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Pedras Pintas Mine, Lavre, Montemor-o-Novo, Évora, Portugali
Regional Level Types
Pedras Pintas MineMine
Lavre- not defined -
Montemor-o-Novo- not defined -
ÉvoraDistrict
PortugalCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
38° 48' 23'' North , 8° 16' 8'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Montemor-o-Novo12,854 (2014)18.2km
Vendas Novas11,248 (2014)21.8km
Santo André11,213 (2018)27.7km
Coruche8,776 (2018)27.9km
Montargil2,316 (2018)31.3km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Mina de Pedras Pintas, Lavre, Montemor-o-Novo, Distrito de Évora, Portugal


Feldspar-quartz mine. This locality was mined for feldspar and quartz by Quartex from 1994 to 2014.



Maciço Granítico de Pavia - filões pegmatíticos orientados N 50º W e 55º SW
Feldspato, quartzo - rochas encaixantes: granitos

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Iberian PeninsulaPeninsula

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Biotite'
Reference: Rui Nunes collection
'Feldspar Group'
Colour: Pinkish
Reference: Rui Nunes several visits before 2012
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Rui Nunes collection
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Habit: Massive
Reference: Rui Nunes collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-
'Feldspar Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Biotite'-
'Feldspar Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
OOxygen
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
AlAluminium
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Paleozoic
251.902 - 541 Ma



ID: 3136290
Palaeozoic granite

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 541 Ma)

Lithology: Granite group

Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3. [147]

Neoproterozoic - Mesoproterozoic
541 - 1600 Ma



ID: 3191847
Mesoproterozoic-Neoproterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Proterozoic (541 - 1600 Ma)

Comments: Zona De Ossa Morena

Lithology: Orthogneiss/paragneiss/metavolcanic gneiss

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

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