|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||40° 30' 41'' North , 7° 30' 29'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||40.51139,-7.50806|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Iberian Peninsula|
|Locality type:||Mine (Abandoned) - last checked 2018|
|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
Commodity ListThis is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.
92 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.
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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252.17 - 541 Ma
|Paleozoic intrusive rocks|
Age: Paleozoic (252.17 - 541 Ma)
Lithology: Intrusive igneous 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. 
|Middle Cambrian - Neoproterozoic|
501 - 1000 Ma
Stratigraphic Name: Xisto-Grauvaquico Complex
Description: flysch (sediments)
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.