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Plaka Granodiorite Mine, Plaka Mines, Plaka, Lavrion District Mines, Lavreotiki, East Attica, Attica, Greecei
Regional Level Types
Plaka Granodiorite MineMine
Plaka MinesGroup of Mines
Plaka- not defined -
Lavrion District MinesGroup of Mines
LavreotikiMunicipality
East AtticaRegional Unit
AtticaAdministrative Region
GreeceCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 37° 45' 57'' North , 24° 1' 9'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 37.76599,24.01922
GeoHash:G#: sw9nfe46b
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Csa : Hot-summer Mediterranean climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Pláka558 (2014)0.5km
Mitropísi165 (2014)1.3km
Paliokamáriza216 (2014)2.5km
Markáti185 (2014)2.6km
Agios Geórgios Thorikoú141 (2014)2.9km


This mine was specifically opened to win granodiorite for building material.

Regions containing this locality

EuropeContinent
Aegean Sea PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


9 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

Note: this is a very new system on mindat.org and data is currently VERY limited. Please bear with us while we work towards adding this information!

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Alphabetical List Tree Diagram

Detailed Mineral List:

Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Fritz Schreiber collection; Rieck, B., Kolitsch, U., Voudouris, P., Giester, G. and Tzeferis, P. (2018): Weitere Neufunde aus Lavrion, Griechenland. Mineralien-Welt 29 (5), 32-77 (in German).
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Fritz Schreiber collection
'Biotite'
Reference: Fritz Schreiber collection
Ferro-actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Rieck, B., Kolitsch, U., Voudouris, P., Giester, G. and Tzeferis, P. (2018): Weitere Neufunde aus Lavrion, Griechenland. Mineralien-Welt 29 (5), 32-77 (in German).
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Rieck, B., Kolitsch, U., Voudouris, P., Giester, G. and Tzeferis, P. (2018): Weitere Neufunde aus Lavrion, Griechenland. Mineralien-Welt 29 (5), 32-77 (in German).
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Fritz Schreiber collection
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Fritz Schreiber collection
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Rieck, B., Kolitsch, U., Voudouris, P., Giester, G. and Tzeferis, P. (2018): Weitere Neufunde aus Lavrion, Griechenland. Mineralien-Welt 29 (5), 32-77 (in German).
Wollastonite
Formula: CaSiO3
Reference: Rieck, B., Kolitsch, U., Voudouris, P., Giester, G. and Tzeferis, P. (2018): Weitere Neufunde aus Lavrion, Griechenland. Mineralien-Welt 29 (5), 32-77 (in German).
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Rieck, B., Kolitsch, U., Voudouris, P., Giester, G. and Tzeferis, P. (2018): Weitere Neufunde aus Lavrion, Griechenland. Mineralien-Welt 29 (5), 32-77 (in German).

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Ferro-actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Grossular9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Wollastonite9.DG.05CaSiO3
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Grossular51.4.3b.2Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Wollastonite65.2.1.1cCaSiO3
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)
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Biotite'-
Ferro-actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Ferro-actinolite☐{Ca2}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Ferro-actinolite☐{Ca2}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O WollastoniteCaSiO3
O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O RutileTiO2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg Ferro-actinolite☐{Ca2}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Ferro-actinolite☐{Ca2}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si WollastoniteCaSiO3
Si GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
KPotassium
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca Ferro-actinolite☐{Ca2}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca WollastoniteCaSiO3
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
FeIron
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe Ferro-actinolite☐{Ca2}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)

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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Jurassic
145 - 201.3 Ma



ID: 3186246
Mesozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Jurassic (145 - 201.3 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]

Permian
251.902 - 298.9 Ma



ID: 3146196
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]

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


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