Jussara, Brazil

Occurrence in Goias, Brazil with commodity Nickel

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10079621
MRDS ID W029664
Record type Site
Current site name Jussara, Brazil
Alternate or previous names Sta.Fe and Agua Branca

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Approximate
Geographic coordinates: -49.59125, -16.00339 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State
Brazil Goias

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Nickel Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Dunite Ore

Nearby scientific data

Approximate (1) -49.59125, -16.00339

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner Monita, Attala, Cprm

Comments on the reserve resource information

  • 1975: THE PROBABLE RESERVES OF 58,747,139 T ORE CONTAIN 1.08 TO 1.64 PER CENT NICKEL.

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Surface
    Area 15850HA

Comments on the workings information

  • STA.FE ABOUT 38.5 KM2 (7 X 5.5), AGNA BRANCA 120.KM2 (12 X 10)

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS W029664

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    BERICHT DER D.G.G.M. IN BELO HORIZONTE, 1977: MINERALISCHE ROHSTOFFE IN BRASILIEN

  • Deposit

    STACHE, G.-A. 1975: UNTERSUCHUNG ZUR GEOLOGIE, PETROGRAPHIE, METAMORPHOSE UND GENESE DES BASISCH-ULTRABASISCHEN MASSIVS VON BARRO ALTO/GOIAS (BRASILIEN)

  • Deposit

    ANUARIO MINERAL BRASILEIRO-1976;

  • Reserve-Resource

    E1 + E2) ANUALES MINERAL BRASILEIRO 1975/1976

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit BERBERT (1970) QUADE & STACHE (1973): TYP IV DUNIT-PYROXENIT-ALKALISYENIT-TYP
Deposit THE NICKEL DEPOSITS OF BRAZIL WITH ECONOMIC SIGNIFICANCE ARE THE SILICATIC NICKEL ORES BOUND TO INTRUSIONS OF ULTRAMAFIC ROCKS.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-NOV-1977 Saam, Henning G. U.S. Geological Survey