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Salemas quarry, Lousa, Loures, Lisbon District, Portugal

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 38° 52' 42'' North , 9° 12' 7'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 38.87847,-9.20201
GeoHash:G#: eycmnte79
Other regions containing this locality:Iberian Peninsula
Locality type:Quarry (Abandoned) - last checked 2018
Köppen climate type:Csa : Hot-summer Mediterranean climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Pedreira das Salemas, Lousa, Loures, Distrito de Lisboa, Portugal


Abandoned limestone quarry in the vicinity of Salemas.
Contact zones limestone/basaltic rocks.


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2 valid minerals.

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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Miocene
5.333 - 23.03 Ma



ID: 3185813
Cenozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Miocene (5.333 - 23.03 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]

Cretaceous
66 - 145 Ma



ID: 3159616
Cretaceous limestone

Age: Cretaceous (66 - 145 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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References

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CARDOSO, JOÃO LUÍS: Le Daim dans le Pléistocène du Portugal; Comunicações dos Serviços Geológicos de Portugal - Tomo 75 (1989), pp. 111-118.
M. T. ANTUNES; J. M. PEIXOTO CABRAL; J. L. CARDOSO; J. PAIS; A. MONGE SOARES: Paleolítico médio e superior em Portugal, datas 14C, estado actual dos conhecimentos, síntese e discussão. Ciências da Terra (UNL) Lisboa No. 10 pp. 127-138 (1989).

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