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Bejanca Mine (Carvalhal do Estanho), Queirã, Vouzela, Viseu District, Portugal

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 40° 42' 32'' North , 8° 2' 21'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 40.70891,-8.03933
Other regions containing this locality:Iberian Peninsula
Köppen climate type:Csb : Warm-summer Mediterranean climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Mina da Bejanca (Carvalhal do Estanho), Queirã, Vouzela, Distrito de Viseu, Portugal


Tungsten and tin deposit (greisen and stockwork). Closed in 1984.

Note on the mineral list: for "coeruleolactite" see references and information given for Planerite-Turquoise Series.


Mineral List


17 valid minerals.

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
252.17 - 541 Ma



ID: 3161815
Palaeozoic granite

Age: Paleozoic (252.17 - 541 Ma)

Lithology: Granite 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: 3193156
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]

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References

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J.M. Cotelo neiva (1944) Jazigos portugueses de cassiterite e de volframite. Comunicações dos Serviços Geológicos de Portugal, Tomo XXV: 251pp.
Lima, A., & Santos, P. (2012). Spatial analysis of geological structures favorability for the occurrence of Sn and W mineral deposits in Bejanca Mine (Viseu Portugal).
Pedro Alves (2013) La ‘Coeruleolactita’ y su relación con la serie Planerita-Turquesa. El caso de la mina Bejanca (Carvalhal do Estanho), centro de Portugal. ACOPIOS-Revista Ibérica de Mineralogía, Vol 4 (2013): 59-71.

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