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Queensland, Australia

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Queensland is located in the north of Australia and is the second largest state with an area of approximately 1,852,642 sq.kms (715,309 sq. miles).

There are currently (2016) 73 local government areas. Some are referred to as Cities, Towns, Shires or Regions.

The capital city of Queensland is Brisbane.

The co-ordinates shown are for the Brisbane post office.

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
Acanthite
Actinolite
Aegirine
Aegirine-augite
Aenigmatite
Akdalaite
Akimotoite (TL)
Alabandite
Albite
var: Andesine
var: Oligoclase
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
'Alkali Feldspar'
Allanite-(Ce)
var: Bagrationite (of Koksharov)
'Allanite Group'
Allargentum
Alloclasite
Almandine
Aluminite
Alunite
'Alunite Group'
'Amphibole Supergroup'
Analcime
Anatase
Andalusite
Andradite
'Andradite-Grossular Series'
Anglesite
Anhydrite
Anilite
Ankerite
'Anorthoclase'
Antarcticite
Anthophyllite
Antimony
'Antiperthite'
Antlerite
'Apatite'
Aragonite
Arfvedsonite
Argentopyrite
Armalcolite
Arsenic
Arsenopyrite
Asbolane
Atacamite
Augelite
Augite
Aurichalcite
Axinite-(Fe)
'Axinite Group'
Azurite
Baddeleyite
Baileychlore (TL)
Bamfordite (TL)
Barlowite (TL)
Baryte
Bastnäsite-(Ce)
Bastnäsite-(La)
'Bauxite'
Bayerite
Berlinite
Bertrandite
Beryl
var: Aquamarine
'Betafite Group'
β-Roselite
Beusite
Beyerite
'Biotite'
Bismite
Bismoclite
Bismuth
Bismuthinite
'Bismuth Ochre'
Bismutite
Bixbyite
Blödite
Böhmite
Bornite
Botryogen
Boulangerite
Bournonite
Brannerite
Bridgmanite (TL)
Brochantite
Buddingtonite
Bustamite
Buttgenbachite
Cacoxenite
Calaverite
Calcite
var: Iceland Spar
var: Manganoan Calcite
Cassiterite
Celestine
Celsian
Cerianite-(Ce)
Cerussite
'Chabazite'
Chalcanthite
Chalcoalumite
Chalcocite
Chalcopyrite
Chalcosiderite
Chamosite
var: Thuringite
Chenevixite
'Chert'
'Chevkinite Group'
Chlorapatite
Chlorargyrite
'Chlorite Group'
Chromite
Chrysocolla
'Chrysoprase'
Cinnabar
Claringbullite
'Clay'
Clinoclase
Clinoenstatite
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'
Clinozoisite
Cloncurryite (TL)
'Coal'
Cobaltite
Coffinite
Columbite-(Fe)
Columbite-(Mn)
Colusite
Conichalcite
Connellite
Copper
'Copper Stain'
Coquimbite
Cordierite
Corkite
Cornetite
Coronadite
Corundum
var: Ruby
var: Sapphire
Costibite
Covellite
Creedite
Cristobalite
Cryptomelane
Cubanite
Cummingtonite
Cuprite
var: Chalcotrichite
Cuprotungstite
Cyanotrichite
'Davidite'
Davidite-(La)
Delafossite
Diamond
Dickite
Dietrichite
Digenite
Diopside
Dioptase
Djerfisherite
Djurleite
Dolomite
Donbassite
Dravite
Dyscrasite
Enargite
Enstatite
Epidote
Epsomite
'Erionite'
Erythrite
Eucairite
Eudialyte
Eulytine
Fayalite
'Fayalite-Tephroite Series
var: Knebelite'

'Feldspar Group'
Ferberite
Ferricopiapite
Ferrimolybdite
'Ferrohortonolite'
Ferronigerite-6N6S
Ferro-pargasite
Florencite-(Ce)
Fluellite
Fluorapatite
Fluorite
Freibergite
Gahnite
Galena
'Garnet'
Gatumbaite
Gedrite
Geerite
Gerhardtite
Gibbsite
'Glass'
Glaucodot
Goethite
Gold
var: Electrum
Goyazite
Graftonite
Graphite
Greenalite
Greenockite
var: Zincian Greenockite
Grossular
var: Hessonite
Grunerite
Gudmundite
Gypsum
Halite
Halotrichite
Hastingsite
Hedenbergite
Hematite
var: Martite
var: Specularite
Hemimorphite
Hentschelite
Hercynite
Hessite
Heterogenite
'Heterogenite-2H'
'Heterogenite-3R'
Hexahydrite
Hinsdalite
'Hornblende'
Hörnesite
Huntite
Hydrocerussite
Hydroxylapatite
Hydrozincite
'Hypersthene'
Ilmenite
Ilsemannite
Ilvaite
Iriginite
Iron
var: Kamacite

