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Évora District, Portugal

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Location is approximate, based on center of defined region.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 38° 34' North , 7° 54' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 38.56667,-7.90000
Other regions containing this locality:Iberian Peninsula
Neighbouring regions:
Museums in region:
Name(s) in local language(s):Distrito de Évora, Portugal


This district contains, among other localities, several hundred marble quarries operated by different companies (see http://www.mindat.org/mesg-7-79863.html).

They are numbered and also arranged according to their UNOR assignment (UNOR = well-studied geological territorial units within the Estremoz Anticlinal, which contain minable marble):

Estremoz
- UNOR 1 marble quarries

Borba
- UNOR 2 marble quarries

Vila Viçosa
- UNOR 3 marble quarries
- UNOR 4 marble quarries
- UNOR 5 marble quarries


Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

Actinolite

Amphibole Supergroup

Andradite

Anilite

Ankerite

Aragonite

Arsenopyrite

Azurite

Baryte

Beyerite

'Biotite'

Bismuth

Bismuthinite

Bornite

Brochantite

Cacoxenite

Calcite

Camérolaite

Ceruleite

Chalcanthite

Chalcocite

Chalcopyrite

Chalcosiderite

'Chalcosiderite-Turquoise Series'

Chenevixite

'Chlorite Group'

Chromite

Chrysocolla

Cobaltite

Copiapite

Copper

Cornetite

Covellite

Crandallite

Cuprite

Cuprobismutite

Cuprotungstite

Digenite

Djurleite

Dolomite

Emplectite

Epidote

Erythrite

'Feldspar Group'

Ferrisymplesite

Galena

Gersdorffite

Goethite

Gold

Graphite

Gypsum

Hedenbergite

Hematite

var: Specularite

Hemimorphite

Ilmenite

Iron

var: Kamacite

Jarosite

Lavendulan

Libethenite

'Limonite'

Magnetite

Malachite

Mansfieldite

Marcasite

Muscovite

Olivenite

Opal

var: Opal-AN

Parasymplesite

Plancheite

Planerite

Pseudomalachite

Pyrite

Pyrolusite

Pyrrhotite

Quartz

var: Chalcedony

Ranciéite

Reichenbachite

Rutile

Scheelite

Schorl

Schreibersite

Scorodite

'Serpentine Subgroup'

Siderite

Smithsonite

Sphalerite

Stibnite

Strengite

var: Aluminian Strengite

Sulphur

Taenite

Tetrahedrite

'Tetrahedrite Group'

Torbernite

Tremolite

Turquoise

var: Rashleighite

Vesuvianite

Wavellite

Waylandite

Wittichenite

Wüstite

Zapatalite


94 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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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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Permian - Carboniferous
252.17 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 1378342
Carboniferous-Permian plutonic rocks

Age: Paleozoic (252.17 - 358.9 Ma)

Comments: Deep-seated to high-level intrusions are included. Many charnockites, anorthosites, and large ophiolites, classified as plutons, are distinguished in the database using the SIGNIF item. Ophiolites were classified as plutons, even where remnants may be extrusive and/or sedimentary.

Lithology: Plutonic rocks

Reference: Geological Survey of Canada. Generalized geological map of the world and linked databases. doi:10.4095/195142. Open File 2915d. [18]

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