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Vitali Mine, Andros, South Aegean, Greecei
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Vitali MineMine
AndrosIsland
South AegeanAdministrative Region
GreeceCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 37° 55' 0'' North , 24° 49' 59'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 37.91667,24.83333
GeoHash:G#: sw9xtne0d
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Csa : Hot-summer Mediterranean climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Andros1,556 (2016)12.8km
Órmos Korthíou903 (2017)18.9km
Kárystos5,091 (2012)38.1km


A manganese mine in manganese- and barium-rich metamorphic rocks.

Regions containing this locality

Aegean Sea PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


21 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Barroisite
Formula: ☐{CaNa}{Mg3Al2}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Braunite
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Celsian
Formula: Ba(Al2Si2O8)
'Chlorite Group'
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'
Cymrite
Formula: BaAl2Si2(O,OH)8 · H2O
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Diopside var: Violan
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Hollandite
Formula: Ba(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Jadeite
Formula: Na(Al,Fe3+)Si2O6
Jadeite var: Chloromelanite
Formula: Na(Al,Fe3+)Si2O6
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Muscovite var: Alurgite
Formula: K2(Mg,Al)4-5(Al,Si)8O20(OH)4
Omphacite
Formula: (NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(AleFe3+fFe2+gMgh)Si2O6
'Phengite'
Formula: KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Piemontite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Spessartine
Formula: Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Zoisite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Zoisite var: Thulite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Hollandite4.DK.05aBa(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Barroisite9.DE.20☐{CaNa}{Mg3Al2}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Braunite9.AG.05Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Celsian9.FA.30Ba(Al2Si2O8)
Cymrite9.EG.05BaAl2Si2(O,OH)8 · H2O
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
var: Violan9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Jadeite9.DA.25Na(Al,Fe3+)Si2O6
var: Chloromelanite9.DA.25Na(Al,Fe3+)Si2O6
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Alurgite9.EC.15K2(Mg,Al)4-5(Al,Si)8O20(OH)4
Omphacite9.DA.20(NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(AleFe3+fFe2+gMgh)Si2O6
Piemontite9.BG.05{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Spessartine9.AD.25Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Zoisite9.BG.10{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
var: Thulite9.BG.10{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Phengite'-KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
(AB)2X3
Braunite7.5.1.3Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
AB8X16
Hollandite7.9.1.1Ba(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Spessartine51.4.3a.3Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
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)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Piemontite58.2.1a.11{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Zoisite58.2.1b.1{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Jadeite65.1.3c.1Na(Al,Fe3+)Si2O6
Omphacite65.1.3b.1(NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(AleFe3+fFe2+gMgh)Si2O6
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Celsian76.1.1.4Ba(Al2Si2O8)
Group 78 - Unclassified Silicates
Miscellaneous
Cymrite78.1.3.1BaAl2Si2(O,OH)8 · H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Barroisite-☐{CaNa}{Mg3Al2}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
Diopside
var: Violan
-CaMgSi2O6
Jadeite
var: Chloromelanite
-Na(Al,Fe3+)Si2O6
Muscovite
var: Alurgite
-K2(Mg,Al)4-5(Al,Si)8O20(OH)4
'Phengite'-KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Zoisite
var: Thulite
-{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H CymriteBaAl2Si2(O,OH)8 · H2O
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Barroisite☐{CaNa}{Mg3Al2}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
H Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Alurgite)K2(Mg,Al)4-5(Al,Si)8O20(OH)4
H Zoisite (var: Thulite){Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CymriteBaAl2Si2(O,OH)8 · H2O
O CelsianBa(Al2Si2O8)
O CalciteCaCO3
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O QuartzSiO2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O Omphacite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(AleFef3+Feg2+Mgh)Si2O6
O Jadeite (var: Chloromelanite)Na(Al,Fe3+)Si2O6
