|Other/historical names associated with this locality:||Arassuaí|
Araçuaí is a Brazilian municipality located in the northeast of the state of Minas Gerais in the Jequitinhonha River valley. It is also a name of a town. It is also used as a name of a pegmatite district, Araçuaí pegmatite district.
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19 valid minerals.
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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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541 - 1000 Ma
|Neoproterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks|
Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)
Lithology: Low grade unclassified metamorphic rock
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.