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Eiras quarry, Sanfins, Valença do Minho, Viana do Castelo, Portugali
Regional Level Types
Eiras quarryQuarry
Sanfins- not defined -
Valença do Minho- not defined -
Viana do CasteloDistrict
PortugalCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Pedreira de Eiras, Sanfins, Valença do Minho, Distrito de Viana do Castelo, Portugal
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 42° 1' 30'' North , 8° 34' 31'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 42.02527,-8.57554
GeoHash:G#: ez3zhf7qz
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Csb : Warm-summer Mediterranean climate


Granite quarry, closed.

Regions containing this locality

Iberian Peninsula

Peninsula - 1,601 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


15 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Nuno Afonso collection (XRD-analysed)
Albite var: Cleavelandite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Pedro Alves collection
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Nuno Afonso collection (XRD-analysed)
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Pedro Alves collection
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Pedro Alves collection
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: Nuno Afonso collection (XRD-analysed)
Columbite-(Fe)
Formula: FeNb2O6
Reference: Nuno Afonso collection (XRD-analysed)
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Pedro Alves collection; Nuno Afonso collection (XRD-analysed)
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Pedro Alves collection; Nuno Afonso collection (XRD-analysed)
Microcline var: Amazonite
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Pedro Alves collection
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Pedro Alves collection
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Pedro Alves collection; Nuno Afonso collection (XRD-analysed)
Opal var: Opal-AN
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Pedro Alves collection; Nuno Afonso collection (XRD-analysed)
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Pedro Alves collection
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Nuno Afonso collection (XRD-analysed); Pedro Alves collection
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Pedro Alves collection
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Pedro Alves collection
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)
Reference: Pedro Alves collection
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Nuno Afonso collection (XRD-analysed)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Columbite-(Fe)4.DB.35FeNb2O6
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
var: Opal-AN4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Wulfenite7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
var: Cleavelandite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
var: Amazonite9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Chlorite Group-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
AB2O6
Columbite-(Fe)8.3.2.2FeNb2O6
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Wulfenite48.1.3.1Pb(MoO4)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Clinochlore71.4.1.4Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Albite
var: Cleavelandite
-Na(AlSi3O8)
'Chlorite Group'-
Microcline
var: Amazonite
-K(AlSi3O8)
Opal
var: Opal-AN
-SiO2 · nH2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
BBoron
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
OOxygen
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O Microcline (var: Amazonite)K(AlSi3O8)
O AnataseTiO2
O Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O Columbite-(Fe)FeNb2O6
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O QuartzSiO2
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O WulfenitePb(MoO4)
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Microcline (var: Amazonite)K(AlSi3O8)
Al Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
SiSilicon
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Microcline (var: Amazonite)K(AlSi3O8)
Si Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S PyriteFeS2
KPotassium
K Microcline (var: Amazonite)K(AlSi3O8)
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca FluoriteCaF2
TiTitanium
Ti AnataseTiO2
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe Columbite-(Fe)FeNb2O6
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
NbNiobium
Nb Columbite-(Fe)FeNb2O6
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
Mo WulfenitePb(MoO4)
PbLead
Pb WulfenitePb(MoO4)

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: 3157665
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]

Paleozoic
251.902 - 541 Ma



ID: 3189819
Paleozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 541 Ma)

Lithology: Intrusive igneous rocks

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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