Ni OrceliteNi5-xAs2, x ~ 0.25
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Ni SamaniiteCu2Fe5Ni2S8
Ni SiegeniteCoNi2S4
CuCopper
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu FletcheriteCu(Ni,Co)2S4
Cu CopperCu
Cu SamaniiteCu2Fe5Ni2S8
Cu ZhanghengiteCuZn
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn ZhanghengiteCuZn
AsArsenic
As AlloclasiteCo1-xFexAsS
As CobaltiteCoAsS
As DieneriteNi3As
As KrutoviteNiAs2
As OrceliteNi5-xAs2, x ~ 0.25
As SperrylitePtAs2
PdPalladium
Pd KotulskitePd(Te,Bi)2-x (x ≈ 0.4)
Pd PaolovitePd2Sn
Pd StibiopalladinitePd5Sb2
AgSilver
Ag PetrovskaiteAuAgS
SnTin
Sn NiggliitePtSn
Sn PaolovitePd2Sn
SbAntimony
Sb StibiopalladinitePd5Sb2
TeTellurium
Te KotulskitePd(Te,Bi)2-x (x ≈ 0.4)
PtPlatinum
Pt FerronickelplatinumPt2FeNi
Pt NiggliitePtSn
Pt SperrylitePtAs2
Pt TetraferroplatinumPtFe
AuGold
Au GoldAu
Au PetrovskaiteAuAgS
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
BiBismuth
Bi KotulskitePd(Te,Bi)2-x (x ≈ 0.4)

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