Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World

Setup during HiTech AlkCarb: an online database of alkaline rock and carbonatite occurrences

Tatui

stripes

Occurrence number: 
025-00-099
Country: 
Brazil
Region: 
Sao Paulo
Location: 
Longitude: -47.88, Latitude: -23.37
Carbonatite: 
No

Dykes exposed in a railway cutting south of Tatui are shonkinites similar to those of Piedade (025-00-097).

References: 
KNECHT, T. 1960. Notas preliminares sobre novas ocorrencias de rochas alcalinas no estado de S. Paulo. Boletim da Sociedade Brasileira de Geologia, 9(1): 71-6
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