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Vourinos Mine (Burinos), Vourinos Mt ophiolite complex, Kozani and Grevena border area, West Macedonia, Greecei
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Vourinos Mine (Burinos)Mine
Vourinos Mt ophiolite complexComplex
Kozani and Grevena border areaArea
West MacedoniaAdministrative Region
GreeceCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 40° North , 21° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~1km
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


A chromium mine in chromite ore. Owned by Sotirios Papassotiriou. Produced 70,000 tons of ore (> 40% Cr).

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Laurite
Formula: RuS2
Osmium
Formula: (Os,Ir,Ru)
Osmium var: Iridosmine
Formula: (Os,Ir)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Osmium1.AF.05(Os,Ir,Ru)
var: Iridosmine1.AF.05(Os,Ir)
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Laurite2.EB.05aRuS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Platinum Group Metals and Alloys
Osmium1.2.2.1(Os,Ir,Ru)
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Laurite2.12.1.10RuS2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Osmium
var: Iridosmine
-(Os,Ir)

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
SSulfur
S LauriteRuS2
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
FeIron
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
RuRuthenium
Ru LauriteRuS2
OsOsmium
Os Osmium (var: Iridosmine)(Os,Ir)
Os Osmium(Os,Ir,Ru)
IrIridium
Ir Osmium (var: Iridosmine)(Os,Ir)

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