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Gourim Mine, São Martinho das Moitas, São Pedro do Sul, Viseu, Portugali
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Gourim MineMine
São Martinho das Moitas- not defined -
São Pedro do Sul- not defined -
ViseuDistrict
PortugalCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Mina de Gourim, São Martinho das Moitas, São Pedro do Sul, Viseu District, Portugal
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 40° 51' 5'' North , 8° 6' 59'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 40.85160,-8.11651
GeoHash:G#: ez60rkc9z
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Csb : Warm-summer Mediterranean climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
São Pedro do Sul4,080 (2014)11.3km
Castro Daire4,744 (2018)16.2km
Macieira de Cambra4,909 (2018)21.6km
Campo4,551 (2018)23.1km
Vale de Cambra7,649 (2014)23.3km


Inactive W-Sn mine (1931 - 50's).

Mining concession no. 1833 "Gourim", registered date 15-04-1931.

This mine is located next to the abandoned village of Gourim. Today, few traces of the past mining activity are visible and only some dumps remain.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Iberian PeninsulaPeninsula

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


14 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Ko Jansen collection
Beudantite
Formula: PbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Ko Jansen collection
'Beudantite-Segnitite Series'
Reference: Ko Jansen collection
Carminite
Formula: PbFe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2
Reference: Ko Jansen collection
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: LNEG Siorminp datababe ref 1379Sn Ko Jansen collection
Copiapite ?
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Description: Ko Jansen collection. Specimens not analyzed. Most probably resulting from a process of acid leaching and dissolution of sulphide ore minerals in some installations in the vicinity of the mine.
Reference: Ko Jansen collection
'Ferberite-Hübnerite Series' ?
Reference: Ko Jansen collection
Ferricopiapite ?
Formula: Fe5(SO4)6O(OH) · 20H2O
Description: Ko Jansen collection. Specimens not analyzed. Most probably resulting from a process of acid leaching and dissolution of sulphide ore minerals in some installations in the vicinity of the mine.
Reference: Ko Jansen collection
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Ko Jansen collection
Mimetite
Formula: Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Reference: Ko Jansen collection
Pharmacosiderite
Formula: KFe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
Reference: Ko Jansen collection
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Ko Jansen collection
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Ko Jansen collection
Scorodite
Formula: Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Ko Jansen collection
Segnitite
Formula: PbFe3+3AsO4(AsO3OH)(OH)6
Reference: Ko Jansen collection
Sulphur ?
Formula: S8
Description: Most probably resulting from a process of acid leaching and dissolution of sulphide ore minerals in some installations in the vicinity of the mine.
Reference: Ko Jansen collection
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Reference: LNEG Siorminp datababe ref 1379Sn

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Sulphur ?1.CC.05S8
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Copiapite ?7.DB.35Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Ferricopiapite ?7.DB.35Fe5(SO4)6O(OH) · 20H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Beudantite8.BL.05PbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Carminite8.BH.30PbFe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2
Mimetite8.BN.05Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pharmacosiderite8.DK.10KFe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
Scorodite8.CD.10Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Segnitite8.BL.10PbFe3+3AsO4(AsO3OH)(OH)6
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Beudantite-Segnitite Series'-
'Ferberite-Hübnerite Series' ?-
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Sulphur ?1.3.5.1S8
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Miscellaneous
Copiapite ?31.10.5.1Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Ferricopiapite ?31.10.5.4Fe5(SO4)6O(OH) · 20H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Scorodite40.4.1.3Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Mimetite41.8.4.2Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq
Carminite41.10.6.1PbFe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Segnitite42.7.4.4PbFe3+3AsO4(AsO3OH)(OH)6
(AB)5(XO4)3Zq·xH2O
Pharmacosiderite42.8.1a.1KFe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
Group 43 - COMPOUND PHOSPHATES, ETC.
Anhydrous Compound Phosphates, etc·, Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Beudantite43.4.1.1PbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Beudantite-Segnitite Series'-
'Ferberite-Hübnerite Series' ?-
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
H CarminitePbFe23+(AsO4)2(OH)2
H SegnititePbFe33+AsO4(AsO3OH)(OH)6
H BeudantitePbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
H CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
H FerricopiapiteFe5(SO4)6O(OH) · 20H2O
OOxygen
O CassiteriteSnO2
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
O ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
O CarminitePbFe23+(AsO4)2(OH)2
O SegnititePbFe33+AsO4(AsO3OH)(OH)6
O BeudantitePbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
O QuartzSiO2
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
O MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
O CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
O FerricopiapiteFe5(SO4)6O(OH) · 20H2O
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S BeudantitePbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
S PyriteFeS2
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S SulphurS8
S CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
S FerricopiapiteFe5(SO4)6O(OH) · 20H2O
ClChlorine
Cl MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
KPotassium
K PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
MnManganese
Mn Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FeIron
Fe Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Fe ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Fe CarminitePbFe23+(AsO4)2(OH)2
Fe SegnititePbFe33+AsO4(AsO3OH)(OH)6
Fe BeudantitePbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
Fe CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Fe FerricopiapiteFe5(SO4)6O(OH) · 20H2O
AsArsenic
As ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
As CarminitePbFe23+(AsO4)2(OH)2
As SegnititePbFe33+AsO4(AsO3OH)(OH)6
As BeudantitePbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
As MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
WTungsten
W Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
PbLead
Pb CarminitePbFe23+(AsO4)2(OH)2
Pb SegnititePbFe33+AsO4(AsO3OH)(OH)6
Pb BeudantitePbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Pb MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl

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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Cambrian
485.4 - 541 Ma



ID: 3193156
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]

Middle Cambrian - Neoproterozoic
501 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3161340
Xisto-Grauvaquico Complex

Age: Neoproterozoic to Cambrian (501 - 1000 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Xisto-Grauvaquico Complex

Description: flysch (sediments)

Lithology: Shale/slate

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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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