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Mangualde, Viseu District, Portugal

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Name(s) in local language(s): Mangualde, Distrito de Viseu, Portugal
Municipality of Viseu district.

Mangualde pegmatite district.

Registered mining concessions (up to 1962:
No. 1275 Quinta da Boa Vista (U), Abrunhosa-a-Velha parish, registered on 20-12-1922
No. 1053 Pinhal do Soto (U), Chãs de Tavares parish, registered on 26-07-1921
No. 2903 Seixinho (Be), Cunha Alta parish, registered on 01-03-1954
No. 1276 Pedrouços (U), Fornos de Maceira Dão parish, registered on 20-12-1922
No. 1927 Cubos (Be-Li), Mangualde parish, registered on 30-04-1936
No. 1890 Chão do Castanheiro (Be-W-Sn-Ta-Li), Mesquitela parish, registered on 14-05-1935
No. 2734 Porto (Sn), Quintela de Azurara parish, registered on 15-05-1951

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

128 entries listed. 94 valid minerals. 3 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

Localities in this Region

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- Gramaccioli, C.M. (1981): Mangualde. Lapis, 6 (7-8), 27-30; 72.
- Bertelli L., Bottoni G., De Michele V., Orlandi P. (1982): I fosfati della Pegmatite di Mangualde (Portogallo). Riv. Mineral. Italiana, 3, 67-82.
- Marzoni Fecia di Cossato Y. & Orlandi P. (1986): Nuovi dati sui fosfati di Mangualde (Portogallo). Rend. Soc. It. Min. Petr., 42, 263-270.
- Marzoni Fecia di Cossato Y., Orlandi P., Pasero M. (1989): Manganese-bearing beraunite from Mangualde, Portugal: mineral data and structure refinement. Canadian Mineralogist, 27, 441-446.

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