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Vales Mine, Maceira, Fornos de Algodres, Guarda, Portugali
Regional Level Types
Vales MineMine
Maceira- not defined -
Fornos de Algodres- not defined -
GuardaDistrict
PortugalCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Mina de Vales, Maceira, Fornos de Algodres, Distrito da Guarda, Portugal
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 40° 41' 28'' North , 7° 29' 11'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 40.69113,-7.48658
GeoHash:G#: ez4xmxs7n
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Csb : Warm-summer Mediterranean climate


Uranium mine.

Mining concession no. 1224 Vales (U), registered on 16-08-1922.

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Iberian Peninsula

Peninsula - 1,603 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


8 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: LNEG, Siorminp database ID 1295U
Autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Reference: LNEG, Siorminp database ID 1295U
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: LNEG, Siorminp database ID 1295U
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: LNEG, Siorminp database ID 1295U
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: LNEG, Siorminp database ID 1295U
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: LNEG, Siorminp database ID 1295U
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: LNEG, Siorminp database ID 1295U
Torbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Reference: LNEG, Siorminp database ID 1295U
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Reference: LNEG, Siorminp database ID 1295U
Uraninite var: Pitchblende
Formula: UO2
Reference: LNEG, Siorminp database ID 1295U

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
var: Pitchblende4.DL.05UO2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Autunite'8.EB.05Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Torbernite8.EB.05Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Feldspar Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
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 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Autunite40.2a.1.1Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Torbernite40.2a.13.1Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Feldspar Group'-
Uraninite
var: Pitchblende
-UO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
H TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
OOxygen
O AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
O Uraninite (var: Pitchblende)UO2
O QuartzSiO2
O TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
O UraniniteUO2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
P TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
UUranium
U AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
U Uraninite (var: Pitchblende)UO2
U TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
U UraniniteUO2

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
251.902 - 541 Ma



ID: 3189819
Paleozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 541 Ma)

Lithology: Intrusive igneous 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]

Paleozoic
251.902 - 541 Ma



ID: 3161815
Palaeozoic granite

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License


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