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Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
Abswurmbachite (TL)
Acanthite
Actinolite
Adamite
var: Alumino Adamite
var: Cobaltoan Adamite
var: Cuprian Adamite
var: Manganoan Adamite
var: Nickeloan Adamite
Aegirine
Aegirine-augite
'Agardite'
Agardite-(Ce)
Agardite-(La)
Agardite-(Nd) (TL)
Agardite-(Y)
Aikinite
var: Argentoaikinite
Akaganeite
Alabandite
Albite
var: Andesine
var: High Albite
var: Oligoclase
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
'Allanite'
Allanite-(Ce)
Allophane
Almandine
'Almandine-Spessartine Series'
Altaite
'Aluminobarroisite'
Aluminocopiapite
Alunite
Alunogen
Amarantite
Amesite
Amphibole Supergroup
var: Byssolite
Analcime
Anatase
'Andorite'
Andradite
var: Melanite
Anduoite
Anglesite
Anhydrite
Ankerite
Annabergite
var: Magnesian Annabergite
Anorthite
var: Bytownite
var: Labradorite
'Anorthoclase'
Anthonyite
Antigorite
Antimony
'Antimony Ochre'
Antlerite
'Apatite'
Aplowite
Aragonite
var: Flos Ferri
var: Plumboan Aragonite
Ardennite-(As)
Ardennite-(V)
Arfvedsonite
Argentojarosite
Argentopyrite
Arsendescloizite
Arsenic
Arseniosiderite
'Arsenobismite'
Arsenocrandallite
Arsenogorceixite
Arsenogoyazite
Arsenolamprite
Arsenolite
Arsenopyrite
Arsentsumebite
Arthurite
Artinite
'Arzrunite'
Asbolane
Atacamite
Atelestite
Attikaite (TL)
Aubertite
Augite
Aurichalcite
Auricupride
Aurorite
Austinite
var: Cuprian Austinite
Awaruite
Azurite
Baileychlore
Barahonaite-(Al)
Bariopharmacosiderite
Barnesite
Barroisite
Barstowite
Baryte
'Bastnäsite'
Bastnäsite-(La)
'Bauxite'
Bayerite
Bayldonite
Beaverite-(Cu)
Bendadaite
Bermanite
Berthierite
Betekhtinite
Beudantite
'Beudantite Group'
'Beudantite-Segnitite Series'
Beyerite
Bianchite
Bieberite
Bílinite
'Bindheimite'
'Biotite'
'var: Titanian Biotite'
Birnessite
Bismite
Bismoclite
Bismuth
Bismuthinite
Bismutite
Blixite
Bobkingite
Böhmite
Boleite
Bornite
Botallackite
Boulangerite
Bournonite
Boyleite
Braggite
Brandtite
Braunite
Brianyoungite
Briartite
Brindleyite (TL)
Brochantite
Brookite
Brucite
Bukovskýite
'Calamine'
Calaverite
Calcite
var: Manganoan Calcite
'Calcite Group'
Caledonite
Calumetite
Canfieldite
Carbonatecyanotrichite
Carminite
Carpholite
Cassiterite
Celadonite
Celestine
Celsian
Cerussite
Cervantite
Cervelleite
'Chabazite'
Chalcanthite
Chalcoalumite
Chalcocite
Chalcophanite
Chalcophyllite
Chalcopyrite
Chalcosiderite
Chalcostibite
Chamosite
'Chamosite-Clinochlore Series'
Chenevixite
Chenite
'Chert'
Chlorargyrite
var: Bromian Chlorargyrite
'Chlorite Group'
Chloritoid
Chlorophoenicite
Chloroxiphite
Christelite
Chromite
Chrysocolla
'Cimolite'
Cinnabar
Claringbullite
Claudetite
'Clay'
Clinoatacamite
