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Cerros da Estrada - Pederneira (Corcovado) and Pocilgas Mines, Albernoa, Beja, Beja, Portugali
Regional Level Types
Cerros da Estrada - Pederneira (Corcovado) and Pocilgas MinesGroup of Mines
Albernoa- not defined -
Beja- not defined -
BejaDistrict
PortugalCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Minas dos Cerros da Estrada - Pederneira (Corcovado) e Pocilgas, Albernoa, Beja, Distrito de Beja, Portugal
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 37° 48' 13'' North , 7° 56' 28'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 37.80389,-7.94119
GeoHash:G#: eydr53crs
Locality type:Group of Mines
Köppen climate type:Csa : Hot-summer Mediterranean climate


Contiguous Mn mines.

Mining concessions:
No. 180 Cerro da Estrada, registered on 21-04-1885
No. 125 Pocilgas, registered on 04-12-1878
No. 40 Cêrro da Pederneira (Carcovado), registered on 35 24-02-1868

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 644Mn
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp ID 644Mn
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp ID 644Mn
Quartz var: Jasper
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp ID 644Mn

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Pyrolusite4.DB.05Mn4+O2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Jasper4.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'-
Quartz
var: Jasper
-SiO2

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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