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Portugal No. 2 quarry, Malpartida, Almeida, Guarda, Portugali
Regional Level Types
Portugal No. 2 quarryQuarry
Malpartida- not defined -
Almeida- not defined -
GuardaDistrict
PortugalCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
40° 45' 49'' North , 6° 53' 42'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Aldea del Obispo401 (2012)10.7km
Villar de Ciervo349 (2012)13.5km
Villar de la Yegua269 (2012)16.6km
La Alameda de Gardón133 (2012)17.0km
Ahigal de los Aceiteros164 (2012)17.3km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Portugal 2 (Pedreira No. 6209), Malpartida, Almeida, Distrito da Guarda, Portugal


Granite quarry with several pegmatite layers rich in pockets. Adjoining pockets may show quite a different mineralization. There are other granite quarries in the vecinity, presumibly with similar minerals.
Worked by Granitos Iberolusos.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


19 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Felix Garcia Garcia Mineral Collection
Albite var: Cleavelandite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Rui Nunes collection
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Rui Nunes - 5th November, 2006
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Felix Garcia Garcia Mineral Collection
Autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Reference: Rui Nunes - 1st November, 2006
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Manuel Maia's collection
Beryl var: Aquamarine
Formula: Be3Al2Si6O18
Reference: Manuel Maia's collection
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: Felix Garcia Garcia Mineral Collection
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: Felix Garcia Garcia Mineral Collection
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Felix Garcia Garcia Mineral Collection
Helvine
Formula: Be3Mn2+4(SiO4)3S
Reference: Felix Garcia Garcia Mineral Collection
Meta-autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
Reference: Rui Nunes November 2006
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Felix Garcia Garcia Mineral Collection
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Felix Garcia Garcia Mineral Collection
'Monazite' ?
Reference: António Martins collection
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Felix Garcia Garcia Mineral Collection
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Felix Garcia Garcia Mineral Collection
Opal var: Opal-AN
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Felix Garcia Garcia Mineral Collection
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Felix Garcia Garcia Mineral Collection
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Felix Garcia Garcia Mineral Collection
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Description: Var: Smoky quartz
Reference: Felix Garcia Garcia Mineral Collection
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Martins da Pedra collection
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Rui Nunes collection
Spessartine
Formula: Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Felix Garcia Garcia Mineral Collection
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Reference: Felix Garcia Garcia Mineral Collection

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
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
var: Opal-AN4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Autunite8.EB.05Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Meta-autunite8.EB.10Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
var: Cleavelandite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Aquamarine9.CJ.05Be3Al2Si6O18
Helvine9.FB.10Be3Mn2+4(SiO4)3S
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Spessartine9.AD.25Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Monazite' ?-

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 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Autunite40.2a.1.1Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Meta-autunite40.2a.1.2Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Spessartine51.4.3a.3Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Topaz52.3.1.1Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
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 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
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)
Al-Si Framework Feldspathoids and related species
Helvine76.2.4.1Be3Mn2+4(SiO4)3S
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Albite
var: Cleavelandite
-Na(AlSi3O8)
Aragonite-CaCO3
Beryl
var: Aquamarine
-Be3Al2Si6O18
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Monazite' ?-
Opal
var: Opal-AN
-SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz
var: Smoky Quartz
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
H AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
H Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
BeBeryllium
Be HelvineBe3Mn42+(SiO4)3S
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Be Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
BBoron
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
CCarbon
C AragoniteCaCO3
OOxygen
O SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
O HelvineBe3Mn42+(SiO4)3S
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
O AragoniteCaCO3
O Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
FFluorine
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
F FluoriteCaF2
NaSodium
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
AlAluminium
Al SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Al Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
SiSilicon
Si SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si HelvineBe3Mn42+(SiO4)3S
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
PPhosphorus
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
P AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
P Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
SSulfur
S HelvineBe3Mn42+(SiO4)3S
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S PyriteFeS2
KPotassium
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
MnManganese
Mn SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Mn HelvineBe3Mn42+(SiO4)3S
FeIron
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe PyriteFeS2
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
UUranium
U AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
U Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O

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