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Várzea de Trevões Mine, Várzea de Trevões, São João da Pesqueira, Viseu, Portugali
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Várzea de Trevões MineMine
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Name(s) in local language(s):Mina da Várzea de Trevões, Várzea de Trevões, São João da Pesqueira, Distrito de Viseu, Portugal
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 41° 5' 41'' North , 7° 27' 26'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 41.09484,-7.45728
GeoHash:G#: ez69y31fb
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Csb : Warm-summer Mediterranean climate


Zn-Pb-Ag mineralisation.

Mining concession no. 17 registered on 26-07-1862.

Regions containing this locality

Iberian Peninsula

Peninsula - 1,603 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


18 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Reference: Pedro Alves collection
Antlerite
Formula: Cu3(SO4)(OH)4
Reference: Pedro Alves collection
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Caledonite
Formula: Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Reference: Pedro Alves collection
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Chlorargyrite
Formula: AgCl
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Pedro Alves collection
Galena
Formula: PbS
Linarite
Formula: PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Reference: Pedro Alves collection
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Pyrargyrite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Description: Specimen(s) in the collection of the Museu Alfredo Bensaúde, Geomuseus, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon (Bello, A. de Oliveira's collection).
Reference: Minéraux portugais Par A. de Oliveira Bello Compilação de três fascículos por M.F.Costa Pereira (Vol.II, fasc. 3, 1908) (Vol.IV, fasc. 2, 1910) (Vol.VI, fasc. 2, 1913)
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Pedro Alves collection
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: desescaut.jy@voila.fr
Silver
Formula: Ag
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Description: Specimen(s) in the collection of the Museu Alfredo Bensaúde, Geomuseus, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon (Bello, A. de Oliveira's collection).
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: Pedro Alves collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Silver'1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Acanthite'2.BA.35Ag2S
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Pyrargyrite'2.GA.05Ag3SbS3
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Sphalerite'2.CB.05aZnS
'Tetrahedrite'2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 3 - Halides
'Chlorargyrite'3.AA.15AgCl
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Azurite'5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
'Malachite'5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
'Siderite'5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Anglesite'7.AD.35PbSO4
'Antlerite'7.BB.15Cu3(SO4)(OH)4
'Caledonite'7.BC.50Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
'Linarite'7.BC.65PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
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 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ø = 3
Pyrargyrite3.4.1.2Ag3SbS3
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Chlorargyrite9.1.4.1AgCl
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Antlerite30.1.12.1Cu3(SO4)(OH)4
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Linarite30.2.3.1PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Group 32 - COMPOUND SULFATES
Anhydrous Compound Sulfates containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Caledonite32.3.2.1Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AntleriteCu3(SO4)(OH)4
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
H LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O AnglesitePbSO4
O AntleriteCu3(SO4)(OH)4
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
O LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O SideriteFeCO3
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S AcanthiteAg2S
S AnglesitePbSO4
S AntleriteCu3(SO4)(OH)4
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
S PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ClChlorine
Cl ChlorargyriteAgCl
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
CuCopper
Cu AntleriteCu3(SO4)(OH)4
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag ChlorargyriteAgCl
Ag PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Ag SilverAg
SbAntimony
Sb PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
PbLead
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2

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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Ordovician
443.8 - 485.4 Ma



ID: 3185519
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Ordovician (443.8 - 485.4 Ma)

Comments: Cantabrian Orogen

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: 3137427
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

References

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Ramos, J.M.F, Sousa, M. B. (1990): A Mineralização Zn-Pb-Ag de Várzea de Trevões (NE Portugal). Comunicações dos Serviços Geológicos de
(Vol.II, fasc. 3, 1908)
(Vol.IV, fasc. 2, 1910)
(Vol.VI, fasc. 2, 1913)
A. de Oliveira Bello: Minéraux portugaisar
Compilação de três fascículos por M.F.Costa Pereira Portugal, 76, 41-53.


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