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Pedra Redonda, Benedita, Alcobaça, Leiria, Portugali
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LeiriaDistrict
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Name(s) in local language(s):Pedra Redonda, Benedita, Alcobaça, Distrito de Leiria, Portugal
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 39° 26' 41'' North , 8° 58' 25'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 39.44489,-8.97376
GeoHash:G#: ez187u9x0
Köppen climate type:Csa : Hot-summer Mediterranean climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Turquel4,434 (2016)2.2km
Benedita8,556 (2012)2.3km
Alvorninha2,987 (2018)8.8km
Salir de Matos2,583 (2018)10.5km
Vidais1,155 (2018)10.6km


In the parish of Benedita, not far from Turquel and near the slope of Serra dos Candeeiros, there is a very small village known as Pedra Redonda (Round Stone). In its central square around which developed the locality, at Rua da Pedra (Stone Street), we can observe an 150 million years old Upper Jurassic limestone outcrop with a huge ammonite, possibly from the Simoceratinae sub-family. It was this rounded ammonite which gave the name to this village.

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Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Iberian PeninsulaPeninsula

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1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3

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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Jurassic
145 - 201.3 Ma



ID: 3184846
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Jurassic (145 - 201.3 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]

Jurassic
145 - 201.3 Ma



ID: 3142099
marcon

Age: Jurassic (145 - 201.3 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{limestone}, Minor{marlstone,sandstone,claystone}

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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