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Vale das Gatas Mines (São Lourenço de Riba Pinhão and Souto Maior), Sabrosa, Vila Real District, Portugal
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Detailed Mineral List:
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Michel Ambroise collection
Photo: Anatase from Vale das Gatas Mines, Sabrosa, Vila Real District, Portugal
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Locality: Codeceira Mine, Vale das Gatas Mines (São Lourenço de Riba Pinhão and Souto Maior), Sabrosa, Vila Real District, Portugal
'Apatite'
Description: In granite.
Reference: Bull. Minéral. , 1987, 110, pp. 613-622.
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Rui Nunes collection
Localities: Recorded from at least 1 other locality in this region.
Photo: © Rui Nunes 2012. Arsenopyrite from Vale das Gatas Mines, Sabrosa, Vila Real District, Portugal
Beudantite
Formula: PbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Locality: Codeceira Mine, Vale das Gatas Mines (São Lourenço de Riba Pinhão and Souto Maior), Sabrosa, Vila Real District, Portugal
'Biotite'
Reference: Bull. Minéral. , 1987, 110, pp. 613-622.
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Reference: Gaspar, O., Bowles, F.W., 1985; Mineralizações e Recuros em W/Sn...
Canfieldite
Formula: Ag8SnS6
Reference: Gaspar, O., Bowles, F.W., 1985; Mineralizações e Recuros em W/Sn...
Carminite
Formula: PbFe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2
Locality: Codeceira Mine, Vale das Gatas Mines (São Lourenço de Riba Pinhão and Souto Maior), Sabrosa, Vila Real District, Portugal
Photo: © Rui Nunes 2013. Carminite from Codeceira Mine, Vale das Gatas Mines, Sabrosa, Vila Real District, Portugal
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Rui Nunes and Pedro Alves collections
Localities: Recorded from at least 1 other locality in this region.
Photo: © Rui Nunes 2012. Cassiterite from Vale das Gatas Mines, Sabrosa, Vila Real District, Portugal
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Localities: Recorded from at least 1 other locality in this region.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Bull. Minéral. , 1987, 110, pp. 613-622.
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Locality: Codeceira Mine, Vale das Gatas Mines (São Lourenço de Riba Pinhão and Souto Maior), Sabrosa, Vila Real District, Portugal
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Locality: Codeceira Mine, Vale das Gatas Mines (São Lourenço de Riba Pinhão and Souto Maior), Sabrosa, Vila Real District, Portugal
Ferberite
Formula: FeWO4
Description: Late replacement of hubnerite.
Reference: Bull. Minéral. , 1987, 110, pp. 613-622.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Localities: Recorded from at least 1 other locality in this region.
Photo: © Rui Nunes 2010. Fluorite from Vale das Gatas Mines, Sabrosa, Vila Real District, Portugal
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Bull. Minéral. , 1987, 110, pp. 613-622.
Localities: Recorded from at least 1 other locality in this region.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Antonio Monteiro collection
Hübnerite
Formula: MnWO4
Reference: Bull. Minéral. , 1987, 110, pp. 613-622.
Localities: Recorded from at least 1 other locality in this region.
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Gaspar, O., Bowles, F.W., 1985; Mineralizações e Recuros em W/Sn...
Matildite
Formula: AgBiS2
Reference: Gaspar, O., Bowles, F.W., 1985; Mineralizações e Recuros em W/Sn...
'Monazite'
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Description: Replaces biotite in granite. Quartz/muscovite symplectites (post-magmatic growth in granite).
Reference: Bull. Minéral. , 1987, 110, pp. 613-622.
Muscovite var: Phengite
Description: In vein muscovite.
Reference: Bull. Minéral. , 1987, 110, pp. 613-622.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Description: Replaces plagioclases.
Reference: Bull. Minéral. , 1987, 110, pp. 613-622.
Neyite
Formula: Ag2Cu6Pb25Bi26S68
Reference: Gaspar, O., Bowles, F.W., 1985; Mineralizações e Recuros em W/Sn...
Pavonite
Formula: (Ag,Cu)(Bi,Pb)3S5
Reference: Gaspar, O., Bowles, F.W., 1985; Mineralizações e Recuros em W/Sn...
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Bull. Minéral. , 1987, 110, pp. 613-622.
Localities: Recorded from at least 1 other locality in this region.
Photo: © Rui Nunes 2013. Pyrite from Codeceira Mine, Vale das Gatas Mines, Sabrosa, Vila Real District, Portugal
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe1-xS (x = 0 to 0.17)
Reference: Bull. Minéral. , 1987, 110, pp. 613-622.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Recorded from at least 1 other locality in this region.
Photo: © Rui Nunes 2012. Quartz from Vale das Gatas Mines, Sabrosa, Vila Real District, Portugal
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: LNEG/Museu Jazigos Geológicos collection
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Description: In granite.
Reference: Bull. Minéral. , 1987, 110, pp. 613-622.
Scorodite
Formula: FeAsO4 · 2H2O
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia
Localities: Recorded from at least 1 other locality in this region.
Photo: © P.Alves. Scorodite from Codeceira Mine, Vale das Gatas Mines, Sabrosa, Vila Real District, Portugal
Segnitite
Formula: PbFe3+3(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)6
Locality: Codeceira Mine, Vale das Gatas Mines (São Lourenço de Riba Pinhão and Souto Maior), Sabrosa, Vila Real District, Portugal
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Sillimanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Description: In the core of granite muscovite.
Reference: Bull. Minéral. , 1987, 110, pp. 613-622.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Bull. Minéral. , 1987, 110, pp. 613-622.
Localities: Recorded from at least 1 other locality in this region.
Stannite
Formula: Cu2(Fe,Zn)SnS4
Reference: Bull. Minéral. , 1987, 110, pp. 613-622.
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Locality: Codeceira Mine, Vale das Gatas Mines (São Lourenço de Riba Pinhão and Souto Maior), Sabrosa, Vila Real District, Portugal
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Reference: Museu Geológico de Lisboa collection
Photo: © Rui Nunes 2012. Wolframite from Vale das Gatas Mines, Sabrosa, Vila Real District, Portugal
Zircon
Formula: ZrSiO4
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia


45 entries listed. 37 valid minerals.

References

- Gaspar, O., Bowles, F.W., 1985. Nota preliminar sobre a paragénese dos sulfussais de Bi-Pb-Ag do jazigo de tungsténio de Vale das Gatas (Norte de Portugal). Estudos, Notas e Trabalhos do IGM, Tomo XXVII, 49-54.

- Maria Otília Pereira Lage, Wolframio - Terra Revolvida, Memória Revolta para uma análise transversal da Sociedade Portuguesa (1930/1960), Novembro 2002.

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