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Malhadas Mine, Vila Verde, Mirandela, Bragança, Portugali
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Malhadas MineMine
Vila Verde- not defined -
Mirandela- not defined -
BragançaDistrict
PortugalCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Mina de Malhadas, Vila Verde, Mirandela, Distrito de Bragança, Portugal
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 41° 26' 13'' North , 7° 5' 40'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 41.43715,-7.09458
GeoHash:G#: ez6gwx3uu
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Csb : Warm-summer Mediterranean climate


Au-Ag-As mine.

Mining concession no. 2378 "Malhadas no. 4" registered on 03-08-1949.

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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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6 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp ID 1427AuAg
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp ID 1427AuAg
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp ID 1427AuAg
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp ID 1427AuAg
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp ID 1427AuAg
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp ID 1427AuAg

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Gold'1.AA.05Au
'Silver'1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
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

OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe PyriteFeS2
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
AgSilver
Ag SilverAg
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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: 3130370
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]

Ordovician
443.8 - 485.4 Ma



ID: 3185519
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Ordovician (443.8 - 485.4 Ma)

Comments: Cantabrian Orogen

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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