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Fonte Nova Mine, Vilar de Mouros, Caminha, Viana do Castelo, Portugali
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Fonte Nova MineMine
Vilar de Mouros- not defined -
Caminha- not defined -
Viana do CasteloDistrict
PortugalCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Mina da Fonte Nova, Vilar de Mouros, Caminha, Distrito de Viana do Castelo, Portugal
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 41° 52' 50'' North , 8° 48' 25'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 41.88057,-8.80716
GeoHash:G#: ez3wr84u4
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Csb : Warm-summer Mediterranean climate


Sn mine.

Mining concession no. 964 registered on 03-09-1920.

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Eurasia Plate

Plate - 7,319 mineral species & varietal names listed

Iberian Peninsula

Peninsula - 1,610 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


8 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Pedro Alves collection
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp ID 83Sn
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Pedro Alves collection
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Pedro Alves collection
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Pedro Alves collection
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp ID 83Sn
Scorodite
Formula: Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Pedro Alves collection
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Reference: Pedro Alves collection
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp ID 83Sn

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Sulphur'1.CC.05S8
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Cassiterite'4.DB.05SnO2
'Goethite'4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Gypsum'7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Scorodite'8.CD.10Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Scorodite40.4.1.3Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
OOxygen
O CassiteriteSnO2
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S PyriteFeS2
S SulphurS8
CaCalcium
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
MnManganese
Mn Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Fe Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
WTungsten
W Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

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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Paleozoic
251.902 - 541 Ma



ID: 3155976
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]

Silurian - Ordovician
419.2 - 485.4 Ma



ID: 3186504
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Paleozoic (419.2 - 485.4 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]

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