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Chaos area, Lavrion District Mines, Lavreotiki, East Attica, Attica, Greecei
Regional Level Types
Chaos areaArea
Lavrion District MinesGroup of Mining Districts (Abandoned)
LavreotikiMunicipality
East AtticaRegional Unit
AtticaAdministrative Region
GreeceCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
37° 43' 15'' North , 24° 1' 18'' East
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A large, fenced-in sink-hole (caused by extensive underground mining and/or karst dissolution) with very steep walls is located in this area. Within the walls, antique adits can be recognised.

The sink-hole is located along the road Aghios Konstantinos-Sounion, briefly after Aghios Konstantinos.

Regions containing this locality

Aegean Sea PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

20 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Lapis, 24, 7/8 (1999)
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Lapis, 24, 7/8 (1999)
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Lapis, 24, 7/8 (1999)
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Lapis, 24, 7/8 (1999)
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Lapis, 24, 7/8 (1999)
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Lapis, 24, 7/8 (1999)
Cryptomelane
Formula: K(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Reference: Lapis, 24, 7/8 (1999)
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Lapis, 24, 7/8 (1999)
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Lapis, 24, 7/8 (1999)
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Lapis, 24, 7/8 (1999)
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Lapis, 24, 7/8 (1999)
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Lapis, 24, 7/8 (1999)
Gypsum var: Selenite
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Lapis, 24, 7/8 (1999)
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Lapis, 24, 7/8 (1999)
Hydroniumjarosite
Formula: (H3O)Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: No reference listed
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: No reference listed
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Lapis, 24, 7/8 (1999)
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Lapis, 24, 7/8 (1999)
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Lapis, 24, 7/8 (1999)
'Psilomelane'
Formula: Mn, O
Reference: Lapis, 24, 7/8 (1999)
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Lapis, 24, 7/8 (1999)
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Lapis, 24, 7/8 (1999)
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Lapis, 24, 7/8 (1999)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cryptomelane4.DK.05aK(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
var: Selenite7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Hydroniumjarosite7.BC.10(H3O)Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Psilomelane'-Mn, O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB8X16
Cryptomelane7.9.1.2K(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
Gypsum
var: Selenite
-CaSO4 · 2H2O
Hydroniumjarosite-(H3O)Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Psilomelane'-Mn, O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H Hydroniumjarosite(H3O)Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
CCarbon
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C AragoniteCaCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O Hydroniumjarosite(H3O)Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O AragoniteCaCO3
O CalciteCaCO3
O CryptomelaneK(Mn74+Mn3+)O16
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O HematiteFe2O3
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O PsilomelaneMn, O
O QuartzSiO2
O SideriteFeCO3
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
S Hydroniumjarosite(H3O)Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S ChalcociteCu2S
S GalenaPbS
S MarcasiteFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
KPotassium
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
K CryptomelaneK(Mn74+Mn3+)O16
CaCalcium
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
MnManganese
Mn CryptomelaneK(Mn74+Mn3+)O16
Mn PsilomelaneMn, O
FeIron
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe Hydroniumjarosite(H3O)Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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