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Mega Horio (Megalo Horio; Mega Xhorio; Mia Horio; Mega Khorio; Mega Korio), Serifos Island, Milos, South Aegean, Greecei
Regional Level Types
Mega Horio (Megalo Horio; Mega Xhorio; Mia Horio; Mega Khorio; Mega Korio)- not defined -
Serifos IslandIsland
MilosRegional Unit
South AegeanAdministrative Region
GreeceCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
37° 8' 56'' North , 24° 26' 49'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Sérifos364 (2014)5.3km
Livádion605 (2014)6.0km
Kamárai245 (2014)27.2km
Artemón800 (2014)30.8km
Apollonía869 (2014)31.4km
Name(s) in local language(s):
Μέγα Χωριό, Σέριφος, Κυκλάδες, Ελλάδα


A skarn deposit in SW Serifos which yielded abundant prase quartz crystals. Many mineral dealer labels give "Mega Khorio" or "Mega Korio" as the locality.

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Standard Detailed Gallery Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


11 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Actinolite
Formula: ◻Ca2(Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5)Si8O22OH2
Reference: Hyrsl, J.; Niedermayr, G. (2003): Magic Worlds - Inclusion in Quartz. Bode verlag GmbH, 240p
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 64(5):411; Lapis 36 (7-8) (2011) 12 (ad)
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: L. Rantos collection
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: L. Rantos collection
Chamosite
Formula: (Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Reference: Gilbert Gauthier specimen
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: L. Rantos collection
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Van King
Hedenbergite
Formula: CaFe2+Si2O6
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 64(5):411.; Gauthier, G. & Albandakis, N. (1991): Minerals of the Seriphos Skarn, Greece. Mineralogical Record 22 (4), 303-308
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Habit: Rosette-shaped aggreagtes
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 64(5):411.
Ilvaite
Formula: CaFe3+Fe2+2(Si2O7)O(OH)
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 64(5):411.
'Limonite'
Reference: L. Rantos collection
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 64(5):411.
Quartz var. Prase
Formula: SiO2
Reference: L. Rantos collection

Gallery:

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var. Prase4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10◻Ca2(Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5)Si8O22OH2
Andradite9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Chamosite9.EC.55(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Hedenbergite9.DA.15CaFe2+Si2O6
Ilvaite9.BE.07CaFe3+Fe2+2(Si2O7)O(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Andradite51.4.3b.1Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and/or >[4] coordination
Ilvaite56.2.3.3CaFe3+Fe2+2(Si2O7)O(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Hedenbergite65.1.3a.2CaFe2+Si2O6
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Chamosite71.4.1.7(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Actinolite-◻Ca2(Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5)Si8O22OH2
'Limonite'-
Quartz
var. Prase
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H IlvaiteCaFe3+Fe22+(Si2O7)O(OH)
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
H Actinolite◻Ca2(Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5)Si8O22OH2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
O AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O IlvaiteCaFe3+Fe22+(Si2O7)O(OH)
O HematiteFe2O3
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O Quartz var. PraseSiO2
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
O Actinolite◻Ca2(Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5)Si8O22OH2
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
MgMagnesium
Mg Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Mg Actinolite◻Ca2(Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5)Si8O22OH2
AlAluminium
Al Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Si AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si IlvaiteCaFe3+Fe22+(Si2O7)O(OH)
Si Quartz var. PraseSiO2
Si Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Si Actinolite◻Ca2(Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5)Si8O22OH2
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
CaCalcium
Ca HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Ca AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Ca IlvaiteCaFe3+Fe22+(Si2O7)O(OH)
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Actinolite◻Ca2(Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5)Si8O22OH2
FeIron
Fe HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Fe AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Fe IlvaiteCaFe3+Fe22+(Si2O7)O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Fe Actinolite◻Ca2(Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5)Si8O22OH2
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Rocks & Minerals, 64(5), 411.
Gauthier, G. and Albandakis, N. (1991) Minerals of the Seriphos Skarn, Greece. Mineralogical Record, 22(4), 303-308.
Klemme, S. et al. (2018) On the color and genesis of prase (green quartz) and amethyst from the Island of Serifos, Cyclades, Greece. Minerals, 8, 487.

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