Clinochlore
var: Chromian Clinochlore
var: Ripidolite
'Clinochlore-Chamosite series'
Clinoclase
'Clinoptilolite'
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'
Clinozoisite
'Clinozoisite-Epidote Series'
Cobaltaustinite
Cobaltite
Cobaltpentlandite
Colemanite
Conichalcite
Connellite
Cookeite
Cooperite
Copiapite
'Copiapite Group'
Copper
'Copper Sulphides'
Coquimbite
Corkite
Cornubite
Cornwallite
Coronadite
Corundum
var: Ruby
var: Sapphire
Cosalite
Cotunnite
Covellite
Crandallite
Creedite
Cristobalite
'Crossite'
Cryptomelane
Cubanite
Cumengeite
Cuprite
var: Chalcotrichite
Cuprocopiapite
Cuproiridsite
Cuspidine
Cyanochroite
Cyanotrichite
Cymrite
Dadsonite
Damaraite
Deerite
Delafossite
Descloizite
Devilline
Diaboleite
Diaphorite
Diaspore
Dickite
Dietrichite
Digenite
Dimorphite
Diopside
var: Chromian Diopside
var: Violan
'Diopside-Hedenbergite Series'
Djurleite
Dolomite
var: Manganoan Dolomite
Dravite
'Dravite-Schorl Series'
Drobecite (TL)
Duftite
Dundasite
Dussertite
Dypingite
Dyscrasite
Dzhalindite
Ecdemite
Elyite
'Emery'
Emplectite
Enargite
'Endellite'
Enstatite
var: Bronzite
Ephesite
Epidote
Epistilbite
Epsomite
'Erionite'
Erlichmanite
Erythrite
Ettringite
Euchroite
Falkmanite
Famatinite
'Famatinite-Luzonite Series'
'Feldspar Group'
Feroxyhyte
Ferrihydrite
Ferrilotharmeyerite
'Ferritchromite'
Ferri-winchite
'Ferro-Actinolite-Tremolite Series'
Ferrocarpholite
Ferro-glaucophane
Fibroferrite
Fiedlerite (TL)
Fluorapatite
Fluor-dravite
Fluorite
Fornacite
Forsterite
Fougèrite
Fraipontite
Franckeite
Freedite
Freibergite
'Friedel's Salt'
Fülöppite
Gahnite
Gaitite
Galena
Galenobismutite
'Garnet'
Gartrellite
Gaspéite
Gearksutite
Geerite
Gehlenite
Geocronite
Georgeite
Georgiadèsite (TL)
Germanite
Gersdorffite
Gibbsite
Gilalite
'Giorgiosite' (TL)
Gladite
'Glass'
Glaucocerinite (TL)
Glauconite
Glaucophane (TL)
Goethite
Gold
var: Electrum
Goldfieldite
Goldichite
Gorceixite
Gordaite
Goslarite
Goudeyite
Goyazite
Gramaccioliite-(Y)
Grandreefite
Grandviewite
Grantsite
Graphite
Greenockite
Grossular
var: Hessonite
var: Manganoan Grossular
Groutite
Guérinite
Gunningite
Gustavite
'Gustavite-Lillianite Series'
Gypsum
var: Selenite
Halite
'Halloysite'
'var: Chrome-Halloysite'
Halloysite-7Å
Halotrichite
Hausmannite
Hawleyite
Heazlewoodite
Hedenbergite
Heinrichite
'Heliophyllite'
Helmutwinklerite
Hematite
var: Iron Rose
var: Specularite
Hemimorphite
Herbertsmithite
'Hercynite-Spinel Series'
Hessite
Hetaerolite
Heteromorphite
Heulandite-Na
Hexahydrite
Heyrovskýite
Hidalgoite
Hilarionite (TL)
Hinsdalite
Hisingerite
'Högbomite'
Hohmannite
Hollandite
Hollandite Supergroup
Hollingworthite
Honessite
'Hornblende'
Hörnesite
Huemulite
Huntite
