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Mociços Mine, Nossa Senhora da Conceição, Alandroal, Évora, Portugali
Regional Level Types
Mociços MineMine
Nossa Senhora da Conceição- not defined -
Alandroal- not defined -
ÉvoraDistrict
PortugalCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
38° 37' 20'' North , 7° 15' 48'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Cheles1,313 (2012)12.3km
Alconchel1,980 (2012)20.4km
Vila Viçosa8,319 (2017)21.9km
Táliga705 (2012)23.8km
Redondo5,845 (2014)24.8km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Mina de Mociços (Mocissos)/Granja, Nossa Senhora da Conceição, Alandroal, Distrito de Évora, Portuga


Prehistoric Cu mining. Workings on a 800 m long vein.

Mining concessions:
720 Granja (Cu), registered on 31-10-1916
1075 Herdade da Granja no. 2 (Cu), registered on 19-01-1922
1076 Herdade da Granja no. 3 (Cu), registered on 19-01-1922



Mindat Article: Portuguese Ossa-Morena Zone Mining by Martins da Pedra http://www.mindat.org/article.php/1631

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
Iberian PeninsulaPeninsula

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


8 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp database.
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: http://www.dainst.org/sites/default/files/media/download/JB2006_09_Madrid.pdf?ft=all/
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Nuno Bento Sousa
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Nuno Bento Sousa; http://www.dainst.org/sites/default/files/media/download/JB2006_09_Madrid.pdf?ft=all/
Pseudomalachite
Formula: Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Reference: http://www.dainst.org/sites/default/files/media/download/JB2006_09_Madrid.pdf?ft=all/
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp database.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Nuno Bento Sousa; http://www.dainst.org/sites/default/files/media/download/JB2006_09_Madrid.pdf?ft=all/
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Nuno Bento Sousa

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Pseudomalachite8.BD.05Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
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
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq
Pseudomalachite41.4.3.1Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O SideriteFeCO3
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O CupriteCu2O
O PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
FeIron
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2

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 - Ordovician
393.3 - 485.4 Ma



ID: 3130737
Ordovician shale/slate

Age: Paleozoic (393.3 - 485.4 Ma)

Description: low grade metamorphic

Lithology: Shale/slate

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 Ordovician - Late Cambrian
470 - 501 Ma



ID: 3187313
Paleozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Paleozoic (470 - 501 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Osso Formation

Comments: Zona De Ossa Morena

Lithology: Metasedimentary schist

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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LNEG-Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp ID 1227Cu


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