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Castro Verde, Castro Verde, Beja, Portugali
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Castro Verde- not defined -
BejaDistrict
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Name(s) in local language(s):Castro Verde, Castro Verde, Distrito de Beja, Portugal
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PlacePopulation
Castro Verde4,857 (2014)


Parish (with the same name) of Castro Verde municipality. Due to an administrative merger held in January 2013 a new and bigger parish was formed "União das Freguesias de Castro Verde e Casével".

Some registered mining concessions (up to 1962)

Min.mining concessionregistered on
Ba3144 Horta do Surdo01-04-1957
Ba2958 Monte Velho01-09-1954
Ba-Pb2264 Courela dos Moinhos12-06-1947
Ba2130 Charneca do Garrochal26-01-1945
Mn1520 Cêrros Altos17-05-1924
Mn1519 Cova da Moura16-05-1924
Mn1312 Cabeço das Urzes26-03-1923
Pb-Mn-Ba1313 Herdade da Misericórdia26-03-1923
Mn77 Herdade da Filipeja25-11-1871
Mn28 Herdade do Ferragudo15-12-1865

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10 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Braunite
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp ID 1826BaPb
Galena
Formula: PbS
'Psilomelane'
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Pyrolusite var: Polianite
Formula: morphological variety
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Jasper
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
Rhodonite
Formula: Mn2+SiO3
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp ID 1826BaPb
'Wad'

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Pyrolusite4.DB.05Mn4+O2
var: Polianite4.DB.05morphological variety
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Jasper4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Rhodochrosite5.AB.05MnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 9 - Silicates
Braunite9.AG.05Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Rhodonite9.DK.05Mn2+SiO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Psilomelane'-
'Wad'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
(AB)2X3
Braunite7.5.1.3Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Rhodochrosite14.1.1.4MnCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=5
Rhodonite65.4.1.1Mn2+SiO3
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Psilomelane'-
Pyrolusite
var: Polianite
-morphological variety
Quartz
var: Jasper
-SiO2
'Wad'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C RhodochrositeMnCO3
OOxygen
O RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
O RhodochrositeMnCO3
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
O BaryteBaSO4
O QuartzSiO2
O BrauniteMn2+Mn63+(SiO4)O8
SiSilicon
Si RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
Si QuartzSiO2
Si BrauniteMn2+Mn63+(SiO4)O8
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S GalenaPbS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S PyriteFeS2
MnManganese
Mn RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
Mn RhodochrositeMnCO3
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
Mn BrauniteMn2+Mn63+(SiO4)O8
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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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Carboniferous
298.9 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3153052
Kulm

Age: Carboniferous (298.9 - 358.9 Ma)

Description: flysch (sediments)

Lithology: Major:{meta-sandstone}, Minor{shale/slate,meta-limestone}

Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3. [147]

Cambrian
485.4 - 541 Ma



ID: 3187108
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Cambrian (485.4 - 541 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. [154]

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

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