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Almagreira Mine, Pardais, Vila Viçosa, Évora, Portugali
Regional Level Types
Almagreira MineMine
Pardais- not defined -
Vila Viçosa- not defined -
ÉvoraDistrict
PortugalCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
38° 43' 48'' North , 7° 24' 31'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Vila Viçosa8,319 (2017)5.4km
Borba4,586 (2014)9.3km
Redondo5,845 (2014)15.0km
Estremoz9,350 (2014)19.9km
Cheles1,313 (2012)26.6km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Mina da Almagreira, Pardais, Vila Viçosa, Distrito de Évora, Portugal


Fe-Mn mine.

Mining concession no. 401 (Fe), registered on 30-04-1906.

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Zona da Ossa Morena; Faixa de Sousel-Barrancos
Descrição: estrato lenticular orientado N 10º W, com a possança de 40 metros
Mineralizações principais: hematite (oligisto), pirolusite
Morfologias: estratiforme, lenticular
Rochas encaixantes: metavulcanitos, xistos
Geologia local: complexo vulcano-sedimentar de Estremoz
Geologia regional: Ordovícico
LNEG/Siorminp ID 1746

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Iberian PeninsulaPeninsula

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

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Mineral List


4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Rui Nune's collection
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Lneg/Siorminp
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Lneg/Siorminp + Ex. IGM of Lisbon collection
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Reference: Lneg/Siorminp
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Rui Nune's collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Pyrolusite4.DB.05Mn4+O2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
OOxygen
O HematiteFe2O3
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O QuartzSiO2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
MnManganese
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
FeIron
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)

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