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Pyrite from
Madem-Lakko Mine (Madem-Lakkos Mine; Madem Laccos Mine), Stratoni operations, Cassandra Mines, Aristotelis, Chalkidiki, Central Macedonia, Greece

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Pyrite
Formula:FeS2
Comments:Crystals up to 60 cm in size (Zeschke, 1963).
Habit:Cubic crystals to 40cm on edge (and up to 300Kg)
Colour:Yellow-metallic
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Abundance at site:Extremely common
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Zeschke, G. (1963): Das Mineralvorkommen von Kassandra und Laurion, Griechenland. Der Aufschluss, 14 (5), 125-129 (in German).; Nebel, M. L., Hutchinson, R. W., & Zartman, R. E. (1991). Metamorphism and polygenesis of the Madem Lakkos polymetallic sulfide deposit, Chalkidiki, Greece. Economic Geology, 86(1), 81-105.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Quartz33 photos of Pyrite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Rhodochrosite22 photos of Pyrite associated with Rhodochrosite at this locality.
Calcite13 photos of Pyrite associated with Calcite at this locality.
Selenite7 photos of Pyrite associated with Selenite at this locality.
Sphalerite6 photos of Pyrite associated with Sphalerite at this locality.
Manganoan Calcite6 photos of Pyrite associated with Manganoan Calcite at this locality.
Arsenopyrite5 photos of Pyrite associated with Arsenopyrite at this locality.
Galena5 photos of Pyrite associated with Galena at this locality.
Siderite4 photos of Pyrite associated with Siderite at this locality.
Bournonite1 photo of Pyrite associated with Bournonite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Pyrite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Madem-Lakko Mine (Madem-Lakkos Mine; Madem Laccos Mine), Stratoni operations, Cassandra Mines, Aristotelis, Chalkidiki, Central Macedonia, Greece
Photo GalleryView Gallery (9 photos)
Nearest other occurrences of Pyrite
2.3km (1.4 miles) Stratoni operations, Cassandra Mines, Aristotelis, Chalkidiki, Central Macedonia, Greece
9.1km (5.7 miles) Skouries Mine, Cassandra Mines, Aristotelis, Chalkidiki, Central Macedonia, Greece
9.6km (5.9 miles) Olympiada Mine (Olympias Mine), Cassandra Mines, Aristotelis, Chalkidiki, Central Macedonia, Greece
78.0km (48.5 miles) Pontokerassia Cu deposit, Serres, Central Macedonia, Greece
84.1km (52.3 miles) Koronuda Au-Cu Deposit (Koronouda), Kilkis, Central Macedonia, Greece
97.9km (60.8 miles) Vathi Village, Kilkis, Central Macedonia, Greece
 
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