Serra Pelada

Surficial mineral deposit in Brazil containing Gold, palladium

Geologic information

Country Brazil
Geographic location: -49.7, -5.9
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Geologic map unit -49.7, -5.9
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Reference information

Citations Cabral and others, 2002
Cabral, A.R., Lehmann, B., Kwitko, R., and Cravo Costa, C.H., 2002, The Serra Pelada Au-Pd-Pt deposit, Carajás mineral province, northern Brazil. Reconnaissance mineralogy and chemistry of very high palladium gold mineralization: Economic Geology, v. 97, p. 1127-1138.