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Urucum claim (Córrego do Urucum pegmatite), Galiléia, Minas Gerais, Brazil

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 19° 1' 23'' South , 41° 27' 36'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -19.02306,-41.46000
Köppen climate type:Aw : Tropical savanna, wet
Name(s) in local language(s):Lavra do Urucum
Other/historical region names associated with this locality:Tim claim


Granite pegmatite. Aimorés pegmatite district, Eastern Brazilian pegmatite province


Mineral List


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

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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Neoproterozoic
541 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3186611
Neoproterozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Lithology: Intrusive igneous 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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References

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Prescott, B. E. and Nassau, K. (1978): Black Elbaite from Corrego Do Urucum, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Mineralogical Magazine 42:357-359
Cassedanne, J., (1986), The Urucum Pegmatite, Minas Gerais, Brazil, Mineralogical Record, 17:307-314.
Morteani, G., Preinfalk, C., and Horn, A.H. (2000): Classification and mineralization potential of the pegmatites of the Eastern Brazilian Pegmatite Province. Mineralium Deposita 35, 638-655.
Moore, P. B., 2000, Analyses of Primary Phosphates from Pegmatites in Maine and Other Localities, in V. T. King (editor), Mineralogy of Maine. Mining History, Gems, and Geology, Maine Geological Survey, Augusta, Maine, p. 333-336.
Atencio, D., Carvalho, F. M. S. & Matioli, P. A. (2004): Coutinhoite, a new thorium uranyl silicate hydrate, from Urucum mine, Galileia, Minas Gerais, Brazil. American Mineralogist: 89: 721-724.

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