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Minas Gerais

(Portuguese ˈminaʒ ʒəˈraiʒ)
n
(Placename) an inland state of E Brazil: situated on the high plateau of the Brazilian Highlands; large reserves of iron ore and manganese. Capital: Belo Horizonte. Pop: 18 343 517 (2002). Area: 587 172 sq km (226 707 sq miles)

Mi•nas Ge•rais

(ˈmi nəs ʒɪˈraɪs)
n.
a state in E Brazil. 16,660,691; 226,708 sq. mi. (587,172 sq. km). Cap.: Belo Horizonte.
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Traps designed to catch mosquitoes and eggs were installed in an urban residential area in the northwestern borough of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil.
Vaaldiam Resources Ltd (TSX: VAA), a Canada-based company that explores for diamonds in Brazil, has completed an initial sale of gold from the Duas Barras Mine in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil.
The northeastern portion of the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil, contains the world's greatest concentration of complex granitic pegmatites, which are especially noted for the production of gem beryl, chrysoberyl, topaz, tourmaline, garnet, kunzite and brazilianite .
BELO HORIZONTE, Minas Gerais, Brazil -- Brazilian authorities announced ambitious plans to establish a semiconductor industry in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, where 4 million square meters (approximately 990 acres) are being dedicated to semiconductor and semiconductor-related manufacturing and design.
Emeralds, topaz and aquamarine are among the gemstones mined in Minas Gerais, Brazil s second most populous state located in the heart of the country.
recutita was bought by a consumer from a supermarket in Vifosa, Minas Gerais, Brazil for US$0.
Author afilliations: Federal University of Uberlandia, Uberlandia, Minas Gerais, Brazil (J.
1990) Crystallized rose quartz from Alto da Pitora, Minas Gerais, Brazil.
The Duas Barras property is situated 150 kilometers northwest of the town of Diamantina in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil.
Delta or the Company ), is a sugar and ethanol company, based in Minas Gerais, Brazil, that operates three mills with a combined sugarcane crushing capacity of 10.
Population density of Lepidoptera in an plantation of Eucalyptus urophylla in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil.
Ms Figueiredo is a biologist and a PhD candidate at the Laboratory of Virus, Institute of Biological Sciences, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil.