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Porteirinhos Mine, Almodôvar, Almodôvar, Beja, Portugali
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Porteirinhos MineMine
Almodôvar- not defined -
Almodôvar- not defined -
BejaDistrict
PortugalCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Mina dos Porteirinhos, Almodôvar, Almodôvar, Distrito de Beja, Portugal
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 37° 35' 26'' North , 8° 2' 30'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 37.59071,-8.04194
GeoHash:G#: eydmc50j9
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Csa : Hot-summer Mediterranean climate


Cu mine

Geologia da ocorrência:
Ocorrências de cobre ligadas a actividade ígnea, filões
Descrição geológica: filão de quartzo, orientado N 70º E e com 1,2 m de possança
Mineralizações principais: arsenopirite (mispíquel), calcopirite, pirite
Rochas encaixantes: grauvaques, xistos
Geologia local: formação de Mértola
Geologia regional: Carbónico
Ref: LNEG

Regions containing this locality

Iberian Peninsula

Peninsula - 1,601 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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9 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Rui Nunes Sep 2011
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Field observations (Pedro Alves, 2017).
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Field observations (Pedro Alves, 2017).
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Rui Nunes Sep 2011
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Field observations (Pedro Alves, 2017).
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Field observations (Pedro Alves, 2017).
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Rui Nunes Sep 2011
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Rui Nunes 2011
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Field observations (Pedro Alves, 2017).

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Dolomite'5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
'Malachite'5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
'Siderite'5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Brochantite'7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Brochantite30.1.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O SideriteFeCO3
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
CuCopper
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS

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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Carboniferous
298.9 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3153052
Kulm

Age: Carboniferous (298.9 - 358.9 Ma)

Description: flysch (sediments)

Lithology: Major:{meta-sandstone}, Minor{shale/slate,meta-limestone}

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]

Cambrian
485.4 - 541 Ma



ID: 3187108
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]

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


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