Hydrocalumite
Hydrocerussite
Hydrohetaerolite
Hydromagnesite
Hydroniumjarosite
Hydrotalcite
Hydrowoodwardite
'Hydroxylbastnäsite-(La)'
Hydroxylbastnäsite-(Nd) (TL)
Hydrozincite
Ikunolite
Ilmenite
Ilvaite
Iodargyrite
Irarsite
Iridarsenite
Iridium
var: Osmiridium
Isomertieite
Jadeite
var: Chloromelanite
Jamesite
Jamesonite
Jarosite
Johannite
Jordanite
'Joséite-A'
'Joséite-B'
Kaatialaite
'Kamarezite'
Kamarizaite (TL)
Kaňkite
Kanonaite
Kaolinite
Kapellasite (TL)
Katophorite
Kawazulite
Keithconnite
Kermesite
Kësterite
Kettnerite
Keyite
'K Feldspar'
'var: Adularia'
Khademite
Kieserite
Kirkiite (TL)
Kolwezite
Koritnigite
Kornelite
Kostovite
Köttigite
Krausite
Krennerite
Kröhnkite
Krupkaite
Ktenasite (TL)
Kyanite
Kyrgyzstanite
Lahnsteinite
Lanarkite
Langisite
Langite
Lansfordite
Laurelite
Laurionite (TL)
Laurite
Lautenthalite
Lavendulan
Lawsonite
var: Chromian Lawsonite
Lazaridisite (TL)
Lead
Leadhillite
Legrandite
Lemanskiite
Lepidocrocite
'Leucoxene'
Lévyclaudite (TL)
Liebenbergite
Lillianite
'Limonite'
Linarite
Litharge
Lithiophorite
Lizardite
Löllingite
'Lorettoite'
Lotharmeyerite
Ludjibaite
Ludlockite
Lukrahnite
Luzonite
Mackinawite
Macphersonite
Magnesiocarpholite
Magnesiochromite
Magnesiocopiapite
Magnesio-hornblende
Magnesio-riebeckite
Magnesite (TL)
Magnetite
Mahnertite
Malachite
Maldonite
Mammothite
Manganarsite
'Manganese'
'Manganese Oxides'
'var: Manganese Dendrites'
Manganiandrosite-(La) (TL)
Manganite
Manganochromite
Manganosite
Manjiroite
Mapimite
Marcasite
Margarite
Massicot
Matildite
var: Cupromatildite
Matlockite
Maucherite
Mawbyite
Mawsonite
Meixnerite
Melanterite
Melonite
Mendipite
Meneghinite
Mereiterite (TL)
Merenskyite
Metasideronatrite
Metatorbernite
Metavoltine
Miargyrite
'Mica Group'
Microcline
Millerite
Millosevichite
Mimetite
Mimetite-M
Minium
Mixite
Molybdenite
'Monazite'
Monazite-(Ce)
Monazite-(Nd)
Monetite
Monteponite
Montetrisaite
Montmorillonite
Mooihoekite
Moorhouseite
Mordenite
Morenosite
Mummeite
Murdochite
Muscovite
var: Fuchsite
var: Illite
var: Phengite
var: Sericite
Nakauriite
Naldrettite
Namuwite
Nantokite
Natroalunite
'Natroglaucocerinite' (TL)
Natrojarosite
Natropharmacoalumite
Nealite (TL)
Népouite
Nesquehonite
Nickelaustinite
Nickelhexahydrite
Nickeline
Nickellotharmeyerite
Nickeltsumcorite (TL)
Niedermayrite (TL)
Nielsenite
Niter
Nontronite
Nordstrandite
Nosean
Nsutite
Nuffieldite
var: Argentonuffieldite
Nybøite
'Obsidian'
Ojuelaite
Olivenite
'Olivine'
Omeiite
Omphacite
Ondrušite
Opal
var: Opal-AN
var: Opal-CT
Orcelite
Orpiment
Orthoclase
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'
Orthoserpierite
Osakaite
Osarizawaite
Osarsite
Osmium
var: Iridosmine
Otavite
Ourayite
Owyheeite
