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