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Muro Alto Mine, Anjos, Vieira do Minho, Braga, Portugali
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Name(s) in local language(s):Mina de Muro Alto, Anjos, Vieira do Minho, Distrito de Braga, Portugal
Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 41° North , 8° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~5km
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Csb : Warm-summer Mediterranean climate


Tungsten-beryl mine.

Quartz-pegmatite veins.

Mining concession no. 2051 Muro Alto (W-Be), registered on 17-11-1942.

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20 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Amblygonite
Formula: LiAl(PO4)F
Bertrandite
Formula: Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp ID 325WBe
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Columbite-(Fe)
Formula: FeNb2O6
Columbite-(Mn)
Formula: (Mn,Fe)(Nb,Ta)2O6
Elbaite
Formula: Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
'Feldspar Group'
Gahnite
Formula: ZnAl2O4
'Lepidolite'
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
'Microlite Group'
Formula: A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
'Microlite Group var: Uranmicrolite (of Hogarth 1977)'
Montebrasite
Formula: LiAl(PO4)(OH)
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Pegmatite'
Phenakite
Formula: Be2SiO4
'Pyrochlore'
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp ID 325WBe
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
'Smectite Group'
Formula: A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
Spodumene
Formula: LiAlSi2O6
Tantalite-(Fe)
Formula: FeTa2O6
Tantalite-(Mn)
Formula: MnTa2O6
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp ID 325WBe
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Cassiterite'4.DB.05SnO2
'Columbite-(Fe)'4.DB.35FeNb2O6
'Columbite-(Mn)'4.DB.35(Mn,Fe)(Nb,Ta)2O6
'Gahnite'4.BB.05ZnAl2O4
'Microlite Group'4.00.A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
'var: Uranmicrolite (of Hogarth 1977)'4.00.A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
'Tantalite-(Fe)'4.DB.35FeTa2O6
'Tantalite-(Mn)'4.DB.35MnTa2O6
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Amblygonite'8.BB.05LiAl(PO4)F
'Montebrasite'8.BB.05LiAl(PO4)(OH)
Group 9 - Silicates
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
'Bertrandite'9.BD.05Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
'Beryl'9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
'Elbaite'9.CK.05Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
'Microcline'9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
'Muscovite'9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Phenakite'9.AA.05Be2SiO4
'Schorl'9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
'Spodumene'9.DA.30LiAlSi2O6
'Topaz'9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
'Zircon'9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Feldspar Group'-
'Lepidolite'-
'Pegmatite'-
'Pyrochlore'-
'Smectite Group'-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Gahnite7.2.1.4ZnAl2O4
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
A2B2O6(O,OH,F)
'Microlite Group'8.2.2.1A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
AB2O6
Columbite-(Fe)8.3.2.2FeNb2O6
Columbite-(Mn)8.3.2.4(Mn,Fe)(Nb,Ta)2O6
Tantalite-(Fe)8.3.2.1FeTa2O6
Tantalite-(Mn)8.3.2.3MnTa2O6
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Amblygonite41.5.8.1LiAl(PO4)F
Montebrasite41.5.8.2LiAl(PO4)(OH)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [4] coordination
Phenakite51.1.1.1Be2SiO4
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Topaz52.3.1.1Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Bertrandite56.1.1.1Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Elbaite61.3.1.8Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Spodumene65.1.4.1LiAlSi2O6
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Feldspar Group'-
'Lepidolite'-
'Microlite Group
var: Uranmicrolite (of Hogarth 1977)'
-A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
'Pegmatite'-
'Pyrochlore'-
'Smectite Group'-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
H ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H MontebrasiteLiAl(PO4)(OH)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H Smectite GroupA0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
LiLithium
Li AmblygoniteLiAl(PO4)F
Li ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Li MontebrasiteLiAl(PO4)(OH)
Li SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
BeBeryllium
Be BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Be PhenakiteBe2SiO4
BBoron
B ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
OOxygen
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O AmblygoniteLiAl(PO4)F
O BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O CassiteriteSnO2
O Columbite-(Fe)FeNb2O6
O Columbite-(Mn)(Mn,Fe)(Nb,Ta)2O6
O ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O GahniteZnAl2O4
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O MontebrasiteLiAl(PO4)(OH)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O PhenakiteBe2SiO4
O QuartzSiO2
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O Smectite GroupA0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
O SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
O Tantalite-(Fe)FeTa2O6
O Tantalite-(Mn)MnTa2O6
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
FFluorine
F AmblygoniteLiAl(PO4)F
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al AmblygoniteLiAl(PO4)F
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al GahniteZnAl2O4
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al MontebrasiteLiAl(PO4)(OH)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
SiSilicon
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si PhenakiteBe2SiO4
Si QuartzSiO2
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si SpodumeneLiAlSi2O6
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
PPhosphorus
P AmblygoniteLiAl(PO4)F
P MontebrasiteLiAl(PO4)(OH)
KPotassium
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
MnManganese
Mn Columbite-(Mn)(Mn,Fe)(Nb,Ta)2O6
Mn Tantalite-(Mn)MnTa2O6
Mn Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FeIron
Fe Columbite-(Fe)FeNb2O6
Fe Columbite-(Mn)(Mn,Fe)(Nb,Ta)2O6
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Fe Tantalite-(Fe)FeTa2O6
Fe Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
ZnZinc
Zn GahniteZnAl2O4
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
NbNiobium
Nb Columbite-(Fe)FeNb2O6
Nb Columbite-(Mn)(Mn,Fe)(Nb,Ta)2O6
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
TaTantalum
Ta Columbite-(Mn)(Mn,Fe)(Nb,Ta)2O6
Ta Microlite GroupA2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
Ta Tantalite-(Fe)FeTa2O6
Ta Tantalite-(Mn)MnTa2O6
WTungsten
W Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

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Dias, P. A., Pereira, B., Leal Gomes, C., & Guimarães, F. (2009). Structure and Mineralogy of the Muro Alto Granitic Pegmatite (Vieira Do Minho-Portugal) – Peculiar Assemblages of High-F Hydro-thermal Evolution. Estudos Geológicos, 19(2), 105.

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