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Descripção da Mina de Estanho do Ramalhosos e Portella da Gaiva na Serra do Marão.  Freguezia de S. Payo de Anciães, concelho de Amarante, districto do Porto.


Lisbon, Typ. do Futuro, 1865.


8vo.  16 pp.  Original printed wrappers.   Unopened copy.

The report of a survey made with a view to developing tin mining near Amarante, to transport the metal to Porto and thence to England for smelting and then reimport it into Portugal.    The government of António Maria Fontes Pereira de Melo was anxious to develop Portugal’s mineral potential and to attract mining investment.

Not in Innocêncio, WorldCat or PorBase.



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