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

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 40° 4' 59'' North , 21° 45' 0'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 40.08333,21.75000
GeoHash:G#: srpknbvy7
Area:400 km2
Locality type:Complex
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


Located between Kozáni and Grevena.

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29 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Awaruite
Formula: Ni3Fe
Reference: Garuti, G. and Zaccarini, F. (1997) In situ alteration of platinum-group minerals at low temperaturte: evidence from serpentinized and weathered chromitite of the Vourinos complex, Greece. Canadian Mineralogist: 35: 611-626.
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Garuti, G. and Zaccarini, F. (1997) In situ alteration of platinum-group minerals at low temperaturte: evidence from serpentinized and weathered chromitite of the Vourinos complex, Greece. Canadian Mineralogist: 35: 611-626.
Brucite
Formula: Mg(OH)2
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Garuti, G. and Zaccarini, F. (1997) In situ alteration of platinum-group minerals at low temperaturte: evidence from serpentinized and weathered chromitite of the Vourinos complex, Greece. Canadian Mineralogist: 35: 611-626.
Chalcopyrite var: PGE-rich Chalcopyrite
Reference: Augé, T. (1988): Platinum-group minerals in the Tiébaghi and Vourinos ophiolitic complexes: Genetic implications. Can. Mineral.: 26: 177-192; in: Jambor, J.L. (1989): New mineral Names. American Mineralogist: 74: 1216
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Grieco, G., & Merlini, A. (2012). Chromite alteration processes within Vourinos ophiolite. International journal of earth sciences, 101(6), 1523-1533.
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: Garuti, G. and Zaccarini, F. (1997) In situ alteration of platinum-group minerals at low temperaturte: evidence from serpentinized and weathered chromitite of the Vourinos complex, Greece. Canadian Mineralogist: 35: 611-626.
'Chromitite'
Reference: Garuti, G. and Zaccarini, F. (1997) In situ alteration of platinum-group minerals at low temperature: evidence from serpentinized and weathered chromitite of the Vourinos complex, Greece. Canadian Mineralogist: 35: 611-626.
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: Garuti, G. and Zaccarini, F. (1997) In situ alteration of platinum-group minerals at low temperaturte: evidence from serpentinized and weathered chromitite of the Vourinos complex, Greece. Canadian Mineralogist: 35: 611-626.
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Garuti, G. and Zaccarini, F. (1997) In situ alteration of platinum-group minerals at low temperaturte: evidence from serpentinized and weathered chromitite of the Vourinos complex, Greece. Canadian Mineralogist: 35: 611-626.
Cuproiridsite
Formula: (Cu,Fe)Ir2S4
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Grieco, G., & Merlini, A. (2012). Chromite alteration processes within Vourinos ophiolite. International journal of earth sciences, 101(6), 1523-1533.
Diopside var: Chromian Diopside
Formula: Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
Enstatite
Formula: MgSiO3
Reference: Grieco, G., & Merlini, A. (2012). Chromite alteration processes within Vourinos ophiolite. International journal of earth sciences, 101(6), 1523-1533.
Erlichmanite
Formula: OsS2
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: Garuti, G. and Zaccarini, F. (1997) In situ alteration of platinum-group minerals at low temperaturte: evidence from serpentinized and weathered chromitite of the Vourinos complex, Greece. Canadian Mineralogist: 35: 611-626.
'Ferritchromit'
Reference: Grieco, G., & Merlini, A. (2012). Chromite alteration processes within Vourinos ophiolite. International journal of earth sciences, 101(6), 1523-1533.
Heazlewoodite
Formula: Ni3S2
Reference: Garuti, G. and Zaccarini, F. (1997) In situ alteration of platinum-group minerals at low temperaturte: evidence from serpentinized and weathered chromitite of the Vourinos complex, Greece. Canadian Mineralogist: 35: 611-626.
Irarsite
Formula: (Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Iridium
Formula: (Ir,Os,Ru)
Iridium var: Osmiridium
Formula: (Ir,Os,Ru)
Laurite
Formula: RuS2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Garuti, G. and Zaccarini, F. (1997) In situ alteration of platinum-group minerals at low temperaturte: evidence from serpentinized and weathered chromitite of the Vourinos complex, Greece. Canadian Mineralogist: 35: 611-626.; Grieco, G., & Merlini, A. (2012). Chromite alteration processes within Vourinos ophiolite. International journal of earth sciences, 101(6), 1523-1533.
Manganochromite
Formula: Mn2+Cr2O4
Reference: Grieco, G., & Merlini, A. (2012). Chromite alteration processes within Vourinos ophiolite. International journal of earth sciences, 101(6), 1523-1533.
Millerite
Formula: NiS
Reference: Garuti, G. and Zaccarini, F. (1997) In situ alteration of platinum-group minerals at low temperaturte: evidence from serpentinized and weathered chromitite of the Vourinos complex, Greece. Canadian Mineralogist: 35: 611-626.
'Ophiolite'
Reference: Automatically generated from locality name
Orcelite
Formula: Ni5-xAs2, x ~ 0.25
Osarsite
Formula: (Os,Ru)AsS
Osmium
Formula: (Os,Ir,Ru)
Osmium var: Iridosmine
Formula: (Os,Ir)
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Reference: Garuti, G. and Zaccarini, F. (1997) In situ alteration of platinum-group minerals at low temperaturte: evidence from serpentinized and weathered chromitite of the Vourinos complex, Greece. Canadian Mineralogist: 35: 611-626.
Perovskite
Formula: CaTiO3
Pseudobrookite
Formula: Fe2TiO5
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Garuti, G. and Zaccarini, F. (1997) In situ alteration of platinum-group minerals at low temperaturte: evidence from serpentinized and weathered chromitite of the Vourinos complex, Greece. Canadian Mineralogist: 35: 611-626.
Rutheniridosmine
Formula: (Ir,Os,Ru)
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Reference: Garuti, G. and Zaccarini, F. (1997) In situ alteration of platinum-group minerals at low temperaturte: evidence from serpentinized and weathered chromitite of the Vourinos complex, Greece. Canadian Mineralogist: 35: 611-626.; Grieco, G., & Merlini, A. (2012). Chromite alteration processes within Vourinos ophiolite. International journal of earth sciences, 101(6), 1523-1533.
'Serpentinite'
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
'UM1988-19-S:CuFeNiPdRu'
Formula: Cu2(Fe,Ru)2(Ni,Pd)4S7
Reference: Augé, T. (1988): Platinum-group minerals in the Tiébaghi and Vourinos ophiolitic complexes: Genetic implications. Can. Mineral.: 26: 177-192; in: Jambor, J.L. (1989): New mineral Names. American Mineralogist: 74: 1216

