Passagem mine, Passagem de Mariana district, Mariana (Marianna de Itacolumy), Iron Quadrangle, Minas Gerais, Brazil
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||20° 22' 60'' South , 43° 22' 60'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-20.38333,-43.38333|
|Köppen climate type:||Cwa : Monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Mina da Passagem, Passagem de Mariana|
Old gold mine. Active from 1719 to 1985.
Gold-tourmaline quartz-vein deposit.
Located in the village of Passagem de Mariana, 7 km E of Ouro Preto.
Several other mines are mentioned in the 2007 publication listed below.
26 valid minerals.
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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2500 - 4000 Ma
|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.