1. Theses

1.1. Diploma Thesis

Melfos V. and Parlantza I. (1988). Geological investigations of the coastal phenomena in Sithonia peninsula, Chalkidiki. Department of Geology and Geography, the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. 56 p. (in Greek)

1.2. Doctoral Thesis

Melfos V. (1995). Investigations of the Base and Precious Metals of the Circum Rhodope Belt in Thrace. Scientific Yearbook of the Faculty of Geology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, No 30, 289 p. (in Greek)

 

2. Papers in refereed international Journals and Edited Volumes

2.1. Vavelidis M., Gialoglou G., Melfos V., Wagner G.. (1996). Goldgrube in Palaea Kavala/Griechenland: Entdeckung von Skaptehyle? Erzmetal, 49, 547-554.

2.2. Vavelidis M., Melfos V. (1997). Two plumbian tetrahedrite-tennantite occurrences from Maronia area (Thrace) and Milos island (Aegean sea), Greece. Eur.J. Mineral., 9, 653-657.

2.3. Melfos V., Vavelidis M., Christofides G., Seidel E. (2002). Origin and evolution of the Tertiary Maronia porphyry copper-molybdenum deposit, Thrace, Greece. Mineralium Deposita, 37, 648-668.

2.4. Vavelidis M, Melfos V. (2004) Bi-Ag-bearing tetrahedrite-tennantite in the Kapsalina copper mineralisation, Thasos island, Northern Greece. N. Jb. Miner. Abh., 180 (2), 149-169.

2.5. Voudouris P., Katerinopoulos A., Melfos V. (2004). Alpine-type fissure minerals in Greece. Documenta Naturae, 151, 23-45.

2.6. Voudouris P., Melfos V., Spry P.G., Bonsall T., Tarkian M., Economou-Eliopoulos M. (2008). Mineralogical and fluid inclusion constraints on the evolution of the Plaka intrusion-related ore system, Lavrion, Greece. Mineralogy and Petrology, 93, 79-110.

2.7. Voudouris P., Melfos V., Spry P.G., Bonsall T., M. Tarkian, Solomos Ch. (2008). Carbonate-replacement Pb-Zn-AgAu mineralization in the Kamariza area, Lavrion, Greece: Mineralogy and thermochemical conditions of formation. Mineralogy and Petrology, 94, 85-106.

2.8. Melfos V. (2008). Green Thessalian Stone: The Byzantine quarries and the use of a unique architecture material from Larisa area, Greece. Petrographic and geochemical characterization. Oxford Journal of Archaeology, 27(4) 387405.

2.9. Voudouris P.C., Melfos V., Spry P.G., Bindi L., Kartal T., Arikas K., Moritz R., Ortelli M. (2009). Rhenium-rich molybdenite and rheniite (ReS2) in the Pagoni Rachi-Kirki Mo-Cu-Te-Ag-Au deposit, Northern Greece: Implications for the rhenium geochemistry of porphyry style Cu-Mo and Mo mineralization. Canadian Mineralogist, 47, 1013-1036.

2.10. Giouri A., Vavelidis M., Melfos V., Christophoridis C. (2010). Geochemical study of the Bogdanas River waters at the Assiros-Lagada area, Northern Greece. Journal of Environmental Protection and Ecology, 11, 424-433.

2.11. Melfos V., Helly B., Voudouris P. (2011). The ancient Greek names "Magnesia" and "Magnetes" and their origin from the magnetite occurrences at the Mavrovouni mountain of Thessaly, central Greece. A mineralogical-geochemical approach. Anthropological and Archaeological Sciences, 3, 165-172.

2.12. Fornadel A.P., Paul G.S., Melfos V., Vavelidis M., Voudouris P. (2011). Is the Palea Kavala Bi-Te-Pb-Sb Au district, northeastern Greece, an intrusion-related system? Ore Geology Reviews, 39, 119-133.

2.13. Lazaridis G., Melfos V., Papadopoulou L. (2011). The first cave occurrence of orpiment (As2S3) from the sulfuric acid caves of Aghia Paraskevi (Kassandra Peninsula, N. Greece). International Journal of Speleology, 40(2), 133-139.

2.14. Bonsall T.A., Spry P.G., Voudouris P., Tombros S., Seymour K., Melfos V. (2011). The Geochemistry of Carbonate-Replacement Pb-Zn-Ag Mineralization in the Lavrion District, Attica, Greece: Fluid Inclusion, Stable Isotope, and Rare Earth Element Studies. Economic Geology, 106, 619-651.

2.15. Voudouris P., Melfos V., Spry P.G., Moritz R., Papavassiliou C., Falalakis G. (2011). Mineralogy and geochemical environment of formation of the Perama Hill high-sulfidation epithermal Au-Ag-Te-Se deposit, Petrota Graben, NE Greece. Mineralogy and Petrology, 103, 79-100.

2.16. Fornadel A.P., Voudouris P., Paul G.S., Melfos V. (2012). Mineralogical, stable isotope, and fluid inclusion studies of spatially related porphyry Cu and epithermal Au-Te mineralization, Fakos Peninsula, Limnos Island, Greece. Mineralogy and Petrology, 105, 85-111.

2.17. Melfos V., Voudouris P.C. (2012). Geological, Mineralogical and Geochemical Aspects for Critical and Rare Metals in Greece. Minerals, 2, 300-317; doi:10.3390/min2040300

2.18. Voudouris P., Melfos V. (2013). Aluminum-phosphate-sulfate (APS) minerals in the sericitic advanced argillic alteration zone of the Melitena porphyryepithermal Mo-CuAuRe prospect, western Thrace, Greece. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie - Abhandlungen (Journal of Mineralogy and Geochemistry), 190, 1127.

2.19. Voudouris P.C., Spry P.G., Mavrogonatos C., Sakellaris G-A., Bristol S.K., Melfos V., Fornadel A.P. (2013). Bismuthinite derivatives, lillianite homologues and bismuth sulfotellurides as indicators of gold mineralization in the Stanos shear-zone related deposit, Chalkidiki, Northern Greece. Canadian Mineralogist, 51, 119-142.

2.20. Voudouris P., Melfos V., Spry P.G., Bindi L., Moritz R., Ortelli M. Kartal T. (2013). Extremely Re-Rich Molybdenite from Porphyry Cu-Mo-Au Prospects in Northeastern Greece: Mode of occurrence, causes of enrichment, and implications for gold exploration. Minerals, 3, 165-191.

2.21. Voudouris P., Melfos V., Spry P.G., Kartal T., Schleicher H., Moritz R., Ortelli M. (2013). The Pagoni Rachi/Kirki Cu-MoReAu deposit, Northern Greece: Mineralogical and fluid inclusion constrains on the evolution of a telescoped porphyry-epithermal system. Canadian Mineralogist, 51, 411-442.

2.22. Spry P., Mathur R.D., Bonsall T.A., Voudouris P.C., Melfos V. (2014). Re-Os isotope evidence for mixed source components in carbonate-replacement Pb-Zn-Ag deposits in the Lavrion district, Attica, Greece. Mineralogy and Petrology, 108, 503513.

2.23. Stratouli G., Sarpaki A., Ntinou M., Kotjabopoulou E., Theodoropoulou T., Melfos V., Andreasen N.H., Karkanas P. (2014). Dialogues between bioarchaeological, geoarchaeological and archaeological data: approaches to understanding the Neolithic use of Drakaina Cave, Kephalonia Island, Western Greece. Aegaeum 37, 23-32.

2.24. Bristol S.K., Spry P.G., Voudouris P.C., Melfos V., Mathur R.D., Fornadel A.P., Sakellaris G.A. (2015). Geochemical and geochronological constraints on the formation of shear-zone hosted Cu-Au-Bi-Te mineralization in the Stanos area, Chalkidiki, northern Greece. Ore Geology Reviews, 66, 266-282.

2.25. Kołodziejczyk J., Pršek J., Melfos V., Voudouris P., Maliqi F., Kozub-Budzyń G. (2015). Bismuth minerals from the Stan Terg deposit (Trepça, Kosovo). Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie - Abhandlungen (Journal of Mineralogy and Geochemistry), 192/3, 317333.

2.26. Spathis P., Papanikolaou E., Melfos V., Samara C., Christaras B., Katsiotis N. (2015). Characterization and Weathering of the Building Materials of Sanctuaries in the Archaeological Site of Dion, Greece. Trends Journal of Sciences Research, 2, 95-103.

2.27. Repstock A., Voudouris P., Zeug M., Melfos V., Zhai M., Li H., Kartal T., Matuszczak J. (2015). Chemical composition and varieties of fahlore-group minerals from Oligocene mineralization in the Rhodope area, Southern Bulgaria and Northern Greece. Mineralogy and Petrology, 1-21 (in press).

2.28. Melfos V., Voudouris P. (2012). Fluid evolution in Tertiary magmatic-hydrothermal ore systems at the Rhodope metallogenic province, NE Greece. A review. Geologia Croatica, 69, 157-167.

2.29. Kołodziejczyk J., Pršek J., Voudouris P., Melfos V., Asllani B. (2016). Sn-Bearing Minerals and Associated Sphalerite from Lead-Zinc Deposits, Kosovo: An Electron Microprobe and LA-ICP-MS Study. Minerals, 6(2), 42, 17 p., doi:10.3390/min6020042

2.30. Oikonomidis D., Vavelidis M., Melfos V., Artashova M. (2017). Searching for ancient gold mines in Filippoi area, Macedonia, Greece, using Worldview-2 satellite imagery. Geocarto International, 32, 87-96.

