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Torres Vedras e Matacães, Torres Vedras, Lisbon, Portugali
Regional Level Types
Torres Vedras e MatacãesCivil Parish
Torres VedrasMunicipality
LisbonDistrict
PortugalCountry

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Locality type:
Largest Settlements:
PlacePopulation
Torres Vedras24,443 (2014)
Other Languages:
Portuguese:
Santa Maria, Torres Vedras, Lisboa, Portugal
Asturian:
Torres Vedras e Matacães, Torres Vedras, Distritu de Lisboa
Minnan / Hokkien-Taiwanese:
Torres Vedras e Matacães, Torres Vedras, Lisbon Koān


Matacães was a parish in the Torres Vedras municipality, 50 km north of Lisbon. Due to an administrative merger held in Jan 2013 a new and bigger parish was formed "União das Freguesias de Torres Vedras (São Pedro, Santiago, Santa Maria do Castelo e São Miguel) e Matacães".

Note: the name Matacães has a literal translation of "kill dogs" or "dog killer". This name has its origin back in the Middle Ages, in the period of the Reconquest and it.

Two reported halite occurrences registered on 26-09-1953:
- Mining concession 2879, Matacães No. 1
- Mining concession 2880, Matacães No. 2
Torres Vedras (Santa Maria do Castelo e São Miguel) was a parish in the Torres Vedras municipality, 50 km north of Lisbon. Due to an administrative merger held in Jan 2013 a new and bigger parish was formed "União das Freguesias de Torres Vedras (São Pedro, Santiago, Santa Maria do Castelo e São Miguel) e Matacães".

Mining concession no. 400 "Vale Escuro", bitumen, registered on 28-04-1906.

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Standard Detailed Gallery Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Halite
Formula: NaCl
Reference: LNEG Siorminp database

Gallery:

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 3 - Halides
Halite3.AA.20NaCl

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Halite9.1.1.1NaCl

List of minerals for each chemical element

NaSodium
Na HaliteNaCl
ClChlorine
Cl HaliteNaCl

Fossils

There are 2 fossil localities from the PaleoBioDB database within this region.

BETA TEST - These data are provided on an experimental basis and are taken from external databases. Mindat.org has no control currently over the accuracy of these data.

Occurrences432
Youngest Fossil Listed113 Ma (Early Cretaceous)
Oldest Fossil Listed164 Ma (Middle Jurassic)
Stratigraphic Units
UnitNo. OccurrencesAge
Sobral25966 - 56 Ma (Paleocene)
Farta Pao - Freixial1150.8 - 145 Ma (Late Jurassic)
Bombarral - Santa Cruz58150.8 - 145 Ma (Late Jurassic)
Fossils from RegionClick here to show the list.
Accepted NameHierarchy Age
Ammobaculites
genus
Chromista : Foraminifera : Globothalamea : Lituolida : Lituolidae : Ammobaculites132.9 - 129.4 Ma
Early Cretaceous
Ammomarginulina
genus
Chromista : Foraminifera : Globothalamea : Lituolida : Lituolidae : Ammomarginulina132.9 - 129.4 Ma
Early Cretaceous
Haplophragmium
genus
Chromista : Foraminifera : Globothalamea : Lituolida : Ammobaculinidae : Haplophragmium132.9 - 129.4 Ma
Early Cretaceous
Haplophragmoides
genus
Chromista : Foraminifera : Globothalamea : Lituolida : Haplophragmoididae : Haplophragmoides132.9 - 129.4 Ma
Early Cretaceous
Reophax
genus
Chromista : Foraminifera : Globothalamea : Lituolida : Reophacidae : Reophax132.9 - 129.4 Ma
Early Cretaceous
Textularia
genus
Chromista : Foraminifera : Globothalamea : Textulariida : Textulariidae : Textularia132.9 - 129.4 Ma
Early Cretaceous
Tritaxia
genus
Chromista : Foraminifera : Globothalamea : Lituolida : Tritaxiidae : Tritaxia132.9 - 129.4 Ma
Early Cretaceous
Trochammina
genus
Chromista : Foraminifera : Globothalamea : Lituolida : Trochamminidae : Trochammina132.9 - 129.4 Ma
Early Cretaceous
Cycloserpula
genus
Animalia : Annelida : Polychaeta : Cycloserpula157.3 - 145 Ma
Jurassic
Serpula
genus
Animalia : Annelida : Polychaeta : Sabellida : Serpulidae : Serpula157.3 - 145 Ma
Jurassic
Gastropoda
class
Animalia : Mollusca : Gastropoda157.3 - 145 Ma
Jurassic
Nerita
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Gastropoda : Cycloneritida : Neritidae : Nerita150.8 - 145 Ma
Late Jurassic
Neritoma
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Gastropoda : Cycloneritida : Neritidae : Neritoma157.3 - 152.1 Ma
Jurassic
Harpagodes
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Aporrhaidae : Harpagodes150.8 - 145 Ma
Late Jurassic
Acteonina
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Gastropoda : Cephalaspidea : Acteonidae : Acteonina157.3 - 145 Ma
Jurassic
Bivalvia
class
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia132.9 - 129.4 Ma
Early Cretaceous
Mesosaccella
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Nuculanida : Malletiidae : Mesosaccella150.8 - 145 Ma
Late Jurassic
Arca
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Arcida : Arcidae : Arca132.9 - 129.4 Ma
Early Cretaceous
Cucullaea
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Arcida : Cucullaeidae : Cucullaea150.8 - 145 Ma
Late Jurassic
Grammatodon
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Arcida : Parallelodontidae : Grammatodon157.3 - 145 Ma
Jurassic
Arcomytilus
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Mytilida : Mytilidae : Arcomytilus157.3 - 145 Ma
Jurassic
Lithophaga
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Mytilida : Mytilidae : Lithophaga150.8 - 145 Ma
Late Jurassic
Trichites
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Ostreida : Pinnidae : Trichites150.8 - 145 Ma
Late Jurassic
Camptonectes
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Pectinida : Pectinidae : Camptonectes157.3 - 145 Ma
Jurassic
Exogyra
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Ostreida : Gryphaeidae : Exogyra150.8 - 145 Ma
Late Jurassic
Isognomon
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Ostreida : Pteriidae : Isognomon157.3 - 145 Ma
Jurassic
Juranomia
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Pectinida : Anomiidae : Juranomia157.3 - 145 Ma
Jurassic
Liostrea
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Ostreida : Gryphaeidae : Liostrea157.3 - 145 Ma
Jurassic
Praeexogyra
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Ostreida : Gryphaeidae : Praeexogyra157.3 - 145 Ma
Jurassic
Pteria
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Ostreida : Pteriidae : Pteria157.3 - 145 Ma
Jurassic
Spondylus
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Pectinida : Spondylidae : Spondylus150.8 - 145 Ma
Late Jurassic
Myophorella
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Trigoniida : Myophorellidae : Myophorella150.8 - 145 Ma
Late Jurassic
Cardium
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Cardium132.9 - 129.4 Ma
Early Cretaceous
Coelastarte
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Carditida : Astartidae : Coelastarte150.8 - 145 Ma
Late Jurassic
Eomiodon
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Venerida : Eomiodon157.3 - 145 Ma
Jurassic
Isocyprina
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Venerida : Arcticidae : Isocyprina157.3 - 145 Ma
Jurassic
Nicaniella
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Carditida : Astartidae : Nicaniella157.3 - 145 Ma
Jurassic
Corbula
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Myida : Corbulidae : Corbula132.9 - 129.4 Ma
Early Cretaceous
Corbulomima
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Myida : Corbulidae : Corbulomima157.3 - 145 Ma
Jurassic
Jurassicorbula
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Jurassicorbula157.3 - 145 Ma
Jurassic
Cercomya
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Laternulidae : Cercomya157.3 - 145 Ma
Jurassic
Plectomya
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Laternulidae : Plectomya150.8 - 145 Ma
Late Jurassic
Thracia
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Thraciidae : Thracia157.3 - 145 Ma
Jurassic
Orthonotacythere
genus
Animalia : Arthropoda : Ostracoda : Podocopida : Cytheruridae : Orthonotacythere132.9 - 129.4 Ma
Early Cretaceous
Lingula
genus
Animalia : Brachiopoda : Lingulata : Lingulida : Lingulidae : Lingula150.8 - 145 Ma
Late Jurassic
Asteroidea
class
Animalia : Echinodermata : Asteroidea150.8 - 145 Ma
Late Jurassic
Pseudocidaris
genus
Animalia : Echinodermata : Echinoidea : Pseudocidaris150.8 - 145 Ma
Late Jurassic
Stegosauridae
family
Animalia : Chordata : Ornithischia : Stegosauridae163.5 - 145 Ma
Jurassic
Dacentrurus armatus
species
Animalia : Chordata : Ornithischia : Stegosauridae : Dacentrurus : Dacentrurus armatus150.8 - 145 Ma
Late Jurassic
Aporrhaidae
family
Animalia : Mollusca : Gastropoda : Littorinimorpha : Aporrhaidae150.8 - 145 Ma
Late Jurassic
Ampullinidae
family
Animalia : Mollusca : Gastropoda : Architaenioglossa : Ampullinidae157.3 - 145 Ma
Jurassic
Cerithiidae
family
Animalia : Mollusca : Gastropoda : Sorbeoconcha : Cerithiidae157.3 - 145 Ma
Jurassic
Heterodonta
subclass
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Heterodonta157.3 - 145 Ma
Jurassic
Nerineidae
family
Animalia : Mollusca : Gastropoda : Nerineidae157.3 - 145 Ma
Jurassic
Protocardia
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Cardiida : Cardiidae : Protocardia157.3 - 145 Ma
Jurassic
Actinopterygii
class
Animalia : Chordata : Actinopterygii157.3 - 145 Ma
Jurassic
Modiolus
genus
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Mytilida : Mytilidae : Modiolus157.3 - 145 Ma
Jurassic
Miliolidae
family
Chromista : Foraminifera : Tubothalamea : Miliolida : Miliolidae132.9 - 129.4 Ma
Early Cretaceous
Dorsoserpula
genus
Animalia : Annelida : Polychaeta : Sabellida : Serpulidae : Dorsoserpula150.8 - 145 Ma
Late Jurassic
Cidaroidea
subclass
Animalia : Echinodermata : Echinoidea : Cidaroidea157.3 - 145 Ma
Jurassic
Modiolus (Modiolus) imbricatus
species
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Mytilida : Mytilidae : Modiolus : Modiolus (Modiolus) imbricatus157.3 - 145 Ma
Jurassic
Praeexogyra dubiensis
species
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Ostreida : Gryphaeidae : Praeexogyra : Praeexogyra dubiensis157.3 - 145 Ma
Jurassic
Nanogyra (Nanogyra) nana
species
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Ostreida : Gryphaeidae : Nanogyra : Nanogyra (Nanogyra) nana157.3 - 145 Ma
Jurassic
Camptonectes (Camptonectes) auritus
species
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Pectinida : Pectinidae : Camptonectes : Camptonectes (Camptonectes) auritus150.8 - 145 Ma
Late Jurassic
Echinoidea
class
Animalia : Echinodermata : Echinoidea157.3 - 145 Ma
Jurassic
Cidaroida
order
Animalia : Echinodermata : Echinoidea : Cidaroida157.3 - 152.1 Ma
Jurassic
Grammatodon concinnus
species
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Arcida : Parallelodontidae : Grammatodon : Grammatodon concinnus150.8 - 145 Ma
Late Jurassic
Myopholas multicostata
species
Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Pholadida : Ceratomyidae : Myopholas : Myopholas multicostata157.3 - 145 Ma
Jurassic
Cicatricosisporites
genus
Plantae : Tracheophyta : Polypodiopsida : Schizaeales : Schizaeaceae : Cicatricosisporites125 - 113 Ma
Early Cretaceous
Cyathidites australis
species
Plantae : Tracheophyta : Cyathidites : Cyathidites australis132.9 - 129.4 Ma
Early Cretaceous
Gleicheniidites
genus
Plantae : Tracheophyta : Polypodiopsida : Gleicheniales : Gleicheniaceae : Gleicheniidites125 - 113 Ma
Early Cretaceous
Gleicheniidites senonicus
species
Plantae : Tracheophyta : Polypodiopsida : Gleicheniales : Gleicheniaceae : Gleicheniidites : Gleicheniidites senonicus132.9 - 129.4 Ma
Early Cretaceous
Biretisporites
genus
Plantae : Tracheophyta : Polypodiopsida : Schizaeales : Schizaeaceae : Biretisporites125 - 113 Ma
Early Cretaceous
Leptolepidites
genus
Plantae : Pteridophyta : Lycopsida : Leptolepidites125 - 113 Ma
Early Cretaceous
Gleicheniidites circinidites
species
