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Macieira quarry, Boivão, Valença do Minho, Viana do Castelo, Portugali
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Macieira quarryQuarry
Boivão- not defined -
Valença do Minho- not defined -
Viana do CasteloDistrict
PortugalCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Pedreira da Macieira, Boivão, Valença do Minho, Distrito de Viana do Castelo, Portugal
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 41° 59' 56'' North , 8° 32' 35'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 41.99908,-8.54322
GeoHash:G#: ez3yvten2
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Csb : Warm-summer Mediterranean climate


Granite quarry.

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Iberian Peninsula

Peninsula - 1,604 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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6 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Pedro Alves collection
Bavenite
Formula: Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Reference: Pedro Alves collection
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Pedro Alves collection
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Pedro Alves collection
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Pedro Alves collection
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Pedro Alves collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
'Bavenite'9.DF.25Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
'Epidote'9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Muscovite'9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Orthoclase'9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 70 - INOSILICATES Column or Tube Structures
Column or Tube Structures with chains linked by Be
Bavenite70.5.3.1Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
BeBeryllium
Be BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
OOxygen
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O QuartzSiO2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si QuartzSiO2
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
FeIron
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)

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: 3189819
Paleozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 541 Ma)

Lithology: Intrusive igneous 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]

Silurian
419.2 - 443.8 Ma



ID: 3130891
Silurian shale/slate

Age: Silurian (419.2 - 443.8 Ma)

Description: low grade metamorphic

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

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


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