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Matacães, Torres Vedras, Lisbon, Portugali
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Matacães- not defined -
Torres Vedras- not defined -
LisbonDistrict
PortugalCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
39° 5' North , 9° 12' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Torres Vedras24,443 (2014)5.1km
Sobral de Monte Agraço3,406 (2018)8.3km
Pereiro da Palhacana591 (2018)8.9km
Vila Verde1,162 (2018)10.8km
Ventosa5,215 (2012)11.1km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Matacães, Torres Vedras, Distrito de Lisboa, Portugal


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

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.

Detailed Mineral List:

Halite
Formula: NaCl
Reference: LNEG Siorminp database

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

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