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Bendada Mines, Bendada, Sabugal, Guarda District, Portugal
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Latitude: 40°36'N
Longitude: 7°46'W
 
Name(s) in local language(s): Minas da Bendada, Bendada, Sabugal, Distrito da Guarda, Portugal
 
Several small mines on pegmatite granites called Seixeira AKA Fonte da Cal, Feiteira and Quinta da Ribeira. It's a complex of pegmatitic veins, with many phosphates and silicates.

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
Arsenopyrite
Arthurite
Autunite
Bendadaite (TL)
Benyacarite
Beraunite
Bermanite
Bertrandite
Beryl
Bobierrite
Brochantite
Cacoxenite
Calcite
Cassiterite
Chalcopyrite
Chalcosiderite
Childrenite
Chrysocolla
Columbite-(Mn)
Copper
Coronadite
Covellite
Cryptomelane
Cyrilovite
Earlshannonite
Eosphorite
Fairfieldite
Ferrimolybdite
Fluorapatite
Fluorellestadite
Frondelite
'Frondelite-Rockbridgeite Series'
Goethite
Gypsum
Hematite
Hentschelite
Hureaulite
Hydroxylellestadite
Jahnsite-(CaMnMn)
Kaolinite
Kastningite
Keckite
Kingsmountite
Krásnoite
Kryzhanovskite
Laueite
'Lepidolite'
Leucophosphite
Libethenite
Lithiophilite
Ludlamite
Lun'okite
Malachite
'Mansfieldite-Scorodite Series'
Matulaite
Metatorbernite
Microcline
Mitridatite
Molybdenite
Montgomeryite
Muscovite
Nordgauite
Orthoclase
Paravauxite
Paulkerrite
Pharmacosiderite
Phosphosiderite
Phosphuranylite
Pseudolaueite
Purpurite
Pyrite
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
var: Smoky Quartz
Ramsdellite
Reddingite
Rittmannite
Rockbridgeite
Roscherite
Sabugalite
Scorodite
Scorzalite
Sicklerite
Siderite
var: Oligonite
Stewartite
Strengite
Strunzite
Tinsleyite
Torbernite
Triphylite
'Triphylite Group'
Triplite
Turquoise
Uraninite
Väyrynenite
Vivianite
Wavellite
Whitmoreite
Wulfenite
Zircon
Zwieselite


132 entries listed. 95 valid minerals. 1 type locality (valid mineral).

Localities in this Region

Portugal

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References

Neves, C. (1960) Pegmatitos com berilo, columbite-tantalite e fosfatos da Bendada (Sabugal, Guarda). Memorias e Noticias, Mus. Lab. Min. Geol., Univer. Coimbra, 50, p. 172. (in Portugese)

Rewitzer, C. and Röschl, N. (1984) Portugal - locality descriptions and travel recommendations. Lapis, 9 (12), 13-17. (in German)

Schnorrer-Köhler, G. and Rewitzer, Chr. (1991) Bendada - a phosphate pegmatite in the middle part of Portugal. Lapis, 16 (5), 21-33. (in German)

Alves, P. and Mills, S. (2013) Nuevos datos sobre los fosfatos de Bendada, Sabugal (Portugal). Acopios, 4, 349-377 (in Spanish)

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