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Muscovite from
Palos Hill, Gria Spilia, Syros Island, Syros, South Aegean, Greece

Locality type:Hill
Classification
Species:Muscovite
Formula:KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Comments:scattered phengitic muscovite (~2.7 wt% FeO and ~3.1 wt% MgO), verified in thin section by EPMA.
Quality for species:Rock forming mineral/non-crystalline/little interest for collectors.(##)
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:EPMA
References
References:Frank Mazdab collection (hand sample + thin section); Altherr, R., Soder, C., Panienka, S., Peters, D., & Meyer, H. P. (2013). Pink manganian phengite in a high P/T meta-conglomerate from northern Syros (Cyclades, Greece). Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 166(5), 1323-1334.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Muscovite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Palos Hill, Gria Spilia, Syros Island, Syros, South Aegean, Greece
Nearest other occurrences of Muscovite
1.9km (1.2 miles) Cape Marmari, Grammata Bay, Syros Island, Syros, South Aegean, Greece
21.0km (13.1 miles) Apigania Bay, Tinos Island, Tinos, South Aegean, Greece
45.4km (28.2 miles) Vitali Mine, Andros, South Aegean, Greece
73.9km (45.9 miles) Kallianou deposit, Euboea Island, Euboea, Central Greece, Greece
78.7km (48.9 miles) Mine No. 18, Paliokamariza Mines (Paleokamariza Mines), Paliokamariza area (Paleokamariza area), Lavrion District Mines, Lavreotiki, East Attica, Attica, Greece
78.7km (48.9 miles) Barbara Mine, Agia Varvara Mines (St Barbara Mines), Sounion area, Lavrion District Mines, Lavreotiki, East Attica, Attica, Greece
79.9km (49.6 miles) Adit No. 145, Plaka Mines, Plaka, Lavrion District Mines, Lavreotiki, East Attica, Attica, Greece
79.9km (49.6 miles) Plaka Mine No. 80 (Filoni 80), Plaka Mines, Plaka, Lavrion District Mines, Lavreotiki, East Attica, Attica, Greece
80.1km (49.8 miles) Hilarion Mine (Hilarion adit; Hilarion Mine No. 50), Hilarion area, Kamariza Mines (Kamareza Mines), Agios Konstantinos [St Constantine] (Kamariza), Lavrion District Mines, Lavreotiki, East Attica, Attica, Greece
80.3km (49.9 miles) Serpieri Mine, Kamariza Mines (Kamareza Mines), Agios Konstantinos [St Constantine] (Kamariza), Lavrion District Mines, Lavreotiki, East Attica, Attica, Greece
 
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