2.31. Kołodziejczyk J., Pršek J., Voudouris P., Melfos V. (2017). Bi-sulphotellurides associated with Pb-Bi-(SbAg,Cu,Fe) sulphosalts: an example from the Stan Terg deposit in Kosovo. Geologica Carpathica, 68, 4, 366-381 doi: 10.1515/geoca-2017-0025.

2.32. Melfos V., Voudouris P. (2017). Cenozoic metallogeny of Greece and potential for precious, critical and rare metals exploration. Ore Geology Reviews, 89, 10301057.

2.33. Giouri A., Melfos V., Papadopoulou L., Vavelidis M., Alifragkis D. (2018). Selected Metal Content and Binding Behaviour in Riverbed Sediments of the KavalaPhilippi Area (Northern Greece). Geosciences, 8, 187, 1-17.

2.34. Voudouris P., Melfos V., Mavrogonatos C., Tarantola A., Götze J., Alfieris D., Maneta V., Psimis I. (2018). Amethyst Occurrences in Tertiary Volcanic Rocks of Greece: Mineralogical, Fluid Inclusion and Oxygen Isotope Constraints on Their Genesis. Minerals, 8, 324, 26 p. (doi:10.3390/min8080324).

2.35. Mavrogonatos C, Voudouris P., Spry P.G., Melfos V., Klemme S., Berndt J., Baker T., Moritz R., Bissig T., Monecke T., Zaccarini F. (2018). Mineralogical study of the advanced argillic alteration zone at the Konos Hill Mo-Cu-Re-Au porphyry prospect, NE Greece. Minerals, 8, 479, 18 p. (doi:10.3390/min8110479).

2.36. Voudouris P., Mavrogonatos C., Rieck B., Kolitsch U., Spry P.G., Scheffer C., Tarantola A., Vanderhaeghe O., Galanos E., Melfos V., Zaimis S., Soukis K., Photiades A. (2018). The Gersdorffite-Bismuthinite-Native Gold Association and the Skarn-Porphyry Mineralization in the Kamariza Mining District, Lavrion, Greece. Minerals, 8, 531, 16 p. (doi:10.3390/min8110531).

2.37. Galanopoulos E., Voudouris P., Mavrogonatos C., Spry P.G., Hart C., Melfos V., Federica Zaccarini F., Alfieris D. (2018). A New Porphyry Mo Mineralization at Aisymi-Leptokarya, South-Eastern Rhodope, North-East Greece: Geological and Mineralogical Constraints. Geosciences, 8, 435, 16 p. (doi:10.3390/geosciences8120435).

2.38. Voudouris P., Mavrogonatos C., Graham I., Giuliani G., Melfos V., Karampelas S., Karantoni V., Wang K., Tarantola A., Zaw K., Meffre S., Klemme S., Berndt J., Heidrich S., Zaccarini F., Fallick A., Tsortanidis M., Lampridis A. (2019). Gem Corundum Deposits of Greece: Geology, Mineralogy and Genesis. Minerals 2019, 9, 49, 41 p. (doi:10.3390/min9010049).

2.39. Kalaitzis A., Stoulos S., Melfos V., Kantiranis N., Filippidis A. (2019). Zeolitic rocks application in the environment: radiation assessments due to natural radioactivity. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 319, 975985

2.40. Melfos V., Voudouris P., Serafimovski T., Tasev G. (2019). Fluid Inclusions at the Plavica Au-Ag-Cu telescoped Porphyry-epithermal System, Former Yugoslavian Republic of Macedonia (FYR). Geosciences 2019, 9, 88, 16 p. (doi:10.3390/geosciences9020088).

2.41. Voudouris P., Mavrogonatos C., Spry P.G., Baker T., Melfos V., Klemd R., Haase K., Repstock A., Djiba A., Bismayer U., Tarantola A., Scheffer C., Moritz R.,Kouzmanov K., Alfieris D., Papavassiliou K., Schaarschmidt A., Galanopoulos E., Galanos E., Kołodziejczyk J., Stergiou C., Melfou M. (2019). Porphyry and epithermal deposits in Greece: an overview, new discoveries, and mineralogical constraints on their genesis. Ore Geology Reviews, 107, 654691.

2.42. Voudouris P., Mavrogonatos C., Graham I., Giuliani G., Tarantola A., Melfos V., Karampelas S., Katerinopoulos A., Magganas A. (2019). Gemstones of Greece: Geology and crystallizing environments. Minerals 2019, 9, 461, 29 p. (doi:10.3390/min9080461).

2.43. Voudouris P., Mavrogonatos C., Melfos V., Spry P.G., Magganas A., Alfieris D., Soukis K., Tarantola A., Periferakis A., Kołodziejczyk J., Scheffer C., Repstock A., Zeug M. (2019). The geology and mineralogy of the Stypsi porphyry Cu-Mo-Au-Re prospect, Lesvos Island, Aegean Sea, Greece. Ore Geology Reviews, 112.

2.44. Mavrogonatos C., Voudouris P., Berndt J., Klemme S., Zaccarini F., Spry P.G., Melfos V., Tarantola A., Keith M., Klemd R., Haase K. (2019). Trace Elements in Magnetite from the Pagoni Rachi Porphyry Prospect, NE Greece: Implications for Ore Genesis and Exploration. Minerals, 9, 725, 21 p.

2.45. Voudouris, P., Karampelas, S., Melfos, V., Graham, I. (2019). Editorial for special issue Mineralogy and geochemistry of Gems. Minerals, 9,778, 5 p.

2.46. Melfos, V., Stratouli G., Voudouris, P. (2020). Characterization of stone artifacts from the Middle and Late Neolithic to the Chalcolithic deposits of Drakaina Cave, Kephalonia, Ionian Islands: a mineralogical-geochemical approach for determination of local and exotic raw materials and their sources. Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences, 28 p.

2.47. Melfos, V., Voudouris, P., Melfou M., Sánchez M.G., Papadopoulou L., Filippidis A., Spry P.G., Schaarschmidt A., Klemd R., Haase K.M., Tarantola A., Mavrogonatos C. (2020). Mineralogical Constraints on the Potassic and Sodic-Calcic Hydrothermal Alteration and Vein-Type Mineralization of the Maronia Porphyry Cu-Mo Re Au Deposit in NE Greece. Minerals, 10, 182, 26 p.

2.48. Mavrogonatos C., Voudouris P., Zaccarini F., Klemme S., Berndt J., Tarantola A., Melfos V., Spry P.G. (2020) Multi-Stage Introduction of Precious and Critical Metals in Pyrite: A Case Study from the Konos Hill and Pagoni Rachi Porphyry/Epithermal Prospects, NE Greece. Minerals, 10, 784, 29 p.

2.49. Melfos, V. (2020). Archaeometric investigations on the sarcophagus no. 1993/74 in the Diachronic Museum of Larissa, Thessaly, Central Greece: I. Characterization and provenance of the marble. Periodico di Mineralogia, 89, 183-187.

2.50. Stergiou Ch.L., Melfos V., Voudouris P., Spry P.G., Papadopoulou L., Chatzipetros A., Giouri K., Mavrogonatos C., Filippidis A. (2021). The geology, geochemistry and origin of the porphyry Cu-Au-(Mo) system at Vathi, Serbo-Macedonian massif, Greece. Applied Sciences, 11, 479, 39 p.

2.51. Voudouris P., Melfos V., Mavrogonatos C., Photiades A., Moraiti E., Rieck B., Kolitsch U., Tarantola A., Scheffer C., Morin D., Vanderhaeghe O., Spry P.G., Ross J., Soukis K., Vaxevanopoulos M., Pekov I.V., Chukanov N.V., Magganas A., Kati M., Katerinopoulos A., Zaimis S. (2021). The Lavrion Mines: A Unique Site of Geological and Mineralogical Heritage. Minerals 2021, 11, 76, 22 p.

2.52. Samara C., Melfos V., Kouras A., Karali E., Zacharopoulou G., Kyranoudi M., Papadopoulou L., Pavlidou E. (2021). Morphological and geochemical characterization of the particulate deposits and the black crust from the Triumphal Arch of Galerius in Thessaloniki, Greece: Implications for deterioration assessment. Science of the Total Environment (in press).

2.53. Schaarschmidt A., Klemd R., Regelous M., Voudouris P.C., Melfos V., Haase K.M. (2021). The formation of shoshonitic magma and its relationship to porphyry-type mineralisation: the Maronia pluton in NE Greece. Lithos (in press).

2.54. Ross J., Voudouris P.C., Melfos V., Vaxevanopoulos M., Soukis K., Merigot K. (2021). The Lavrion silver district: Reassessing its ancient mining history. Geoarchaeology (in press).

 

 

2.1. Invited Papers in international Volumes and Books

2.1.1. Melfos V. (2013). Application of Microscopy, X-ray Diffractometry (XRD) and Stable-Isotope Geochemistry in Provenance Determination of the White Marbles Used in the Ancient Great Theatre of Larisa, Thessaly, Greece. In: Varella E.A. (Ed): Conservation Science for the Cultural Heritage. Applications of Instrumental Analysis. Lecture Notes in Chemistry, 79. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 256-262.

