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Queensland, Australia

This page kindly sponsored by Keith Compton
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 27° 28' 3'' South , 153° 1' 39'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -27.467420015, 153.027399474


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

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)

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

'Chevkinite Group'

Chlorapatite

Chlorargyrite

'Chlorite Group'

Chromite

Chrysocolla

'Chrysoprase'

Cinnabar

Claringbullite

'Clays'

Clinoclase

Clinoenstatite

'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'

Clinozoisite

Cloncurryite (TL)

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'

'var: Antiperthite'

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: 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


386 valid minerals. 10 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

Entries shown in red are rocks recorded for this region.

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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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