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Zambujeira Mine, São Brás dos Matos, Alandroal, Évora, Portugali
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Zambujeira MineMine
São Brás dos Matos- not defined -
Alandroal- not defined -
ÉvoraDistrict
PortugalCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Mina da Zambujeira, São Brás dos Matos, Alandroal, Distrito de Évora, Portugal
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 38° 43' 50'' North , 7° 19' 47'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 38.73072,-7.32981
GeoHash:G#: eyfu34wwg
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Csa : Hot-summer Mediterranean climate


Inactive Cu mine.

Quartz veins with carbonates.

Mining concession no. 1888 registered on 26-03-1935.

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Iberian Peninsula

Peninsula - 1,603 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia (Siorminp ID 1225Cu)
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia (Siorminp ID 1225Cu)
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia (Siorminp ID 1225Cu)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Malachite'5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2

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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Early Devonian - Ordovician
393.3 - 485.4 Ma



ID: 3130556
Ordovician quartzite

Age: Paleozoic (393.3 - 485.4 Ma)

Description: low grade metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{quartzite}, Minor{phyllite,shale/slate,meta-volcanic rock 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]

Early Ordovician - Late Cambrian
470 - 501 Ma



ID: 3187313
Paleozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Paleozoic (470 - 501 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Osso Formation

Comments: Zona De Ossa Morena

Lithology: Metasedimentary schist

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]

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