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Tarabau Mine, Poio, Nossa Senhora da Graça, Nisa, Portalegre, Portugali
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Tarabau MineMine
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Nossa Senhora da Graça- not defined -
Nisa- not defined -
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Name(s) in local language(s):Mina do Tarabau, Poio, Nossa Senhora da Graça, Nisa, Distrito de Portalegre, Portugal
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 39° 31' 1'' North , 7° 35' 40'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 39.51714,-7.59469
GeoHash:G#: ez48g1vsn
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Csa : Hot-summer Mediterranean climate


Tarabau uranium deposit - included in the Nisa deposit, located in central-eastern Portugal.

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


15 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Reference: LNEG / Siorminp database
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: LNEG / Siorminp database
Cordierite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Reference: Pinto, A. J., Gonçalves, M. A., Prazeres, C., Astilleros, J. M., & Batista, M. J. (2012). Mineral replacement reactions in naturally occurring hydrated uranyl phosphates from the Tarabau deposit: Examples in the Cu–Ba uranyl phosphate system. Chemical Geology, 312, 18-26.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Pinto, A. J., Gonçalves, M. A., Prazeres, C., Astilleros, J. M., & Batista, M. J. (2012). Mineral replacement reactions in naturally occurring hydrated uranyl phosphates from the Tarabau deposit: Examples in the Cu–Ba uranyl phosphate system. Chemical Geology, 312, 18-26.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: LNEG / Siorminp database
Metatorbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: LNEG info; Pinto, A. J., Gonçalves, M. A., Prazeres, C., Astilleros, J. M., & Batista, M. J. (2012). Mineral replacement reactions in naturally occurring hydrated uranyl phosphates from the Tarabau deposit: Examples in the Cu–Ba uranyl phosphate system. Chemical Geology, 312, 18-26.
Metauranocircite-I
Formula: Ba(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 7H2O
Reference: LNEG info; Pinto, A. J., Gonçalves, M. A., Prazeres, C., Astilleros, J. M., & Batista, M. J. (2012). Mineral replacement reactions in naturally occurring hydrated uranyl phosphates from the Tarabau deposit: Examples in the Cu–Ba uranyl phosphate system. Chemical Geology, 312, 18-26.
Phosphuranylite
Formula: (H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
Reference: LNEG / Siorminp database; Pinto, A. J., Gonçalves, M. A., Prazeres, C., Astilleros, J. M., & Batista, M. J. (2012). Mineral replacement reactions in naturally occurring hydrated uranyl phosphates from the Tarabau deposit: Examples in the Cu–Ba uranyl phosphate system. Chemical Geology, 312, 18-26.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: LNEG / Siorminp database
Sabugalite
Formula: HAl(UO2)4(PO4)4 · 16H2O
Reference: LNEG / Siorminp database
Saléeite
Formula: Mg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
Reference: LNEG / Siorminp database; Pinto, A. J., Gonçalves, M. A., Prazeres, C., Astilleros, J. M., & Batista, M. J. (2012). Mineral replacement reactions in naturally occurring hydrated uranyl phosphates from the Tarabau deposit: Examples in the Cu–Ba uranyl phosphate system. Chemical Geology, 312, 18-26.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: LNEG / Siorminp database
Torbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Reference: LNEG / Siorminp database; Pinto, A. J., Gonçalves, M. A., Prazeres, C., Astilleros, J. M., & Batista, M. J. (2012). Mineral replacement reactions in naturally occurring hydrated uranyl phosphates from the Tarabau deposit: Examples in the Cu–Ba uranyl phosphate system. Chemical Geology, 312, 18-26.
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Reference: Pinto, A. J., Gonçalves, M. A., Prazeres, C., Astilleros, J. M., & Batista, M. J. (2012). Mineral replacement reactions in naturally occurring hydrated uranyl phosphates from the Tarabau deposit: Examples in the Cu–Ba uranyl phosphate system. Chemical Geology, 312, 18-26.
Uraninite var: Pitchblende
Formula: UO2
Reference: Pinto, A. J., Gonçalves, M. A., Prazeres, C., Astilleros, J. M., & Batista, M. J. (2012). Mineral replacement reactions in naturally occurring hydrated uranyl phosphates from the Tarabau deposit: Examples in the Cu–Ba uranyl phosphate system. Chemical Geology, 312, 18-26.
Uranocircite
Formula: Ba(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
Reference: LNEG / Siorminp database; Pinto, A. J., Gonçalves, M. A., Prazeres, C., Astilleros, J. M., & Batista, M. J. (2012). Mineral replacement reactions in naturally occurring hydrated uranyl phosphates from the Tarabau deposit: Examples in the Cu–Ba uranyl phosphate system. Chemical Geology, 312, 18-26.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Goethite'4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
