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Vale do Milho Mine, Argozelo, Vimioso, Bragança, Portugali
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Vale do Milho MineMine
Argozelo- not defined -
Vimioso- not defined -
BragançaDistrict
PortugalCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Mina Vale do Milho, Argozelo, Vimioso, Distrito de Bragança, Portugal
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 41° 38' 37'' North , 6° 36' 9'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 41.64369,-6.60276
GeoHash:G#: ez7kcv000
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Csb : Warm-summer Mediterranean climate


Tin-tungsten mine. Closed in 1986.

Regions containing this locality

Iberian Peninsula

Peninsula - 1,601 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


12 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Ferberite
Formula: FeWO4
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: LNEG Museu de Jazigos Minerais Portugueses collection
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp ID 4SnW
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: LNEG Museu de Jazigos Minerais Portugueses collection
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp ID 4SnW
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: LNEG Museu de Jazigos Minerais Portugueses collection
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Reference: LNEG Museu de Jazigos Minerais Portugueses collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Silver'1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Marcasite'2.EB.10aFeS2
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Sphalerite'2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
'Fluorite'3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Cassiterite'4.DB.05SnO2
'Ferberite'4.DB.30FeWO4
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Scheelite'7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
'Almandine'9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
'Schorl'9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Ferberite48.1.1.2FeWO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Almandine51.4.3a.2Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
BBoron
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
OOxygen
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O CassiteriteSnO2
O FerberiteFeWO4
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
NaSodium
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
AlAluminium
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
SiSilicon
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S MarcasiteFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
CaCalcium
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
MnManganese
Mn Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FeIron
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe FerberiteFeWO4
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Fe Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
AgSilver
Ag SilverAg
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
WTungsten
W FerberiteFeWO4
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
W Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

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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Early Devonian - Silurian
393.3 - 443.8 Ma



ID: 3131197
Silurian phyllite

Age: Paleozoic (393.3 - 443.8 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{phyllite}, Minor{quartzite,greenschist,meta-sediment 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]

Ordovician
443.8 - 485.4 Ma



ID: 3185519
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Ordovician (443.8 - 485.4 Ma)

Comments: Cantabrian Orogen

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]

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

References

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- Características mineralógicas de produto (Estudo do minério da Mina de Argoselo) -( 1974) - Armando A. Correia - 18 págs.;
- Ensaios de beneficiamento dos sulfuretos das mesas de flutuação da mina de Argoselo - (1975) - Maria Manuela Amarante - 13 págs.;
- Prospecção de jazigos de estanho - (1977) - José Manuel Santos Oliveira, Delfim de Carvalho, Rui Santarém Nunes Andrade, Henrique Rocha, Carlos Inverno - 24 págs., 1 mapa;
- Dossier Nº 23-A - Billiton Portuguesa - Contrato de 21-07-1980 - Prospecção e Pesquisa em: Área de Macedo de Cavaleiros. - (1980) -Billiton Portuguesa;
- Contrôle structural et magmatique de la formation de gisements d'étain-tungstène du Trás os Montes oriental (Portugal). Guides pour l'exploration minière - Chronique de la Recherche Minière - BRGM - Fasc. 496 -(1989) - Daniel Adam, Claude Gagny - pp. 57-74;
- Minas em suspensão de trabalhos. Relatório dos Consultores Mackay e Schnellmann Ltd. - (1989) - Fernando da Silva Daniel - 6 págs., 1 anexo;
- Nota de reunião (Programa de Trabalhos nas minas de Montesinho, Vale das Gatas, Argozelo) - (1989) - Henrique Santos - 5 págs.;
- Mina de Argozelo. Volume II. - Anexo II - Relatório de execução das sondagens à superfície e nos pisos 6 e 7. - (1990) - Carlos Filipe da Silva Lopes - 27 págs.;
- Relatório sucinto da visita às Minas de Vale das Gatas, Argozelo e Montezinho. - (1990) - Vitor V. P. Borralho - 4 págs.;
- Apontamento técnico-económico para a Mina de Argozelo. - (1991) - Jorge E. C. Nascimento, Acácio Marques, Arnaldo Lopes Santos;
- Argoselo - Estudos preliminares - (1991) - Maria Manuela Amarante - 8 págs.;
- Estrutura, mineralização e génese da jazida estano-tungstífera de Argozelo - Memórias e Notícias - Fasc. 112 - (1991) - A. Parra - pp.503-508;
- Mina de Argozelo. Volume I. Cálculo de reservas de estanho e tungsténio - (1991) - Jorge E. C. Nascimento, Arnaldo Lopes Santos, Vitor V. P. Borralho, Acúrcio António Neto Parra - 55 págs., 2 anexos, mapas;
- Mina de Argozelo. Volume II. - Anexo I - Cartografia geológica de pormenor dos trabalhos subterrâneos correspondentes aos pisos 6, 7 e 8. Sondagens de reconhecimento geológico mineiro - (1991) - João António de Lemos Brandão Farinha - 32 págs., 10 mapas, 45 anexos;
- Mina de Argozelo. Volume II - Anexo III - Controlo dos resultados das análises do estanho e volfrâmio por fluorescência de Raios X - (1991) -Laboratório da DGGM - 6 págs.;
- Mina de Argozelo. Volume III - Anexo IV - Mapas de localização da amostragem e respectivos teores de estanho e volfrâmio e fichas de amostragem - (1991) - Jorge E. C. Nascimento, Arnaldo Lopes Santos, Vitor V. P. Borralho, Acúrcio António Neto Parra - 440 págs.


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