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Cachadinhas and Monte do Castelo Mine, Vitorino dos Piães, Ponte de Lima, Viana do Castelo, Portugali
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Cachadinhas and Monte do Castelo MineMine
Vitorino dos Piães- not defined -
Ponte de Lima- not defined -
Viana do CasteloDistrict
PortugalCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Mina das Cachadinhas e Monte do Castelo, Vitorino dos Piães, Ponte de Lima, Distrito de Viana do Castelo, Portugal
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 41° 41' 29'' North , 8° 37' 45'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 41.69151,-8.62921
GeoHash:G#: ez3v5tsqs
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Csb : Warm-summer Mediterranean climate


Tin tungsten mine.

Contiguous mining concessions:
2651 Cachadinhas (Sn-W), registered on 07-06-1950
2652 Monte do Castelo (Sn-W), registered on 07-06-1950
(and 2482 Portela do Fojo?)

Regions containing this locality

Iberian Peninsula

Peninsula - 1,601 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Amblygonite
Formula: LiAl(PO4)F
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp ID 140SnW
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp ID 140SnW
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp ID 140SnW
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp ID 140SnW
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp ID 140SnW
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp ID 140SnW

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Cassiterite'4.DB.05SnO2
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Amblygonite'8.BB.05LiAl(PO4)F
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
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 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Amblygonite41.5.8.1LiAl(PO4)F
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

LiLithium
Li AmblygoniteLiAl(PO4)F
OOxygen
O AmblygoniteLiAl(PO4)F
O CassiteriteSnO2
O QuartzSiO2
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FFluorine
F AmblygoniteLiAl(PO4)F
AlAluminium
Al AmblygoniteLiAl(PO4)F
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P AmblygoniteLiAl(PO4)F
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S PyriteFeS2
MnManganese
Mn Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
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: 3147277
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]

Silurian - Ordovician
419.2 - 485.4 Ma



ID: 3186504
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Paleozoic (419.2 - 485.4 Ma)

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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