Vilachán do Monte, Tomiño, Pontevedra, Galicia, Spain
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|Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.|
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||42° North , 8° West (est.)|
|Margin of Error:||~10km|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Iberian Peninsula|
|Köppen climate type:||Csb : Warm-summer Mediterranean climate|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Vilachán do Monte|
Vilachán do Monte is a village of Tomiño, located in the southwest of Pontevedra (Galicia). During the construction of a road, a very interesting range of minerals was discovered, including phosphates (wavellite, turquoise and others). Today, it is still possible to collect samples of interest, mainly micromounts.
15 valid minerals.
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Calvo, M. (2015): Minerales y Minas de España. Vol. VII, Fosfatos, arseniatos y vanadatos. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas de Madrid - Fundación Gómez Pardo. 479 pp.