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Freixial Mine, Moita, Anadia, Aveiro, Portugali
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Freixial MineMine
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Anadia- not defined -

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Name(s) in local language(s):Mina do Freixial, Moita, Anadia, Distrito de Aveiro, Portugal
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 40° 26' 32'' North , 8° 25' 1'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 40.44242,-8.41717
GeoHash:G#: ez4n06qf1
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Csb : Warm-summer Mediterranean climate

Mn mine (28-09-1881/?).


Faixa Manganífera da Anadia.
Ocorrências de Manganês - Sedimentares.
A faixa manganesífera é constituída por 4 bacias lagunares onde se formaram os depósitos manganesíferos (Covelos; Lomba da Presa; Vale Fráguas - Ribeiro da Serra da Cabreira; Vila Nova de Monsarros; Fonte da Pipa) e cobre uma área com 8 Km de comprimento por 1,5 Km de largura. As camadas manganesíferas, que chegam a atingir 1,7 m de espessura, estão interestratificadas em camadas de grés vermelhos retianos.

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2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Formula: Mn3+O(OH)
Reference: LNEG/Siorminp database
Formula: Mn4+O2
Reference: LNEG/Siorminp database
Reference: LNEG/Siorminp database

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H GroutiteMn3+O(OH)
O GroutiteMn3+O(OH)
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
Mn GroutiteMn3+O(OH)
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2

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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Late Carboniferous
298.9 - 323.2 Ma

ID: 3156276
continental molasse

Age: Pennsylvanian (298.9 - 323.2 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{sandstone}, Minor{conglomerate,claystone,coal}

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]

485.4 - 541 Ma

ID: 3187107
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Cambrian (485.4 - 541 Ma)

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]

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