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Mondego River Basin, Coimbra, Portugali
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Mondego River BasinBasin
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Name(s) in local language(s):Bacia do Rio Mondego, Distrito de Coimbra, Portugal
Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 40° North , 8° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~50km
Locality type:Basin
Köppen climate type:Csb : Warm-summer Mediterranean climate


Mondego River, Portuguese Rio Mondego, largest of the exclusively Portuguese rivers, rising at 4,675 feet (1,425 m) on the northern slopes of the Estrela Mountains (Serra da Estrela) and flowing southwestward for 137 miles (220 km) to the Atlantic Ocean.

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Iberian Peninsula

Peninsula - 1,601 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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10 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: International Geological Congress (2008) MRD-19 Geochemistry of U-bearing minerals from an uranium-phosphate mine area
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: International Geological Congress (2008) MRD-19 Geochemistry of U-bearing minerals from an uranium-phosphate mine area
'Chlorite Group var: Brunsvigite'
Formula: (Fe2+,Mg,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Reference: International Geological Congress (2008) MRD-19 Geochemistry of U-bearing minerals from an uranium-phosphate mine area
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: International Geological Congress (2008) MRD-19 Geochemistry of U-bearing minerals from an uranium-phosphate mine area
Clinochlore var: Ripidolite
Formula: (Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Reference: International Geological Congress (2008) MRD-19 Geochemistry of U-bearing minerals from an uranium-phosphate mine area
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: International Geological Congress (2008) MRD-19 Geochemistry of U-bearing minerals from an uranium-phosphate mine area
Metasaléeite
Formula: Mg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: International Geological Congress (2008) MRD-19 Geochemistry of U-bearing minerals from an uranium-phosphate mine area
'Monazite'
Reference: International Geological Congress (2008) MRD-19 Geochemistry of U-bearing minerals from an uranium-phosphate mine area
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: International Geological Congress (2008) MRD-19 Geochemistry of U-bearing minerals from an uranium-phosphate mine area
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: International Geological Congress (2008) MRD-19 Geochemistry of U-bearing minerals from an uranium-phosphate mine area
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: International Geological Congress (2008) MRD-19 Geochemistry of U-bearing minerals from an uranium-phosphate mine area
Saléeite
Formula: Mg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
Reference: International Geological Congress (2008) MRD-19 Geochemistry of U-bearing minerals from an uranium-phosphate mine area
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Reference: International Geological Congress (2008) MRD-19 Geochemistry of U-bearing minerals from an uranium-phosphate mine area
Xenotime-(Y)
Formula: Y(PO4)
Reference: International Geological Congress (2008) MRD-19 Geochemistry of U-bearing minerals from an uranium-phosphate mine area
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: International Geological Congress (2008) MRD-19 Geochemistry of U-bearing minerals from an uranium-phosphate mine area

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Anatase'4.DD.05TiO2
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Metasaléeite'8.EB.10Mg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Saléeite8.EB.05Mg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
Xenotime-(Y)8.AD.35Y(PO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
'Clinochlore'9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
var: Ripidolite9.EC.55(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
'Muscovite'9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'var: Brunsvigite'-(Fe2+,Mg,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Monazite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Saléeite40.2a.11.1Mg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Clinochlore71.4.1.4Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'var: Brunsvigite'-(Fe2+,Mg,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Clinochlore
var: Ripidolite
-(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Metasaléeite-Mg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
'Monazite'-
Xenotime-(Y)-Y(PO4)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Chlorite Group (var: Brunsvigite)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MetasaléeiteMg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Clinochlore (var: Ripidolite)(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
H SaléeiteMg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
OOxygen
O AnataseTiO2
O Chlorite Group (var: Brunsvigite)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MetasaléeiteMg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Clinochlore (var: Ripidolite)(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
O SaléeiteMg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
O UraniniteUO2
O Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
MgMagnesium
Mg Chlorite Group (var: Brunsvigite)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Mg MetasaléeiteMg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Mg Clinochlore (var: Ripidolite)(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Mg SaléeiteMg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
AlAluminium
Al Chlorite Group (var: Brunsvigite)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Clinochlore (var: Ripidolite)(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
SiSilicon
Si Chlorite Group (var: Brunsvigite)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Clinochlore (var: Ripidolite)(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
PPhosphorus
P MetasaléeiteMg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
P SaléeiteMg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
P Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
TiTitanium
Ti AnataseTiO2
FeIron
Fe Chlorite Group (var: Brunsvigite)(Fe2+,Mg,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Clinochlore (var: Ripidolite)(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
YYttrium
Y Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
UUranium
U MetasaléeiteMg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
U SaléeiteMg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
U UraniniteUO2

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Geological and geographical setting and an extensive biography ref's in "Sedimentary Dynamics of the Mondego Estuary, Pedro Proença Cunha & J. Dinis; Pardal et al. (Ed. 2002) Aquatic ecology of the Mondego River Basin. Global importance of local experience".


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