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

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
37° 33' 32'' North , 8° 0' 20'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Almodôvar7,449 (2018)7.0km
Castro Verde4,857 (2014)17.0km
Mértola7,274 (2018)31.8km
Aljustrel5,334 (2018)38.1km
São Marcos da Serra1,352 (2017)39.5km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Mina de Brancanes, Monte de Brancanes, Almodôvar, Almodôvar, Distrito de Beja, Portugal


The Brancanes mining area is located in the municipality of Almodôvar, southwest of the Neves Corvo mine. The Brancanes mine was underground exploited for Cu until the end of the 19th century.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


7 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Rui Nunes collection
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Rui Nunes Sep 2011
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Pedro Alves collection
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Pedro Alves collection
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Rui Nunes Sep 2011
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Rui Nunes Sep 2011
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Pedro Alves collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
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 MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C SideriteFeCO3
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
OOxygen
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O SideriteFeCO3
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
CaCalcium
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2

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