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Romãs quarry, Romãs, Sátão, Viseu, Portugali
Regional Level Types
Romãs quarryQuarry (Inactive)
Romãs- not defined -
Sátão- not defined -
ViseuDistrict
PortugalCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
40° 44' 34'' North , 7° 38' 33'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Quarry (Inactive) - last checked 2019
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Sátão4,034 (2018)7.6km
Pinheiro232 (2018)7.6km
Cortiçada341 (2018)8.9km
Valverde203 (2018)11.3km
Aguiar da Beira5,473 (2018)11.7km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Pedreira das Romãs, Romãs, Sátão, Distrito de Viseu, Portugal


Granite quarry with pegmatite veins.


Note: in this parish there are two granite quarries, Pecanheira (quarry no. 3921) and Calçada (quarry no. 2732). During the visit we could not identify which one is concerned or even if they are twinned.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


20 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Pedro Alves collection
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Rui Nunes and Pedro Alves collections
Autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Reference: Pedro Alves collection;
Bertrandite
Formula: Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Reference: Pedro Alves collection
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Pedro Alves collection
Beryl var: Aquamarine
Formula: Be3Al2Si6O18
Reference: Rui Nunes and Pedro Alves collections
Beryl var: Heliodor
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Rui Nunes and Pedro Alves collections
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: Rui Nunes collection
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: Pedro Alves collection
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Pedro Alves collection
Hydroxylherderite
Formula: CaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
Reference: Pedro Alves collection
Meta-autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
Reference: Pedro Alves collection
Metatorbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Pedro Alves collection
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Rui Nunes and Pedro Alves collections
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Rui Nunes collection 2007
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Pedro Alves collection
Opal var: Opal-AN
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Pedro Alves collection
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Pedro Alves collection
'Psilomelane'
Formula: Mn, O
Reference: Rui Nunes and Pedro Alves collections
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Rui Nunes and Pedro Alves collections
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Pedro Alves collection
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Rui Nunes collection
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Pedro Alves collection
Spessartine
Formula: Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Pedro Alves collection
Torbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Reference: Rui Nunes and Pedro Alves collections
Uranophane
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Reference: Pedro Alves collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
var: Opal-AN4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Autunite8.EB.05Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Hydroxylherderite8.BA.10CaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
Meta-autunite8.EB.10Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
Metatorbernite8.EB.10Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Torbernite8.EB.05Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Bertrandite9.BD.05Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Aquamarine9.CJ.05Be3Al2Si6O18
var: Heliodor9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Spessartine9.AD.25Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Uranophane9.AK.15Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Feldspar Group'-
'Psilomelane'-Mn, O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Autunite40.2a.1.1Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Meta-autunite40.2a.1.2Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
Metatorbernite40.2a.13.2Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Torbernite40.2a.13.1Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Hydroxylherderite41.5.4.2CaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Spessartine51.4.3a.3Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 53 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions or Complex Cations
Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions of Complex Cations with (UO2)
Uranophane53.3.1.2Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Bertrandite56.1.1.1Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
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
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Beryl
var: Aquamarine
-Be3Al2Si6O18
var: Heliodor-Be3Al2(Si6O18)
'Feldspar Group'-
Opal
var: Opal-AN
-SiO2 · nH2O
'Psilomelane'-Mn, O
Quartz
var: Smoky Quartz
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
H AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
H BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
H MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
H HydroxylherderiteCaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
H TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
BeBeryllium
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Be BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Be HydroxylherderiteCaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
Be Beryl (var: Heliodor)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Be Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
BBoron
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
O AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
O MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
O SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
O HydroxylherderiteCaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O Beryl (var: Heliodor)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
O Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
O TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O PsilomelaneMn, O
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
AlAluminium
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al Beryl (var: Heliodor)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Al Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si Beryl (var: Heliodor)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Si Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
PPhosphorus
P AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
P Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
P MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
P HydroxylherderiteCaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
P TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
KPotassium
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Ca Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
Ca HydroxylherderiteCaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
MnManganese
Mn SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Mn PsilomelaneMn, O
FeIron
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
CuCopper
Cu MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Cu TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
UUranium
U AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
U Meta-autuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6-8H2O
U MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
U TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
U UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O

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