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Guimarota Mine, Leiria, Leiria, Leiria, Portugali
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Guimarota MineMine
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
39° 44' 1'' North , 8° 48' 6'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Leiria45,112 (2017)1.2km
Caranguejeira5,248 (2012)8.2km
Batalha7,910 (2018)8.4km
Amor4,870 (2018)9.3km
Maceira9,831 (2018)9.4km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Mina da Guimarota, Leiria, Leiria, Leiria, Distrito de Leiria, Portugal


Inactive coal-lignite mine.

Mining concessions:
No. 2136 "Guimarota II", registered on 31-05-1945
No. 1747 "Guimarota", registered on 07-08-1930

Note: this mine is in the locality, parish, municipality and district of Leiria.

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The Camadas de Guimarota, simply Guimarota, or Camadas de Alcobaça is a disused coal mine near the city of Leiria in central Portugal. This is an important geological formation dating back to the Kimmeridgian age of the Late Jurassic period it contains a diverse array of fossil animals and plants including dinosaurs and mammals. The locality was extensively worked by paleontologists from the Free University of Berlin but this activity stopped in 1982.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Iberian PeninsulaPeninsula

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


1 valid mineral.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Tiago Guia collection; Tiago Guia's collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3

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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Miocene
5.333 - 23.03 Ma



ID: 3149091
continental, molasse

Age: Miocene (5.333 - 23.03 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{sand}, Minor{claystone,limestone}

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]

Jurassic
145 - 201.3 Ma



ID: 3184846
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Jurassic (145 - 201.3 Ma)

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]

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

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Guimarota: a Jurassic ecosystem / editors Thomas Martin, Bernard Krebs - München: Friedrich Pfeil, 2000.

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