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Turquel, Alcobaça, Leiria, Portugali
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Largest Settlements:
Turquel4,434 (2016)
Name(s) in local language(s):
Turquel, Alcobaça, Distrito de Leiria, Portugal

Parish of Alcobaça municipality.

Registered mining concessions (up to Dec 1962)
No. CM9 Lena (coal), registered on 20-03-1925
No. 1197 Moinho de António Carreira (coal-lignite), registered on 20-07-1922
No. 1195 Casal de Vale de Ventos (coal-lignite), registered on 19-07-1922

[... durante os anos de 1914 a 1918. O engenheiro das minas Mr. Ackermann e escritores como Pedro Muralha e Albino Foraz Sampaio publicaram alguns registos sobre os recursos mineiros de todo o concelho de Porto de Mós. Registavam-se nesse época camadas de carvão de trinta e quarenta metros de altura. Previa-se o esgotamento do carvãso nesta área dentro de quinhentos anos, contando-se extrair cerca de cem toneladas diárias. À época a "Empresa Mineira do Lena" explorava as reservas nos concelhos de Porto de Mós, Batalha e Alcobaça, propriamente nas freguesias de Alcaria, Serro Ventoso, São João, São Pedro e Turquel. O carvão das minas do Lena exportava-se para as fábricas de cimento de Alhandra,para a empresa de cimentos de Leiria e de Bezerra. A CP fazia o transporte pelo caminho-de-ferro do Lena via Martingança... (in Lumo Transport, crónica no. 29)]

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Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates

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C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2

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