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Lugar da Nave quarry, Nave, Monchique, Monchique, Faro, Portugali
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Lugar da Nave quarryQuarry
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Name(s) in local language(s):Lugar da Nave (Pedreira nº 3631), Nave, Monchique, Monchique, Distrito de Faro, Portugal
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 37° 17' 48'' North , 8° 33' 47'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 37.29677,-8.56317
GeoHash:G#: ey9ujjsmr
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Csa : Hot-summer Mediterranean climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Monchique5,421 (2014)2.4km
Marmelete1,087 (2018)9.4km
Mexilhoeira Grande4,029 (2017)16.0km
Silves10,917 (2014)16.3km
Portimão38,487 (2018)17.7km


Active nepheline syenite quarry. Quarry of syenitic rocks composed as major minerals: Alkali feldspar, nepheline, pyroxene and mica. The accessory minerals include analcime, apatite, calcite, cancrinite, titanite, fluorite, lavenite, natrolite, pyrite, pyrochlore, rosenbuschite, rutile, sodalite, tourmaline, zircon and wöhlerite.
DGEG number 3631.


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Zeolites@Portugal by Martins da Pedra http://www.mindat.org/article.php/1608

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Iberian PeninsulaPeninsula

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


18 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aegirine
Formula: NaFe3+Si2O6
Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
'Ancylite'
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Rui Nunes collection and photo. P. Alves photo
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Galena
Formula: PbS
Gonnardite
Formula: (Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
Reference: Pedro Alves collection, XRD analysis
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: PIMENTEL, R. et al, (2006) - Natrolite et Analcime du massif alcalin de Monchique, Faro, Portugal. Le Règne Mineral nº 72, pp.39-45. Editions du Piat
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Description: Lamellar crystals in the Syenite, near the miarolitic cavities. Usualy they have epitaxial ilmenorutile.
Reference: Pedro Alves collection. Characterized by SEM-EDS.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Pedro Alves collection
Natrolite
Formula: Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Nepheline
Formula: Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Description: They occur typically as epitaxial crystals over ilmenite, in the periphery of miarolitic cavities. Nb content around 4% (Wt) (data from EDS analysis)
Reference: Pedro Alves collection. Characterized by SEM-EDS.
Rutile var: Ilmenorutile
Formula: Fex(Nb,Ta)2x · 4Ti1-xO2
Description: They occur typically as epitaxial crystals over ilmenite, in the periphery of miarolitic cavities. Nb content around 4% (Wt) (data from EDS analysis)
Reference: Pedro Alves collection. Characterized by SEM-EDS.
Sanidine
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: PIMENTEL, R. et al, (2006) - Natrolite et Analcime du massif alcalin de Monchique, Faro, Portugal. Le Règne Mineral nº 72, pp.39-45. Editions du Piat
Sodalite
Formula: Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Reference: PIMENTEL, R. et al, (2006) - Natrolite et Analcime du massif alcalin de Monchique, Faro, Portugal. Le Règne Mineral nº 72, pp.39-45. Editions du Piat
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
var: Ilmenorutile4.DB.05Fex(Nb,Ta)2x · 4Ti1-xO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Aegirine9.DA.25NaFe3+Si2O6
Analcime9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Gonnardite9.GA.05(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Natrolite9.GA.05Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Nepheline9.FA.05Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Sanidine9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Sodalite9.FB.10Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Ancylite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
var: Ilmenorutile4.4.1.2Fex(Nb,Ta)2x · 4Ti1-xO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Aegirine65.1.3c.2NaFe3+Si2O6
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Sanidine76.1.1.2K(AlSi3O8)
Al-Si Framework Feldspathoids and related species
Nepheline76.2.1.2Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Sodalite76.2.3.1Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Gonnardite77.1.5.7(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
Natrolite77.1.5.1Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Ancylite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
H Gonnardite(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
O SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
O HematiteFe2O3
O Gonnardite(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O CalciteCaCO3
O Rutile (var: Ilmenorutile)Fex(Nb,Ta)2x · 4Ti1-xO2
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O RutileTiO2
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
NaSodium
Na AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Na NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Na SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Na Gonnardite(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
AlAluminium
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Al NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Al SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Al SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
Al Gonnardite(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Si SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Si SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
Si Gonnardite(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
ClChlorine
Cl SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
KPotassium
K NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
K SanidineK(AlSi3O8)
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca Gonnardite(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
TiTitanium
Ti Rutile (var: Ilmenorutile)Fex(Nb,Ta)2x · 4Ti1-xO2
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti RutileTiO2
FeIron
Fe AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Rutile (var: Ilmenorutile)Fex(Nb,Ta)2x · 4Ti1-xO2
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
NbNiobium
Nb Rutile (var: Ilmenorutile)Fex(Nb,Ta)2x · 4Ti1-xO2
TaTantalum
Ta Rutile (var: Ilmenorutile)Fex(Nb,Ta)2x · 4Ti1-xO2
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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.

Click on geological units on the map for more information. Click here to view full-screen map on Macrostrat.org

Cenozoic - Late Cretaceous
0 - 100.5 Ma



ID: 3161730
zoned intrusion (AUT)

Age: Phanerozoic (0 - 100.5 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{granite group}, Minor{syenite,gabbro 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]

Cambrian
485.4 - 541 Ma



ID: 3187108
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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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ROCK, N. M. S. (1983). Alguns Aspectos Geológicos, Petrológicos e Geoquímicos do Complexo Eruptivo de Monchique. Comunicações dos Serviços Geológicos de Portugal, Tomo 69, Fasc. 2: 325-372
TERRINHA P. A. G., KULLBERG M. C. (1998). An Emplacement Model for the Late Cretaceous Igneous Massifs of Sintra, Sines and Monchique. Comunicações do Instituto Geológico e Mineiro - Tomo 84 - 1º Volume: D53-D56.
GONZÁLES-CLAVIJO, E. J., VALADARES, V. (2003). O Maciço Alcalino de Monchique (SW português): Estrutura e Modelo de Instalação na Crosta Superior. Comunicações do Instituto Geológico e Mineiro, Tomo 90: 43-64.
PIMENTEL, R., DE ASCENÇÃO GUEDES (2006). Analcime et Natrolite du Massif Alcalin de Monchique, Monchique, Faro, Portugal. Le Règne Mineral, 72, pp. 39-45.

External Links

http://zeolitos.webnode.pt/zeolitos-em-portugal/ (Ricardo Pimentel´s zeolites web site)


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