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Sounion Sulfate Locality, Sounion area, Lavrion District Mines, Lavrion District (Laurion; Laurium; Lavreotiki Municipality), Attikí Prefecture (Attica; Attika), Greece

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 37° 39' 22'' North , 24° 0' 30'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 37.65636,24.00846
GeoHash:G#: sw9n4r4kj
Köppen climate type:Csa : Hot-summer Mediterranean climate
Name(s) in local language(s):, Περιοχή Σουνίου, Λαύριο, Αττική, Ελλάδα


Quite similar to the Plaka Sulfate Localities in an abandoned, unnamed adit.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


32 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Alunogen
Formula: Al2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
Reference: Branko Rieck Collection
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Branko Rieck Collection
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Branko Rieck Collection
Brucite
Formula: Mg(OH)2
Reference: Branko Rieck Collection
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Branko Rieck Collection
Chalcanthite
Formula: CuSO4 · 5H2O
Reference: Branko Rieck Collection
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Branko Rieck Collection
Copiapite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Reference: Branko Rieck Collection
Coquimbite
Formula: Fe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
Reference: Branko Rieck Collection
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Branko Rieck Collection
Epsomite
Formula: MgSO4 · 7H2O
Reference: Branko Rieck Collection
Ferricopiapite
Formula: Fe5(SO4)6O(OH) · 20H2O
Reference: Rieck, B., Kolitsch, U., Voudouris, P., Giester, G. and Tzeferis, P. (2018): Weitere Neufunde aus Lavrion, Griechenland. Mineralien-Welt 29 (5), 32-77 (in German).
Fibroferrite
Formula: Fe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
Reference: Branko Rieck Collection; Rieck, B., Kolitsch, U., Voudouris, P., Giester, G. and Tzeferis, P. (2018): Weitere Neufunde aus Lavrion, Griechenland. Mineralien-Welt 29 (5), 32-77 (in German).
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Branko Rieck Collection
Goldichite
Formula: KFe(SO4)2 · 4H2O
Reference: Branko Rieck Collection
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Branko Rieck Collection
Halotrichite
Formula: FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Reference: Branko Rieck Collection
Hexahydrite
Formula: MgSO4 · 6H2O
Reference: Branko Rieck Collection
Kornelite
Formula: Fe2(SO4)3 · 7H2O
Reference: Branko Rieck Collection
Krausite
Formula: KFe(SO4)2 · H2O
Reference: Branko Rieck Collection
Magnesiocopiapite
Formula: MgFe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Reference: Branko Rieck Collection
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Branko Rieck Collection
Melanterite
Formula: Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Reference: Branko Rieck Collection
Metavoltine
Formula: Na6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
Reference: Branko Rieck Collection
Parabutlerite
Formula: Fe3+(SO4)(OH) · 2H2O
Reference: Rieck, B., Kolitsch, U., Voudouris, P., Giester, G. and Tzeferis, P. (2018): Weitere Neufunde aus Lavrion, Griechenland. Mineralien-Welt 29 (5), 32-77 (in German).
Pickeringite
Formula: MgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Reference: Branko Rieck Collection
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Branko Rieck Collection
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Branko Rieck Collection
Römerite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2(SO4)4 · 14H2O
Reference: Branko Rieck Collection; Rieck, B., Kolitsch, U., Voudouris, P., Giester, G. and Tzeferis, P. (2018): Weitere Neufunde aus Lavrion, Griechenland. Mineralien-Welt 29 (5), 32-77 (in German).
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Reference: Branko Rieck Collection
Tamarugite
Formula: NaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
Reference: Branko Rieck Collection
Voltaite
Formula: K2Fe2+5Fe3+3Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
Reference: Branko Rieck Collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Sulphur'1.CC.05S8
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Marcasite'2.EB.10aFeS2
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Brucite'4.FE.05Mg(OH)2
'Goethite'4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Ankerite'5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
'Aragonite'5.AB.15CaCO3
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Dolomite'5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Alunogen'7.CB.45Al2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
'Chalcanthite'7.CB.20CuSO4 · 5H2O
'Copiapite'7.DB.35Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
'Coquimbite'7.CB.55Fe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
'Epsomite'7.CB.40MgSO4 · 7H2O
'Ferricopiapite'7.DB.35Fe5(SO4)6O(OH) · 20H2O
'Fibroferrite'7.DC.15Fe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
'Goldichite'7.CC.40KFe(SO4)2 · 4H2O
'Gypsum'7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
'Halotrichite'7.CB.85FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
'Hexahydrite'7.CB.25MgSO4 · 6H2O
'Kornelite'7.CB.60Fe2(SO4)3 · 7H2O
'Krausite'7.CC.05KFe(SO4)2 · H2O
'Magnesiocopiapite'7.DB.35MgFe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
'Melanterite'7.CB.35Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
'Metavoltine'7.DF.35Na6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
'Parabutlerite'7.DC.10Fe3+(SO4)(OH) · 2H2O
'Pickeringite'7.CB.85MgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
'Römerite'7.CB.75Fe2+Fe3+2(SO4)4 · 14H2O
'Tamarugite'7.CC.10NaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
'Voltaite'7.CC.25K2Fe2+5Fe3+3Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
X(OH)2
Brucite6.2.1.1Mg(OH)2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AmBn(XO4)p·xH2O, with (m+n):p < 3:2 and > 1:1
Metavoltine29.4.6.1Na6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
AB(XO4)2·xH2O
Goldichite29.5.2.1KFe(SO4)2 · 4H2O
Krausite29.5.1.1KFe(SO4)2 · H2O
Tamarugite29.5.3.1NaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
AXO4·xH2O
Chalcanthite29.6.7.1CuSO4 · 5H2O