var: Martensite
'Iscorite'
Isocubanite
'Jahnsite'
Jamesonite
Jarosite
Jordisite
'Joséite'
Kaolinite
'K Feldspar'
'var: Adularia'
Kieserite
Klockmannite
Koechlinite
Kornelite
Kyanite
Lanthanite-(Ce)
Laumontite
Lavendulan
Lazulite
Leadhillite
Lepidocrocite
Leucophosphite
Leucoxene
'Lévyne'
Libethenite
Lillianite
'Limonite'
Linarite
Lingunite
Lithiophorite
Löllingite
Mackinawite
Maghemite
Magnesio-hornblende
Magnesio-riebeckite
Magnesite
Magnetite
var: Titaniferous Magnetite
Majorite
Malachite
Maldonite
'Manganese Oxides'
Mansfieldite
var: Cobaltian Mansfieldite
Marcasite
Margarite
Marialite
Marshallsussmanite
Massicot
Meionite
Melanterite
'Melilite Group'
Meneghinite
Merrillite
Metatorbernite
'Meurigite'
'Mica Group'
Microcline
Mimetite
Minyulite
Molybdenite
var: Femolite
Molybdite
'Monazite'
Monazite-(Ce)
Montmorillonite
'Moonstone'
Muscovite
var: Illite
var: Sericite
Nantokite
Natrodufrénite
Natrojarosite
Natrolite
Naumannite
Neotocite
Nepheline
Nissonite
Nitromagnesite
Nontronite
Nsutite
Offretite
Olivenite
var: Cobaltoan Olivenite
'Olivine'
Opal
var: Boulder Opal
var: Crystal Opal
var: Hydrophane
var: Opal Matrix
var: Opal-AN
var: Pinfire Opal
var: Pipe Opal
var: Precious Opal
var: Wood Opal
var: Yowah Nut
Orthoclase
'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'
Palygorskite
Paragonite
Paratacamite
Pargasite
Pectolite
var: Manganoan Pectolite

Pentlandite
'Petrified Wood'
Pharmacosiderite
Phlogopite
Phosgenite
Phurcalite
Pickeringite
Pigeonite
'Plessite'
Plumbogummite
Plumbojarosite
Plumbophyllite
Poitevinite
Polybasite
Powellite
Prehnite
Preisingerite
Proustite
Pseudomalachite
'Psilomelane'
'Pumpellyite'
Pyrargyrite
Pyrite
'Pyrobitumen'
Pyrochlore Group
var: Bismutopyrochlore (of Chukanov et al.)

Pyrolusite
Pyromorphite
Pyrope
Pyrophyllite
'Pyrosmalite'
Pyrosmalite-(Fe)
'Pyroxene Group'
Pyroxferroite
Pyroxmangite
Pyrrhotite
Quartz
var: Agate
var: Amethyst
var: Carnelian
var: Chalcedony
var: Citrine
var: Eye Agate
var: Fortification Agate
var: Jasper
var: Rock Crystal
var: Smoky Quartz
Rhodochrosite
Rhomboclase
Richetite
Riebeckite
Ringwoodite (TL)
Römerite
Rosasite
Roselite
Rozenite
Rutile
Sanidine
Saponite
'Scapolite'
Scheelite
Schorl
Schreibersite
Scorodite
Scorzalite
Sepiolite
Sérandite
var: Calcian Sérandite

'Serpentine Subgroup'
Siderite
var: Zincian Siderite
Siegenite
Sieleckiite (TL)
Sillimanite
Silver
var: Antimonial Silver
Silvialite (TL)
'Smectite Group'
Smithsonite
var: Monheimite
Smolyaninovite
Smythite
Sodalite
Spangolite
Spertiniite
Spessartine
Sphalerite
var: Marmatite
Spherocobaltite
Spinel
Spionkopite
Staurolite
Stephanite
Sternbergite
Stibnite
Stillwellite-(Ce) (TL)
Stilpnomelane
Sulphur
Sylvanite
Sylvite
Symplesite
'Synchysite'
Taenite
Talc
'Tantalite'
Tenorite
Tetradymite
Tetrahedrite
Tetrataenite
Thomsonite-Ca
Thorite
'Thunder Egg'
Tiemannite
Tilleyite
Titanite
Topaz
Torbernite
'Tourmaline'
Treasurite
Tremolite
Tridymite
Trögerite
Troilite
Trolleite
Tuite
Tungstite
Turquoise
Ullmannite
'UM1984-14-CH:ClNOV'
Uraninite
var: Pitchblende
Uranocircite
Variscite
Veenite
Vesuvianite
Violarite
Vivianite
Voltaite
'Wad'
Wadsleyite
Wavellite
Willemseite
Willyamite
'Wolframite'
Wollastonite
Wulfenite
var: Chillagite
Wupatkiite
Wüstite
'Xenotime'
Yarrowite
Yttrotantalite-(Y)
'Zeolite Group'
Zircon
Zirconolite
Zoisite


511 entries listed. 382 valid minerals. 10 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Localities in this Region

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References

KROSCH, N.J., 1990: Queensland Mineral Commodity Report (Chrysoprase). Queensland Government Mining Journal, 91, 165-169.

VASCONCELOS, P., AND SINGH, B., 1996: The crystal chemistry and genesis of chrysoprase. In Mesozoic Geology of the Eastern Australian Plate Conference. Geological Society of Australia Inc., Extended Abstracts No.43, 545.

External Links

http://www.derm.qld.gov.au/ [Department for Environment and Resource Management (formerly Queensland Natural Resources and Mines)].

http://www.dme.qld.gov.au/mines/ [Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation (info on mines)]

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