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Água de Alte Mine, Moledo, Castro Daire, Viseu, Portugali
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Água de Alte MineMine
Moledo- not defined -
Castro Daire- not defined -
ViseuDistrict
PortugalCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Mina de Água de Alte, Moledo, Castro Daire, Distrito de Viseu, Portugal
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 40° 48' North , 7° 52' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 40.80000,-7.86667
GeoHash:G#: ez62hgrtj
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Csb : Warm-summer Mediterranean climate


Old graphite occurrence close to the place of Água de Alte.

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Iberian Peninsula

Peninsula - 1,604 mineral species & varietal names listed

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1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: Minerais de Portugal Continental, Elementos Nativos, Amílcar Mário de Jesus, Lisboa 1928.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Graphite'1.CB.05aC

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C GraphiteC

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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Ordovician
443.8 - 485.4 Ma



ID: 3152081
Ordovician quartzite

Age: Ordovician (443.8 - 485.4 Ma)

Description: low grade metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{quartzite}, Minor{shale/slate,carbonates, consolidated,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]

Cambrian
485.4 - 541 Ma



ID: 3193156
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Cambrian (485.4 - 541 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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Minerais de Portugal Continental, Elementos Nativos, Amílcar Mário de Jesus (1) com a colaboração de A. Viana (2) e Rogério Cavaca (3), 1928, pag. 7/8 (composto e impresso nas oficinas da Secção de Publicidade do Museu Comercial, Rua do Quelhas 6-A Lisboa).
(1) Professor de Mineralogia no Instituto Superior Técnico, (2) Engenheiro Chefe da Circunscriçao Mineira do Norte, (3) Assistente de Mineralogia no Instituto Superior Técnico.


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