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Skoumtsa Mine, Vourinos Mt ophiolite complex, Kozáni and Grevena prefectures border area, Kozáni Prefecture, Macedonia Department, Greece

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 40° North , 21° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~1km
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


A chromium mine owned by the Hellenic Industrial & Mining Investment Co. (HIMIC). 250,000 tons/year beneficiation plant capacity.

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Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: Mining Annual Review (1985): 92.; Tzamos, E., Filippidis, A., Rassios, A., Grieco, G., Michailidis, K., Koroneos, A., ... & Gamaletsos, P. N. (2016). Major and minor element geochemistry of chromite from the Xerolivado–Skoumtsa mine, Southern Vourinos: Implications for chrome ore exploration. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 165, 81-93.
'Chromitite'
Reference: Tzamos, E., Filippidis, A., Rassios, A., Grieco, G., Michailidis, K., Koroneos, A., ... & Gamaletsos, P. N. (2016). Major and minor element geochemistry of chromite from the Xerolivado–Skoumtsa mine, Southern Vourinos: Implications for chrome ore exploration. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 165, 81-93.
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Reference: Tzamos, E., Filippidis, A., Rassios, A., Grieco, G., Michailidis, K., Koroneos, A., ... & Gamaletsos, P. N. (2016). Major and minor element geochemistry of chromite from the Xerolivado–Skoumtsa mine, Southern Vourinos: Implications for chrome ore exploration. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 165, 81-93.
'Serpentinite'
Reference: Tzamos, E., Filippidis, A., Rassios, A., Grieco, G., Michailidis, K., Koroneos, A., ... & Gamaletsos, P. N. (2016). Major and minor element geochemistry of chromite from the Xerolivado–Skoumtsa mine, Southern Vourinos: Implications for chrome ore exploration. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 165, 81-93.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Chromite'4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chromitite'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'Serpentinite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chromitite'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'Serpentinite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
OOxygen
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
MgMagnesium
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
AlAluminium
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
SiSilicon
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
MnManganese
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
FeIron
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
NiNickel
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
ZnZinc
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

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Mining Annual Review (1985): 92.
Tzamos, E., Filippidis, A., Rassios, A., Grieco, G., Michailidis, K., Koroneos, A., ... & Gamaletsos, P. N. (2016). Major and minor element geochemistry of chromite from the Xerolivado–Skoumtsa mine, Southern Vourinos: Implications for chrome ore exploration. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 165, 81-93.


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