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Awaruite'1.AE.20Ni3Fe
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Iridium1.AF.10(Ir,Os,Ru)
var: Osmiridium1.AF.10(Ir,Os,Ru)
Osmium1.AF.05(Os,Ir,Ru)
var: Iridosmine1.AF.05(Os,Ir)
Rutheniridosmine1.AF.05(Ir,Os,Ru)
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Bornite'2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
var: PGE-rich Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cuproiridsite2.DA.05(Cu,Fe)Ir2S4
Erlichmanite2.EB.05aOsS2
Heazlewoodite2.BB.05Ni3S2
Irarsite2.EB.25(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Laurite2.EB.05aRuS2
Millerite2.CC.20NiS
Orcelite2.AB.10Ni5-xAs2, x ~ 0.25
Osarsite2.EB.20(Os,Ru)AsS
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Brucite'4.FE.05Mg(OH)2
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Manganochromite4.BB.05Mn2+Cr2O4
Perovskite4.CC.30CaTiO3
Pseudobrookite4.CB.15Fe2TiO5
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
var: Chromian Diopside9.DA.15Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
Enstatite9.DA.05MgSiO3
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
Chromitite-
Fayalite-Forsterite Series-
Ferritchromit-
Limonite-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Ophiolite-
Serpentine Subgroup-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Serpentinite-
UM1988-19-S:CuFeNiPdRu-Cu2(Fe,Ru)2(Ni,Pd)4S7

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Awaruite1.1.11.4Ni3Fe
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Platinum Group Metals and Alloys
Iridium1.2.1.2(Ir,Os,Ru)
Osmium1.2.2.1(Os,Ir,Ru)
Rutheniridosmine1.2.2.3(Ir,Os,Ru)
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 5:2
Orcelite2.3.2.1Ni5-xAs2, x ~ 0.25
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
Heazlewoodite2.5.3.1Ni3S2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Millerite2.8.16.1NiS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Cuproiridsite2.10.1.15(Cu,Fe)Ir2S4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Erlichmanite2.12.1.16OsS2
Irarsite2.12.3.7(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Laurite2.12.1.10RuS2
Osarsite2.12.4.3(Os,Ru)AsS
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Perovskite4.3.3.1CaTiO3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
X(OH)2
Brucite6.2.1.1Mg(OH)2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Manganochromite7.2.3.2Mn2+Cr2O4
AB2X5
Pseudobrookite7.7.1.1Fe2TiO5
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Enstatite65.1.2.1MgSiO3
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Clinochlore71.4.1.4Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Chalcopyrite
var: PGE-rich Chalcopyrite
-CuFeS2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Chromitite'-
Diopside
var: Chromian Diopside
-Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Ferritchromit'-
Iridium
var: Osmiridium
-(Ir,Os,Ru)
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Ophiolite'-
Osmium
var: Iridosmine
-(Os,Ir)
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'Serpentinite'-
'UM1988-19-S:CuFeNiPdRu'-Cu2(Fe,Ru)2(Ni,Pd)4S7

