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Pena Maquieira Mine, Soeira, Vinhais, Bragança, Portugali
Regional Level Types
Pena Maquieira MineMine
Soeira- not defined -
Vinhais- not defined -

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
41° 51' 23'' North , 6° 53' 27'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
Donai446 (2018)7.5km
Carragosa190 (2018)7.6km
Gostei425 (2018)9.3km
Castro de Avelãs460 (2018)9.5km
Vinhais9,066 (2018)9.7km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Mina da Pena Maquieira, Soeira, Vinhais, Distrito de Bragança, Portugal

Talc-Asbestos mine.

Mining concession no. 2317 registered on 28-05-1948.


Descrição: esteatitos, talco-xistos e xistos talco-tremolíticos.
Mineralizações principais: talco (esteatite)
Morfologias: massa irregular
Rochas encaixantes: peridotitos, serpentinitos
Geologia local: peridotitos, lherzolitos e serpentinitos da Unidade de Soeira-Nogueira
Geologia regional: Paleozóico, complexo Ofiolítico-Alóctone intermédio

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Standard Detailed Gallery Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: Martins da Pedra collection
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Rui Nunes collection
Talc var. Steatite
Formula: Mg3(Si4O10)(OH)2
Reference: Rui Nunes collection


List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Group 9 - Silicates
var. Steatite9.EC.05Mg3(Si4O10)(OH)2

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
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
var. Steatite-Mg3(Si4O10)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

H Talc var. SteatiteMg3(Si4O10)(OH)2
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O Talc var. SteatiteMg3(Si4O10)(OH)2
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg Talc var. SteatiteMg3(Si4O10)(OH)2
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si Talc var. SteatiteMg3(Si4O10)(OH)2
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4


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Plano intercalar de Fomento - 1965/67 - Grupo de trabalho nº 10. Subgrupo nº 2. Relatório de execução em 1967 no sector das indústrias extractivas. - (1968) - Direcção Geral de Minas e Serviços Geológicos - 13 pág.

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