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Yerakiní Mine, Yerakiní, Polygyros, Chalkidiki, Central Macedonia, Greecei
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Yerakiní MineMine
Yerakiní- not defined -
Polygyros- not defined -
ChalkidikiRegional Unit
Central MacedoniaAdministrative Region
GreeceCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
40° 17' 8'' North , 23° 26' 43'' East
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Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Kalýves Polygýrou1,333 (2014)4.7km
Psakoúdia299 (2014)7.1km
Ormýlia2,979 (2014)8.4km
Ólynthos1,111 (2014)8.8km
Ágios Mámas841 (2014)9.7km


A magnesite mine located 40 miles SE of Salonika (Thessaloniki). Owned by Anglo-Greek Magnesite Co. Produced 27,000 tons per year of raw material. Had 300,000 tons of estimated reserves (1947).

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 23: 125; Bureau of Mines Mineral Trade Notes (Sep, 1947).
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Christian Bracke Collection.
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Christian Bracke Collection.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Magnesite5.AB.05MgCO3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Magnesite14.1.1.2MgCO3
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
var: Chalcedony-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C MagnesiteMgCO3
OOxygen
O MagnesiteMgCO3
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O QuartzSiO2
MgMagnesium
Mg MagnesiteMgCO3
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si QuartzSiO2

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Bureau of Mines Mineral Trade Notes (Sep, 1947).
Rocks & Minerals: 23: 125

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