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Fonte Fria Mine, Queiriga, Vila Nova de Paiva, Viseu District, Portugal

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 40° 47' 10'' North , 7° 44' 19'' West (est.)
Margin of Error:~0km
Name(s) in local language(s):Mina da Fonte Fria, Queiriga, Vila Nova de Paiva, Distrito de Viseu, Portugal
Other regions containing this locality:Iberian Peninsula


West and southwest of Queiriga in Ordovician rocks.
Cassiterite and Wolframite have been mined during the secong war.

The ordovician slates contain many quartz veins up to 50 cm in thickness.
The quartz veins carry: Pyrite,little arsenopyrite, cassiterite and little wolframite.

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3 valid minerals.

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References

Schermerhorn L.J.G. 1959, igneous, metFonte Friaamorphic and ore geology of the Castro daire, Sao pedro do sul, Satao region, Amsterdam university


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