Pääkkönenite
Paarite
Palladium
Palladodymite
Paolovite
Paracoquimbite
Paragonite
Paralaurionite (TL)
Paramelaconite
Parascorodite
Parasymplesite
Paratacamite
Paravauxite
Pargasite
Parisite-(Ce)
Parnauite
'Pascoite Group'
Paulmooreite
Pearceite
Pecoraite
Pectolite
Penfieldite (TL)
Pentlandite
var: Argentian Pentlandite
Peretaite
Perite
Perovskite
'Petrified Wood'
Petrukite
Petzite
Pharmacoalumite
Pharmacolite
Pharmacosiderite
Philipsbornite
Philipsburgite
'Phillipsite'
Phlogopite
Phosgenite
Pickeringite
Picropharmacolite
Piemontite
Pilsenite
'Pitticite'
Platarsite
Plattnerite
Plumbogummite
'Plumbogummite Group'
Plumbojarosite
Polybasite
Polyhalite
Posnjakite
Powellite
Prehnite
Preiswerkite
Prosopite
Proustite
Pseudoboleite
Pseudobrookite
'Psilomelane'
'Pumpellyite'
Pumpellyite-(Al)
Pumpellyite-(Mn2+)
Pyrargyrite
Pyrite
Pyrolusite
Pyromorphite
Pyrophyllite
Pyrostilpnite
'Pyroxene Group'
Pyroxmangite
Pyrrhotite
Quartz
var: Agate
var: Amethyst
var: Chalcedony
var: Citrine
var: Milky Quartz
var: Prase
var: Rock Crystal
var: Sceptre Quartz
var: Smoky Quartz
Quenstedtite
Ralstonite
Ramdohrite
Rammelsbergite
Ramsdellite
Ransomite
Realgar
Rheniite
Rhodochrosite
Rhodonite
Rhomboclase
Richelsdorfite
Rickardite
Riebeckite
Robinsonite
Romanèchite
Römerite
Rooseveltite
Roquesite
Rosasite
var: Nickeloan Rosasite
Rosickýite
Rösslerite
Rostite
Rozenite
Ruarsite
Rutheniridosmine
Rutile
var: Niobian Rutile
Safflorite
'Sagenite'
Sainfeldite
Salzburgite
Sanidine
Saponite
Sapphirine
Sauconite
'Scapolite'
Schäferite
'Schalenblende'
Scheelite
Schorl
Schulenbergite
Schultenite
Sclarite
Scorodite
Scrutinyite
Segnitite
Seligmannite
Semseyite
Senaite
Sénarmontite
Sepiolite
'Serpentine Group'
Serpierite (TL)
Shakhovite
Shannonite
Shattuckite
Siderite
Sideronatrite
Siderotil
Silver
Skaergaardite
Slavíkite
Slavkovite
'Smectite Group'
Smithsonite
var: Cuprian Smithsonite
var: Monheimite
Sodalite
Spangolite
Sperrylite
Spessartine
Sphalerite
var: Marmatite
Spherocobaltite
Spinel
var: Titano-spinel
Spionkopite
Stannite
Stannoidite
Starkeyite
Staurolite
Stephanite
Stibarsen
'Stibiconite'
'Stibioenargite'
Stibnite
Stolzite
var: Molybdenian Stolzite
Strashimirite
Stromeyerite
Strontianite
Stützite
Sudoite
Sulphur
Sulvanite
Sursassite
Susannite
Svanbergite
'Svanbergite-Woodhouseite Series'
Sylvanite
Sylvite
Symplesite
Szaibélyite
Takovite
Talc
Talmessite
Talnakhite
Tamarugite
Taramite
Taranakite
Tellurium
Tellurobismuthite
Tennantite
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'
Tenorite
Tetra-auricupride
Tetradymite
Tetrahedrite
var: Argentian Tetrahedrite
Thénardite
Theophrastite (TL)
Thometzekite
Thomsenolite
Thorikosite (TL)
Titanite
Todorokite
