Araçuaí, Minas Gerais, Brazil
|Location is approximate, based on center of defined region.|
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||16° 58' 39'' South , 41° 59' 56'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-16.97757,-41.99897|
|Other/historical region 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.
Rock Types Recorded
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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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2500 - 4000 Ma
|Archean plutonic rocks|
Age: Archean (2500 - 4000 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.