SUPPORT US. If mindat.org is important to you, click here to donate to our Fall 2019 fundraiser!
Log InRegister
Home PageAbout MindatThe Mindat ManualHistory of MindatCopyright StatusWho We AreContact UsAdvertise on Mindat
Donate to MindatCorporate SponsorshipSponsor a PageSponsored PagesMindat AdvertisersAdvertise on Mindat
Learning CenterWhat is a mineral?The most common minerals on earthInformation for EducatorsMindat ArticlesThe ElementsBooks & Magazines
Minerals by PropertiesMinerals by ChemistryAdvanced Locality SearchRandom MineralRandom LocalitySearch by minIDLocalities Near MeSearch ArticlesSearch GlossaryMore Search Options
Search For:
Mineral Name:
Locality Name:
Keyword(s):
 
The Mindat ManualAdd a New PhotoRate PhotosLocality Edit ReportCoordinate Completion ReportAdd Glossary Item
Mining CompaniesStatisticsUsersMineral MuseumsMineral Shows & EventsThe Mindat DirectoryDevice Settings
Photo SearchPhoto GalleriesNew Photos TodayNew Photos YesterdayMembers' Photo GalleriesPast Photo of the Day GalleryMineral Photography

Herdade da Ventosa Mine, Nossa Senhora das Neves, Beja, Beja, Portugali
Regional Level Types
Herdade da Ventosa MineMine
Nossa Senhora das Neves- not defined -
Beja- not defined -
BejaDistrict
PortugalCountry

This page is currently not sponsored. Click here to sponsor this page.
Key
Lock Map
Name(s) in local language(s):Mina da Herdade da Ventosa, Nossa Senhora das Neves, Beja, Distrito de Beja, Portugal
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 37° 59' 28'' North , 7° 47' 30'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 37.99124,-7.79191
GeoHash:G#: eyf2nsn55
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Csa : Hot-summer Mediterranean climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Neves1,747 (2018)4.0km
Salvada1,352 (2018)6.1km
Beja34,760 (2018)6.8km
Santa Clara de Louredo864 (2018)7.4km
Cabeça Gorda1,386 (2018)7.5km


Inactive Sb-Cu mine.

Mining concession no. 711 Herdade da Ventosa (Sb-Cu), registered on 17-07-1916.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Iberian PeninsulaPeninsula

Select Mineral List Type

Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


15 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Pedro Alves collection
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Pedro Alves collection and analytical data.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Cervantite
Formula: Sb3+Sb5+O4
Reference: IST Lisbon collection
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Chapmanite
Formula: Fe3+2Sb3+(Si2O5)O3(OH)
Reference: MUHNAC, Lisbon (António Bello mineral collection) former Harvard
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Pedro Alves collection and analytical data
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Pedro Alves collection
Klebelsbergite
Formula: Sb4O4(SO4)(OH)2
Reference: Pedro Alves collection and analytical data
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Oxycalcioroméite
Formula: Ca2Sb2O6O
Colour: White to pale yellow
Description: Alteration product envolving stibnite crystals. SEM-EDS analyzed and confirmed by PXRD (Pedro Alves data).
Reference: Pedro Alves collection
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Pedro Alves collection
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cervantite4.DE.30Sb3+Sb5+O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Klebelsbergite7.BB.35Sb4O4(SO4)(OH)2
Group 9 - Silicates
Chapmanite9.ED.25Fe3+2Sb3+(Si2O5)O3(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Oxycalcioroméite-Ca2Sb2O6O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Cervantite4.4.16.1Sb3+Sb5+O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Klebelsbergite30.1.5.1Sb4O4(SO4)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Chapmanite71.1.3.2Fe3+2Sb3+(Si2O5)O3(OH)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Oxycalcioroméite-Ca2Sb2O6O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H ChapmaniteFe23+Sb3+(Si2O5)O3(OH)
H KlebelsbergiteSb4O4(SO4)(OH)2
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O CervantiteSb3+Sb5+O4
O ChapmaniteFe23+Sb3+(Si2O5)O3(OH)
O KlebelsbergiteSb4O4(SO4)(OH)2
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O OxycalcioroméiteCa2Sb2O6O
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O SideriteFeCO3
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si ChapmaniteFe23+Sb3+(Si2O5)O3(OH)
SSulfur
S StibniteSb2S3
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S KlebelsbergiteSb4O4(SO4)(OH)2
S CovelliteCuS
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca OxycalcioroméiteCa2Sb2O6O
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChapmaniteFe23+Sb3+(Si2O5)O3(OH)
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe SideriteFeCO3
CuCopper
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
SbAntimony
Sb StibniteSb2S3
Sb CervantiteSb3+Sb5+O4
Sb ChapmaniteFe23+Sb3+(Si2O5)O3(OH)
Sb KlebelsbergiteSb4O4(SO4)(OH)2
Sb OxycalcioroméiteCa2Sb2O6O

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

Paleozoic
251.902 - 541 Ma



ID: 3156695
Palaeozoic gabbro

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 541 Ma)

Lithology: Gabbro

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]

Neoproterozoic - Mesoproterozoic
541 - 1600 Ma



ID: 3191847
Mesoproterozoic-Neoproterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Proterozoic (541 - 1600 Ma)

Comments: Zona De Ossa Morena

Lithology: Orthogneiss/paragneiss/metavolcanic gneiss

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


This page contains all mineral locality references listed on mindat.org. This does not claim to be a complete list. If you know of more minerals from this site, please register so you can add to our database. This locality information is for reference purposes only. You should never attempt to visit any sites listed in mindat.org without first ensuring that you have the permission of the land and/or mineral rights holders for access and that you are aware of all safety precautions necessary.
 
Mineral and/or Locality  
Mindat.org is an outreach project of the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Public Relations by Blytheweigh.
Copyright © mindat.org and the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy 1993-2019, except where stated. Most political location boundaries are © OpenStreetMap contributors. Mindat.org relies on the contributions of thousands of members and supporters.
Privacy Policy - Terms & Conditions - Contact Us Current server date and time: October 23, 2019 03:35:12 Page generated: February 26, 2019 19:45:39
Go to top of page