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Pedra da Mesa Mining Field, Cortes do Meio, Covilhã, Castelo Branco, Portugali
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Pedra da Mesa Mining FieldMining Field
Cortes do Meio- not defined -
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Name(s) in local language(s): Campo Mineiro da Pedra da Mesa, Cortes do Meio, Covilhã, Distrito de Castelo Branco, Portugal
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 40° 15' 50'' North , 7° 33' 4'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 40.26390,-7.55120
GeoHash:G#: ez4th1v6h
Locality type:Mining Field
Köppen climate type:Csb : Warm-summer Mediterranean climate


Tungsten mines.

Mining concessions:
1206 Alto do Caminho dos Livros (W), registered on 28-07-1922
967 Cabeço Redondo (W), registered on 07-09-1920
968 Peixeiro no. 1 (W), registered on 07-09-1920
969 Peixeiro no. 2 (W), registered on 07-09-1920
963 Caramulo (W), registered on 03-09-1920
962 Malhadinha Fundeira (W), registered on 01-09-1920
953 Covais (W), registered on 29-05-1920
941 Pedra da Mesa (W), registered on 07-05-1920

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Iberian Peninsula

Peninsula - 1,601 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp ID 1994WSn
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp ID 1994WSn
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp ID 1994WSn
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp ID 1994WSn
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp ID 1994WSn

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
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 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

OOxygen
O CassiteriteSnO2
O QuartzSiO2
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
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

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