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Bica Mine, Quarta-Feira, Sortelha, Sabugal, Guarda, Portugali
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Bica MineMine
Quarta-Feira- not defined -
Sortelha- not defined -
Sabugal- not defined -
GuardaDistrict
PortugalCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Mina da Bica, Quarta-Feira, Sortelha, Sabugal, Distrito da Guarda, Portugal
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 40° 20' 36'' North , 7° 12' 53'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 40.34343,-7.21484
GeoHash:G#: ez4veb63d
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Csa : Hot-summer Mediterranean climate


Interesting locality for radioactive minerals.

Mining concession no. 1366 Bica (U), registered on 14-06-1923.

Alternative Label Names

This is a list of additional names that have been recorded for mineral labels associated with this locality in the minID database. This may include previous versions of the locality name hierarchy from mindat.org, data entry errors, and it may also include unconfirmed sublocality names or other names that can only be matched to this level.

Bica Mine, Quarta-Feira, Sortelha, Sabugal, Guarda District, Portugal

Regions containing this locality

Iberian Peninsula

Peninsula - 1,603 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


5 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Reference: Natural History Museum of London collection
Sabugalite (TL)
Formula: HAl(UO2)4(PO4)4 · 16H2O
Type Locality:
Fluorescence: Fluoresces yellow in both short and longwave. http://www.minsocam.org/ammin/AM36/AM36_671.pdf
Reference: Am.Min.(1951), 36, 671-679
Torbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Reference: Natural History Museum of London collection
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Reference: "Sopas de Pedra" of A. M. Galopim de Carvalho
Zeunerite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
Reference: "Sopas de Pedra" of A. M. Galopim de Carvalho

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Uraninite'4.DL.05UO2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Autunite'8.EB.05Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
'Sabugalite' (TL)8.EB.55HAl(UO2)4(PO4)4 · 16H2O
'Torbernite'8.EB.05Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
'Zeunerite'8.EB.05Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Autunite40.2a.1.1Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Sabugalite (TL)40.2a.24.1HAl(UO2)4(PO4)4 · 16H2O
Torbernite40.2a.13.1Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Zeunerite40.2a.14.1Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
H SabugaliteHAl(UO2)4(PO4)4 · 16H2O
H TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
H ZeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
OOxygen
O AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
O SabugaliteHAl(UO2)4(PO4)4 · 16H2O
O TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
O UraniniteUO2
O ZeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
AlAluminium
Al SabugaliteHAl(UO2)4(PO4)4 · 16H2O
PPhosphorus
P AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
P SabugaliteHAl(UO2)4(PO4)4 · 16H2O
P TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
CaCalcium
Ca AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
CuCopper
Cu TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Cu ZeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
AsArsenic
As ZeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
UUranium
U AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
U SabugaliteHAl(UO2)4(PO4)4 · 16H2O
U TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
U UraniniteUO2
U ZeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O

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.

Click on geological units on the map for more information. Click here to view full-screen map on Macrostrat.org

Paleozoic
251.902 - 541 Ma



ID: 3161813
Palaeozoic granite

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 541 Ma)

Lithology: Granite group

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]

Paleozoic
251.902 - 541 Ma



ID: 3189819
Paleozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 541 Ma)

Lithology: Intrusive igneous 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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