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Lombo da Veiga Mines, Trindade, Vila Flor, Bragança, Portugali
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Lombo da Veiga MinesGroup of Mines
Trindade- not defined -
Vila Flor- not defined -
BragançaDistrict
PortugalCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Minas de Lombo da Veiga, Trindade, Vila Flor, Distrito de Bragança, Portugal
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 41° 24' 16'' North , 7° 6' 8'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 41.40466,-7.10232
GeoHash:G#: ez6gw3kr8
Locality type:Group of Mines
Köppen climate type:Csb : Warm-summer Mediterranean climate


Located 10 kilometers SE of Mirandela.

Perigranitic mineralization with lateral zoning around a Hercynian leucogranite : stade 1/near the granite (scheelite, wolframite, molybdenite, bismuth, bismuth sulfosalts).
CO2-fluids, 490-550 °C.

(cf. Freixeda and Pedra Luz deposits).

Host rocks are Lower Silurian metasedimentary rocks (phyllitic quartzites and black shales).
Biotite zone of amphibolite facies.
Contact metamorphism (granite) : cordierite, andalusite and muscovite.

Regions containing this locality

Iberian Peninsula

Peninsula - 1,603 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


11 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: A. Almeida and F. Noronha, Bull. Minéral. , 1988, 111, pp. 331-341.
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Reference: A. Almeida and F. Noronha, Bull. Minéral. , 1988, 111, pp. 331-341.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: A. Almeida and F. Noronha, Bull. Minéral. , 1988, 111, pp. 331-341.
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: A. Almeida and F. Noronha, Bull. Minéral. , 1988, 111, pp. 331-341.
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: A. Almeida and F. Noronha, Bull. Minéral. , 1988, 111, pp. 331-341.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: A. Almeida and F. Noronha, Bull. Minéral. , 1988, 111, pp. 331-341.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: A. Almeida and F. Noronha, Bull. Minéral. , 1988, 111, pp. 331-341.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: A. Almeida and F. Noronha, Bull. Minéral. , 1988, 111, pp. 331-341.
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: A. Almeida and F. Noronha, Bull. Minéral. , 1988, 111, pp. 331-341.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: A. Almeida and F. Noronha, Bull. Minéral. , 1988, 111, pp. 331-341.
Sphalerite var: Marmatite
Formula: (Zn,Fe)S
Reference: A. Almeida and F. Noronha, Bull. Minéral. , 1988, 111, pp. 331-341.
Stannite
Formula: Cu2FeSnS4
Reference: A. Almeida and F. Noronha, Bull. Minéral. , 1988, 111, pp. 331-341.
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Reference: A. Almeida and F. Noronha, Bull. Minéral. , 1988, 111, pp. 331-341.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Bismuth'1.CA.05Bi
'Graphite'1.CB.05aC
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
var: Marmatite2.CB.05a(Zn,Fe)S
Stannite2.CB.15aCu2FeSnS4
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
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
Semi-metals and non-metals
Bismuth1.3.1.4Bi
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Stannite2.9.2.1Cu2FeSnS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
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

CCarbon
C GraphiteC
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S Sphalerite (var: Marmatite)(Zn,Fe)S
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
S StanniteCu2FeSnS4
CaCalcium
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
MnManganese
Mn Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Sphalerite (var: Marmatite)(Zn,Fe)S
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe StanniteCu2FeSnS4
Fe Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu StanniteCu2FeSnS4
ZnZinc
Zn Sphalerite (var: Marmatite)(Zn,Fe)S
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
SnTin
Sn StanniteCu2FeSnS4
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
W Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
BiBismuth
Bi BismuthBi

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: 3130370
Ordovician quartzite

Age: Paleozoic (393.3 - 485.4 Ma)

Description: low grade metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{quartzite}, Minor{phyllite,shale/slate,meta-volcanic rock 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


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