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Michel Ambroise's Photo Gallery

the vein

Moreira de Jales, Alfarela de Jales, Vila Pouca de Aguiar, Vila Real District, Portugal

Last view of the vein with phosphate
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View of the vein

Moreira de Jales, Alfarela de Jales, Vila Pouca de Aguiar, Vila Real District, Portugal

An other view of the vein
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pegmatite vein described in the reference

Moreira de Jales, Alfarela de Jales, Vila Pouca de Aguiar, Vila Real District, Portugal

The actual vein of the locality is filled with dirt, trees,etc..
Some very small pieces of purpurite can be found in the dump...
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inside the mine

Sítio do Seixo Mine, Galafura, Peso da Régua, Vila Real District, Portugal

Brochantite window...
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Upper mine entrance

Sítio do Seixo Mine, Galafura, Peso da Régua, Vila Real District, Portugal

The second entrance (upper)
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upper entrance

Sítio do Seixo Mine, Galafura, Peso da Régua, Vila Real District, Portugal

the upper entrance of the mine. no idea if there is an aother one up?
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Closer view

Sítio do Seixo Mine, Galafura, Peso da Régua, Vila Real District, Portugal

The first level
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first level mine entrance

Sítio do Seixo Mine, Galafura, Peso da Régua, Vila Real District, Portugal

The first level of the mine....
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General view of the place

Sítio do Seixo Mine, Galafura, Peso da Régua, Vila Real District, Portugal

General view around the two entrance of the mine.
The wineyard cover most of the dump but some good specimens can be found on the left
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N22-T60Apatite, Mica Group, Orthoclase : K(AlSi3O8)

Bom Sucesso No. 4 quarry, Chãs de Tavares, Mangualde, Viseu District, Portugal

2 X 2 cm specimen; the apatite is 1cm

the combination is nice a good thumbnail

floater from 2009 pocket
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