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Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil

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Location is approximate, based on center of defined region.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 25° 25' South , 49° 25' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -25.41667,-49.41667


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


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

Regional Geology

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Neoproterozoic
541 - 1000 Ma



ID: 1383574
Neoproterozoic plutonic rocks

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Comments: Deep-seated to high-level intrusions are included. Many charnockites, anorthosites, and large ophiolites, classified as plutons, are distinguished in the database using the SIGNIF item. Ophiolites were classified as plutons, even where remnants may be extrusive and/or sedimentary.

Lithology: Plutonic rocks

Reference: Geological Survey of Canada. Generalized geological map of the world and linked databases. doi:10.4095/195142. Open File 2915d. [18]

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Brazil

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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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