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Bendada Mines, Bendada, Sabugal, Guarda District, Portugal

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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.

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132 entries listed. 95 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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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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