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Herdade dos Penedos - Cerros Alto dos Penedões - do Curralinho e da Vigia Mines, São Marcos da Ataboeira, Castro Verde, Beja, Portugali
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Herdade dos Penedos - Cerros Alto dos Penedões - do Curralinho e da Vigia MinesGroup of Mines
São Marcos da Ataboeira- not defined -
Castro Verde- not defined -
BejaDistrict
PortugalCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Minas da Herdade dos Penedos - Cerros Alto dos Penedões - do Curralinho e da Vigia, São Marcos da Ataboeira, Castro Verde, Distrito de Beja, Portugal
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 37° 44' 34'' North , 7° 54' 5'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 37.74300,-7.90164
GeoHash:G#: eydqsnyhy
Locality type:Group of Mines
Köppen climate type:Csa : Hot-summer Mediterranean climate


Group of ancient Mn mines.

Mining concessions:
No. 170 Cerro do Curralinho (Mn), registered on 30-06-1884
No. 83 Cerro Alto dos Penedões (Mn), registered on 03-03-1873
No. 24 Herdade dos Penedos (Mn), registered on 26-10-1865
n/a Cerro da Vigia

Regions containing this locality

Iberian Peninsula

Peninsula - 1,601 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Psilomelane'
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia (Siorminp ID 645Mn)
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia (Siorminp)
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia (Siorminp ID 645Mn)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Pyrolusite'4.DB.05Mn4+O2
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Psilomelane'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Psilomelane'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
O QuartzSiO2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
MnManganese
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2

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 Carboniferous - Late Devonian
323.2 - 382.7 Ma



ID: 3131252
Late Devonian meta-rhyolite

Age: Paleozoic (323.2 - 382.7 Ma)

Description: low grade metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{meta-rhyolite}, Minor{meta-basalt group,shale/slate,quartzite}

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]

Neoproterozoic - Mesoproterozoic
541 - 1600 Ma



ID: 3191847
Mesoproterozoic-Neoproterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Proterozoic (541 - 1600 Ma)

Comments: Zona De Ossa Morena

Lithology: Orthogneiss/paragneiss/metavolcanic gneiss

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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