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Orada Mine, Pias, Serpa, Beja District, Portugal

Mina da Orada, Pias, Serpa, Distrito de Beja, Portugal

Fe mine. Closed in 1971

Tipos: Ocorrências de Ferro - Ligadas a vulcanismo - Estratiformes
Ocorrências de Ferro - Ligadas a vulcanismo - Disseminadas

Descrição: Três massas lenticulares principais de magnetite, com alguns alguns sulfuretos, interestratificados em metavulcanitos básicos que repousam em discordância sobre uma série calcária câmbrica. Estas massas estendem-se por 6 km, têm extensões de 60 a 250 m e espessuras de 5 a 30 m e ocupam o flanco noroeste de anticlinal orientado N-S e 20º E
Mineralizações Principais: Magnetite (Ferro magnético)
Morfologias: Estratiforme, Lenticular
Rochas Encaixantes: Meta-vulcanitos básicos
Geologia Local: Complexo Vulcano-sedimentar de Ficalho. Granito de Pias - Pedrogão.
Geologia Regional: Ordovícico - Silúrico(?). Granitos hercínicos.

Mindat Articles

Portuguese Ossa-Morena Zone Mining by Martins da Pedra http://www.mindat.org/article.php/1631

Mineral List


8 entries listed. 8 valid minerals.

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