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Ribeiro da Igreja Mine, Alfena, Valongo, Porto, Portugali
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Ribeiro da Igreja MineMine
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Name(s) in local language(s):Mina Ribeiro da Igreja, Alfena, Valongo, Distrito do Porto, Portugal
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 41° 11' 20'' North , 8° 30' 5'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 41.18913,-8.50143
GeoHash:G#: ez3fqd32n
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Csb : Warm-summer Mediterranean climate


First antimony mine discovered in Portugal (1807/1808).

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Iberian Peninsula

Peninsula - 1,603 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


10 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Cervantite
Formula: Sb3+Sb5+O4
Reference: Nuno Afonso collection
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Nuno Afonso collection
Heteromorphite
Formula: Pb7Sb8S19
Reference: Bello, A. de Oliveira, 1908, Minéraux Portugais - Bulletin de la Société Portugaise des Sciences Naturelles, Vol II, fasc. 3, Livraria Ferin, Lisboa
Kermesite
Formula: Sb2S2O
Reference: Nuno Afonso collection
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Nuno Afonso collection
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Nuno Afonso collection
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Martins da Pedra collection
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Reference: Rui Nunes - June 2008
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Reference: Nuno Afonso collection
Valentinite
Formula: Sb2O3
Reference: Pedro Alves collection and analytical data.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Sulphur'1.CC.05S8
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Heteromorphite'2.HC.10cPb7Sb8S19
'Kermesite'2.FD.05Sb2S2O
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Stibnite'2.DB.05Sb2S3
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Cervantite'4.DE.30Sb3+Sb5+O4
'Goethite'4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
'Valentinite'4.CB.55Sb2O3
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Siderite'5.AB.05FeCO3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Oxysulfides
Kermesite2.13.1.1Sb2S2O
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
2 < ø < 2.49
Heteromorphite3.6.20.3Pb7Sb8S19
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Valentinite4.3.11.1Sb2O3
AX2
Cervantite4.4.16.1Sb3+Sb5+O4
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
CCarbon
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O CervantiteSb3+Sb5+O4
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O KermesiteSb2S2O
O QuartzSiO2
O SideriteFeCO3
O ValentiniteSb2O3
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S HeteromorphitePb7Sb8S19
S KermesiteSb2S2O
S PyriteFeS2
S StibniteSb2S3
S SulphurS8
FeIron
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
SbAntimony
Sb CervantiteSb3+Sb5+O4
Sb HeteromorphitePb7Sb8S19
Sb KermesiteSb2S2O
Sb StibniteSb2S3
Sb ValentiniteSb2O3
PbLead
Pb HeteromorphitePb7Sb8S19

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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Paleozoic
251.902 - 541 Ma



ID: 3189819
Paleozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 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. [154]

Ordovician
443.8 - 485.4 Ma



ID: 3145319
Ordovician quartzite

Age: Ordovician (443.8 - 485.4 Ma)

Description: low grade metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{quartzite}, Minor{shale/slate,carbonates, consolidated,meta-volcanic rock group}

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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ANDRADE, R. S. e FERREIRA, M. R. P. (1976): Distrito antimonífero Dúrico-Beirão: mineralização de Sb-Zn-Pb no jazigo de Ribeiro da Igreja ( Valongo, Norte de Portugal). Mem. Not., Pub. Mus. Lab. Min. Geol. Univ. Coimbra, 82: 67-77.


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