Mineral deposits of Portugal


Portugal has been a mining country for more than 2.000 years. Mines and deposits worked in Roman times (e.g. Aljustrel in the Iberian Pyrite Belt, Penedono in the north) are still being exploited, explored or being considered for exploitation. Yet, despite its long mining tradition, Portugal has a good potential for new deposits – Neves … Continue reading Mineral deposits of Portugal

Mineral Occurrences in the South of Portugal (400K scale map)


JUST PUBLISHED BY LNEG Mineral Occurrences – South of Portugal 400k map For all those interested in Portuguese mineral deposits, LNEG (the Portuguese Geological Survey), has just released a pdf version of Mineral Occurrences in the South of Portugal (400K scale). With a diverse geology and home to important metallogenic provinces – including but not limited … Continue reading Mineral Occurrences in the South of Portugal (400K scale map)