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Rocha Mine, Castro Verde, Castro Verde, Beja, Portugali
Regional Level Types
Rocha MineMine
Castro Verde- not defined -
Castro Verde- not defined -
BejaDistrict
PortugalCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Mina da Rocha, Castro Verde, Castro Verde, Distrito de Beja, Portugal
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 37° 39' 3'' North , 8° 6' 17'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 37.65088,-8.10476
GeoHash:G#: eydnpw4k3
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Csa : Hot-summer Mediterranean climate


Mn mine.

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Eurasia Plate

Plate - 7,320 mineral species & varietal names listed

Iberian Peninsula

Peninsula - 1,610 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Psilomelane'
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp ID 697Mn
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp ID 697Mn

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Pyrolusite'4.DB.05Mn4+O2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Psilomelane'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Psilomelane'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
MnManganese
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2

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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Early Carboniferous - Late Devonian
323.2 - 382.7 Ma



ID: 3158035
Late Devonian meta-rhyolite

Age: Paleozoic (323.2 - 382.7 Ma)

Description: low grade metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{meta-rhyolite}, Minor{meta-basalt group,shale/slate,quartzite}

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: 3187108
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]

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


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