Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World

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Cerro Jarau

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Occurrence number: 
025-00-116
Country: 
Brazil
Region: 
Rio Grande do Sul
Location: 
Longitude: -56.52, Latitude: -30.18

This is a dome approximately 6 km in diameter, similar to Vargeao (No. 111), beneath which may lie an alkaline complex.

References: 
MOREIRA, H.L., FREITAS, P.R.S. and NUNES, A.B. 1980. Geologia da estrutura de colopso do Jarau. Anais Congresso Brasileiro de Geologia, 31(5): 2684-7
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