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Santa Eulália Mine (Fontalva), Santa Eulália, Elvas, Portalegre, Portugali
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Santa Eulália Mine (Fontalva)Mine
Santa Eulália- not defined -
Elvas- not defined -
PortalegreDistrict
PortugalCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Mina de Santa Eulália (Fontalva), Santa Eulália, Elvas, Distrito de Portalegre, Portugal
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 39° 0' 54'' North , 7° 18' 27'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 39.01503,-7.30756
GeoHash:G#: eyfvcwqz1
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Csa : Hot-summer Mediterranean climate


W-Sn mine. Closed in 1985.

Registered mining concessions (in accordance with LNEG info):
No. 2600 Fontalva no. 1 (W-Sn), date 29-04-1950
No. 2985 Fontalva no. 2 (Sn), date 29-04-1955 (cancelled)

There are also references to the following mining concessions:
No. 2982 Fontalva no. 3 (Sn-Ti), date 11-04-1955
No. 2981 Fontalva no. 4 (Sn-Ti), date 11-04-1955

Regions containing this locality

Iberian Peninsula

Peninsula - 1,601 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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9 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: LNEG Siorminp database
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: LNEG Siorminp database
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: LNEG Siorminp database
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: LNEG Siorminp database
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: LNEG Siorminp database
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: LNEG Siorminp database
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: LNEG Siorminp database
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: LNEG Siorminp database
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: LNEG Siorminp database
Sphalerite var: Marmatite
Formula: (Zn,Fe)S
Reference: LNEG Siorminp database
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Reference: LNEG Siorminp database

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
var: Marmatite2.CB.05a(Zn,Fe)S
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Cassiterite'4.DB.05SnO2
'Ilmenite'4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Azurite'5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
'Malachite'5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Wolframite-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

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
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Sphalerite
var: Marmatite
-(Zn,Fe)S
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O CassiteriteSnO2
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S Sphalerite (var: Marmatite)(Zn,Fe)S
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
MnManganese
Mn Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe Sphalerite (var: Marmatite)(Zn,Fe)S
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
CuCopper
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
ZnZinc
Zn Sphalerite (var: Marmatite)(Zn,Fe)S
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
WTungsten
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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Paleozoic
251.902 - 541 Ma



ID: 3148245
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]

Early Paleozoic
443.8 - 541 Ma



ID: 3190720
Paleozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Paleozoic (443.8 - 541 Ma)

Comments: Zona De Ossa Morena

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]

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

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