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Das Antas tunnel, Veranópolis, Rio Grande Do Sul, Brazil

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 28° South , 51° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~15km
Locality type:Tunnel
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


This fantastic occurrence of zeolites became known as "Das Antas", "Das Antas Tunnel" or "Rio das Antas", although the name is misleading. For explanation of this mistake, see the article "The fantastic zeolite occurrence known as “Das Antas” " in the link below (in Portuguese/English).


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7 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

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Lieber, Werner (1978) Lapis: 3(1).

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