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Kresti Hill, Kato Vrontou, Kato Nevrokopi basin, Drama, East Macedonia and Thrace, Greecei
Regional Level Types
Kresti HillHill
Kato Vrontou- not defined -
Kato Nevrokopi basinBasin
DramaRegional Unit
East Macedonia and ThraceAdministrative Region
GreeceCountry

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Name(s) in local language(s):Λόφος Κρέστη (Κάτω Βροντού)
Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 40° North , 23° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~43km
Locality type:Hill
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


Skarn zone located ESE of Kato Vrontou village (Kato Nevrokopi basin).

Unfortunately, poorly visible and accessible because of the thick forest of the area. At the small accessible parts can be found quartz (green quartz), andradite, epidote, limonite and malachite (crusts).

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


13 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Reference: various added photos
Antigorite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: various added photos
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Christos Spiromitros collection
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Christos Spiromitros collection
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: Ch. Spirom. & Greekrocks.com
Clinozoisite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: various added photos
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Christos Spiromitros Collection
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: various added photos
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Personal Collection of Christos Spiromitros
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: various added photos
Grossular var: Manganoan Grossular
Formula: (Ca,Mn)3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: various added photos
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Christos Spiromitros collection
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Christos Spiromitros Collection
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Anastasios Tsinidis collection
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Anastasios Tsinidis collection
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Anastasios Tsinidis collection
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Anastasios Tsinidis collection
Quartz var: Prase
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Christos Spiromitros Collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 3 - Halides
'Fluorite'3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Hematite'4.CB.05Fe2O3
'Magnetite'4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Prase4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Malachite'5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 9 - Silicates
'Andradite'9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
'Antigorite'9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Clinochlore'9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
'Clinozoisite'9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Epidote'9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Grossular'9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
var: Manganoan Grossular9.AD.25(Ca,Mn)3Al2(SiO4)3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Andradite51.4.3b.1Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Grossular51.4.3b.2Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Clinozoisite58.2.1a.4{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Antigorite71.1.2a.1Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Clinochlore71.4.1.4Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Feldspar Group'-
Grossular
var: Manganoan Grossular
-(Ca,Mn)3Al2(SiO4)3
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Quartz
var: Prase
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O CalciteCaCO3
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
O HematiteFe2O3
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O Grossular (var: Manganoan Grossular)(Ca,Mn)3Al2(SiO4)3
O Quartz (var: Prase)SiO2
O QuartzSiO2
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
MgMagnesium
Mg AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
AlAluminium
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Al Grossular (var: Manganoan Grossular)(Ca,Mn)3Al2(SiO4)3
SiSilicon
Si AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Si Grossular (var: Manganoan Grossular)(Ca,Mn)3Al2(SiO4)3
Si Quartz (var: Prase)SiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Clinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Ca Grossular (var: Manganoan Grossular)(Ca,Mn)3Al2(SiO4)3
MnManganese
Mn Grossular (var: Manganoan Grossular)(Ca,Mn)3Al2(SiO4)3
FeIron
Fe AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2

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