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Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil

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Guabirotuba Formation : Fluvial sediment (silt/sand/clay rich in calcium carbonate).

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curitiba

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

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Lanthanite'
Lanthanite-(La)
Formula: (La,Ce)2(CO3)3 · 8H2O
Reference: Rocks& Min. (Jan.2000)
Lanthanite-(Nd) (TL)
Formula: (Nd,La)2(CO3)3 · 8H2O
Reference: American Mineralogist (1981): 66: 637-638.; Roberts, A.C., Chao, G.Y. and Cesbron, F. (1980): Lanthanite-(Nd), a new mineral from Curitiba, Parana, Brazil. Geol. Survey Canada Paper 80-lC, l4l-142.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
'Psilomelane'
Quartz
Formula: SiO2

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Lanthanite-(La)5.CC.25(La,Ce)2(CO3)3 · 8H2O
Lanthanite-(Nd) (TL)5.CC.25(Nd,La)2(CO3)3 · 8H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite9.EC.15K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Lanthanite-
Psilomelane-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 15 - HYDRATED NORMAL CARBONATES
AmBn(XO3)p·xH2O, with (m+n):p < 1:1
Lanthanite-(La)15.4.2.1(La,Ce)2(CO3)3 · 8H2O
Lanthanite-(Nd) (TL)15.4.2.2(Nd,La)2(CO3)3 · 8H2O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite71.2.2d.2K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Lanthanite'-
'Psilomelane'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Lanthanite-(La)(La,Ce)2(CO3)3 · 8H2O
H Lanthanite-(Nd)(Nd,La)2(CO3)3 · 8H2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C Lanthanite-(La)(La,Ce)2(CO3)3 · 8H2O
C Lanthanite-(Nd)(Nd,La)2(CO3)3 · 8H2O
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Lanthanite-(La)(La,Ce)2(CO3)3 · 8H2O
O Lanthanite-(Nd)(Nd,La)2(CO3)3 · 8H2O
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
AlAluminium
Al Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
LaLanthanum
La Lanthanite-(La)(La,Ce)2(CO3)3 · 8H2O
NdNeodymium
Nd Lanthanite-(Nd)(Nd,La)2(CO3)3 · 8H2O

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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Paleoproterozoic - Archean
1600 - 4000 Ma



ID: 3189143
Archean-Paleoproterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Precambrian (1600 - 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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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Roberts, A.C., Chao, G.Y. and Cesbron, F. (1980): Lanthanite-(Nd), a new mineral from Curitiba, Parana, Brazil. Geol. Survey Canada Paper 80-lC, l4l-142.
Svisero D P, Mascarenhas Y (1981) Dados químicos e cristalográficos da "lantanita" de Curitiba, PR, Atas do 3º Simpósio Regional de Geologia, Núlcleo São Paulo, 1, 295-304

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