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Verzeko area (Verseco area), Lavrion District Mines, Lavrion District (Laurion; Laurium), Attikí Prefecture (Attica; Attika), Greece

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 37° North , 24° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~7km
Locality type:Area
Köppen climate type:Csa : Hot-summer Mediterranean climate
Name(s) in local language(s):, Ορυχεία Περιοχής Λαυρίου, Αττική, Ελλάδα


Mining area between Chaos and Elafos areas (west of Elafos area).
Remnants of both ancient and modern mining can be seen.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


9 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Adamite
Formula: Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: Fritz Schreiber collection
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Fritz Schreiber collection
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Fritz Schreiber collection
Chalcophanite
Formula: (Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
Reference: Natural History Museum Vienna collection
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: Fritz Schreiber collection
Hollandite
Formula: Ba(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Reference: Hanke, H. (1998): Laurion - ein Rückblick auf die Funde der letzten drei Jahre. Mineralien-Welt, 9 (2), 37-45.
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Habit: Tabular
Colour: Brownish
Description: Crystals up to 7 mm (Hanke, 1998).
Reference: Fritz Schreiber collection; Hanke, H. (1998) Laurion - ein Rückblick auf die Funde der letzten drei Jahre. Mineralien-Welt, 9 (2), 37-45.;
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Hanke, H. (1998) Laurion - ein Rückblick auf die Funde der letzten drei Jahre. Mineralien-Welt, 9 (2), 37-45.
'Manganese Oxides'
Reference: Hanke, H. (1998) Laurion - ein Rückblick auf die Funde der letzten drei Jahre. Mineralien-Welt, 9 (2), 37-45.
Rosasite
Formula: (Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Fritz Schreiber collection
Scorodite
Formula: Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Hanke, H. (1998) Laurion - ein Rückblick auf die Funde der letzten drei Jahre. Mineralien-Welt, 9 (2), 37-45.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Chalcophanite'4.FL.20(Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
'Hollandite'4.DK.05aBa(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Aragonite'5.AB.15CaCO3
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Rosasite'5.BA.10(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Jarosite'7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Adamite'8.BB.30Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
'Scorodite'8.CD.10Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
'Hemimorphite'9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Manganese Oxides'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB3X7
Chalcophanite7.8.2.1(Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
AB8X16
Hollandite7.9.1.1Ba(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Rosasite16a.3.1.2(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Scorodite40.4.1.3Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A2(XO4)Zq
Adamite41.6.6.3Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Hemimorphite56.1.2.1Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Manganese Oxides'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AdamiteZn2(AsO4)(OH)
H Chalcophanite(Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
H ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
CCarbon
C AragoniteCaCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
C Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O AdamiteZn2(AsO4)(OH)
O AragoniteCaCO3
O CalciteCaCO3
O Chalcophanite(Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
O HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
O HollanditeBa(Mn64+Mn23+)O16
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
O ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
SiSilicon
Si HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
SSulfur
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
KPotassium
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
CaCalcium
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca CalciteCaCO3
MnManganese
Mn Chalcophanite(Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
Mn HollanditeBa(Mn64+Mn23+)O16
FeIron
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
CuCopper
Cu Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
ZnZinc
Zn AdamiteZn2(AsO4)(OH)
Zn Chalcophanite(Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
Zn HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Zn Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
AsArsenic
As AdamiteZn2(AsO4)(OH)
As ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
BaBarium
Ba HollanditeBa(Mn64+Mn23+)O16

References

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- Hanke, H. (1998) Laurion - ein Rückblick auf die Funde der letzten drei Jahre. Mineralien-Welt, 9 (2), 37-45.


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