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Vale Loureiras quarry, Alcobertas, Rio Maior, Santarém, Portugali
Regional Level Types
Vale Loureiras quarryQuarry (Active)
Alcobertas- not defined -
Rio Maior- not defined -
SantarémDistrict
PortugalCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
39° 25' 5'' North , 8° 55' 42'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Quarry (Active) - last checked 2018
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Benedita8,556 (2012)3.6km
Turquel4,434 (2016)6.6km
Rio Maior12,064 (2018)9.0km
Alcanede5,020 (2012)9.2km
Alvorninha2,987 (2018)10.1km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Vale Loureiras (Pedreira nº 3634), Alcobertas, Rio Maior, Distrito de Santarém, Portugal


Limestone quarry.

Mindat Articles


The Calcite of Estremadura Limstone Massif by Martins da Pedra http://www.mindat.org/article.php/1826

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Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Iberian PeninsulaPeninsula

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2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Rui Nunes - 12th February, 2006
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Rui Nunes - 12th February, 2006

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2

External Links

http://www.mindat.org/article.php/1316 - Mindat article "Calcites from Pedreira do Vidro Quarry" by Rui Nunes.


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