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Aljustrel Mine, Aljustrel, Aljustrel, Beja District, Portugal

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 37° North , 8° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~8km
Other regions containing this locality:Iberian Peninsula
Köppen climate type:Csa : Hot-summer Mediterranean climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Mina de Aljustrel, Aljustrel, Aljustrel, Distrito de Beja, Portugal

Active copper mine.

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Barriga, F. J. A. S.; Fyfe, W. S. (1988). "Giant pyritic base-metal deposits: The example of Feitais (Aljustrel, Portugal"
Leistel, J. M.; Marcoux, E.; Thiéblemont, D.; Quesada, C.; Sánchez, A.; Almodóvar, G. R.; Pascual, E.; Sáez, R. (1997). "The volcanic-hosted massive sulphide deposits of the Iberian Pyrite Belt"
Barriga, F. J. A. S.; Fyfe, W. S. (1998). "Multi-phase water-rhyolite interaction and ore fluid generation at Aljustrel, Portugal. Mineralium Deposita 33, 188-207"
Schermerhorn, L. J. G.; Stanton, W. I. (2009). "Folded overthrusts at Aljustrel (South Portugal)". Geological Magazine 106

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