|Name(s) in local language(s):||Mina da Bezerra, Serro Ventoso, Porto de Mós, Distrito de Leiria, Portugal|
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||39° 33' 52'' North , 8° 50' 41'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||39.56444,-8.84472|
|Köppen climate type:||Csb : Warm-summer Mediterranean climate|
Lena Mining Field - mining concession no. 1077 (coal-lignite), registered on 21-01-1922.
This mine was exaustively exploited between 1924 and 1948. Although there are registers of mining works since 1740, with a a relevant productive period between 1885 and 1888.
Of the six mines in the region of Porto de Mós, this was the one which had the best coal, an old lignite formation, which was sent to the cement factories of Maceira/Leiria and Alhandra.
Regions containing this locality
Peninsula - 1,601 mineral species & varietal names listed
List of minerals for each chemical element
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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145 - 201.3 Ma
|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. 
145 - 201.3 Ma