2.1.2. Kaiafa A., Papanikolaou E., Melfos V., Papacharalampou C., Voudouris K. (2014). Sanitation and Wastewater and Stormwater Management in Ancient Kingdom of Macedonia. In: Angelakis A.N. and Rose J.B. (Eds): Evolution of Sanitation and Wastewater Technologies through the Centuries. IWA Publishing, London, UK, 175-190.

2.1.3. Melfos V., Stratouli G. (2016). Raw material and provenance identification of Late Neolithic and Chalcolithic chert artefacts from Drakaina Cave, Kephalonia, through petrographic and geochemical analysis. In: P. Elefanti, N. Andreasen, P.N. Kardulias G. Marshall (eds.), Lithics Past and Present Perspectives on Chipped Stone Studies in Greece. Studies in Mediterranean Archaeology, Vol. CXLIV. Åströms Förlag, Uppsala, 121-140.

2.1.4. Vaxevanopoulos M., Vavelidis M., Melfos V., Malamidou D., Pavlides S. (2017). Ancient mining in Gold-Silver-Copper ore deposits and metallurgical activity in Mavrokofi area, Mount Pangaeon (Northeast Greece). In: Erez Ben-Yosef (Ed.) Mining for Ancient Copper - Essays in Memory of Beno Rothenberg. Tel Aviv University, Sonia and Marco Nadler Institute of Archaeology, Monograph Series, 37, 386-398.

2.1.5. Vavelidis M., Chotzidis A.A., Melfos V. (2019). Millstones of Macedonia and Thrace. In: Graham Hackney and George Speis (eds.), Greek Mills, from the Middle Byzantine period to the 20th century, Biblotheca Molinological Society, 23, vol. 1, 71-77.

2.1.6. Ross J., Voudouris P., Melfos V., Vaxevanopoulos M. (2018). Mines, Metals and Money: Ancient World Studies in Science, Archaeology and History. In Kenneth A. Sheedy and Gillan Davis (eds) Metallurgy in Numismatics, Volume 6. Royal Numismatic Society Special Publication, London, 9-22.

2.1.7. Vaxevanopoulos M., Vavelidis M., Malamidou D., Melfos V. (2020). Metal production chain at Pangaeon Mountain, Eastern Macedonia, Greece. In Kenneth A. Sheedy and Gillan Davis (eds) Metallurgy in Numismatics, Volume 6. Royal Numismatic Society Special Publication, London, 75-83.

 

3. Papers in refereed national Journals and Special Volumes

3.1. Melfos V., Parlantza I. (1989). Coastal geological and geomorphological phenomena in Sithonia, Chalkidiki. Bull Geol Soc Greece, XXIII/1, 395-407. (in Greek)

3.2. Melfos V., Vavelidis M., Filippidis A., Cristofides G., Evaggelou E. (1993). "Framboidal" pyrite in the Fe-Cu-(Zn-Pb-Au) mineralization of Xylagani area, Rhodopi prefecture (Thrace). Bull Geol Soc Greece, VIII/2, 407-415. (in Greek)

3.3. Vavelidis M., Chatzikirkou A., Katirtzoglou K., Tarkian M., Melfos V., Nimfopoulos M. (1995). An ancient gold mine in the Alistrati area, Northern Greece. Geol. Soc. Greece, Sp. Publ., 4, 860-864.

3.4. Vavelidis M, Melfos V. (1998). Fluid inclusion evidence for the origin of the barite silver-gold-bearing Pb-Zn mineralization of the Triades area, Milos island, Greece. Bull Geol Soc Greece, /3, 137-144.

3.5. Melfos V., Vavelidis M. (2000). The manufacture of stone and the quarrying activity during antiquity: traces of quarrying in Maronia, Rhodopi prefecture. Thessalonikeon Polis, 2, 63-76. (in Greek)

3.6. Melfos V., Voudouris P., Arikas K., Vavelidis M. (2001). Rhenium-rich molybdenites in Thracian Cu porphyry occurrences, NE Greece. Bull Geol Soc Greece, XXXIV/3, 1015-1022. (in Greek)

3.7. Melfos V., Vavelidis M., Arikas K. (2001). A new occurrence of argentopentlandite and gold from the u-g-rich copper mineralisation in the Paliomylos area, Serbomacedonian massif, Central Macedonia, Greece. Bull Geol Soc Greece XXXIV/3, 1065-1072.

3.8. Melfos V., Stratouli G. (2002). Provenance of the raw materials for the manufacture of the artefacts in the Neolithic settlement of Dispilio. In: Hourmouziadis G. (ed.) Dispilio. After 7500 years. University Studio Press. 175-183. (in Greek)

3.9. Melfos V. (2004). Mineralogical and stable isotopic study of ancient white marble quarries in Larisa, Thessaly, Greece. Bull Geol Soc Greece, XXXVI/3, 1164-1172.

3.10. Melfos V., Chatzipetros A., Hatzopoulou A., Vasileiadou A., Lazaridis G., Vaxevanopoulos M., Syrides G., Tsoukala E., Pavidis S. (2005). Geological, petrological, paleontological study at the Maronia Cave in the Eocene, Nummulitic Limestone in Western Thrace. Bull Geol Soc Greece, XXXVII, 153-167. (in Greek)

3.11. Arikas K., Asfahani N., Nowak A., Watzl V., Goetz D., Melfos V. (2007). The Kirki mine in Evros Prefecture, NE Greece, and considerations on the environmental impact. Part II: Determination of toxic elements in soils and river sediments. Mining and Metallurgical Annals, 17, 51-69. (in Greek)

3.12. Melfos V., Voudouris P., Papadopoulou L., Sdrolia S., Helly B. (2010). Mineralogical, petrographic and stable isotopic study of ancient white marble quarries in Thessaly, Greece - II. Chasanbali, Tempi, Atrax, Tisaion mountain. Bull Geol Soc Greece, XLIII/2, 845-855.

3.13. Vaxevanopoulos M., Melfos V. (2010). Hypogenic features in Maronia cave, Thrace, Greece. Evidence from morphologies and fluid inclusions. Bull Geol Soc Greece, XLIII/2, 948-957.

3.14. Vavelidis M., Melfos V. (2012). Study of the ancient metallurgical works in Kipouristra, Olympiada (Ancient Stageira), NE Chalkidiki. Scientific Annals of the Faculty of Geology, School of Science, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Special Volume 101, 9-16 (in Greek).

3.15. Melfos V., Stamatiadis A., Pipera K., Christofides G. (2012). Fluid inclusion study in the pegmatites of the Sithonia Plutonic Complex, Chalkidiki, N. Greece. Scientific Annals of the Faculty of Geology, School of Science, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Special Volume 101, 55-61 (in Greek).

3.16. Giouri A., Vavelidis M., Melfos V. (2013). Occurrence of Arsenic in waters and sediments of the Palea Kavala river, NE Macedonia, Northern Greece. Bull Geol Soc Greece, XLVII, 8 p.

3.17. Melfos V., Voudouris P. (2015). Nature of the mineralizing fluids in Tertiary magmatic-hydrothermal ore mineralizations from the Rhodope metallogenic province, NE Greece. Special Volume in Memory of Professor G. Eleftheriadis, Faculty of Geology, A.U.Th., 35-38.

3.18. Giouri K., Melfos V., Papadopoulou L., Vavelidis M., Alifragkis D. (2016). Correlation of selected metals and their binding behavior with sediment fractions in Philippoi area, NE Macedonia, northern Greece. Scientific Annals of the School of Geology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Honorary Publication in Memory of Professor A. Kasoli-Fournaraki), 105, 1-7.

3.19. Emmanouilidis C., Michailidis K., Melfos V. (2016). Geochemistry of the latinum group elements of chromitites from the Vermion ophiolitic complex, N. Greece. Scientific Annals of the School of Geology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Honorary Publication in Memory of Professor A. Kasoli-Fournaraki), 9-14 (in Greek).

3.20. Melfos V., Konstantinidou K. (2016). Mineralogical, petrographic and geochemical study of the rock used for the construction of a part of the decumanus maximus at the Venizelou metro station of Thessaloniki. Scientific Annals of the School of Geology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Honorary Publication in Memory of Professor A. Kasoli-Fournaraki), 105, 31-35 (in Greek).

3.21. Stergiou C., Melfos V., Voudouris P., Michailidis K., Spry P., Chatzipetros A. (2016). Hydrothermal alteration and structural control of the Vathi porphyry Cu-Au-Mo-U ore system, Kilkis district, N. Greece. Scientific Annals of the School of Geology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Honorary Publication in Memory of Professor A. Kasoli-Fournaraki), 105, 69-74.

3.22. Karageorgiou S., Vavelidis M., Andreou S., Melfos V. (2016). Geochemical analysis of siliceous sediments from Vasilika, Northern Greece, L, 1859-1866.

3.23. Stergiou C., Karageorgiou S., Theodoridou S., Giouri K., Papadopoulou L., Melfos V. (2016). Compositional and morphological evaluation of edible salts: preliminary results. Bull Geol Soc Greece, L, 2137-2144.

3.24. Zaimis S., Vavelidis M., Alifragkis D., Melfos V., Kantiranis N., Daftsis E., Gazea E. (2016). Mineralogical and geochemical characterization of the Olympias mine tailings, NE Chalkidiki, Greece. Bull Geol Soc Greece, L, 2088-2097.

