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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

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 37° 43' 1'' North , 24° 0' 49'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 37.716866, 24.013704
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.

Notes:
- 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.


Mineral List

Adamite

var: Alumino Adamite

var: Cobaltoan Adamite

var: Cuprian Adamite

var: Manganoan Adamite

'Agardite'

Agardite-(Ce)

Agardite-(La)

Agardite-(Nd) (TL)

Agardite-(Y)

Allanite-(Ce)

Allophane

Ankerite

Antlerite

Aragonite

var: Flos Ferri

Arseniosiderite

'Arsenobismite'

Arsenocrandallite

Arsenopyrite

Atacamite

Atelestite

Aurichalcite

Austinite

var: Cuprian Austinite

Azurite

Baryte

Beyerite

'Bindheimite'

Bismite

Bismuth

Bismuthinite

Bismutite

Brandtite

Brannerite

Brochantite

Bukovskýite

Calcite

Cerussite

Chalcanthite

Chalcoalumite

Chalcocite

Chalcophanite

Chalcophyllite

Chalcopyrite

Chlorargyrite

var: Bromian Chlorargyrite

Chrysocolla

Clinoatacamite ?

Conichalcite

Connellite

Copper

Cornubite

Covellite

Cryptomelane

Cuprite

var: Chalcotrichite

Cuprocopiapite

Cyanotrichite

Dadsonite

Delafossite ?

Devilline

Digenite

Dolomite

Enargite

Epsomite

Fluorite

Fornacite

Fraipontite

Galena

Gartrellite

Georgeite

Gibbsite

Glaucocerinite

Goethite

Gold

Gordaite

Goudeyite

Gypsum

var: Selenite

'Halloysite'

Halloysite-10Å

Hematite

Hemimorphite

Hexahydrite

Hilarionite (TL)

Honessite

Hydrokenoralstonite

Hydroniumjarosite

Hydrowoodwardite

Hydrozincite

Jarosite

Johannite ?

Kamarizaite

Kaňkite

Kaolinite

Kettnerite

Ktenasite

Lahnsteinite

Langite

Lavendulan

'Limonite'

Linarite ?

Malachite

Maldonite

Manganite

Marcasite

Mereiterite (TL)

Mimetite

Mixite

Natroglaucocerinite (TL)

Natrojarosite

Niedermayrite

Ojuelaite

Olivenite

Osakaite

Paratacamite ?

Parnauite

Pharmacosiderite

Plattnerite

Preisingerite

'Psilomelane'

Pyrite

Pyrolusite

Quartz

Romanèchite

Rooseveltite

Roquesite

Rosasite

Schulenbergite

Schultenite

Scorodite

Scrutinyite

Segnitite ?

Serpierite

Shubnikovite

Siderite

Smithsonite

Spangolite

Sphalerite

'Stibiconite'

'Stibioenargite'

Sulphur

Symplesite

Synchysite-(Ce)

Tenorite

Tetrahedrite

Thorite

'Unnamed (Fe2+-analogue of Brandtite)'

'Unnamed (Fe2+-analogue of Parabrandtite)'

'Unnamed (Zn Sulphate-Hydroxide-Chloride-Hydrate)'

Wollastonite

Woodruffite

Woodwardite

Zaccagnaite

Zálesíite

Zavaritskite

Zdenĕkite

Zincaluminite (TL)

Zincolivenite

Zincowoodwardite (TL)


140 valid minerals. 6 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

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References

Elbin, K. and Wendel, W. (1996): Lavendulan aus Laurion. Lapis: 21(11): 42-43. (in German)

Wendel, W. (2000): Lavrion-News 2000. Lapis 25 (10), 45-47.

F. Schreiber, K. H. Fabritz, U. Kolitsch and J. Gröbner (2003): Laurion stays interesting! Wonderful cuprites and other secondary minerals from a new occurrence in Laurion, Greece. Lapis 28 (5), 25-31; 50. (in German)

Solomos, C., Voudouris, P. & Katerinopoulos, A. (2004): Mineralogical studies of bismuth-gold-antimony mineralization at the area of Kamariza, Lavrion. Bulletin of the Geological Society of Greece 34, Proceedings of the 10th International Congress, Thessaloniki, Greece, 387-396 (in Greek with English abstract). [Note: The English abstract gives the locality as „near the village of Kamariza“; the specific locality is the Hilarion mine (Branko Rieck information)]

Kolitsch, U., Rieck, B., Brandstätter, F., Schreiber, F., Fabritz, K. H., Blaß, G. & Gröbner, J. (2014): Neufunde aus dem altem Bergbau und den Schlacken von Lavrion (I). Mineralien-Welt 25 (1), 60-75 (in German).

Giester, G. & Rieck, B. (2014): Crystal structure refinement of aurichalcite, (Cu,Zn)5(CO3)2(OH)6, from the Lavrion Mining District, Greece. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Abhandlungen 191, 225-232.

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