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Kechros, Komotini Prefecture (Rodopi; Rhodope), Thraki Department (Thrace; Thracia), Greece

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 41° 15' 37'' North , 25° 43' 5'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 41.26028,25.71806
GeoHash:G#: sx669ppqd
Köppen climate type:Csb : Warm-summer Mediterranean climate


Metamorphic complex.

Regions containing this locality

Rhodope Mts, Bulgaria/Greece

Mountain Range - 346 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Antigorite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Mposkos, E., & Perraki, M. (2012). Preiswerkite, Ca-(Mg, Fe)-paragonite and Ca-“ephesite” in metadiorite from the HP Kechros Metamorphic Complex in Eastern Rhodope, NE Greece. Geochemistry, Mineralogy and Petrology Sofia 49, 33-48.
Ephesite
Formula: LiNaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Reference: Mposkos, E., & Perraki, M. (2012). Preiswerkite, Ca-(Mg, Fe)-paragonite and Ca-“ephesite” in metadiorite from the HP Kechros Metamorphic Complex in Eastern Rhodope, NE Greece. Geochemistry, Mineralogy and Petrology Sofia 49, 33-48.
Paragonite
Formula: NaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Mposkos, E., & Perraki, M. (2012). Preiswerkite, Ca-(Mg, Fe)-paragonite and Ca-“ephesite” in metadiorite from the HP Kechros Metamorphic Complex in Eastern Rhodope, NE Greece. Geochemistry, Mineralogy and Petrology Sofia 49, 33-48.
Preiswerkite
Formula: NaMg2Al(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Reference: Mposkos, E., & Perraki, M. (2012). Preiswerkite, Ca-(Mg, Fe)-paragonite and Ca-“ephesite” in metadiorite from the HP Kechros Metamorphic Complex in Eastern Rhodope, NE Greece. Geochemistry, Mineralogy and Petrology Sofia 49, 33-48.
Taramite
Formula: {Na}{CaNa}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Reference: Mposkos, E., & Perraki, M. (2012). Preiswerkite, Ca-(Mg, Fe)-paragonite and Ca-“ephesite” in metadiorite from the HP Kechros Metamorphic Complex in Eastern Rhodope, NE Greece. Geochemistry, Mineralogy and Petrology Sofia 49, 33-48.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 9 - Silicates
'Antigorite'9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Ephesite'9.EC.20LiNaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
'Paragonite'9.EC.15NaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Preiswerkite'9.EC.20NaMg2Al(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
'Taramite'9.DE.20{Na}{CaNa}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Taramite66.1.3b.15{Na}{CaNa}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Antigorite71.1.2a.1Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Ephesite71.2.2b.16LiNaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Paragonite71.2.2a.2NaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Preiswerkite71.2.2b.15NaMg2Al(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H EphesiteLiNaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
H ParagoniteNaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H PreiswerkiteNaMg2Al(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
H Taramite{Na}{CaNa}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
LiLithium
Li EphesiteLiNaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
OOxygen
O AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O EphesiteLiNaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
O ParagoniteNaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O PreiswerkiteNaMg2Al(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
O Taramite{Na}{CaNa}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
NaSodium
Na EphesiteLiNaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Na ParagoniteNaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Na PreiswerkiteNaMg2Al(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Na Taramite{Na}{CaNa}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg PreiswerkiteNaMg2Al(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Mg Taramite{Na}{CaNa}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al EphesiteLiNaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Al ParagoniteNaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al PreiswerkiteNaMg2Al(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Al Taramite{Na}{CaNa}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si EphesiteLiNaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Si ParagoniteNaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si PreiswerkiteNaMg2Al(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Si Taramite{Na}{CaNa}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Taramite{Na}{CaNa}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2

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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Paleozoic
251.902 - 541 Ma



ID: 3144131
Palaeozoic gneiss

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 541 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Major:{gneiss}, Minor{phyllite,amphibolite,schist group}

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]

Mesoproterozoic - Paleoproterozoic
1000 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3189823
Paleoproterozoic-Mesoproterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Proterozoic (1000 - 2500 Ma)

Lithology: Medium-high grade unclassified metamorphic rock

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]

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

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Mposkos, E., & Perraki, M. (2012). Preiswerkite, Ca-(Mg, Fe)-paragonite and Ca-“ephesite” in metadiorite from the HP Kechros Metamorphic Complex in Eastern Rhodope, NE Greece. Geochemistry, Mineralogy and Petrology (Sofia) 49, 33-48.


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