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Vale da Porca Mine, Vale da Porca, Macedo de Cavaleiros, Bragança, Portugali
Regional Level Types
Vale da Porca MineMine
Vale da Porca- not defined -
Macedo de Cavaleiros- not defined -
BragançaDistrict
PortugalCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Mina de Vale da Porca, Vale da Porca, Macedo de Cavaleiros, Distrito de Bragança, Portugal
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 41° 32' 1'' North , 6° 53' 56'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 41.53381,-6.89892
GeoHash:G#: ez7h70brg
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Csb : Warm-summer Mediterranean climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Macedo de Cavaleiros6,566 (2014)5.2km
Podence250 (2018)6.8km
Mirandela12,504 (2018)24.5km
Mogadouro3,936 (2011)26.6km
Nogueira495 (2018)27.3km


Talc mine.

Mining concessions: 3552, 3642, C59

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Iberian PeninsulaPeninsula

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Asbestos'
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp ID 294Talco
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp ID 294Talco
Talc var: Steatite
Formula: Mg3(Si4O10)(OH)2
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp ID 294Talco

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 9 - Silicates
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
var: Steatite9.EC.05Mg3(Si4O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Asbestos'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Asbestos'-
Talc
var: Steatite
-Mg3(Si4O10)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Talc (var: Steatite)Mg3(Si4O10)(OH)2
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
OOxygen
O Talc (var: Steatite)Mg3(Si4O10)(OH)2
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg Talc (var: Steatite)Mg3(Si4O10)(OH)2
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Talc (var: Steatite)Mg3(Si4O10)(OH)2
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2

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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Devonian - Silurian
358.9 - 443.8 Ma



ID: 3184359
Paleozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Paleozoic (358.9 - 443.8 Ma)

Comments: Morais-Braganca Allochthon

Lithology: Amphibolite; mafic gneiss

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]

Early Devonian - Ordovician
393.3 - 485.4 Ma



ID: 3157851
Ordovician quartzite

Age: Paleozoic (393.3 - 485.4 Ma)

Description: low grade metamorphic

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

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License


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