3.25. Giouri K., Vavelidis M., Melfos V., Papadopoulou L. (2016). Assessment of selected metals enrichment in sediments from Palea Kavala river, NE Macedonia, Northern Greece. Bull Geol Soc Greece, L, 2137-2144. 

3.26. Aravani F., Papadopoulou L., Melfos V., Soldatos T., Zorba T., Voudouris P. (2019). Mineralogical and Fluid Inclusions Study of Epithermal Type Veins Intruding the Volcanic Rocks of the Kornofolia Area, Evros, NE Greece. Bulletin of the Geological Society of Greece, 55(1), 202-222.

 

4. Papers in refereed international Conference Proceedings

4.1. Melfos V., Vavelidis M. (1995). Fluid inclusion studies on the porphyry type Cu-Mo(Au) mineralization in Maronia area, Thrace county, Greece. Boletin Soc. Espan. Mineralogia, 18-1, 139-141.

4.2. Vavelidis M., Schmidt-Mumm A., Melfos V. (1995). Microthermometric investigations in the Bi-Te-Ag bearing Cu-mineralization of Panagia area, Thasos Island, Greece. Boletin Soc. Espan. Mineralogia, 18-1, 261-262.

4.3. Melfos V., Vavelidis M., Christofides G. (1996). Cu-Pb-(Sb+As) sulphosalts from the porphyry type Cu-Mo(Au) mineralization in Maronia area, Thrace county, Greece. In: Terranes of Serbia. In: Knezevic & Krstic (eds) The Formation of the Geologic Framework of Serbia and the Adjacent Regions, 305-310.

4.4. Vavelidis M., Christofides G., Melfos V. (1996). The Au-Ag-bearing mineralization and placer gold of Palea Kavala (Macedonia, N. Greece). In: Knezevic & Krstic (eds) The Formation of the Geologic Framework of Serbia and the Adjacent Regions. Eds: Knezevic & Krstic, 311-316.

4.5. Vavelidis M., Kilias A., Melfos V., Schmidt-Mumm A. (1996). New investigations in the Au-Ag-bearing Cu mineralization in the Koronouda area, Central Macedonia, Northern Greece. In: Knezevic & Krstic (eds) The Formation of the Geologic Framework of Serbia and the Adjacent Regions, 317-322.

4.6. Vavelidis M., Christofides G., Melfos V. (1997). Ancient gold mines near Krinides in Philippoi area (Macedonia, N. Greece). In: Archaeometrie und Denkmalplege. Wien. 84-86.

4.7. Melfos V., Vavelidis M., Theodorikas S. (2002) Preservation of the Greek Cultural Heritage: A study of the geology and extraction techniques of two ancient quarries, Larisa prefecture, Thessaly, Greece. In: Kungolos et al. (eds), Proceedings of the International Conference Protection and Restoration of the Environment VI, 1535-1544.

4.8. Voudouris P., Papavasiliou C., Melfos V. (2005). Silver mineralogy of St Philippos deposit (NE Greece) and its relationship to a Te-bearing porphyry-Cu-Mo mineralization. Geochemistry, Mineralogy and Petrology, 43, 155-160.

4.9. Voudouris P., Melfos V., Katerinopoulos A. (2006). Precious stones in Greece: mineralogy and geological environment of formation. 12th Quadrennial IAGOD symposium, Understanding the Genesis of Ore Deposits to meet then demands of the 21st Century, Moscow, 21-24 August 2006.

4.10. Voudouris P., Melfos V. (2006). Bismuth sulfosalts and silver tellurides in the Pagoni Rachi porphyry-Cu-Mo prospect, western Thrace (NE Greece). IGCP-486. Field Workshop, Izmir, Turkey, 24-29 September 2006, 159-166.

4.11. Voudouris P., Spry P.G., Melfos V., Alfieris D. (2007). Tellurides and bismuth sulfosalts in gold occurrences of Greece: mineralogical and genetic considerations. Geological Survey of Finland, 53, 85-94.

4.12. Stratouli G., Melfos V. (2008). Exchange networks in the Neolithic of Greece: Gabbro and talc objects from Drakaina cave, Kephalonia island, Western Greece. In the Proceedings of the 4th Symposium of the Hellenic Society of Archaeometry, Athens. Eds: Facorelis et al. 381-387.

4.13. Melfos V., Voudouris P., Vavelidis M., Spry P. (2008). Microthermometric results and formation conditions of a new intrusion-related Bi-Te-Pb-SbAu deposit in the Kavala pluton, Greece. Proceedings of the XIII All-Russian conference on thermobarogeochemistry in conjunction with IV APIFIS symposium, vol 2, 165-168.

4.14. Pavlides S., Tsoukala E., Chatzipetros A., Chatzopoulou A., Melfos V., Vasileiadou M.K., Lazarides G., Vaxevanopoulos M. (2008). The Maronia cave in the nummulitic limestone (Thrace, Greece). Geology & Palaeontology. In the Proceedings of the 14th International Congress of Speleology (ICS), Athens. Ed: Petreas Ch., 88-90.

4.15. Giouri A., Christophoridis C., Melfos V. and Vavelidis M. (2010). Assessment of heavy metals concentrations in sediments of Bogdanas River at the Assiros-Lagadas area, Northern Greece. In the Proceedings of the XIX Congress of the Carpathian-Balkan Geological Association, Thessaloniki. Eds: Christofides et al. Scientific Annals, 100, 63-69.

4.16. Melfos V., Chatzikirkou A., Michailidis K. and Voudouris P. (2010). Fluids related to remobilization of Mesozoic sulfide mineralization in the Eptadendro-Rachi region in eastern Rhodope, Thrace, Greece. In the Proceedings of the XIX Congress of the Carpathian-Balkan Geological Association, Thessaloniki. Eds: Christofides et al. Scientific Annals, 100, 343-350.

4.17. Voudouris P., Melfos V., Moritz R., Spry P.G., Ortelli M. and Kartal T. (2010). Molybdenite occurrences in Greece: mineralogy, geochemistry and rhenium content. In the Proceedings of the XIX Congress of the Carpathian-Balkan Geological Association, Thessaloniki. Eds: Christofides et al. Scientific Annals, 100, 369-378.

4.18. Papanikolaou E., Spathis P., Melfos V., Christaras B., Pavlidou E. (2011) Deterioration Problems of the Building Materials from Demeter and Asklepios Sanctuaries in the Archaeological Site of Dion, Greece. Salt Weathering on Buildings and Stone Sculptures, SWBSS 2011 (Limassol, Cyprus, 19-22 October), 169-176.

4.19. Papacharalampou C., Melfos V., Voudouris K. (2012). Water supply and related constructions since antiquity in Retziki (Pefka) of Thessaloniki, Northern Greece. In the Proceedings of the 3rd IWA Specialized Conference on Water and Wastewater Technologies in Ancient Civilizations. Eds: Koyuncu I. et al. (Istanbul, Turkey, 22-24 March 2012), 154-163.

4.20. Papanikolaou E., Spathis P., Christaras B., Melfos V., Katsiotis N. (2012). Application of infrared thermometry and ultrasonic velocity for the investigation of the building materials of historic monuments of Dion, Greece. In the Proccedings of the Smart Sensor Phenomena, Technology, Networks, and Systems Integration 2012, San Diego, California, USA, http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.917579

4.21. Giouri A., Vavelidis M., Melfos V. (2012). Primary approach on the evaluation of total arsenic concentration in Palea Kavala river, NE Macedonia, Northern Greece. In the Proceedings of the International Conference Protection and Restoration of the Environment XI, Eds: Katsifarakis K.L. et al. (Thessaloniki, Greece, July 2012), 356-364.

4.22. Papanikolaou E., Spathis P., Samara C., Melfos V., Sawidis T. Christaras B. (2012). Effect of environmental factors to the deterioration of stone monuments in the archaeological site of Dion (Macedonia, Greece). In the Proceedings of the International Conference Protection and Restoration of the Environment XI, Eds: Katsifarakis K.L. et al. (Thessaloniki, Greece, July 2012), 2504-2512.

4.23. Behlivani S., Melfos V., Kantiranis N., Sikalidis C., Vavelidis M., Tsirambides A. (2012). Mineralogical, geochemical, isotopic and technological characteristics of carbonate rocks from Larisa county, Central Greece. In the Proceedings of the 12th International GeoConference SGEM 2012 (Albena, Bulgaria, June 2012), Volume 1, 173-180.

4.24. Vavelidis M., Zaimis S., Melfos V. (2012). The Stone Museum in Petrota of Evros (NE Greece): An exhibition of rock specimens related to the local geology and the ancient quarrying activity. In the Proceedings of the 12th International GeoConference SGEM 2012 (Albena, Bulgaria, June 2012), Volume 1, 341-348.

4.25. Zaimis S., Vavelidis M., Melfos V., Kantiranis N, Alifragkis D., Daftsis E. (2013). Mineralogical composition of the Olympias tailings in NE Chalkidiki, N Greece. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Sustainable Development in the Minerals Industry, 30 June - 3 July 2013, Milos island, Greece. 1-6 p.

