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Óbidos, Leiria, Portugali
Regional Level Types
Óbidos- not defined -
LeiriaDistrict
PortugalCountry

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Largest Settlements:
PlacePopulation
Óbidos11,187 (2018)
Name(s) in local language(s):
Óbidos, Distrito de Leiria, Portugal


Municipal seat of the municipality of Óbidos, located in the Oeste Subregion, of the Estremadura historical province, in Portugal.

- Some well known gypsum quarries.

Registered mining concessions (up to 1962):
No. 1594 Brejos no. 2 (Coal), Amoreira parish, registered on 12-03-1927
No. 1595 Brejos no. 5 (Coal), Amoreira, 12-03-1927
No. 1596 Brejos no. 6 (Coal), Amoreira, 12-03-1927
No. 1597 Rego Travesso (Coal), Amoreira, 12-03-1927
No. 2620 Bijardia no. 2 (Halite), Óbidos (S.Pedro), 11-05-1950
No. 2621 Bijardia no. 3 (Halite), Óbidos (S.Pedro), 11-05-1950
No. 2618 Várzea da Rainha no. 2 (Halite), Óbidos (S.Pedro), 10-05-1950
No. 2619 Várzea da Rainha no. 3 (Halite), Óbidos (S.Pedro), 10-05-1950
No. 2493 Bijardia (Halite), Óbidos (S.Pedro), 04-02-1950
No. 2494 Várzea da Rainha (Halite), Óbidos (S.Pedro), 04-02-1950
No. CM36 Quinta do Jardim (Diatomite), Óbidos (S.Pedro), 17-04-1940
No. 1962 Barrocas (Diatomite), Óbidos (S.Pedro), 05-12-1939 (incl. CM Quinta do Jardim)
No. 1926 Quinta do Jardim (Diatomite), Óbidos (S.Pedro,) 04-12-1935 (incl. CM Quinta do Jardim)
No. 1545 Banjunco ou Outeiro da Mina (Cu), Óbidos (S.Pedro), 07-10-1926
No. 1069 Arneiros (Coal-lignite), Óbidos (S.Pedro), 09-12-1921

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23 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Pedro Alves´information
'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: Rui Nunes;
'Amphibole Supergroup var: Byssolite'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: Rui Nunes;
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Rui Nunes July 2009
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: FERREIRA, M.P. e MACEDO, C.A.R. (1987)
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp database ID "1643Cu"
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: Pedro Alves analytical data and collection.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: FERREIRA, M.P. e MACEDO, C.A.R. (1987)
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Gypsum var: Selenite
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Halite
Formula: NaCl
Reference: Rui Nunes collection
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Hematite var: Specularite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Martins da Pedra collection
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Rui Nunes March 2007
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Natrolite
Formula: Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Reference: MONTENEGRO DE ANDRADE M. (1977) Sobre um Belo Exemplar de Natrolite do Filão Dolerítico das Gaeiras (Caldas da Rainha). Comunicações dos Serviços Geológicos de Portugal - Tomo LXI, 14pp
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Rui Nunes
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Reference: P Alves collection
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Rui Nunes June 2008
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Rui Nunes October 2010
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Rui Nunes November 2005
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Rui Nunes
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 3 - Halides
Halite3.AA.20NaCl
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
var: Specularite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
var: Selenite7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Augite9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Natrolite9.GA.05Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Prehnite9.DP.20Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'var: Byssolite'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-

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 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Halite9.1.1.1NaCl
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
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
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Clinochlore71.4.1.4Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 4-membered rings
Prehnite72.1.3.1Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Natrolite77.1.5.1Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'var: Byssolite'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
Gypsum
var: Selenite
-CaSO4 · 2H2O
Hematite
var: Specularite
-Fe2O3
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H Amphibole Supergroup (var: Byssolite)AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
H NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C SideriteFeCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
OOxygen
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O HematiteFe2O3
O QuartzSiO2
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O SideriteFeCO3
O Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O Amphibole Supergroup (var: Byssolite)AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O Hematite (var: Specularite)Fe2O3
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
FFluorine
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
F Amphibole Supergroup (var: Byssolite)AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
F Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na HaliteNaCl
Na NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
AlAluminium
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Amphibole Supergroup (var: Byssolite)AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Al NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
SiSilicon
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si Amphibole Supergroup (var: Byssolite)AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Si NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
SSulfur
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Cl Amphibole Supergroup (var: Byssolite)AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Cl HaliteNaCl
Cl Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
CaCalcium
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ti Amphibole Supergroup (var: Byssolite)AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Ti Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
FeIron
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe Hematite (var: Specularite)Fe2O3
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2

Fossils

There are 4 fossil localities from the PaleoBioDB database within this region.

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Occurrences8
Youngest Fossil Listed101 Ma (Late Cretaceous)
Oldest Fossil Listed161 Ma (Jurassic)
Stratigraphic Units
UnitNo. OccurrencesAge
Olhos Amarelos e Pousio da Galeota4125 - 100.5 Ma (Early Cretaceous)
Freixial1150.8 - 145 Ma (Late Jurassic)
Fossils from RegionClick here to show the list.
Accepted NameHierarchy Age
Theropoda
unranked clade
Animalia : Chordata : Saurischia : Theropoda157.3 - 100.5 Ma
Mesozoic
Ornithopoda
unranked clade
Animalia : Chordata : Ornithischia : Ornithopoda125 - 100.5 Ma
Early Cretaceous
Iguanodontidae
family
Animalia : Chordata : Ornithischia : Iguanodontidae125 - 100.5 Ma
Early Cretaceous
Lourinhasaurus alenquerensis
species
Animalia : Chordata : Saurischia : Camarasauridae : Lourinhasaurus : Lourinhasaurus alenquerensis157.3 - 152.1 Ma
Jurassic
Machimosaurus hugii
species
Animalia : Chordata : Reptilia : Eosuchia : Machimosaurus : Machimosaurus hugii161.2 - 155.7 Ma
Jurassic
Hylaeochelys kappa
species
Animalia : Chordata : Reptilia : Testudines : Hylaeochelys : Hylaeochelys kappa150.8 - 145 Ma
Late Jurassic
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