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Macedonia Department, Greece

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 40° North , 23° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~43km
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'

'Allanite Group'

Allophane

Alunite

Alunogen

'Amphibole Supergroup'

Andalusite

var: Viridine

Andradite

Anhydrite

Ankerite

Antigorite

'Apatite'

Aragonite

Argentopentlandite

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

Clausthalite

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

Hydroxylapatite

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

'Mica Group'

Millerite

Mimetite

Molybdenite

Moncheite

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 Subgroup'

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)

Thorite

Titanite

Todorokite

'Tourmaline'

Tremolite

'UM1974-09-S:BiCuPb'

Vermiculite

Vesuvianite

Zircon

var: Hafnian Zircon


170 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Localities in this Region


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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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