4.26. Melfos V., Papacharalampou C., Voudouris P.Ch., Kaiafa A. and Voudouris K. (2014). Raw materials used for the millstones production in ancient Greece: Examples from Macedonia and Thrace. In the Proceedings of the 4th IWA Regional Symposium on Water, Wastewater and Environment: Traditions and Culture, Eds: Kalavrouziotis I.K. and Angelakis A.N. (22-24 March 2014, Patras, Greece), 773-783.

4.27. Spathis P., Stamkopoulos G., Papanikolaou E., Melfos V., Christaras B. (2014). Surface decay study by Digital Image Processing of the building materials of the monuments of the archaeological site of Dion, Greece. In the Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on the Conservation of Monuments in the Mediterranean Basin, Ankara, Turkey, 10 p.

4.28. Mavromati M., Spathis P., Melfos V., Pingiatoglou S. (2014) Characterization and decay state of the building materials of a Roman ceramic kiln in the archaeological site of Dion, Greece. XX Congress of the Carpathian Balkan Geological Association, Tirana, Albania, 24-26 September, 416-418.

4.29. Giouri K., Papadopoulos A., Tzamos E., Melfos V. (2014). Geochemical indices of selected heavy metals in estuarine sediments of Koronia Lake (C. Macedonia, Greece). In the Proceedings of the 12th International Conference Protection and Restoration of the Environment, Eds: Liakopoulos et al. (Skiathos, Greece, July 2014), 848-855.

4.30. Voudouris P., Mavrogonatos C., Melfos V., Alfieris D., Stamatakis M. (2014). Alunite occurrences in Greece: Geological-mineralogical constraints and exploitation. International Coference Coastal landscapes, mining activities and preservation of cultural heritage 17-20 September 2014, Milos island, Greece. pp. 1-5.

4.31. Lazos I., Stergiou C.L., Chatzipetros A., Pikridas C., Bitharis S., Melfos V. (2018). Active tectonics (extensional regime and rotations) and Tertiary mineralization occurrences within Central Macedonia, Greece. In proceedings of the 9th International INQUA Workshop on Paleoseismology, Active Tectonics and Archeoseismology (PATA), Eds: Koukousioura O. and Chatzipetros A., 25-27 June 2018, Possidi, Greece, 145-148.

4.32. Galanos E., Voudouris P., Rieck B., Kolitsch U., Mavrogonatos C., Melfos V., Zaimis S., Soukis K. (2018). Oscillatory Zoned Gersdorffite and the Ni-Bi-Au Association at Clemence Mine and Km 3 Locality, Lavrion District, Greece. Proceedings of the 1st International Electronic Conference on Mineral Science, 16-31 July 2018, 11 pp. (https://sciforum.net/paper/view/conference/5451).

4.33. Mavrogonatos C., Voudouris P., Spry P., Melfos V., Klemme S., Berndt J., Moritz R., Kanellopoulos Ch. (2018). First Zunyite-Bearing Lithocap in Greece: The Case of Konos Hill Mo-Re-Cu-Au Porphyry System. Proceedings of the 1st International Electronic Conference on Mineral Science, 16-31 July 2018, 12 pp. (https://sciforum.net/paper/view/conference/5450).

4.34. Voudouris P., Spry P., Melfos V., Haase K., Klemd R., Mavrogonatos C., Repstock A., Alfieris D. (2018). Gold Deposits in Greece: Hypogene Ore Mineralogy as a Guide for Precious and Critical Metal Exploration. Proceedings of the 1st International Electronic Conference on Mineral Science, 16-31 July 2018, 14 pp. (https://sciforum.net/paper/view/conference/5452).

4.35. Stergiou C.L, Melfos V., Voudouris P. (2018). A review on the critical and rare metals distribution throughout the Vertiskos Unit, N. Greece. Proceedings of the 1st International Electronic Conference on Mineral Science, 16-31 July 2018, 8 pp. (https://sciforum.net/paper/view/conference/5453).

 

4.1. Papers in Special Volumes of SGA

4.1.1. Melfos V., Vavelidis M., Filippidis A., Christofides G., Evagelou E. (1991). Re-rich and Re-poor molybdenite in the Maronia rhyolitic intrusion, Northeastern Greece. In: Source, transport and deposition of metals. Eds: Pagel & Leroy., 775-777.

4.1.2. Vavelidis M., Melfos V., Sklavounos S., Bogdanov K., Driesner T. (1995). Bi-Te-Ag-bearing Cu mineralization in the Panagia area, Thasos Island (Northern Greece). In: Mineral Deposits: From their origin to their environmental impacts. Eds: Pasava, Kribek & Zak, 393-396.

4.1.3. Vavelidis M., Melfos V., Boboti-Tsitlakidou I., Arikas K. (1997). A new occurrence of placer gold in the Marathousa area (central Macedonia, N. Greece). In: Mineral Deposits: Research and Exploration Where do They Meet? d: Papunen, 339-342.

4.1.4. Vavelidis M., Melfos V., Eleftheriadis G. (1997). Mineralogy and microthermometric investigations in the Au-bearing sulphide mineralization of Palea Kavala (Macedonia, Greece). In: Mineral Deposits: Research and Exploration Where do They Meet? d: Papunen, 343-346.

4.1.5. Vavelidis M, Melfos V., Kilias A. (1999). The gold-bearing quartz veins in the metamorphic rocks at the Drakontio area, central Macedonia, northern Greece. In: Mineral Deposits: Processes to Processing. d: C.J. Stanley et al., 209-212.

4.1.6. Voudouris P., Melfos V., Vavelidis M., Arikas K. (2003). Genetic relation between the Tertiary porphyry Cu-(Mo) and the epithermal Au-(Ag) deposits in the Rhodope metallogenic province, Thrace region, Northern Greece. In: Mineral Exploration and Sustainable Development. Eds: Eliopoulos et al., 541-544.

4.1.7. Melfos V., Vavelidis M., Bogdanov K. (2003). Occurrence, mineralogy and chemical composition of primary gold from Tertiary ore mineralisations in the Rhodope massif (Greece-Bulgaria). In: Mineral Exploration and Sustainable Development. Eds: Eliopoulos et al., 1201-1204.

4.1.8. Bonsall T.A., Spry P.G., Voudouris P., Seymour K.St., Tombros S., Melfos V. (2007). Fluid inclusion and stable isotope characteristics of carbonate replacement Pb-Zn-Ag deposits in the Lavrion district, Greece. In: Digging Deeper. Eds: Andrew C.J. et al., 283-286.

4.1.9. Voudouris P.C., Melfos V., Spry P.G., Bindi L., Kartal T., Arikas K., Moritz R., Ortelli M. (2009). A new occurrence of rheniite (ReS2) and telluride enrichment in the Pagoni Rachi-Kirki porphyry-style Mo-Cu-Ag-Au prospect, northern Greece. In: Williams P.J. et al. (eds), Proceedings of the 10th Biennial SGA Meeting, Townsville, Australia, 2009. Smart Science for exploration and Mining, 542-544.

4.1.10. Voudouris P.C., Spry P.G., Melfos V., Moritz R., Papavassiliou K., Falalakis G. (2009). Mineralogical constraints on the formation of the Perama Hill High-Sulfidation Epithermal Au-Ag-Te Deposit, Northeastern Greece. In: Williams P.J. et al. (eds), Proceedings of the 10th Biennial SGA Meeting, Townsville, Australia, 2009. Smart Science for exploration and Mining, 545-547.

 

5. Papers in refereed national Conference Proceedings

5.1. Vavelidis M., Gialoglou ., Wagner G.A., Melfos V. (1996). Skapti Hyli: An ancient gold mine in the location of Mandra Kari, Palea Kavala. Archaeometric and Archaeological Investigations in Macedonia and Thrace, Thessaloniki 1993, 23-35. (in Greek)

5.2. Vavelidis M., Christofides G., Melfos V. (1997). Ancient mining activity in the broader area of Kavala-Filippoi. Ancient Greek Technology, Thessaloniki. 95-101. (in Greek)

5.3. Melfos V., Stratouli G., Vavelidis M., Efstratiou N. (2001). Provenance and flow of raw materials used for the polished stone tools manufacture from the neolithic settlement of Makri, Aegean Thrace. In: Bassiakos et al. (eds) Archaeometry Issues in Greek Prehistory and Antiquity. Hellenic Society of Archaeometry Society of Messenian Archaeological Studies, Athens, 763-778. (in Greek)

5.4. Vavelidis M., Gialoglou ., Trontsios G., Melfos V., WeisgerBER G. (2001). An ancient ochre and lead-silver mine in the site of Elia in Thasos island. In: Bassiakos et al. (eds) Archaeometry Issues in Greek Prehistory and Antiquity. Hellenic Society of Archaeometry Society of Messenian Archaeological Studies, Athens, 633-644. (in Greek)

5.5. Darlagiannis D., Vavelidis M., Arikas K., Melfos V., Goetz D. (2002) Environmental geochemical study of the sediments in the Saporema and the Filiouris rivers, Sapes-Xylagani area, Rhodope county, Thrace. Proceedings of the 6th Greek Geographical Conference of the Greek Geographical Society. Thessaloniki, October 2002. Volume , 445-452. (in Greek)

5.6. Vavelidis M., Melfos V., Tsatsopoulou P. Kiourtzoglou E. (2003) Quarrying activity in the area of Mesimvria-Zoni of Evros during the antiquity. In: The Archaeological Project in Macedonia and Thrace, 15, 33-45. (in Greek)

