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Malhada dos Barrinhos Mine, Barrancos, Barrancos, Beja, Portugali
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Malhada dos Barrinhos MineMine
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Name(s) in local language(s):Mina da Malhada dos Barrinhos, Barrancos, Barrancos, Distrito de Beja, Portugal
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 38° 10' 29'' North , 7° 1' 46'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 38.17500,-7.02953
GeoHash:G#: eyg10j91r
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Csa : Hot-summer Mediterranean climate

Inactive Cu mine.

Mining concession no. 181 Malhada dos Barrinhos (Copper), registration date 25-10-1885.

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Iberian Peninsula

Peninsula - 1,601 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

6 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: LNEG Siorminp database
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: LNEG - Siorminp database information
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: LNEG - Siorminp database information
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: LNEG Siorminp database
Formula: FeS2
Reference: LNEG Siorminp database
Formula: SiO2
Reference: LNEG Siorminp database

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si

List of minerals for each chemical element

H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2

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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Early Devonian - Ordovician
393.3 - 485.4 Ma

ID: 3130737
Ordovician shale/slate

Age: Paleozoic (393.3 - 485.4 Ma)

Description: low grade metamorphic

Lithology: Shale/slate

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]

Early Ordovician - Late Cambrian
470 - 501 Ma

ID: 3187313
Paleozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Paleozoic (470 - 501 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Osso Formation

Comments: Zona De Ossa Morena

Lithology: Metasedimentary schist

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]

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
- Relatório da actividade em 1964. Relatórios mensais dos trabalhos efectuados durante o ano de 1964 - Brigada Sul - (1964) - Fernando José Silva - 203 pág.
- Pedido de autorização de colheita de elementos nas concessões nº 182, Piorneiras e nº 181, Malhada dos Barrinhos, a fim de permitir a elaboração de um eventual plano de trabalhos - (1966) - Fernando José Silva - 6 pág.
- Relatório de actividades da Brigada Sul durante o ano de 1966 e respectivos Relatórios mensais. - (1966) - Fernando José Silva - 225 pág., 13 mapas.
- Relatório de actividades da Brigada Sul durante o ano de 1967 e respectivos Relatórios mensais. - (1967) - Fernando José Silva - 189 pág., 14 mapas.
- Relatórios da actividade nos meses de Janeiro a Dezembro de 1967. Resumo da actividade do ano de 1967. - Divisão de Higiene e Segurança - (1967) - António Admar Gomes - 15 pág.
- 2º Serviço - Relatórios mensais e anual de 1967 - (1967) - Orlando Martins Cardoso - 57 pág.
- 2º Serviço - Relatórios mensais, trimestrais e anual - 1968. (Mapas de execução do III Plano de Fomento) - (1968) - Orlando Martins Cardoso - 61 pág.
- Relatório de actividades da Brigada Sul durante o ano de 1968 e respectivos Relatórios mensais. - (1968) - Fernando José Silva - 151 pág.
- Relatório dos trabalhos executados durante os meses de Janeiro a Dezembro de 1974 e respectivo Relatório anual - Secção de Moura, Barrancos, Castro Verde - (1974) - João José Oliveira Barros, Carlos Araújo - 54 pág., 1 carta.
- 2º Serviço - Relatórios trimestais e anual de 1974 - (1975) - Orlando Martins Cardoso - 42 pág.
(all in LNEG database)

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