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Marmara bauxite deposit, Megara, Western Attikí District, Attikí Prefecture (Attica; Attika), Greece

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 38° North , 23° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~19km
Locality type:Deposit
Köppen climate type:Csa : Hot-summer Mediterranean climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Κοιτάσματα Βωξίτη Μαρμάρων, Μέγαρα, Αττική, Ελλάδ


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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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12 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: American Mineralogist, Volume 63, pages 484-489, 1978
'Bastnäsite'
Reference: Z. Maksimovitch, D.L. Bisch : "Brindleyite, a nickel-rich aluminous serpentinite mineral analogous to berthierine", Amer. Mineralogist, 1978, 63, 484-489"
Bastnäsite-(La)
Formula: La(CO3)F
Reference: Maksimović, Z. and Pantó, G. (1978): Minerals of the rare-earth elements in karstic bauxites: synchisite-(Nd), a new mineral from the Grebnik deposit. Proc. 4th International Congress for the study of bauxites, alumina, and aluminum, Athens, 540-553. [includes description of bastnäsite-(La) from Marmara deposit]
'Bauxite'
Reference: Macsimovic, Z., & Bish, D. L. (1978). Brindleyite, a nickel-rich aluminous serpentine mineral analogous to berthierine. American Mineralogist, 63, 484-489.
Bayerite
Formula: Al(OH)3
Reference: Z. Maksimovitch, D.L. Bisch : "Brindleyite, a nickel-rich aluminous serpentinite mineral analogous to berthierine", Amer. Mineralogist, 1978, 63, 484-489"
Böhmite
Formula: AlO(OH)
Reference: Z. Maksimovitch, D.L. Bisch : "Brindleyite, a nickel-rich aluminous serpentinite mineral analogous to berthierine", Amer. Mineralogist, 1978, 63, 484-489"
Brindleyite (TL)
Formula: (Ni,Al)3(Si,Al)2O5(OH)4
Reference: Amer.Min. (1978) 63, 484-489
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Z. Maksimovitch, D.L. Bisch : "Brindleyite, a nickel-rich aluminous serpentinite mineral analogous to berthierine", Amer. Mineralogist, 1978, 63, 484-489"
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: American Mineralogist, Volume 63, pages 484-489, 1978
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Z. Maksimovitch, D.L. Bisch : "Brindleyite, a nickel-rich aluminous serpentinite mineral analogous to berthierine", Amer. Mineralogist, 1978, 63, 484-489"
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Z. Maksimovitch, D.L. Bisch : "Brindleyite, a nickel-rich aluminous serpentinite mineral analogous to berthierine", Amer. Mineralogist, 1978, 63, 484-489"
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Z. Maksimovitch, D.L. Bisch : "Brindleyite, a nickel-rich aluminous serpentinite mineral analogous to berthierine", Amer. Mineralogist, 1978, 63, 484-489"
Monazite-(Ce)
Formula: Ce(PO4)
Reference: Maksimović, Z. and Pantó, G. (1978): Minerals of the rare-earth elements in karstic bauxites: synchisite-(Nd), a new mineral from the Grebnik deposit. Proc. 4th International Congress for the study of bauxites, alumina, and aluminum, Athens, 540-553. [includes description of bastnäsite-(La) from Marmara deposit]
Monazite-(Nd)
Formula: Nd(PO4)
Description: Monazite-(Nd) occurs as fine-grained pore fillings and fissure fillings in brindleyite.
Reference: Bull. Acad. Serbe Sci. Art,72, #20, 35-42

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Anatase'4.DD.05TiO2
'Bayerite'4.FE.10Al(OH)3
'Böhmite'4.FE.15AlO(OH)
'Chromite'4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
'Hematite'4.CB.05Fe2O3
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Bastnäsite-(La)'5.BD.20aLa(CO3)F
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Malachite'5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Monazite-(Ce)'8.AD.50Ce(PO4)
'Monazite-(Nd)'8.AD.50Nd(PO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
'Brindleyite' (TL)9.ED.15(Ni,Al)3(Si,Al)2O5(OH)4
'Kaolinite'9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Bastnäsite'-
'Bauxite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Böhmite6.1.2.1AlO(OH)
X(OH)3
Bayerite6.3.2.1Al(OH)3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Bastnäsite-(La)16a.1.1.2La(CO3)F
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
AXO4
Monazite-(Ce)38.4.3.1Ce(PO4)
Monazite-(Nd)38.4.3.5Nd(PO4)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Brindleyite (TL)71.1.2c.3(Ni,Al)3(Si,Al)2O5(OH)4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Bastnäsite'-
'Bauxite'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BayeriteAl(OH)3
H BöhmiteAlO(OH)
H Brindleyite(Ni,Al)3(Si,Al)2O5(OH)4
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C Bastnäsite-(La)La(CO3)F
C CalciteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O AnataseTiO2
O Bastnäsite-(La)La(CO3)F
O BayeriteAl(OH)3
O BöhmiteAlO(OH)
O Brindleyite(Ni,Al)3(Si,Al)2O5(OH)4
O CalciteCaCO3
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O HematiteFe2O3
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
O Monazite-(Nd)Nd(PO4)
FFluorine
F Bastnäsite-(La)La(CO3)F
AlAluminium
Al BayeriteAl(OH)3
Al BöhmiteAlO(OH)
Al Brindleyite(Ni,Al)3(Si,Al)2O5(OH)4
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
SiSilicon
Si Brindleyite(Ni,Al)3(Si,Al)2O5(OH)4
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
PPhosphorus
P Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
P Monazite-(Nd)Nd(PO4)
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
TiTitanium
Ti AnataseTiO2
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
FeIron
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe HematiteFe2O3
NiNickel
Ni Brindleyite(Ni,Al)3(Si,Al)2O5(OH)4
CuCopper
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
LaLanthanum
La Bastnäsite-(La)La(CO3)F
CeCerium
Ce Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
NdNeodymium
Nd Monazite-(Nd)Nd(PO4)

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Macsimovic, Z., & Bish, D. L. (1978). Brindleyite, a nickel-rich aluminous serpentine mineral analogous to berthierine. American Mineralogist, 63, 484-489.
Maksimović, Z. and Pantó, G. (1978): Minerals of the rare-earth elements in karstic bauxites: synchisite-(Nd), a new mineral from the Grebnik deposit. Proc. 4th International Congress for the study of bauxites, alumina, and aluminum, Athens, 540-553. [includes description of bastnäsite-(La) from Marmara deposit]

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