5.7. Mastoris I., Delagrammatikas G., Karmis M., Melfos V. (2003). Evaluation of raw materials for the design of mix catering to the cement industry: Studies and applications to sedimentary deposits. In: Aggregates and Building Stones of the Committee of Economic Geology, Mineralogy and Geochemistry of the Geological Society of Greece, 65-81. (in Greek)

5.8. Karatasou E., Vavelidis M., Melfos V., Kotali E. (2004). Geochemical investigation of the surface water and the sediments of Thermorema river in the mining area of Konos, Sapes, Rhodopi prefecture. Proceedings of the 8th Conference in Chemistry for Greece-Cyprus: Chemistry, Quality of Life and Education. Thessaloniki, 196, 1-5. (in Greek)

5.9. Melfos V. (2005). Study of the fluid inclusions in amethysts from areas of Macedonia and Thrace: K. Nevrokopi, Sapes, Soufli. Proceedings of the 2nd Conference of the Committee of Economic Geology, Mineralogy and Geochemistry of the Geological Society of Greece, Thessaloniki, 219-228. (in Greek)

5.10. Voudouris P., Katerinopoulos A., Kilias S., Melfos V., Detsi K., Vastardi A. (2005). Mineralogical-microthermometric investigations in quartz veins of South Evia. Proceedings of the 2nd Conference of the Committee of Economic Geology, Mineralogy and Geochemistry of the Geological Society of Greece, Thessaloniki, 29-38. (in Greek)

5.11. Karatasou E., Vavelidis M., Melfos V., Koronaios A., Sklavounos S. (2005). Pollution of the Thermorema river sediments by heavy metals in the mining region Konos, Sapes, Thrace. Proceedings of the 2nd Conference of the Committee of Economic Geology, Mineralogy and Geochemistry of the Geological Society of Greece, Thessaloniki, 133-142. (in Greek)

5.12. Vavelidis M., Hotzidis A., Melfos V. (2007). Quarries and monuments of Northern Evros: Factors of economic development from ancient to modern times. Proceedings of the Conference of the Economic Geology, Mineralogy and Geochemistry, "Capability development in northern Evros: Culture, mineral resources and environment, Petrota of Evros, 38-53. (in Greek)

5.13. Vavelidis M., Melfos V., Hotzidis A. (2007). Proposal for the establishment of a museum of stone and a Path in areas of particular geological beauty. Proceedings of the Conference of the Economic Geology, Mineralogy and Geochemistry, "Capability development in northern Evros: Culture, mineral resources and environment, Petrota of Evros, 54-59. (in Greek)

5.14. Vavelidis M., Hotzidis A., Melfos V. (2008). Quarries and quarrymen in Thrace from ancient to modern times. In: The Archaeological Project in Macedonia and Thrace, 20, 41-49. (in Greek)

5.15. Giouri K., Vavelidis M., Melfos V., Christoforidis X., Fytianos K. (2008). Geochemical study of Bogdanas River waters at the Assiros-Langada area, Thessaloniki. In: Nikolaou K. (ed) Proceedings of the 3rd Environmental Conference of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, 1-8. (in Greek)

5.16. Papanikolaou E., Melfos V., Vavelidis M. (2013). Determination of the marble provenance from monuments in Dion of Pieria, Greece: Mineralogical, petrographical and isotopic studies. In: The Archaeological Work in Macedonia and Thrace, 23, 163-172 (in Greek).

5.17. Bampatsikou A., Michailidou A., Giouri K., Melfos V. (2014). Geochemical study of surface and underground water samples in Pefka area (Retziki) of Thessaloniki, N. Greece. 10th International Hydrogeological Congress of Greece, Thessaloniki, 183-194 (in Greek).

5.18. Voudouris K., Melfos V., Aidona E., Kazakis N., Giouri K., Stratis J. (2014). Arsenic concentration in groundwater and sediments of Velestino area, Thessaly, central Greece. 10th International Hydrogeological Congress of Greece, Thessaloniki, 759-770.

5.19. Vaxevanopoulos M., Melfos V., Skafida E. Karnava A. (2015). Diachronic use of travertine for building purposes at the archaeological site of Kastro-Palaia in Volos city. In: The Archaeological Work in Thessaly and Stera Ellada, 4, 321-330 (in Greek).

5.20. Melfos V. (2015). Ancient marble quarries of Macedonia: mineralogical, petrographic and isotopic (C,O) study. Proceedings of the 10th Congress of the Hellenic Geographical Society, 22-24 October 2014, Thessaloniki, Greece, 536-548 (in Greek).

5.21. Giouri K., Karageorgiou M., Stergiou Ch., Theodoridou St., Papadopoulou L., Melfos V. (2008). Edible salts: compositional determination of the insoluble residue. In the Proceedings of the 6th Environmental Conference of Macedonia of the Association of Greek Chemists of C. and W. Macedonia, Thessaloniki 5-7 May 20178, 1-8 (in Greek).

5.22. Vaxevanopoulos M., Vavelidis M., Malamidou D., Melfos V. (2017). Excavations at ancient mines and metallurgical sites on Pangaion mountain (Asimotrypes, Valtouda). In: The Archaeological Work in Macedonia and Thrace, 26, 547-552 (in Greek).

5.23. Vaxevanopoulos M., Melfos V., Doulgeri-Intzesisoglou A., Skafida E., Vavaliou M., Intzesisoglou Ch. (2020). Recording of ancient quarry activity in the Magnesia Regional Unit. In: The Archaeological Work in Thessaly and Sterea Ellada, 5, 373-382 (in Greek).

 

6. Abstracts in international Conference Proceedings

6.1. Vavelidis M., Boboti-Tsitlakidis I., Melfos V. (1994). The gold-silver-copper mineralization and the placer gold in Koronouda area, Northern Greece. Beih. zum Eur. Jour. Miner., 6, 293.

6.2. Arikas K., Voudouris P., Melfos V., Vavelidis, M. (2000). Hydrothermale Mineralparagenesen und der chemismus der Molybdänite von Mo-Porphyry-Vorkommen in Thrakien/NE-Griechenland. Beih. zum Eur. Jour. Miner., 12, 5.

6.3. Vavelidis M., Melfos V., Arikas K. (2000). Mineralogy and structural control of the Ag-rich copper mineralization in the Serbomacedonian massif, Paliomylos area, Greece. Beih. zum Eur. Jour. Miner., 12, 220.

6.4. Melfos V., Vavelidis M. (2000). Genetical implications of the Cu-Bi-Ag hydrothermal veins, Kapsalina area, Thasos island, Northern Greece: mineralogical and fluid inclusion studies. WORKSHOP on Geodynamics and Ore Deposit Evolution of the Alpine-Balkan-Carpathian-Dinaride Province, 26-29 May 2000, BULGARIA, 50.

6.5. Melfos V., Vavelidis M., Christofides G., Seidel E. (2000). Nature and evolution of the Tertiary porphyry Cu-Mo deposit in the Maronia area, Thrace, Greece. WORKSHOP on Geodynamics and Ore Deposit Evolution of the Alpine-Balkan-Carpathian-Dinaride Province, 26-29 May 2000, Bulgaria, 51.

6.6. Finitsi A.V., Arikas K., Goetz D., Darlagiannis D., Vavelidis M., Melfos V. (2002). Geochemie von Böden und Bachsedimenten im epithermalen Gebiet von Sapes/Perama (Thrakien-Griechenland). Beih. zum Eur. Jour. Miner., 14, 43.

6.7. Pavlides S., Tsoukala E., Chatzipetros A., Chatzopoulou A., Melfos V., Basiliadou M.K., Lazarides G., Vaxevanopoulos M. (2005). The Maronia cave in the nummulitic limestone (Thrace, Greece). Geology, palaeontology and archaeology. In the Proceedings of the 14th International Congress of Speleology (ICS), Athens, 21-28 August 2005, O22, 61.

6.8. Melfos V., Voudouris P. (2006). Fluid inclusions and O-isotopes of an amethyst and smoky quartz occurrence in Kato Nevrokopi, Rhodope massif, Northern Greece. Abstracts Proccedings, EMPG XI, Experimental Mineralogy, Petrology and Geochemistry, 51.

6.9. Bonsall T.A., Spry P.G., Voudouris P., Seymour K.S., Tombros S., Melfos V. (2007). Geology, mineralogy, and geochemistry of carbonate-hosted bedded replacement lead-zinc-silver deposits in the Lavrion district, Greece. GSA Denver Annual Meeting, Colorado Convention Centre (2831 October 2007).

6.10. Melfos V., Magganas A., Voudouris P. and Kati M. (2009). The Mesozoic Larissa ophicalcite-serpentinite association in Eastern Thessaly, Greece: Mineralogical, Geochemical and Isotopic Constraints for rocks formed in an Ocean-Continent Transition setting. Geophysical Research Abstracts, EGU General Assembly 2009, vol. 11, EGU2009-10797-2, Vienna International Centre (20-25 April 2009).

6.11. Kati M., Magganas A., Melfos V. and Voudouris P. (2009). Sedimentology of the Larissa ophicalcite breccias: Mass flow deposits in a Tethyan Ocean-Continent Transition zone. Geophysical Research Abstracts, EGU General Assembly 2009, vol. 11, EGU2009-11002-1, Vienna International Centre (20-25 April 2009).

