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Fragas da Carvalhosa Mine, Felgar, Torre de Moncorvo, Bragança District, Portugal

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 41° 10' 50'' North , 6° 57' 28'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 41.18065,-6.95796
GeoHash:G#: ez7438tqe
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Csb : Warm-summer Mediterranean climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Mina das Fragas da Carvalhosa, Felgar, Torre de Moncorvo, Distrito de Bragança, Portugal


Fe mine.
Registered on 22-08-1898.

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Iberian Peninsula

Peninsula - 1,535 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


10 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Cacoxenite
Formula: Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Reference: Pedro Alves collection
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Pedro Alves collection
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Pedro Alves collection
Kidwellite
Formula: NaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
Reference: Pedro Alves collection
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Pedro Alves collection
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Pedro Alves collection
Strengite
Formula: FePO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Pedro Alves collection
Turquoise
Formula: Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Reference: Pedro Alves collection (p-XRD and SEM EDS analysed samples)
Variscite
Formula: AlPO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Pedro Alves collection
Wavellite
Formula: Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Reference: Pedro Alves collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Goethite'4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
'Hematite'4.CB.05Fe2O3
'Magnetite'4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Cacoxenite'8.DC.40Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
'Kidwellite'8.DK.20NaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
'Strengite'8.CD.10FePO4 · 2H2O
'Turquoise'8.DD.15Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
'Variscite'8.CD.10AlPO4 · 2H2O
'Wavellite'8.DC.50Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Strengite40.4.1.2FePO4 · 2H2O
Variscite40.4.1.1AlPO4 · 2H2O
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)3Zq·xH2O
Kidwellite42.8.2.1NaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
(AB)7(XO4)4Zq·xH2O
Turquoise42.9.3.1Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
A3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Wavellite42.10.2.1Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Miscellaneous
Cacoxenite42.13.5.1Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
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 CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H KidwelliteNaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
H StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
H TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
H VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
H WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
OOxygen
O CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O HematiteFe2O3
O KidwelliteNaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O QuartzSiO2
O StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
O TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
O VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
O WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
NaSodium
Na KidwelliteNaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
AlAluminium
Al CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Al TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Al VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
Al WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
P KidwelliteNaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
P StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
P TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
P VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
P WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
FeIron
Fe CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe KidwelliteNaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
Fe TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
CuCopper
Cu TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O

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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Ordovician
443.8 - 485.4 Ma



ID: 3185519
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Ordovician (443.8 - 485.4 Ma)

Comments: Cantabrian Orogen

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]

Ordovician
443.8 - 485.4 Ma



ID: 3131338
Ordovician quartzite

Age: Ordovician (443.8 - 485.4 Ma)

Description: low grade metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{quartzite}, Minor{shale/slate,carbonates, consolidated,meta-volcanic rock group}

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]

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


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