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Pombeiro Mines, Parada de Ester, Castro Daire, Viseu District, Portugal

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 40° 57' 25'' North , 8° 1' 55'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 40.95711,-8.03213
GeoHash:G#: ez6310p0m
Locality type:Group of Mines
Köppen climate type:Csb : Warm-summer Mediterranean climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Minas do Pombeiro (Pombeiro e Lameiras), Parada de Ester, Castro Daire, Distrito de Viseu, Portugal


Tin-tungsten mines.

Mining concessions:
No. 1533 Lameiras registered on 21-06-1924
No. 1503 Pombeiro registered on 24-04-1924

Regions containing this locality

Iberian Peninsula

Peninsula - 1,540 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


6 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp ID 1176SnW
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp ID 1176SnW
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp ID 1176SnW
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp ID 1176SnW
Scorodite
Formula: Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Reference: collection JY. Desescaut; JY Desescaut's mineral collection
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp ID 1176SnW
Sphalerite var: Marmatite
Formula: (Zn,Fe)S
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp ID 1176SnW
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp ID 1176SnW

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
var: Marmatite2.CB.05a(Zn,Fe)S
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Cassiterite'4.DB.05SnO2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Scorodite8.CD.10Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Wolframite-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
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 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.
Sphalerite
var: Marmatite
-(Zn,Fe)S
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
OOxygen
O CassiteriteSnO2
O QuartzSiO2
O ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S Sphalerite (var: Marmatite)(Zn,Fe)S
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
MnManganese
Mn Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe Sphalerite (var: Marmatite)(Zn,Fe)S
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Fe Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
ZnZinc
Zn Sphalerite (var: Marmatite)(Zn,Fe)S
Zn SphaleriteZnS
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: 3189819
Paleozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 541 Ma)

Lithology: Intrusive igneous 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]

Paleozoic
251.902 - 541 Ma



ID: 3147982
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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License


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