Torres Vedras e Matacães, Torres Vedras, Lisbon, Portugali
|Regional Level Types|
|Torres Vedras e Matacães||Civil Parish|
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|Torres Vedras||24,443 (2014)|
Santa Maria, Torres Vedras, Lisboa, Portugal
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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List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification
|Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES|
FossilsThere are 2 fossil localities from the PaleoBioDB database within this region.
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|Youngest Fossil Listed||113 Ma (Early Cretaceous)|
|Oldest Fossil Listed||164 Ma (Middle Jurassic)|
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