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Moura, Beja, Portugali
Regional Level Types
Moura- not defined -
BejaDistrict
PortugalCountry

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Largest Settlements:
PlacePopulation
Moura9,360 (2014)
Name(s) in local language(s):
Moura, Distrito de Beja, Portugal


Old parishes:
Amareleja
Póvoa de São Miguel
Safara (a)
Santo Agostinho (b)
Santo Aleixo da Restauração (a)
Santo Amador (b)
São João Baptista (b)
Sobral da Adiça

As from 28 Jan 2013:
Amareleja
Póvoa de São Miguel
Sobral da Adiça - Amareleja
Póvoa de São Miguel
(a) União das Freguesias de Safara e Santo Aleixo da Restauração
(b) União das Freguesias de Moura (Santo Agostinho e São João Baptista) e Santo Amador

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Iberian PeninsulaPeninsula

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded from this region.


Mineral List

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

29 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: XRD analysed - Nuno Afonso.
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Arsendescloizite
Formula: PbZn(AsO4)(OH)
Description: This stuff was analysed by Gunther Blasz EDX E-nr 0808-3 test 001,002 and 003. Ko Jansen information Dec 29, 2013.
Reference: Ko Jansen collection
Beudantite
Formula: PbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Description: Analysed by Dr Joan Viñals
Reference: MINERAL UP MAGAZINE
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Calcite var: Ferroan Calcite
Formula: (Ca,Fe)CO3
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Pimentel, R., Nunes, R. & De Ascenção, R.(2007): Les minéraux d'altération de plomb (Pb) et zinc (Zn) du massif de Preguiça, Moura, Portugal. Le Règne Minéral, 75, 19-26.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Coronadite
Formula: Pb(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Descloizite
Formula: PbZn(VO4)(OH)
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Galena
Formula: PbS
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Hydrozincite
Formula: Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: Pimentel, R., Nunes, R. & De Ascenção, R.(2007): Les minéraux d'altération de plomb (Pb) et zinc (Zn) du massif de Preguiça, Moura, Portugal. Le Règne Minéral, 75, 19-26.
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp database ID "1539Fe"
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Pedro Alves collection.
'Manganese Oxides'
Mimetite
Formula: Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Reference: Rui Nunes collection
Minrecordite ?
Formula: CaZn(CO3)2
Description: Frank de Wit: I have put it on unconfirmed after talking with Rui Nunes. Although literature mentions it. The literature also mentions that no analyses have yet really confirmed it. Rui Nunes: See http://www.mindat.org/photo-43928.html
Reference: Pimentel, R., Nunes, R. & De Ascenção, R.(2007): Les minéraux d'altération de plomb (Pb) et zinc (Zn) du massif de Preguiça, Moura, Portugal. Le Règne Minéral, 75, 19-26.
Phosphohedyphane
Formula: Ca2Pb3(PO4)3Cl
Colour: White
Reference: Pedro Alves collection
Plattnerite
Formula: PbO2
Reference: Pimentel, R., Nunes, R. & De Ascenção, R.(2007): Les minéraux d'altération de plomb (Pb) et zinc (Zn) du massif de Preguiça, Moura, Portugal. Le Règne Minéral, 75, 19-26.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp database ID "1539Fe"
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Jasper
Reference: Rui Nunes' several visits and collection
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Vanadinite ?
Formula: Pb5(VO4)3Cl
Description: All the Vanadinite found so far has pseudomorphed to Descloizite (Jordi Fabre analysis)
Reference: Rui Nunes collection
Willemite
Formula: Zn2SiO4
Reference: Pimentel, R., Nunes, R. & De Ascenção, R.(2007): Les minéraux d'altération de plomb (Pb) et zinc (Zn) du massif de Preguiça, Moura, Portugal. Le Règne Minéral, 75, 19-26.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Coronadite4.DK.05aPb(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Plattnerite4.DB.05PbO2
Pyrolusite4.DB.05Mn4+O2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Jasper4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
var: Ferroan Calcite5.AB.05(Ca,Fe)CO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Hydrozincite5.BA.15Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Minrecordite ?5.AB.10CaZn(CO3)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Arsendescloizite8.BH.35PbZn(AsO4)(OH)
Beudantite8.BL.05PbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Descloizite8.BH.40PbZn(VO4)(OH)
Mimetite8.BN.05Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Phosphohedyphane8.BN.05Ca2Pb3(PO4)3Cl
Vanadinite ?8.BN.05Pb5(VO4)3Cl
Group 9 - Silicates
Hemimorphite9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Willemite9.AA.05Zn2SiO4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Manganese Oxides'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
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
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Plattnerite4.4.1.6PbO2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
AB8X16
Coronadite7.9.1.4Pb(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Minrecordite ?14.2.1.4CaZn(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Hydrozincite16a.4.1.1Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Arsendescloizite41.5.1.9PbZn(AsO4)(OH)
Descloizite41.5.2.1PbZn(VO4)(OH)
A5(XO4)3Zq
Mimetite41.8.4.2Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Vanadinite ?41.8.4.3Pb5(VO4)3Cl
Group 43 - COMPOUND PHOSPHATES, ETC.
Anhydrous Compound Phosphates, etc·, Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Beudantite43.4.1.1PbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [4] coordination
Willemite51.1.1.2Zn2SiO4
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Hemimorphite56.1.2.1Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
Calcite
var: Ferroan Calcite
-(Ca,Fe)CO3
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Manganese Oxides'-
Phosphohedyphane-Ca2Pb3(PO4)3Cl
Quartz
var: Jasper
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
H DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
H HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H ArsendescloizitePbZn(AsO4)(OH)
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H BeudantitePbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
CCarbon
C SideriteFeCO3
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
C Calcite (var: Ferroan Calcite)(Ca,Fe)CO3
C CerussitePbCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
C AragoniteCaCO3
C HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C MinrecorditeCaZn(CO3)2
OOxygen
O HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
O DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
O WillemiteZn2SiO4
O SideriteFeCO3
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O Calcite (var: Ferroan Calcite)(Ca,Fe)CO3
O PlattneritePbO2
O CerussitePbCO3
O HematiteFe2O3
O CalciteCaCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O AragoniteCaCO3
O HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O CoronaditePb(Mn64+Mn23+)O16
O ArsendescloizitePbZn(AsO4)(OH)
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
O PhosphohedyphaneCa2Pb3(PO4)3Cl
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O BeudantitePbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
O MinrecorditeCaZn(CO3)2
O VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Si WillemiteZn2SiO4
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P PhosphohedyphaneCa2Pb3(PO4)3Cl
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
S BeudantitePbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
ClChlorine
Cl MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
Cl PhosphohedyphaneCa2Pb3(PO4)3Cl
Cl VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
CaCalcium
Ca Calcite (var: Ferroan Calcite)(Ca,Fe)CO3
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca PhosphohedyphaneCa2Pb3(PO4)3Cl
Ca MinrecorditeCaZn(CO3)2
VVanadium
V DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
V VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
MnManganese
Mn CoronaditePb(Mn64+Mn23+)O16
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe Calcite (var: Ferroan Calcite)(Ca,Fe)CO3
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe BeudantitePbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
ZnZinc
Zn HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Zn DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)