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Vale Rodrigues No. 2 quarry, Moita do Poço, Turquel, Alcobaça, Leiria, Portugali
Regional Level Types
Vale Rodrigues No. 2 quarryQuarry
Moita do Poço- not defined -
Turquel- not defined -
Alcobaça- not defined -
LeiriaDistrict
PortugalCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
39° 26' 15'' North , 8° 55' 38'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Benedita8,556 (2012)3.9km
Turquel4,434 (2016)5.2km
Alcanede5,020 (2012)9.4km
Rio Maior12,064 (2018)11.2km
Alvorninha2,987 (2018)11.2km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Vale Rodrigues No, 2, Moita do Poço, Turquel, Alcobaça, Distrito de Leiria, Portugal


Active limestone quarry (2015).

Quarry no. 5410 (DGEG).

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Rui Nunes - 30th July, 2006
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Rui Nunes - 30th July, 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

References

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Giuseppe Manuppella ; J. C. Balacó Moreira ; M. Luísa Romão (1981). Panorama dos Dolomitos e Calcários Dolomiticos Portugueses. Separata do Vol. 17, Nº 4, do "Boletim de Minas do Instituto Geológico e Mineiro.
MANUPPELLA, G.; BALACÓ Moreira, J. C. e Borges, H. A. LEIRIA (1971) - Estudo geológico-económico do Maciço Calcário, Estremenho. Comunicação apresentada ao I Congresso Hispano-Luso-Americano de Geologia Económica. Tomo 11, Secção 4 pags. 743 a 765. Madrid e Lisboa.
MANUPPELLA, G. e BALACÓ Moreira, J. C. (1974) - Calcários e Dolomitos da Serra dos Candeeiros - 1ª parte (Geologia e caracterização química das formações aflorantes). "Estudos, Notas e Trabalhos" do Serviço de Fomento Mineiro, Vol. XX111, fase. 1-2. Porto.

External Links

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

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