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Ribeira D'Ilhas, Ericeira, Mafra, Lisbon, Portugali
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LisbonDistrict
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Name(s) in local language(s):Ribeira D´Ilhas, Ericeira, Mafra, Distrito de Lisboa, Portugal
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 38° 59' 16'' North , 9° 25' 8'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 38.98778,-9.41889
GeoHash:G#: eycmc9t27
Köppen climate type:Csa : Hot-summer Mediterranean climate


Limestone cliffs rise from a sandy beach with a basalt outcrop from the Lisbon Volcanic Complex resulting from the consolidation of a basic magma, poor in silica but rich in ferromagnesian minerals such as olivine, calcic plagioclases and pyroxenes.
This place is about two km north of Ericeira.

Regions containing this locality

Iberian Peninsula

Peninsula - 1,601 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Ciencia Viva documents
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: A.M.I. Martins collection; Rui Nunes 2011, January; Martins da Pedra collection; Martins da Pedra collection
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Rui Nunes 2011, January; Martins da Pedra collection; Martins da Pedra collection; Martins da Pedra collection
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: Ciencia Viva documents
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Martins da Pedra collection; Martins da Pedra collection; Martins da Pedra collection
'Pyroxene Group'
Reference: Ciencia Viva documents

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Gypsum'7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
'Augite'9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Pyroxene Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Augite65.1.3a.3(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Pyroxene Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O CalciteCaCO3
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
SiSilicon
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
SSulfur
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
CaCalcium
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
FeIron
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6

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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Miocene
5.333 - 23.03 Ma



ID: 3185813
Cenozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Miocene (5.333 - 23.03 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary 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]

Cretaceous
66 - 145 Ma



ID: 3145560
Cretaceous limestone

Age: Cretaceous (66 - 145 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{limestone}, Minor{marlstone,sandstone,claystone}

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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License


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