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Sítio do Castelo Mine (Folgosinho quarry), Folgosinho, Gouveia, Guarda District, Portugal

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 40° 30' 41'' North , 7° 30' 29'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 40.51139,-7.50806
GeoHash:G#: ez4wmnugc
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Csb : Warm-summer Mediterranean climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Mina do Sítio do Castelo (Folgosinho), Folgosinho, Gouveia, Distrito da Guarda, Portugal


A tungsten and quartz mine and a great locality for phosphates for micro collectors. The mine was (erroneously) called Folgosinho quarry among collectors.

Note to the mineral list:
As for the debate on paulkerrite/benyacarite see http://www.mindat.org/mesg-7-243388.html


Mineral List

Almandine

Anatase

Andalusite

'Apatite'

Arsenopyrite

Autunite

Barbosalite

Benyacarite

Beraunite

Bermanite

Beryl

Bobierrite

Cacoxenite

Chalcanthite

Chalcopyrite

Chalcosiderite

Chamosite

Childrenite

'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'

Copper

Covellite

Cryptomelane

Dufrénite

Earlshannonite

Ecandrewsite

Eleonorite

Ferristrunzite

Fluorapatite

Fluorite

Frondelite

Gahnite

Ganophyllite

'Garnet Group'

Goethite

Greenockite

Gypsum

var: Selenite

Hematite

Hopeite

Hureaulite

Hydroxylapatite

Ilmenite

Isokite

Jahnsite-(CaMnFe)

Jahnsite-(CaMnMn)

'Jahnsite Group'

Jahnsite-(MnMnMn)

Jarosite

Keckite

Kidwellite

Kolbeckite

Laueite

Leucophosphite

Ludlamite

Lun'okite

Malachite

Manjiroite

Melanterite

Metaswitzerite

Metatorbernite

Mitridatite

Molybdenite

Muscovite

Nsutite

Parasymplesite

Paulkerrite ?

Pharmacosiderite

Phosphophyllite

Phosphosiderite

Plimerite

Pyrite

Pyrrhotite

Quartz

Ramsdellite

Realgar

Robertsite ?

Rockbridgeite

Rutile

Sabugalite

Sampleite

Schoonerite

Scorodite

var: Phosphoscorodite

Serrabrancaite

Siderite

Sphalerite

'Spinel Group'

Stewartite

Strengite

Strunzite

Sulphur

'Tourmaline'

Triplite

Uraninite

Vivianite

Wavellite

Whitmoreite

Zaïrite

Zincostrunzite (TL)

Zwieselite


92 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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References

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Rewitzer, C. and Röschl, N. (1984) Portugal - locality descriptions and travel recommendations. Lapis, 9 (12), 13-17 (in German).
Keck, E., Witzke, T., Pöllmann, H., and Friese, K. (1998) Benyacarit aus ostbayerischen und portugiesischen Pegmatiten. Aufschluss 49, 281-285.
Alves, P., Leal Gomes, C., and Lopes Nunes, J.E. (2012) Produtos de evolução de triplite-zwieselite, fluorapatite e isokite da mina Sítio do Castelo (Folgosinho, Guarda). II Congresso Jovens Investigadores em Geociências, LEG 2012.
Garate-Olabe, I., Roda-Robles, E., Gil-Crespo, P.-L., Pérez, A., Vieira, R., and Lima, A. (2012) Estudio Textural y Mineralogico del Dique de Cuarzo con Fosfatos de Folgosinho (Guarda, Portugal). Macle N°16, revista de la sociedad espanola de mineralogia.
Alves, P. (2015) Folgosinho: Fosfatos secundarios de la mina Sítio do Castelo. Revista de Minerales 2015/2, 6-27 (in Spanish).
Kampf, A.R., Grey, I.E., Alves, P., Mills, S.J., Nash, B.P., MacRae, C.M., and Keck, E. (2017) Zincostrunzite, ZnFe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2.6.5H2O, a new mineral from the Sítio do Castelo mine, Portugal, and the Hagendorf-Sud pegmatite, Germany. European Journal of Mineralogy, 29, 315-322.
Alves, P. and Kampf, A.R. (2017) Serrabrancaíta de la mina Sitio do Castelo, Folgosinho (Guarda, Portugal). Acopios, 8: 11-15 (in Spanish).

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