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Iron Knight Mine, Iron Duke Complex, Middleback Range, Eyre peninsula, South Australia, Australia

Latitude: 33°15'7"S
Longitude: 137°6'36"E
A large operating open cut iron mine, run by OneSteel. Access is difficult. The workforce is based in Whyalla. Hosted by a phosphate and carbonate bearing magnetite-hematite rich Proterozoic iron formation, running over 60km, with several major mines.

Mineral List

Calcite
Chalcopyrite
Cyrilovite
Dolomite
Dufrénite
Fluorapatite
Goethite
Hematite
Jarosite
Magnesite
Magnetite
Nacrite
Nontronite
Phosphosiderite
Pseudomalachite
Pyrite
Pyrolusite
Quartz
Siderite
Strengite
Talc
Wardite


22 entries listed. 22 valid minerals.

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References

http://www.pir.sa.gov.au/minerals/sa_mines/operating_mines/middleback_range_project_magnet

Whyalla SI5308 1: 250 000 Mineral Occurrence Map

Francis, G.L., 2010. Minerals from the South Middleback Range deposits 2003-2008. (self published) 44pp.

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