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Calbrita quarries, Alenquer, Lisbon, Portugali
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Calbrita quarriesGroup of Quarries
Alenquer- not defined -
LisbonDistrict
PortugalCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Pedreiras da Calbrita, Alenquer, Distrito de Lisboa, Portugal
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 39° 7' 29'' North , 9° 0' 16'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 39.12474,-9.00455
GeoHash:G#: eycwe47n4
Locality type:Group of Quarries
Köppen climate type:Csb : Warm-summer Mediterranean climate


Group of contiguous limestone quarries in the parishes of Meca, Ota and Triana (Alenquer municipality).

"CALBRITA, SA" is the owner/company that explores the quarries (2014).

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Iberian Peninsula

Peninsula - 1,601 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


7 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Nuno Bento Sousa collection
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Nuno Bento Sousa collection
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Nuno Bento Sousa collection
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Nuno Bento Sousa collection
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Nuno Bento Sousa collection
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Nuno Bento Sousa collection
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Nuno Bento Sousa collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Goethite'4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Aragonite'5.AB.15CaCO3
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Dolomite'5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
'Siderite'5.AB.05FeCO3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
CCarbon
C AragoniteCaCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O AragoniteCaCO3
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O SideriteFeCO3
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2

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: 3154259
continental, molasse

Age: Miocene (5.333 - 23.03 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{sand}, Minor{claystone,limestone}

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]

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]

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


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