Plantae : Tracheophyta : Polypodiopsida : Gleicheniales : Gleicheniaceae : Gleicheniidites : Gleicheniidites circinidites132.9 - 113 Ma
Early Cretaceous
Callialasporites
genus
Plantae : Tracheophyta : Pinopsida : Pinales : Callialasporites132.9 - 129.4 Ma
Early Cretaceous
Appendicisporites
genus
Plantae : Tracheophyta : Polypodiopsida : Schizaeales : Appendicisporites132.9 - 113 Ma
Early Cretaceous
Rouseisporites
genus
Plantae : Bryophyta : Rouseisporites125 - 113 Ma
Early Cretaceous
Appendicisporites tricornitatus
species
Plantae : Tracheophyta : Polypodiopsida : Schizaeales : Appendicisporites : Appendicisporites tricornitatus125 - 113 Ma
Early Cretaceous
Pilosisporites trichopapillosus
species
Plantae : Pteridophyta : Pilosisporites : Pilosisporites trichopapillosus132.9 - 129.4 Ma
Early Cretaceous
Staplinisporites caminus
species
Plantae : Bryophyta : Staplinisporites : Staplinisporites caminus132.9 - 129.4 Ma
Early Cretaceous
Leptolepidites verrucatus
species
Plantae : Pteridophyta : Lycopsida : Leptolepidites : Leptolepidites verrucatus132.9 - 129.4 Ma
Early Cretaceous
Cibotiumspora jurienensis
species
Plantae : Pteridophyta : Cibotiumspora : Cibotiumspora jurienensis132.9 - 129.4 Ma
Early Cretaceous
Aequitriradites spinulosus
species
Plantae : Marchantiophyta : Marchantiopsida : Sphaerocarpales : Aequitriradites : Aequitriradites spinulosus132.9 - 113 Ma
Early Cretaceous
Cicatricosisporites hallei
species
Plantae : Tracheophyta : Polypodiopsida : Schizaeales : Schizaeaceae : Cicatricosisporites : Cicatricosisporites hallei132.9 - 129.4 Ma
Early Cretaceous
Concavissimisporites apiverrucatus
species
Plantae : Pteridophyta : Pteridopsida : Concavissimisporites : Concavissimisporites apiverrucatus132.9 - 129.4 Ma
Early Cretaceous
Concavissimisporites punctatus
species
Plantae : Pteridophyta : Pteridopsida : Concavissimisporites : Concavissimisporites punctatus132.9 - 129.4 Ma
Early Cretaceous
Cyathidites punctatus
species
Plantae : Tracheophyta : Cyathidites : Cyathidites punctatus132.9 - 113 Ma
Early Cretaceous
Densoisporites perinatus
species
Plantae : Tracheophyta : Lycopodiopsida : Selaginellales : Selaginellaceae : Densoisporites : Densoisporites perinatus132.9 - 113 Ma
Early Cretaceous
Plicatella
genus
Plantae : Tracheophyta : Polypodiopsida : Schizaeales : Plicatella125 - 113 Ma
Early Cretaceous
Trilobosporites
genus
Plantae : Pteridophyta : Trilobosporites132.9 - 113 Ma
Early Cretaceous
Trilobosporites trioreticulosus
species
Plantae : Pteridophyta : Trilobosporites : Trilobosporites trioreticulosus125 - 113 Ma
Early Cretaceous
Cicatricosisporites australiensis
species
Plantae : Tracheophyta : Polypodiopsida : Schizaeales : Schizaeaceae : Cicatricosisporites : Cicatricosisporites australiensis132.9 - 129.4 Ma
Early Cretaceous
Concavissimisporites variverrucatus
species
Plantae : Pteridophyta : Pteridopsida : Concavissimisporites : Concavissimisporites variverrucatus132.9 - 129.4 Ma
Early Cretaceous
Hystrichosphaeridium
genus
Dinophyceae : Gonyaulacales : Goniodomaceae : Hystrichosphaeridium132.9 - 129.4 Ma
Early Cretaceous
Orthostoma
genus
Orthostoma150.8 - 145 Ma
Late Jurassic
Microreticulatisporites
genus
Plantae : Pteridophyta : Microreticulatisporites132.9 - 129.4 Ma
Early Cretaceous
Cicatricosisporites orbiculatus
species
Plantae : Tracheophyta : Polypodiopsida : Schizaeales : Schizaeaceae : Cicatricosisporites : Cicatricosisporites orbiculatus125 - 113 Ma
Early Cretaceous
Ischyosporites crateris
species
Plantae : Pteridophyta : Pteridopsida : Ischyosporites : Ischyosporites crateris132.9 - 129.4 Ma
Early Cretaceous
Plicatella tricornitata
species
Plantae : Tracheophyta : Polypodiopsida : Schizaeales : Plicatella : Plicatella tricornitata132.9 - 129.4 Ma
Early Cretaceous
Trilobosporites bernissartensis
species
Plantae : Pteridophyta : Trilobosporites : Trilobosporites bernissartensis132.9 - 129.4 Ma
Early Cretaceous
Trilobosporites hannonicus
species
Plantae : Pteridophyta : Trilobosporites : Trilobosporites hannonicus125 - 113 Ma
Early Cretaceous
Densoisporites triradiatus
species
Plantae : Tracheophyta : Lycopodiopsida : Selaginellales : Selaginellaceae : Densoisporites : Densoisporites triradiatus125 - 113 Ma
Early Cretaceous
Aequitriradites dubius
species
Plantae : Marchantiophyta : Marchantiopsida : Sphaerocarpales : Aequitriradites : Aequitriradites dubius132.9 - 113 Ma
Early Cretaceous
Kraeuselisporites
genus
Plantae : Pteridophyta : Lycopsida : Kraeuselisporites132.9 - 129.4 Ma
Early Cretaceous
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Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Torres_Vedras_(S%C3%A3o_Pedro_e_Santiago_e_Santa_Maria_do_Castelo_e_S%C3%A3o_Miguel)_e_Matac%C3%A3es
Wikidata ID:Q17294261
GeoNames ID:8012568


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