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Adória Mining Field, Cerva, Ribeira de Pena, Vila Real District, Portugal

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 41° 27' 13'' North , 7° 50' 54'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 41.45364,-7.84852
Other regions containing this locality:Iberian Peninsula
Köppen climate type:Csb : Warm-summer Mediterranean climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Campo Mineiro da Adória, Cerva, Ribeira de Pena, Distrito de Vila Real, Portugal

Tin-tungsten mines.

Mining concessions:
No. 3158 Alto das Olhadelas, registered on 20-08-1957
2948 Escouva, 02-08-1954
566 Monte de Adória, 12-03-1913
514 Montado da Adória, 22-06-1910
510 Fonte do Junco, 24-02-1910
511 Rio Mau, 24-02-1910
490 Monte da Sobreira, 20-12-1909
489 Limites da Adória, 17-12-1909
485 Monte dos Cochichos, 31-08-1909
477 Fonte, 20-03-1909
476 Monte de Entre-Portelas no. 2, 19-03-1909
475 Monte dos Carrapuços, 16-03-1909
454 São João da Escoureda, 09-12-1907
453 Carqueijal, 07-12-1907
452 Monte de Entre-Portelas, 06-12-1907
451 Outeiro dos Gatos, 04-12-1907
450 Adória, 02-12-1907

2841, 2840, 2839, 2838, 1611, 779, 633, 464, 461 info n/a

Mineral List

7 valid minerals.

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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Permian - Carboniferous
252.17 - 358.9 Ma

ID: 1378912
Carboniferous-Permian plutonic rocks

Age: Paleozoic (252.17 - 358.9 Ma)

Comments: Deep-seated to high-level intrusions are included. Many charnockites, anorthosites, and large ophiolites, classified as plutons, are distinguished in the database using the SIGNIF item. Ophiolites were classified as plutons, even where remnants may be extrusive and/or sedimentary.

Lithology: Plutonic rocks

Reference: Geological Survey of Canada. Generalized geological map of the world and linked databases. doi:10.4095/195142. Open File 2915d. [18]

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