Geology of the Brazilian Tin Deposits

  • E. C. Damasceno
Conference paper


This paper presents a brief summary of the geology, types of deposits and economic figures on Brazilian tin deposits. The data were collected from the available literature, government agencies and from the reports of private mining companies.


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  1. Bettencourt, J.S., Damascene E.C., Fontanelli, W.S., Franco, J.R.M. and Pereira, N.M., 1981. Brazilian tin deposits and potential. Presented at the Fifth World Conference on Tin, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.Google Scholar
  2. Empresas Brumadinho 1983. A industria do estanho (1983/1984), ano II, n°. 2, São Paulo, Brazil.Google Scholar

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© United Nations New York 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. C. Damasceno
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  1. 1.Departamento de Engenharia de MinasEscola Politécnica da USPSão PauloBrazil

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