6.12. Fornadel A.P., Spry P.G., Vavelidis M., Melfos V. and Voudouris P. (2009). The Palea Kavala Reduced Intrusion-Related Bi-Te-Pb-SbAu System, Northeastern Greece: Mineralogical, fluid inclusion, and sulfur isotope studies. GSA Portland Annual Meeting, Oregon Convention Centre (18-21 October 2009), Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 41-7, 25.

6.13. Spry P., Fornadel A., Melfos V., Vavelidis M., Voudouris P. (2010). The Palea Kavala Bi-Te-SbAu district, Greece: A Reduced Intrusion-Related System. 13th Quadrennial IAGOD Symposium 2010, Adelaide, South Australia (6-9 April), 211-212.

6.14. Voudouris P., Kartal T., Spry P., Melfos V., Schleicher H. (2010) Late stage evolution of a porphyry Mo-Re system: Tellurides and sulfosalts in the Pagoni Rachi prospect, Northern Greece. 13th Quadrennial IAGOD Symposium 2010, Adelaide, South Australia (6-9 April), 214-215.

6.15. Voudouris P., Graham I., Melfos V., Zaw K., Lin S., Giuliani G., Fallick A., Ionescu M. (2010). Gem corundum deposits of Greece: Diversity, chemistry and origins. 13th Quadrennial IAGOD Symposium 2010, Adelaide, South Australia (6-9 April), 429-430.

6.16. Giouri A., Christophoridis C., Melfos V. and Vavelidis M. (2010). Assessment of heavy metals concentrations in sediments of Bogdanas River at the Assiros-Lagadas area, Northern Greece. In: Geologica Balcanica, Abstracts Volume of the XIX Congress of the Carpathian-Balkan Geological Association, Thessaloniki, 23-26 September 2010. Eds: Chatzipetros et al., 134.

6.17. Kati M., Magganas A., Melfos V., Voudouris P. (2010). Polygenetic history of the Chasanbali ophicalcite breccias in Thessaly, Greece. In: Geologica Balcanica, Abstracts Volume of the XIX Congress of the Carpathian-Balkan Geological Association, Thessaloniki, 23-26 September 2010. Eds: Chatzipetros et al., 180-181.

6.18. Melfos V., Chatzikirkou A., Michailidis K. and Voudouris P. (2010). Fluids related to remobilization of Mesozoic sulfide mineralization in the Eptadendro-Rachi region in eastern Rhodope, Thrace, Greece. In: Geologica Balcanica, Abstracts Volume of the XIX Congress of the Carpathian-Balkan Geological Association, Thessaloniki, 23-26 September 2010. Eds: Chatzipetros et al., 250.

6.19. Voudouris P., Melfos V., Moritz R., Spry P.G., Ortelli M. and Kartal T. (2010). Molybdenite occurrences in Greece: mineralogy, geochemistry and rhenium content. In: Geologica Balcanica, Abstracts Volume of the XIX Congress of the Carpathian-Balkan Geological Association, Thessaloniki, 23-26 September 2010. Eds: Chatzipetros et al., 410.

6.20. Fornadel A.P., Spry P.G., Voudouris P.Ch., Melfos V. (2011). Mineralogical, Stable Isotope, And Fluid Inclusion Studies Of Spatially Related Porphyry Cu(-Mo) And Epithermal Au-Te Mineralization, Fakos Peninsula, Limnos Island, Greece. GAC Conference, Ottawa, Canada, 25-27 May 2011, p. 66.

6.21. Vaxevanopoulos M., Melfos V., Skafida E., Karnava A. (2012). A mineralogical, petrographic and C-O isotopic approach for the provenance determination of the raw materials from the Kastro-Palaea building constructions, in Volos of Thessaly, Central Greece. In Abstracts Proceedings of the 39th International Symposium on Archaeometry, Leuven, 28 May - 1 June. 57.

6.22. Voudouris P., Graham I., Melfos V., Sutherland F., Zaw K. (2012). Gemstones of Greece: Mineralogy and origins. 34th International Geological Congress (IGC), Brisbane, Australia, August 2012, 3240.

6.23. Graham I., Voudouris P., Melfos V., Zaw K., Meffre S., Sutherland F., Giuliani G., Fallick A. (2012). Gem corundum deposits of Greece: a spectrum of compositions and origins. 34th International Geological Congress (IGC), Brisbane, Australia, August 2012, 3241.

6.24. Vaxevanopoulos M., Vavelidis M., Melfos V., Malamidou D., Pavlides S. (2013). Ancient Mining in Gold-Silver-Copper Deposits and Metallurgical Activity in Mavrokofi Area, Pangaeon Mount (Ne Greece). In Abstracts Proceedings of the International Conference about Mining for Copper: Environment, Culture and Copper in Antiquity, Timna, Israel, 22-25 April. 39.

6.25. Fornadel A.P., Voudouris P.Ch., Spry P.G., Melfos V. (2013). Despite Elevated Gold Grades at the Fakos Prospect (Limnos Island, Greece), Economic Development is Unlikely. AAPG Search and Discovery Article AAPG/SEG Student Expo, Houston, Texas, September 16-17, 2013.

6.26. Vavaliou M., Vaxevanopoulos M., Melfos V., Economou G. (2015). Recording and mapping ancient quarries in Thessaly, Central Greece. XI Inetrnational Conferenece of ASMOSIA (Association for the Study of Marble and Other Stones used in Antiquity). Split, Croatia, 18-22 August, 2015. Abstract Volume, 259-260.

6.27. Vaxevanopoulos M., Vavaliou M., Melfos V., Economou G. (2015). Quarries of an ancient town close to the modern city of Volos, Thessaly, Central Greece. XI Inetrnational Conferenece of ASMOSIA (Association for the Study of Marble and Other Stones used in Antiquity). Split, Croatia, 18-22 August, 2015. Abstract Volume, 261.

6.28. Zaimis S., GutzmerJ., Voudouris P., Melfos V. (2016). Indium, germanium and gallium enrichments in the carbonate-replacement Pb-Zn-Ag ore deposit at Kamariza, Lavrion (NE Attica, Greece). In the Abstract Volume of the 1st Postgraduate conference on the "Geology Of Ore Deposits", Freiberg, Germany, March 15-18, 2016.

6.29. Vaxevanopoulos M., Economou G., Melfos V., Skafida E. (2016). Mineralogical and isotopic analysis of the building materials in a Late Bronze settlement of Kastro-Palaia in Volos, Greece. 41st International Symposium on Archaeometry-ISA 2016, Kalamata, Greece, May 15-21, 2016, 138-139.

6.30. Melfos V., Vaxevanopoulos M., Tsivilika M., Vavaliou M. (2016). Mineralogical and C-O isotopic characteristics of the oolitic limestone of Perachora, Tyrnavos, Thessaly, Greece. The ancient quarries and some particular uses during antiquity. 41st International Symposium on Archaeometry-ISA 2016, Kalamata, Greece, May 15-21, 2016, 143-144.

6.31. Kyropoulou D., Andrikou D., Christaras V., Melfos V., Dotsika E. (2016). 13C and 18O applied to detect the technology and degradation of historic mortars. 41st International Symposium on Archaeometry-ISA 2016, Kalamata, Greece, May 15-21, 2016, 162.

6.32. Stergiou C., Melfos V., Voudouris P., Michailidis K., Spry P. (2016). Mineralogical, geochemical and structural constraints of the Vathi porphyry Cu-AuUMo mineralization, N. Greece. Abstract volume of the Society of Economic Geologists (SEG) Conference Tethyan Tectonics and Metallogeny, Cesme, Turkey, 25-28/9/2016.

6.33. Stergiou C., Melfos V., Voudouris P. (2016). Rare metals and uranium enrichment at the Vathi porphyry Cu-AuUMo mineralization, N. Greece. International Workshop Recent advances in W-Sn and Rare Metal deposit metallogenesis, Université de Lorraine, Nancy, France, 30/11-1/12/2016.

6.34. Stergiou G., Lampakis D., Stergiou C., Karapanagiotis I., Melfos V. (2016). Identification of Pigments used in early 19th century icons from St. George Church, Asvestochori, Thessaloniki, Greece. 2nd International Meeting for Conservation & Documentation of Ecclesiastical Artefacts. Ecumenical Patriarchate Halki Theological School & Division of Conservation of Cultural Heritage (Technological Educational Institute of Ionian Islands), Zakynthos, Greece, December 12-13, 2016.

6.35. Theodoridou S., Melfos V., Voudouris P., Miskovic A. (2016). Mineralogical and Geochemical Characterization of the Kimmeria Intrusion-Related Deposit, Xanthi, NE Greece. Geophysical Research Abstracts, EGU General Assembly 2016, vol. 18, EGU2016-8933, Vienna International Center (17-22 April 2016).

6.36. Barouchas P., Koulos V., Melfos V. (2017). Determination of total carbonates in soil archaeometry using a new pressure method with temperature compensation. Geophysical Research Abstracts, EGU General Assembly 2017, vol. 19, EGU2017-12820, Vienna International Centre (23-28 April 2017).

6.37. Periferakis A., Voudouris P., Melfos V., Mavrogonatos C., Alfieris D. (2017). The Stypsi-Megala Therma porphyry-epithermal mineralization, Lesvos Island, Greece: new mineralogical and geochemical data. Geophysical Research Abstracts, EGU General Assembly 2017, vol. 19, EGU2017-12950, Vienna International Centre (23-28 April 2017).

