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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
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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Iberian Peninsula

Peninsula - 1,539 mineral species & varietal names listed

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2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Rui Nunes' collection
Heulandite-Ca
Formula: (Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Reference: Rui Nunes' collection
'Smectite Group'
Formula: A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
Reference: Rui Nunes' collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
'Heulandite-Ca'9.GE.05(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Smectite Group'-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Heulandite-Ca77.1.4.1(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Smectite Group'-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
H Smectite GroupA0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
O Smectite GroupA0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
NaSodium
Na Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
AlAluminium
Al Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
SiSilicon
Si Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O

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

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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