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Góis Mining Field, Góis, Coimbra District, Portugal

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 40° 9' North , 8° 6' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 40.15, -8.1
Name(s) in local language(s):Campo Mineiro de Góis (Minas de Góis), Cadafaz e Góis, Góis, Distrito de Coimbra, Portugal
Other regions containing this locality:Iberian Peninsula


This is a vast region, a mining field, with several ancient mines.
There are specimens in several collections with no more accurate locality information than they are from Góis Mines.

Tin-tungsten mines

Mineralparishnumber and nameregistered onnotes
Sn-WCadafaz and GóisCM53 - Góis12-01-1957(1)
WCadafaz2405 - Vale da Ursa18-08-1949
WCadafaz2404 - Cabreira17-08-1949
SnCadafaz1794 - Fragas de Estanho09-01-1931
SnCadafaz1795 - Rabadão no. 109-01-1931
SnCadafaz1796 - Rabadão no. 209-01-1931
Sn-WCadafaz1690 - Barroca de Amiais05-09-1929
SnCadafaz1691 - Lombo do Gordo05-09-1929
SnCadafaz1692 (1SnW) - Vale de Pião05-09-1929
Sn-WGóis3283 - Alto do Rabadão23-07-1960
Sn-WGóis3284 - Ribeiro no. 123-07-1960
WGóis3022 - Vale Salgueiro02-11-1955
WGóis2422 - Ribeiro27-09-1949
WGóis2417 - Vale da Asna23-08-1949
WGóis2406 (573W?) - Sandinha18-08-1949(2)
WGóis2407 - Almas do Liboreiro18-08-1949
Sn-WGóis2228 - Ribeira de Piães07-03-1947

(1) This mine is located in two parishes in the municipality of Góis.
(2) Senhora da Guia Mine?

Mineral List


12 valid minerals.

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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Neoproterozoic
541 - 1000 Ma
Neoproterozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Geological Survey of Canada. Generalized geological map of the world and linked databases. doi:10.4095/195142. Open File 2915d. [18]

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



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