The Virtual Sandbox - Museum of World Sands

Brazil

Reo de Janeiro

Barra da Tijuca
Paleo Beach, Holocene ridges 500m from beach, quartz. BR-RJ-01
Grumari
First small pocket beach South of Grumari. Access by boat. Quartz, bioclasts, ilmenite. BR-RJ-02
Grumari Beach
Bioclastic lag; shell fragments, quartz, ilmenite.
BR-RJ-03
Barra de Sepetiba
South rock beach. Ilmenite, magnetite, tourmalines, garnets, spinel, etc. BR-RJ-04

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