Jocão pegmatite (Cigana claim), Conselheiro Pena, Minas Gerais, Brazil
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||19° 4' 36'' South , 41° 29' 44'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-19.07667,-41.49556|
|Köppen climate type:||Aw : Tropical savanna, wet|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Lavra da Cigana, lavra do Jocão|
Aimorés pegmatite district, Eastern Brazilian pegmatite province
Granite pegmatite known for its phosphates.
Formerly known as Jocão Mine.
Located within Conselheiro Pena county, not Galiléia county, as erroneously indicated on many labels (Luiz Menezes information, see: http://www.mindat.org/mesg-11-183004.html)
Note on the mineral list: All the "reddingites" from here are correianevesites (see http://www.mindat.org/mesg-25-290977.html).
54 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.
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541 - 1000 Ma
|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.