Hilarion Mine (Hilarion adit; Hilarion Mine No. 50), Hilarion area, Kamariza Mines (Kamareza Mines), Agios Konstantinos [St Constantine] (Kamariza), Lavrion District Mines, Lavrion District (Laurion; Laurium), Attikí Prefecture (Attica; Attika), Greece
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||37° 43' 0'' North , 24° 0' 49'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||37.71687,24.01370|
|Köppen climate type:||Csa : Hot-summer Mediterranean climate|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Ορυχείο Ιλάριον, Αγ. Κωνσταντίνος (Καμάριζα), Λαύρι|
This mine and the Christiana mine are co-type localities for zincowoodwardite, and this mine and the Serpieri mine are co-type localities for natroglaucocerinite.
The adit is known for very nice cuprite crystals.
- Labels stating "Kamareza Mine No. 48" or "Hilarion No. 48" are incorrect.
- A so-called "Elbin-Stelle" ("Elbin spot"), mentioned in the German literature (articles by Wendel), belongs to the Hilarion mine.
141 valid minerals. 6 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.
This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.
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145 - 201.3 Ma
|Mesozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks|
Age: Jurassic (145 - 201.3 Ma)
Lithology: Crystalline metamorphic rocks
Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. 
252.17 - 298.9 Ma