Montijos quarry, Monte Redondo, Leiria, Leiria District, Portugal
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||39° 53' 1'' North , 8° 50' 37'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||39.88375,-8.84361|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Iberian Peninsula|
|Köppen climate type:||Csb : Warm-summer Mediterranean climate|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Pedreira dos Montijos, Monte Redondo, Leiria, Distrito de Leiria, Portugal|
Inactive dolerite/ophite quarry.
In the area known as "Montijos quarry" there were three distinct mining concessions:
1 - "Quinta dos Montijos" concession no. 1102, exploited by Pedreiras de Monte Redondo, Lda, closed on August 17, 1966.
2 - "Montijos no. 1" concession no. 1323, exploited by Domingos Pereira Amado and Others, closed on January 24, 1972.
3 - "Cabeço da Quinta" concession no. 917, exploited by Sociedade de Paralelepípedos do Sul, Lda, closed on May 31, 1973.
21 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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0 - 2.588 Ma
|Quaternary sedimentary rocks|