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Mikri Lakka, Sámos Island, Sámos Prefecture, Aegean Islands Department (Aiyaíon), Greece

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ΠΑΡΑΛΙΑ ΜΙΚΡΗ ΛΑΚΚΑ στο ορυχείο Mikri Lakka beach near the mine

Mikri Lakka, Sámos Island, Sámos Prefecture, Aegean Islands Department, Greece
Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 37° North , 26° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~30km
Köppen climate type:Csa : Hot-summer Mediterranean climate

Metabauxite occurrence on the eastern coast of Samos.
A ca. 130 m sized body of low-grade metamorphic bauxite occurs embedded in calcite marble. In an abandoned quarry the metabauxite has been mined as raw material.

Not to be confused with the Mikro-Lakka Emery deposit in western Samos.

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11 valid minerals.

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Theye, T., Hatert, F., Ockenga, E., Bertoldi, C., Lathe, C. (2010): Gramaccioliite-(Y): paragenesis chemistry, and structure in a new occurrence, Samos Island, Greece. European Journal of Mineralogy, 22, 443-452.

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