Tooeleite
Topaz
'Tourmaline'
'var: Nickeloan Tourmaline'
Tremolite
Trevorite
Tridymite
Trippkeite
Tripuhyite
Troilite
Tschermakite
Tsumcorite
Tyrolite
Uklonskovite
Ulexite
'UM1992-30-SO:CCuHZn'
'Unnamed (Ag-Au-Cu Telluride Sulphide)'
'Unnamed (Ag-Cu Telluride Sulphide I)'
'Unnamed (Ag-Cu Telluride Sulphide II)'
'Unnamed (Ca Arsenate Hydrate)'
'Unnamed (Fe2+-analogue of Brandtite)'
'Unnamed (Fe2+-analogue of Parabrandtite)'
'Unnamed (Hydrocerussite- and Plumbonacrite-related phase)'
'Unnamed (Na-Pb Carbonate-Hydroxide)'
'Unnamed (Na-V Oxide)'
'Unnamed (Ni Vanadate)'
'Unnamed (Orthorhombic dimorph of Barstowite)'
'Unnamed (Pb Arsenite Chloride)'
'Unnamed (Pb-Cu Arsenite-Chloride)'
'Unnamed (Pb-Cu Chloride-Hydroxide)'
'Unnamed (Pb Diarsenite-Chloride-Hydrate)'
'Unnamed (Pb-Fe-As-Cl-O-H)'
'Unnamed (Pb Hydrogen Arsenite Chloride)'
'Unnamed (Pb Oxide-Chloride)'
'Unnamed (Rh-analogue of Michenerite)'
'Unnamed (Zn Sulphate-Hydroxide-Chloride-Hydrate)'
'Ustarasite'
Valentinite
Vanadinite
Vauquelinite
Veenite
Vermiculite
'Vernadite'
Vesuvianite
Veszelyite
Vladimirite
Volborthite
Voltaite
Voudourisite (TL)
Vulcanite
Vysotskite
'Wad'
Wallkilldellite-(Mn)
Warikahnite
Watanabeite
Weissite
'Whitlockite Group'
Willemite
Willemseite
Winchite
Wittichenite
Wollastonite
Wonesite
Woodhouseite
Woodruffite
Woodwardite
Wroewolfeite
Wulfenite
Wurtzite
Xanthiosite
Xanthoconite
Zaccagnaite
Zálesíite
Zdenĕkite
'Zeiringite'
Zinc
'Zincaluminite' (TL)
Zincite
Zincmelanterite
Zincocopiapite
Zincohögbomite-2N2S (TL)
Zincolivenite (TL)
Zincostaurolite
Zincowoodwardite (TL)
'Zincrosasite'
Zinkenite
Zircon
var: Hafnian Zircon
Zoisite
Zvyagintsevite


951 entries listed. 729 valid minerals. 33 type localities (valid minerals). 3 type localities (others).

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References

Hiessleitner, G. (1951): Serpentin- und Chromerzgeologie der Balkanhalbinsel und eines Teiles von Kleinasien. Jahrbuch der Geologischen Bundesanstalt, Sonderband 1, 1-255 & maps. [http://www.geologie.ac.at/filestore/download/JS0001_001_A.pdf [Link Broken? Oct 2014]]

Stamatakis, M. G.; Hall, A.; Hein, J. R. (1996): The zeolite deposits of Greece. Mineralium Deposita, 31, 473-481.

Pe-Piper, G. & Piper, D. (2002): The igneous rocks of Greece: Anatomy of an orogen. Beiträge zur regionalen Geologie der Erde 30, 588 pp.

Voudouris P., Katerinopoulos A. & Melfos V. (2004): Alpine type fissure minerals in Greece. Doc. Natur. 151, 23-45.

Melfos, V. and Voudouris, P. Ch. (2012): Geological, Mineralogical and Geochemical Aspects for Critical and Rare Metals in Greece. Minerals 2012, 300-317.


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