|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||37° 43' 31'' North , 24° 1' 56'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||37.72547,24.03247|
|Köppen climate type:||Csa : Hot-summer Mediterranean climate|
A small ancient mine situated around 2.5 km NE of the town of Lavrion, close (less than 1 km North) to the famous "Km 3" site. Mineralisation occurs from the weathering of Pb-Zn ores (galena, sphalerite), and includes a very interesting assemblage of Cd-minerals (type locality for niedermayrite) and a suite of interesting chlorides and sulfates.
67 valid minerals. 5 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.
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Giester, G., Rieck, B., and Brandstätter, F. (1998) Niedermayrite, Cu4Cd(SO4)2(OH)6•4H2O, a new mineral from the Lavrion Mining District, Greece. Mineral. Petrol., 63, 19-34.
Blaß, G., Fabritz, K. H., Mühlbauer, W. and Prachar, I. (1998) Immer wieder Neues aus Lavrion. Mineralien-Welt 9 (2), 46-48 (in German).
Möckel, S. (2001) Wallkilldellit und weitere acht Neubestimmungen aus Lavrion, Griechenland. Lapis 26 (11), 43.