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Macedonia Department, Greece
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Name(s) in local language(s): Μακεδονία, Ελλάδα
 
Refers to a large geographic department in northern Greece.
Should not be confused with the Former Yugoslavian Republic of Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) which is often (erroneously) referred to as simply Macedonia.

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
Actinolite
Adamite
Aikinite
Alabandite
Albite
var: Oligoclase
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Allophane
Alunite
Alunogen
Amphibole Supergroup
Andradite
Anhydrite
Ankerite
Antigorite
'Apatite'
Aragonite
Arseniosiderite
Arsenocrandallite
Arsenopyrite
Aurichalcite
Awaruite
Azurite
Baryte
Bermanite
Beudantite
'Biotite'
Bismuth
Bismuthinite
Bornite
Boulangerite
Bournonite
Brochantite
Brucite
'Calamine'
Calcite
var: Manganoan Calcite
Cerussite
Chalcanthite
Chalcocite
Chalcophanite
Chalcopyrite
Chamosite
'Chlorite Group'
Chromite
Clinochlore
var: Chromian Clinochlore
Clinozoisite
Cobaltite
Conichalcite
Copiapite
Copper
Corundum
var: Ruby

Cosalite
Covellite
Crandallite
Cryptomelane
Cubanite
Cuprite
Cuproiridsite
Digenite
Diopside
var: Chromian Diopside
Dolomite
var: Manganoan Dolomite
'Dravite-Schorl Series'
Enargite
Enstatite
var: Bronzite
Epidote
Erlichmanite
'Feldspar Group'
'Ferritchromite'
Fluorite
Forsterite
Galena
Galenobismutite
'Garnet'
Geocronite
Gersdorffite
Gladite
Goethite
Gold
var: Electrum
Graphite
Grossular
var: Manganoan Grossular
Groutite
Gustavite
Gypsum
var: Selenite
Heazlewoodite
Hematite
var: Iron Rose
var: Specularite
Hemimorphite
Hessite
Ikunolite
Ilmenite
Irarsite
Iridium
var: Osmiridium
Jamesonite
Jarosite
'Joséite-A'
'Joséite-B'
Kaolinite
'K Feldspar'
'var: Adularia'
Krupkaite
Kyanite
Laurite
Lepidocrocite
Lillianite
'Limonite'
Lizardite
Magnesite
Magnetite
Malachite
'Manganese'
'Manganese Oxides'
Manganite
Manganochromite
Manganosite
Marcasite
Matildite
Maucherite
Melanterite
Meneghinite
Merenskyite
Metatorbernite
Millerite
Mimetite
Molybdenite
Montmorillonite
Muscovite
var: Sericite
Natrojarosite
Nsutite
'Olivine'
Orcelite
Orpiment
Orthoclase
Osarsite
Osmium
var: Iridosmine
Paarite
Paravauxite
Pentlandite
var: Argentian Pentlandite
Perovskite
Petzite
Pharmacosiderite
Pickeringite
Pilsenite
Plumbojarosite
Prehnite
Pseudobrookite
Pyrite
Pyrolusite
Pyromorphite
Pyroxmangite
Pyrrhotite
Quartz
var: Amethyst
var: Chalcedony
var: Prase
var: Rock Crystal
var: Smoky Quartz
Rhodochrosite
Rhodonite
Romanèchite
Rutheniridosmine
Rutile
var: Niobian Rutile
'Sagenite'
Salzburgite
Sanidine
Scheelite
Scorodite
Seligmannite
'Serpentine Group'
Siderite
Smithsonite
Sphalerite
var: Marmatite
Stibnite
Stolzite
var: Molybdenian Stolzite
Stromeyerite
Sylvanite
Symplesite
Talc
Tamarugite
Taranakite
Tennantite
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'
Tetradymite
Tetrahedrite
var: Argentian Tetrahedrite
Theophrastite (TL)
Titanite
Todorokite
'Tourmaline'
Tremolite
Vermiculite
Vesuvianite
Zircon
var: Hafnian Zircon


213 entries listed. 162 valid minerals. 1 type locality (valid mineral).

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References

Michailidis, K., Kassoli-Fournaraki, A., and Dietrich, R.V. (1996): Origin of zoned tourmalines in graphite-rich metasedimentary rocks from Macedonia, northern Greece. European Journal of Mineralogy 8, 393-404.

Marchev, P., Kaiser-Rohrmeier, M., Heinrich, C., Ovtcharova, M., von Quadt, A. & Raicheva, R. (2005): 2: Hydrothermal ore deposits related to post-orogenic extensional magmatism and core complex formation: The Rhodope Massif of Bulgaria and Greece. Ore Geology Reviews 27, 53-89.

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