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Barroisite☐{CaNa}{Mg3Al2}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
O BrauniteMn2+Mn63+(SiO4)O8
O Diopside (var: Violan)CaMgSi2O6
O JadeiteNa(Al,Fe3+)Si2O6
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
O Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O HollanditeBa(Mn64+Mn23+)O16
O PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
O HematiteFe2O3
O Muscovite (var: Alurgite)K2(Mg,Al)4-5(Al,Si)8O20(OH)4
O Zoisite (var: Thulite){Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O RutileTiO2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na Omphacite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(AleFef3+Feg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Na Jadeite (var: Chloromelanite)Na(Al,Fe3+)Si2O6
Na Barroisite☐{CaNa}{Mg3Al2}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Na JadeiteNa(Al,Fe3+)Si2O6
MgMagnesium
Mg Omphacite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(AleFef3+Feg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg Barroisite☐{CaNa}{Mg3Al2}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Mg Diopside (var: Violan)CaMgSi2O6
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Mg Muscovite (var: Alurgite)K2(Mg,Al)4-5(Al,Si)8O20(OH)4
AlAluminium
Al CymriteBaAl2Si2(O,OH)8 · H2O
Al CelsianBa(Al2Si2O8)
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Omphacite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(AleFef3+Feg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Al Jadeite (var: Chloromelanite)Na(Al,Fe3+)Si2O6
Al Barroisite☐{CaNa}{Mg3Al2}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Al JadeiteNa(Al,Fe3+)Si2O6
Al SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Alurgite)K2(Mg,Al)4-5(Al,Si)8O20(OH)4
Al Zoisite (var: Thulite){Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SiSilicon
Si CymriteBaAl2Si2(O,OH)8 · H2O
Si CelsianBa(Al2Si2O8)
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si Omphacite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(AleFef3+Feg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Si Jadeite (var: Chloromelanite)Na(Al,Fe3+)Si2O6
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Barroisite☐{CaNa}{Mg3Al2}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Si BrauniteMn2+Mn63+(SiO4)O8
Si Diopside (var: Violan)CaMgSi2O6
Si JadeiteNa(Al,Fe3+)Si2O6
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Si Muscovite (var: Alurgite)K2(Mg,Al)4-5(Al,Si)8O20(OH)4
Si Zoisite (var: Thulite){Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
KPotassium
K PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Alurgite)K2(Mg,Al)4-5(Al,Si)8O20(OH)4
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca Omphacite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(AleFef3+Feg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca Barroisite☐{CaNa}{Mg3Al2}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Ca Diopside (var: Violan)CaMgSi2O6
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Zoisite (var: Thulite){Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ti RutileTiO2
MnManganese
Mn BrauniteMn2+Mn63+(SiO4)O8
Mn SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Mn Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Mn HollanditeBa(Mn64+Mn23+)O16
FeIron
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe Omphacite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(AleFef3+Feg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Fe Jadeite (var: Chloromelanite)Na(Al,Fe3+)Si2O6
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe JadeiteNa(Al,Fe3+)Si2O6
Fe PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
BaBarium
Ba CymriteBaAl2Si2(O,OH)8 · H2O
Ba CelsianBa(Al2Si2O8)
Ba HollanditeBa(Mn64+Mn23+)O16

Regional Geology

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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Permian
251.902 - 298.9 Ma



ID: 3148247
Permian marble

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 298.9 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Marble

Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3. [147]

Paleozoic - Precambrian
251.902 - 4000 Ma



ID: 3189256
Precambrian-Phanerozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Eoarchean to Triassic (251.902 - 4000 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. [154]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Reinecke, T. (1982): Cymrite and Celsian in Manganese-Rich Metamorphic Rocks from Andros Island/Greece. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 79, 333-336.
Reinecke, T. (1986): Crystal chemistry and reaction relations of piemontites and thulites from highly oxidized low grade metamorphic rocks at Vitali, Andros Island, Greece. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 93, 56-76.


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