Lousal mine

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Lousal mine
Lousal Mine.jpg
Lousal mine is located in Portugal
Lousal mine
Lousal mine
Location in Portugal
Country Portugal
Coordinates 38°02′05″N 008°25′32″W / 38.03472°N 8.42556°W / 38.03472; -8.42556Coordinates: 38°02′05″N 008°25′32″W / 38.03472°N 8.42556°W / 38.03472; -8.42556
Products pyrite
Opened 1900
Closed 1988

Lousal mine was a pyrite mine in Portugal. The mine was opened in 1900 and closed in 1988.


  • Leistel, J. M.; Marcoux, E.; Thiéblemont, D.; Quesada, C.; Sánchez, A.; Almodóvar, G. R.; Pascual, E.; Sáez, R. (1997). "The volcanic-hosted massive sulphide deposits of the Iberian Pyrite Belt". Mineralium Deposita. 33: 2. Bibcode:1997MinDe..33....2L. doi:10.1007/s001260050130.