Epsomite29.6.11.1MgSO4 · 7H2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Hexahydrite29.6.8.1MgSO4 · 6H2O
Melanterite29.6.10.1Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
AB2(XO4)4·H2O
Halotrichite29.7.3.2FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Pickeringite29.7.3.1MgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Römerite29.7.2.1Fe2+Fe3+2(SO4)4 · 14H2O
A2(XO4)3·H2O
Alunogen29.8.6.1Al2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
Coquimbite29.8.3.1Fe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
Kornelite29.8.2.1Fe2(SO4)3 · 7H2O
Miscellaneous
Voltaite29.9.1.1K2Fe2+5Fe3+3Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Fibroferrite31.9.12.1Fe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
Parabutlerite31.9.2.1Fe3+(SO4)(OH) · 2H2O
Miscellaneous
Copiapite31.10.5.1Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Ferricopiapite31.10.5.4Fe5(SO4)6O(OH) · 20H2O
Magnesiocopiapite31.10.5.2MgFe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AlunogenAl2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
H BruciteMg(OH)2
H ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
H CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
H CoquimbiteFe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
H EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
H FerricopiapiteFe5(SO4)6O(OH) · 20H2O
H FibroferriteFe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H GoldichiteKFe(SO4)2 · 4H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
H HexahydriteMgSO4 · 6H2O
H KorneliteFe2(SO4)3 · 7H2O
H KrausiteKFe(SO4)2 · H2O
H MagnesiocopiapiteMgFe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
H MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
H MetavoltineNa6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
H ParabutleriteFe3+(SO4)(OH) · 2H2O
H PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
H RömeriteFe2+Fe23+(SO4)4 · 14H2O
H TamarugiteNaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
H VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
CCarbon
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C AragoniteCaCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O AlunogenAl2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O AragoniteCaCO3
O BruciteMg(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
O CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
O CoquimbiteFe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
O FerricopiapiteFe5(SO4)6O(OH) · 20H2O
O FibroferriteFe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O GoldichiteKFe(SO4)2 · 4H2O
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
O HexahydriteMgSO4 · 6H2O
O KorneliteFe2(SO4)3 · 7H2O
O KrausiteKFe(SO4)2 · H2O
O MagnesiocopiapiteMgFe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
O MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
O MetavoltineNa6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
O ParabutleriteFe3+(SO4)(OH) · 2H2O
O PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O RömeriteFe2+Fe23+(SO4)4 · 14H2O
O TamarugiteNaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
O VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
NaSodium
Na MetavoltineNa6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
Na TamarugiteNaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Mg BruciteMg(OH)2
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
Mg HexahydriteMgSO4 · 6H2O
Mg MagnesiocopiapiteMgFe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Mg PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
AlAluminium
Al AlunogenAl2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
Al HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Al PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Al TamarugiteNaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
Al VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S AlunogenAl2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
S ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
S CoquimbiteFe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
S EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
S FerricopiapiteFe5(SO4)6O(OH) · 20H2O
S FibroferriteFe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
S GoldichiteKFe(SO4)2 · 4H2O
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
S HexahydriteMgSO4 · 6H2O
S KorneliteFe2(SO4)3 · 7H2O
S KrausiteKFe(SO4)2 · H2O
S MagnesiocopiapiteMgFe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
S MarcasiteFeS2
S MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
S MetavoltineNa6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
S ParabutleriteFe3+(SO4)(OH) · 2H2O
S PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
S PyriteFeS2
S RömeriteFe2+Fe23+(SO4)4 · 14H2O
S SulphurS8
S TamarugiteNaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
S VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
KPotassium
K GoldichiteKFe(SO4)2 · 4H2O
K KrausiteKFe(SO4)2 · H2O
K MetavoltineNa6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
K VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
CaCalcium
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
FeIron
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe CopiapiteFe2+Fe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Fe CoquimbiteFe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
Fe FerricopiapiteFe5(SO4)6O(OH) · 20H2O
Fe FibroferriteFe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe GoldichiteKFe(SO4)2 · 4H2O
Fe HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Fe KorneliteFe2(SO4)3 · 7H2O
Fe KrausiteKFe(SO4)2 · H2O
Fe MagnesiocopiapiteMgFe43+(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Fe MetavoltineNa6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
Fe ParabutleriteFe3+(SO4)(OH) · 2H2O
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe RömeriteFe2+Fe23+(SO4)4 · 14H2O
Fe VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
CuCopper
Cu ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2

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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Ma



ID: 3149154
submarine continental crust

Age: Anthropocene ( Ma)

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]

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