var: Pitchblende4.DL.05UO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Malachite'5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Autunite'8.EB.05Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
'Metatorbernite'8.EB.10Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
'Metauranocircite-I'8.EB.10Ba(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 7H2O
'Phosphuranylite'8.EC.10(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
Sabugalite8.EB.55HAl(UO2)4(PO4)4 · 16H2O
Saléeite8.EB.05Mg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
Torbernite8.EB.05Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Uranocircite8.EB.05Ba(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
'Cordierite'9.CJ.10(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Autunite40.2a.1.1Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Metatorbernite40.2a.13.2Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Metauranocircite-I40.2a.3.2Ba(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 7H2O
Sabugalite40.2a.24.1HAl(UO2)4(PO4)4 · 16H2O
Saléeite40.2a.11.1Mg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
Torbernite40.2a.13.1Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Uranocircite40.2a.3.1Ba(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Phosphuranylite42.4.8.1(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with Al substituted rings
Cordierite61.2.1.1(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Uraninite
var: Pitchblende
-UO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
H Metauranocircite-IBa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 7H2O
H Phosphuranylite(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
H SabugaliteHAl(UO2)4(PO4)4 · 16H2O
H SaléeiteMg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
H TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
H UranocirciteBa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
O Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
O Metauranocircite-IBa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 7H2O
O Phosphuranylite(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
O Uraninite (var: Pitchblende)UO2
O SabugaliteHAl(UO2)4(PO4)4 · 16H2O
O SaléeiteMg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
O TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
O UraniniteUO2
O UranocirciteBa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Mg SaléeiteMg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
AlAluminium
Al Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Al SabugaliteHAl(UO2)4(PO4)4 · 16H2O
SiSilicon
Si Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
PPhosphorus
P AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
P MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
P Metauranocircite-IBa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 7H2O
P Phosphuranylite(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
P SabugaliteHAl(UO2)4(PO4)4 · 16H2O
P SaléeiteMg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
P TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
P UranocirciteBa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
KPotassium
K Phosphuranylite(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
CaCalcium
Ca AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Ca Phosphuranylite(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Cu TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
BaBarium
Ba Metauranocircite-IBa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 7H2O
Ba UranocirciteBa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
UUranium
U AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
U MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
U Metauranocircite-IBa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 7H2O
U Phosphuranylite(H3O)3KCa(UO2)7(PO4)4O4 · 8H2O
U Uraninite (var: Pitchblende)UO2
U SabugaliteHAl(UO2)4(PO4)4 · 16H2O
U SaléeiteMg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
U TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
U UraniniteUO2
U UranocirciteBa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O

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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Paleozoic
251.902 - 541 Ma



ID: 3161814
Palaeozoic granite

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 541 Ma)

Lithology: Granite group

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]

Cambrian
485.4 - 541 Ma



ID: 3187107
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Cambrian (485.4 - 541 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

References

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Mineral replacement reactions in naturally occurring hydrated uranyl phosphates from the Tarabau deposit: examples in the Cu-Ba uranyl phosphate system - André Jorge Pinto, Mário A. Gonçalves, Cátia Prazeres, José Manuel Astilleros and Maria João Batista.
Chemical Geology, 312-313 pp. 18-26 ISSN 0009-2541, Elsevier, June 18, 2012.
Caracterização geoquímica, radiométrica e mineralógica de algumas mineralizações de urânio da região de Nisa - Cátia Marques Prazeres, Univ. de Lisbpa, Fac. de Ciências, Dep. de Geologia, 2011.


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