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Boqueirão pegmatite, Parelhas, Borborema mineral province, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazili
Regional Level Types
Boqueirão pegmatitePegmatite
Parelhas- not defined -
Borborema mineral provinceProvince
Rio Grande do Norte- not defined -
BrazilCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 6° 41' 49'' South , 36° 38' 17'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -6.69722,-36.63806
GeoHash:G#: 7nvcykbcz
Locality type:Pegmatite
Köppen climate type:BSh : Hot semi-arid (steppe) climate


A granitic pegmatite.

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5 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Brazilianite
Formula: NaAl3(PO4)2(OH)4
Columbite-(Mn)
Formula: Mn2+Nb2O6
Reference: Beurlen, H., Soares, D. R., Thomas, R., Prado-Borges, L. E., & Castro, C. D. (2005). Mineral chemistry of tantalate species new in the Borborema Pegmatitic Province, Northeast Brazil. Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências, 77(1), 169-182.
Lithiophilite
Formula: LiMn2+PO4
Description: Mn/Mn + Fe = 0.76
Reference: [MinRec 29:196]; 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.
'Microlite Group'
Formula: A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
Reference: Beurlen, H., Da Silva, M.R.R., Thomas, R., Soares, D.R., and Olivier, P. (2008): Mineralium Deposita 43, 207-228.
'Pegmatite'
Reference: Automatically generated from locality name
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Beurlen, H., Da Silva, M.R.R., Thomas, R., Soares, D.R., and Olivier, P. (2008): Mineralium Deposita 43, 207-228.
Rutile var: Niobian Rutile
Formula: (Ti,Nb)O2
Reference: Beurlen, H., Da Silva, M.R.R., Thomas, R., Soares, D.R., and Olivier, P. (2008): Mineralium Deposita 43, 207-228.
Tantalite-(Mn)
Formula: Mn2+Ta2O6
Reference: Beurlen, H., Da Silva, M.R.R., Thomas, R., Soares, D.R., and Olivier, P. (2008): Mineralium Deposita 43, 207-228.
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Beurlen, H., Da Silva, M.R.R., Thomas, R., Soares, D.R., and Olivier, P. (2008): Mineralium Deposita 43, 207-228.
'UM1958-01-PO:CaMn'
Formula: Ca-Mn-P-O
Reference: Murdoch, J. (1958): Phosphate minerals of the Borborema Pegmatites: II-Boqueirao. American Mineralogist; 43: 1148-1156.
'UM1958-02-PO:Fe'
Formula: Fe-P-O
Reference: Murdoch, J. (1958): Phosphate minerals of the Borborema Pegmatites: II-Boqueirao. American Mineralogist; 43: 1148-1156.
'Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)'
Formula: (Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
Reference: Beurlen, H., Soares, D. R., Thomas, R., Prado-Borges, L. E., & Castro, C. D. (2005). Mineral chemistry of tantalate species new in the Borborema Pegmatitic Province, Northeast Brazil. Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências, 77(1), 169-182.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Columbite-(Mn)'4.DB.35Mn2+Nb2O6
'Microlite Group'4.00.A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
var: Niobian Rutile4.DB.05(Ti,Nb)O2
Tantalite-(Mn)4.DB.35Mn2+Ta2O6
Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)4.DH.15(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Brazilianite'8.BK.05NaAl3(PO4)2(OH)4
'Lithiophilite'8.AB.10LiMn2+PO4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Pegmatite-
Tourmaline-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
UM1958-01-PO:CaMn-Ca-Mn-P-O
UM1958-02-PO:Fe-Fe-P-O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
A2B2O6(O,OH,F)
'Microlite Group'8.2.2.1A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
'Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)'8.2.1.7(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
AB2O6
Columbite-(Mn)8.3.2.4Mn2+Nb2O6
Tantalite-(Mn)8.3.2.3Mn2+Ta2O6
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
ABXO4
Lithiophilite38.1.1.2LiMn2+PO4
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Brazilianite41.5.7.1NaAl3(PO4)2(OH)4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Pegmatite'-
Rutile
var: Niobian Rutile
-(Ti,Nb)O2
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'UM1958-01-PO:CaMn'-Ca-Mn-P-O
'UM1958-02-PO:Fe'-Fe-P-O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BrazilianiteNaAl3(PO4)2(OH)4
H Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
LiLithium
Li LithiophiliteLiMn2+PO4
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
OOxygen
O BrazilianiteNaAl3(PO4)2(OH)4
O Columbite-(Mn)Mn2+Nb2O6
O LithiophiliteLiMn2+PO4
O Rutile (var: Niobian Rutile)(Ti,Nb)O2
O RutileTiO2
O Tantalite-(Mn)Mn2+Ta2O6
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O UM1958-01-PO:CaMnCa-Mn-P-O
O UM1958-02-PO:FeFe-P-O
O Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
FFluorine
F Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
NaSodium
Na BrazilianiteNaAl3(PO4)2(OH)4
AlAluminium
Al BrazilianiteNaAl3(PO4)2(OH)4
PPhosphorus
P BrazilianiteNaAl3(PO4)2(OH)4
P LithiophiliteLiMn2+PO4
P UM1958-01-PO:CaMnCa-Mn-P-O
P UM1958-02-PO:FeFe-P-O
CaCalcium
Ca UM1958-01-PO:CaMnCa-Mn-P-O
Ca Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
TiTitanium
Ti Rutile (var: Niobian Rutile)(Ti,Nb)O2
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
MnManganese
Mn Columbite-(Mn)Mn2+Nb2O6
Mn LithiophiliteLiMn2+PO4
Mn Tantalite-(Mn)Mn2+Ta2O6
Mn UM1958-01-PO:CaMnCa-Mn-P-O
FeIron
Fe UM1958-02-PO:FeFe-P-O
NbNiobium
Nb Columbite-(Mn)Mn2+Nb2O6
Nb Rutile (var: Niobian Rutile)(Ti,Nb)O2
Nb Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
CeCerium
Ce Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
TaTantalum
Ta Microlite GroupA2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
Ta Tantalite-(Mn)Mn2+Ta2O6
Ta Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)
UUranium
U Uranpyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)(Ca,U,Ce)2(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6(OH,F)

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: 3188032
Neoproterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Lithology: Crystalline metamorphic 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]

Ediacaran
541 - 635 Ma



ID: 2289832
Equador Formação

Age: Ediacaran (541 - 635 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Equador Formation

Lithology: Muscovita - quartzito

Reference: Geological Survey of Brazil. State Geological Maps of Brazil. CPRM - Geobank. [43]

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

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Beurlen, H., Da Silva, M.R.R., Thomas, R., Soares, D.R., and Olivier, P. (2008): Nb–Ta–(Ti–Sn) oxide mineral chemistry as tracer of rare element granitic pegmatite fractionation in the Borborema Province, Northeastern Brazil. Mineralium Deposita 43, 207-228.
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.


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