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Sapo mine, Ferruginha, Conselheiro Pena, Minas Gerais, Brazil

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 18° 55' 54'' South , 41° 16' 55'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -18.93167,-41.28194
GeoHash:G#: 7hdsk9e7h
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Aw : Tropical savanna, wet


Thought to be located in the Goiabeira municipality, but in fact, part of Conselheiro Pena municipality.
More than 30 km far from the head of the Conselheiro Pena municipality but less than 10 km from the head of Goiabeira municipality.
Aimorés pegmatite district, Eastern Brazilian pegmatite province


Mineral List


18 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

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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Menezes, L., (2009) Famous Mineral Localities: The Sapo Mine, Ferruginha District, Conselheiro Pena, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Mineralogical Record 40(4): 273-292

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