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Vale de Pião Mine, Cadafaz, Góis, Coimbra District, Portugal

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Name(s) in local language(s):Mina de Vale de Pião, Cadafaz, Góis, Distrito de Coimbra, Portugal
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 40° 8' 48'' North , 8° 3' 30'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 40.14692,-8.05859
GeoHash:G#: ez4k2sebt
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Csb : Warm-summer Mediterranean climate


Inactive tin-tungsten mine.

Mining concession no. 1692, registered on 05-09-1929.

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Brechas lenticulares em fracturas de cisalhamento e stockwerks contíguos; filões quartzosos
Mineralizações principais: cassiterite, volframite
Minerações secundárias: calcopirite, esfalerite, ouro, pirite, prata
Morfologias: lenticular, stockwork, sistema filoniano; rochas encaixantes: xistos, grauvaques
Geologia local: bloco tectónico compreendido entre as falhas de Piães-Senhora da Guia e Cabreira, onde ocorrem rochas do Complexo Xisto-Grauváquico
Geologia regional: complexo xisto-grauváquico, Câmbrico
in LNEG

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Iberian Peninsula

Peninsula - 1,601 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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14 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Artur Neves collection
Cacoxenite
Formula: Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Reference: Artur Neves' collection - August 2014
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Artur Neves collection
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: LNEG/Siorminp database
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Artur Neves collection
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Artur Neves collection
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp ID 1SnW
Pharmacosiderite
Formula: KFe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
Reference: Artur Neves collection
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Artur Neves collection
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Artur Neves collection
Scorodite
Formula: Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Artur Neves collection
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp ID 1SnW
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Artur Neves' collection - August 2014
Strengite
Formula: FePO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Analyzed SEM-EDS by Pedro Alves
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Artur Neves' collection - August 2014
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Reference: Artur Neves collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Gold'1.AA.05Au
'Silver'1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Covellite'2.CA.05aCuS
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Sphalerite'2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Cassiterite'4.DB.05SnO2
'Goethite'4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Cacoxenite'8.DC.40Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
'Pharmacosiderite'8.DK.10KFe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
'Scorodite'8.CD.10Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
'Strengite'8.CD.10FePO4 · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Scorodite40.4.1.3Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Strengite40.4.1.2FePO4 · 2H2O
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)3Zq·xH2O
Pharmacosiderite42.8.1a.1KFe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
Miscellaneous
Cacoxenite42.13.5.1Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
H ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
H StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
OOxygen
O CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
O CassiteriteSnO2
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
O StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
AlAluminium
Al CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
P StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CovelliteCuS
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
KPotassium
K PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
MnManganese
Mn Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Fe StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
Fe Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CovelliteCuS
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
As ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
AgSilver
Ag SilverAg
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
WTungsten
W Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
AuGold
Au GoldAu

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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Cambrian
485.4 - 541 Ma



ID: 3187107
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Cambrian (485.4 - 541 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]

Middle Cambrian - Neoproterozoic
501 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3157881
Xisto-Grauvaquico Complex

Age: Neoproterozoic to Cambrian (501 - 1000 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Xisto-Grauvaquico Complex

Description: flysch (sediments)

Lithology: Shale/slate

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


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