6.38. Voudouris P., Melfos V., Spry P., Alfieris D., Mavrogonatos C., Repstock A., Djiba A., Stergiou Ch., Periferakis A., Melfou M. (2018). Porphyry and Epithermal Deposits in Greece: A Review and New Discoveries. 8th Geochemistry Symposium, Abstracts Book, Antalya, Turkey, 4-6 May 2018, 181.

6.39. Periferakis A., Voudouris P., Melfos V., Kolodziejczyk J., Mavrogonatos C., Alfieris D. (2018). New Mineralogical Data and Geochemical Constraints on the Stypsi-Megala Therma Porphyry-Epithermal Mineralization, Lesvos Island, Greece. 8th Geochemistry Symposium, Abstracts Book, Antalya, Turkey, 4-6 May 2018, 189.

6.40. Mavrogonatos C., Voudouris P., Spry P., Melfos V., Klemme S., Berndt J., Periferakis A. (2018). Biotite Chemistry from Porphyry-Style Mineralization in Western Thrace, Greece. 8th Geochemistry Symposium, Abstracts Book, Antalya, Turkey, 4-6 May 2018, 193.

6.41. Galanopoulos E., Voudouris P., Mavrogonatos C., Melfos V. (2017). A New Porphyry Mo Mineralization at Aisymi-Leptokarya, Southeastern Rhodope, NE Greece: Mineralogical and Geochemical Constraints. 8th Geochemistry Symposium, Abstracts Book, Antalya, Turkey, 4-6 May 2018, 194.

6.42. Stergiou C.L., Lazos I., Melfos V., Chatzipetros A., Voudouris P., Pikridas C., Bitharis S. (2018). Links between the neotectonic regime and the Tertiary mineralization of the Vertiskos and Kerdylion Units, N. Greece. In: Neubauer F. et al. (Eds)., Abstract volume of the XXI International Congress of the Carpathian Balkan Geological Association (CBGA), Salzburg, September 10-13, 2018, Geologica Balcanica, p. 281.

6.43. Aravani F., Papadopoulou L., Melfos V., Soldatos T., Zorba T., Voudouris P. (2019). Mineralogical and fluid inclusions study of epithermal type veins intruding the volcanic rocks of the Kornofolia area, Evros, NE Greece (Preliminary results). 15th International Congress of the Geological Society of Greece, Athens, May 22-24, 2019, p. 2.

6.44. Petika E., Melfos V., Papadopoulou L., Voudouris P. (2019). Mineralogical study of the vein style Cu-Pb-Zn-Bi-As-Au mineralization hosted in the carbonates of Myriofyto, Vertiskos unit, N. Greece. 15th International Congress of the Geological Society of Greece, Athens, May 22-24, 2019, p. 2

6.45. Lazos I., Stergiou Ch., Chatzipetros A., Melfos V., Voudouris P., Pikridas Ch. (2019). Active tectonics and Pliocene-Pleistocene volcanic rocks of Almopia and Charopo (Sitsi-Kamen) areas in Northern Greece. 15th International Congress of the Geological Society of Greece, Athens, May 22-24, 2019, p. 2.

 

7. Abstracts in national Conference Proceedings

7.1. Vavelidis M., Hotzidis A., Melfos V. (2000). Ancient and modern monuments in the Trigonon region of Evros. Palmos, 3, 13-14. (in Greek)

7.2. Melfos V. (2004). Mineralogical and stable isotopic study of ancient white marble quarries in Larisa, Thessaly, Greece. Abstracts Volume of the 10th International Congress of the Geol Soc Greece, 506-507.

7.3. Vavelidis M., Pernicka ., Melfos V., Tsatsopoulou P., Sismanidis K. (2005). Chemical and isotopic analysis of lead in ancient silver and lead objects from Thrace. Abstract Proceedings of the Scientific Session of the Geological Society of Greece on Geology of Thrace- NE Aegean Seismotectonic, 2-4 September 2005, Samothraki, 12. (in Greek)

7.4. Vavelidis M., Matsas D., Melfos V. (2005). Petrographic and geochemical study of stone artefacts from Mikro Vouni, Samothraki. Abstract Proceedings of the Scientific Session of the Geological Society of Greece on Geology of Thrace- NE Aegean Seismotectonic, 2-4 September 2005, Samothraki, 13-14. (in Greek)

7.5. Vavelidis M., Melfos V., Hotzidis A. (2005). Quarries and quarrymen in Thrace: Information from tha ancient and modern times. Abstract Proceedings of the Scientific Session of the Geological Society of Greece on Geology of Thrace- NE Aegean Seismotectonic, 2-4 September 2005, Samothraki, 15. (in Greek)

7.6. Pavidis S., Tsoukala E., Chatzipetros A., Chatzopoulou A., Melfos V., Vasileiadou A., Lazaridis G., Vaxevanopoulos M. (2005). The cave of Maronia in the nummulitic limestones (Thrace). Geology and Palaeontology. Abstract Proceedings of the Scientific Session of the Geological Society of Greece on Geology of Thrace- NE Aegean Seismotectonic, 2-4 September 2005, Samothraki, 51-52. (in Greek).

7.7. Papanikolaou E., Christaras B., Pingiatoglou S., Spathis P., Melfos V. (2019). Investigation of the causes of erosion of the building materials of the sanctuaries of Dimitra and Asclepius in Dion. Abstracts Volume of the Conference "Protection, Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Monuments - 20 Years of DMPS", 20-23 November 2019, 78 (in Greek).

 

8. Book

8.1. Melfos V. (2009). The Green Thessalian Stone and the quarries of Chasanbali. Municipality of Nesson, 80 p., ISBN 978-960-6700-38-5 (in Greek).

 

9. Non refereed field-trip guides

9.1. Melfos V. (2001). A Geological Excursion in Northern Greece. Field Guidebook for the students of the Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski and the Sofia University of Mining and Geology and financially supported by the Society of Economic Geologist (SEG), 14 p.

9.2. Melfos V., Bogdanov K. (2012). A Field Guide to the Ore Deposits of NE Greece Field Guidebook for the students of the Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski and the Sofia University SEG Student Chapter, financially supported by the Society of Economic Geologists (SEG), the Assarel-Medet JSC and the GEOTECHMIN. With the support of Eldorado Gold, Hellas Gold and Thracean Gold Mining, 19 p.

9.3. Voudouris P., Melfos V., Falalakis G., Baker T. (2013). A Field Guide to the Ore Deposits of NE Greece. Field Guidebook for the students of the British Columbia University. Financed by Eldorado Gold, 29 p.

9.4. Voudouris P., Melfos V. (2014). Intrusion related polymetallic ore system of Lavrion, Southern Attica, Greece, In: A. Miskovic (Editor), Field Guide: MDRU Short Course 80, June 7, 2014, Athens, Greece: MDRU, The University of British Columbia, 68 p.

9.5. Voudouris P.C., Siron C.R., Márton I., Melfos V., Baker T., Spry P.G. (2016) Eocene to Miocene Hydrothermal Deposits of Northern Greece and Bulgaria: Relationships between Tectonic-Magmatic Activity, Alteration, and Gold Mineralization - A Preface. Society of Economic Geologists, Guidebook Series, 54, 1-15.

9.6. Voudouris P.C., Melfos V., Spry P.G., Baker T. (2016) Cenozoic Porphyry-Epithermal and Other Intrusion-Related Deposits in Northeastern Greece: Geological, Mineralogical and Geochemical Constraints. Society of Economic Geologists, Guidebook Series, 54, 43-82.

9.7. Voudouris P.C., Melfos V., Baker T., Spry P.G. (2016) Diverse Styles of Oligocene-Miocene Magmatic-Hydrothermal Deposits in Northeastern Greece: Relationships between Tectonic-, Magmatic Activity, Alteration and Au-Ag Mineralization. Society of Economic Geologists, Guidebook Series, 54, 83-112.

9.8. Melfos V., Bogdanov K. (2016). A Field Guide to the Ore Deposits of NE Greece. Field Guidebook for the students of the Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski and the Sofia University SEG Student Chapter, financially supported by the Society of Economic Geologists (SEG). With the support of Eldorado Gold, GEOTECHMIN and MUNDORO, 25 p.

9.9. Voudouris P., Tarantola A., Melfos V. (2017). A Field Guide to the Tertiary Hydrothermal Ore Deposits of Northern Greece. Field Guidebook for the students of the University of Lorraine, Nancy, and the University of Lorraine SEG Student Chapter, financially supported by the Society of Economic Geologists (SEG). With the support of Eldorado Gold, Hellas Gold and Thracean Gold Mining, 54 p.

9.10. Melfos V., Voudouris P., Rassios A. and Bogdanov K. (2019). A Field Guide to the Mineral deposits of Bulgaria and Greece. Field Guidebook for the students of the Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski and the Sofia University SEG Student Chapter, financially supported by the Society of Economic Geologists (SEG). With the support of Eldorado Gold, GEOTECHMIN and MUNDORO, 17 p.

9.11. von Quadt A., Driesner Th., Peytcheva I., Vassileva R., Melfos V. (2019). Porphyry-epithermal Cu-Au, replacement/skarn Pb-Zn, replacement Pb-Zn-Au-Ag and podiform Cr deposit. IGP excursion, ETH Zurich, 57 p.