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Benjunco or Outeiro da Mina, São Pedro, Óbidos, Leiria, Portugali
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Benjunco or Outeiro da MinaMine (Lost)
São Pedro- not defined -
Óbidos- not defined -

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
39° 22' 28'' North , 9° 9' 42'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Mine (Lost) - last checked 2019
Nearest Settlements:
Óbidos11,187 (2018)1.6km
Caldas da Rainha27,378 (2018)3.8km
Nadadouro1,904 (2018)5.6km
Foz do Arelho1,339 (2018)8.2km
Salir de Matos2,583 (2018)8.6km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Mina de Benjunco ou Outeiro da Mina, São Pedro, Óbidos, Distrito de Leiria, Portugal

Mining concession no. 1545, registered on 07-10-1926 (1926/?).

Copper ores are absent in this region "Estremadura" apart from this small occurrence near Óbidos. Cu secondary minerals in the vicinity of carbonated limestone/dolerite contact zone.


No concelho de Óbidos, foi registada uma mina de cobre com a designação de “Mina do Benjunco” ou “Outeiro da Mina” (GARCIA, 1946)*

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2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp database ID "1643Cu"
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp database ID "1643Cu"

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

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List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification


List of minerals for each chemical element

H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2


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* João Luís Cardoso e Filipe Martins, "O povoado pré-histórico do Outeiro da Assenta (Óbidos)". Estudos Arqueológicos de Oeiras, 17, Oeiras, Câmara Municipal, 2009, p. 261-356.
LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp ID "1643Cu".

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