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BruciteMg(OH)2
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O BruciteMg(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O Diopside (var: Chromian Diopside)Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O EnstatiteMgSiO3
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O ManganochromiteMn2+Cr2O4
O PerovskiteCaTiO3
O PseudobrookiteFe2TiO5
O RutileTiO2
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
MgMagnesium
Mg BruciteMg(OH)2
Mg Diopside (var: Chromian Diopside)Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg EnstatiteMgSiO3
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
AlAluminium
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
SiSilicon
Si Diopside (var: Chromian Diopside)Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si EnstatiteMgSiO3
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
SSulfur
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S Cuproiridsite(Cu,Fe)Ir2S4
S ErlichmaniteOsS2
S HeazlewooditeNi3S2
S Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
S LauriteRuS2
S MilleriteNiS
S Osarsite(Os,Ru)AsS
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S UM1988-19-S:CuFeNiPdRuCu2(Fe,Ru)2(Ni,Pd)4S7
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Diopside (var: Chromian Diopside)Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca PerovskiteCaTiO3
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
TiTitanium
Ti PerovskiteCaTiO3
Ti PseudobrookiteFe2TiO5
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
CrChromium
Cr Diopside (var: Chromian Diopside)Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Cr ManganochromiteMn2+Cr2O4
MnManganese
Mn ManganochromiteMn2+Cr2O4
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
FeIron
Fe AwaruiteNi3Fe
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe PseudobrookiteFe2TiO5
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Fe UM1988-19-S:CuFeNiPdRuCu2(Fe,Ru)2(Ni,Pd)4S7
NiNickel
Ni AwaruiteNi3Fe
Ni HeazlewooditeNi3S2
Ni MilleriteNiS
Ni OrceliteNi5-xAs2, x ~ 0.25
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Ni UM1988-19-S:CuFeNiPdRuCu2(Fe,Ru)2(Ni,Pd)4S7
CuCopper
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CopperCu
Cu Cuproiridsite(Cu,Fe)Ir2S4
Cu UM1988-19-S:CuFeNiPdRuCu2(Fe,Ru)2(Ni,Pd)4S7
ZnZinc
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
AsArsenic
As Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
As OrceliteNi5-xAs2, x ~ 0.25
As Osarsite(Os,Ru)AsS
RuRuthenium
Ru Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Ru LauriteRuS2
Ru Osarsite(Os,Ru)AsS
Ru Iridium (var: Osmiridium)(Ir,Os,Ru)
Ru Rutheniridosmine(Ir,Os,Ru)
Ru UM1988-19-S:CuFeNiPdRuCu2(Fe,Ru)2(Ni,Pd)4S7
RhRhodium
Rh Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
PdPalladium
Pd UM1988-19-S:CuFeNiPdRuCu2(Fe,Ru)2(Ni,Pd)4S7
OsOsmium
Os ErlichmaniteOsS2
Os Osmium (var: Iridosmine)(Os,Ir)
Os Osarsite(Os,Ru)AsS
Os Iridium (var: Osmiridium)(Ir,Os,Ru)
Os Osmium(Os,Ir,Ru)
Os Rutheniridosmine(Ir,Os,Ru)
IrIridium
Ir Cuproiridsite(Cu,Fe)Ir2S4
Ir Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Ir Iridium(Ir,Os,Ru)
Ir Osmium (var: Iridosmine)(Os,Ir)
Ir Iridium (var: Osmiridium)(Ir,Os,Ru)
Ir Rutheniridosmine(Ir,Os,Ru)
PtPlatinum
Pt Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS

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Garuti, G. and Zaccarini, F. (1997) In situ alteration of platinum-group minerals at low temperature: evidence from serpentinized and weathered chromitite of the Vourinos complex, Greece. Canadian Mineralogist: 35: 611-626.
Grieco, G. and Merlini, A. (2012) Chromite alteration processes within Vourinos ophiolite. International journal of earth sciences: 101(6): 1523-1533.

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