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Apliki Mine, Apliki, Nicosia District, Cyprusi
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Apliki MineMine
Apliki- not defined -
Nicosia DistrictDistrict
CyprusCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 34° 56' 28'' North , 33° 8' 23'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 34.94129,33.13978
GeoHash:G#: swpwf0geu
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BSh : Hot semi-arid (steppe) climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Goúrri235 (2015)2.4km
Askás195 (2015)5.8km
Odoú163 (2015)6.3km
Fterikoúdi148 (2015)6.5km
Sykópetra141 (2015)7.4km


A copper-gold-pyrite mine owned by the Cyprus Mines Corp. Ore is replacement body in andesite extrusive.
Bronze age mining (from around 1400 BC).

An open pit that contains some of the largest massive sulphides on Cyprus.

Regions containing this locality

Anatolia PlateTectonic Plate
Island of CyprusIsland

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


8 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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Detailed Mineral List:

Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Reference: Adamides, N. G. (2010). Mafic-dominated volcanogenic sulphide deposits in the Troodos ophiolite, Cyprus Part 1–The deposits of the Solea graben. Applied Earth Science, 119(2), 65-77.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Adamides, N. G. (2010). Mafic-dominated volcanogenic sulphide deposits in the Troodos ophiolite, Cyprus Part 1–The deposits of the Solea graben. Applied Earth Science, 119(2), 65-77.; Lips, ALW (2006) A review of non-ferrous mineral deposits in Europe - Finalised initial database BRGM/RP -54957 - FR
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Adamides, N. G. (2010). Mafic-dominated volcanogenic sulphide deposits in the Troodos ophiolite, Cyprus Part 1–The deposits of the Solea graben. Applied Earth Science, 119(2), 65-77.
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: Antivachis, D.N. (2015) The geology of the northern part of the apliki Cyprus-type ore deposit. Bulletin of the Geological Society of Greece, vol. XLIX, 4 - 28.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Adamides, N. G. (2010). Mafic-dominated volcanogenic sulphide deposits in the Troodos ophiolite, Cyprus Part 1–The deposits of the Solea graben. Applied Earth Science, 119(2), 65-77.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 23:129; Bureau of Mines Mineral Trade Notes (Sep, 1947).; Adamides, N. G. (2010). Mafic-dominated volcanogenic sulphide deposits in the Troodos ophiolite, Cyprus Part 1–The deposits of the Solea graben. Applied Earth Science, 119(2), 65-77.; Lips, ALW (2006) A review of non-ferrous mineral deposits in Europe - Finalised initial database BRGM/RP -54957 - FR; Antivachis, D.N. (2015) The geology of the northern part of the apliki Cyprus-type ore deposit. Bulletin of the Geological Society of Greece, vol. XLIX, 4 - 28.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Adamides, N. G. (2010). Mafic-dominated volcanogenic sulphide deposits in the Troodos ophiolite, Cyprus Part 1–The deposits of the Solea graben. Applied Earth Science, 119(2), 65-77.
Quartz var: Jasper
Reference: Adamides, N. G. (2010). Mafic-dominated volcanogenic sulphide deposits in the Troodos ophiolite, Cyprus Part 1–The deposits of the Solea graben. Applied Earth Science, 119(2), 65-77.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Lips, ALW (2006) A review of non-ferrous mineral deposits in Europe - Finalised initial database BRGM/RP -54957 - FR

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Jasper4.DA.05SiO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Analcime9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
Quartz
var: Jasper
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
OOxygen
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O CupriteCu2O
NaSodium
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
AlAluminium
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
SiSilicon
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CovelliteCuS
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S SphaleriteZnS
CaCalcium
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu CupriteCu2O
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS

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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Late Cretaceous
66 - 100.5 Ma



ID: 3143641
Late Cretaceous basalt

Age: Late Cretaceous (66 - 100.5 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{basalt group}, Minor{basalt tuffite,basalt agglomerate}

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]

Mesozoic
66 - 251.902 Ma



ID: 3186887
Mesozoic volcanic and intrusive rocks

Age: Mesozoic (66 - 251.902 Ma)

Lithology: Ophiolite complex; mafic volcanic 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]

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

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Bureau of Mines Mineral Trade Notes (Sep, 1947).
Rocks & Minerals: 23:129
Antivachis, D.N. (2015) The geology of the northern part of the apliki Cyprus-type ore deposit. Bulletin of the Geological Society of Greece, vol. XLIX, 4 - 28.
Andrew J. Martin Iain McDonald Christopher J. MacLeod Hazel M. Prichard Katie McFall (2018): Extreme enrichment of selenium in the Apliki Cyprus-type VMS deposit, Troodos, Cyprus. Mineralogical Magazine 82, 697-724.


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