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Covas de Estanho Mining Field, Várzea da Serra, Tarouca, Viseu, Portugali
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Covas de Estanho Mining FieldMining Field
Várzea da Serra- not defined -
Tarouca- not defined -
ViseuDistrict
PortugalCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Campo Mineiro de Covas de Estanho, Várzea da Serra, Tarouca, Distrito de Viseu, Portugal
Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 41° North , 7° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~1km
Locality type:Mining Field
Köppen climate type:Csb : Warm-summer Mediterranean climate


Tin-tungsten mining field.

Registered mining concessions(up to 1962):
1676 Covas de Estanho no. 1 (Sn), registered on 03-01-1929
1677 Covas de Estanho no. 5 (Sn), registered on 03-01-1929
Other mining concessions as per LNEG:
3389, 3390, 3413 - info n/a

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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6 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp ID 1180SnW
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp ID 1180SnW
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp ID 1180SnW
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp ID 1180SnW
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp ID 1180SnW
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp ID 1180SnW
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp ID 1180SnW
Sphalerite var: Marmatite
Formula: (Zn,Fe)S
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp ID 1180SnW
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp ID 1180SnW

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 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Feldspar Group'-
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 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Feldspar Group'-
Sphalerite
var: Marmatite
-(Zn,Fe)S
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O CassiteriteSnO2
O QuartzSiO2
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S Sphalerite (var: Marmatite)(Zn,Fe)S
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
CaCalcium
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
MnManganese
Mn Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe Sphalerite (var: Marmatite)(Zn,Fe)S
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
ZnZinc
Zn Sphalerite (var: Marmatite)(Zn,Fe)S
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
W Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

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