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Botefa Mine, Barrancos, Barrancos, Beja, Portugali
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Botefa MineMine
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BejaDistrict
PortugalCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Mina da Botefa, Barrancos, Barrancos, Distrito de Beja, Portugal
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 38° 10' 9'' North , 7° 8' 27'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 38.16923,-7.14088
GeoHash:G#: eyfcjs2pv
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Csa : Hot-summer Mediterranean climate


Inactive Cu mine.

Note: there are references to two "Botefa" Cu mining concessions in the same parish:
No. 217 Pirâmide Geodésica da Botefa, registration date 27-12-1888
No. 195 Serra da Botefa, registration date 30-10-1886




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Portuguese Ossa-Morena Zone Mining by Martins da Pedra http://www.mindat.org/article.php/1631

Regions containing this locality

Iberian Peninsula

Peninsula - 1,603 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


7 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: LNEG - Siorminp database information
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: LNEG - Siorminp database information
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Martins da Pedra collection
Dolomite ?
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Martins da Pedra collection
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: LNEG - Siorminp database information
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp database
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp database

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Bornite'2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Azurite'5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
'Dolomite' ?5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
'Malachite'5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite ?14.2.1.1CaMg(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 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2

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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Devonian
358.9 - 419.2 Ma



ID: 3149746
flysch/conmar

Age: Devonian (358.9 - 419.2 Ma)

Description: low grade metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{meta-sandstone}, Minor{shale/slate,meta-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]

Early Silurian - Late Ordovician
427.4 - 458.4 Ma



ID: 3188575
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Paleozoic (427.4 - 458.4 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Moura-St. Aleixo Volcanosedimentary Complex

Comments: Zona De Ossa Morena

Lithology: Sandstone-siltstone

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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