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New Caledonia

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Name(s) in local language(s): Nouvelle Calédonie
 
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Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
Acanthite
Actinolite
Aegirine
Aikinite
Albite
Allanite-(Ce)
Almandine
Amphibole Supergroup
Anglesite
'Apatite'
Arsenopyrite
Asbolane
Augite
Aurichalcite
Awaruite
Azurite
Barroisite
Baryte
Bismuthinite
Bornite
Bowieite
Brochantite
Calcite
Celadonite
Cerussite
Chalcanthite
Chalcocite
Chalcopyrite
'Chlorite Group'
Chloritoid
'Chocolite'
Chromite
'Chromite-Magnesiochromite Series'
Chrysocolla
Chrysotile
Clinochrysotile
Clinoenstatite
Clinozoisite
Cobaltite
Cooperite
Copper
Covellite
Cryptomelane
Cubanite
Cuprite
Cuprorhodsite
Deerite
Diopside
var: Chromian Diopside
Dolomite
Enargite
Enstatite
var: Bronzite
Epidote
Erlichmanite
Erythrite
Ferrocarpholite
Ferro-glaucophane
Ferronickelplatinum
Forsterite
var: Peridot
Galena
'Garnet'
'Garnierite'
Gibbsite
'Glass'
Glaucophane
Goethite
Gold
'Grossular-Hibschite Series'
Grunerite
Gypsum
Heazlewoodite
Hematite
Hemimorphite
Hollingworthite
'Hornblende'
Hydromagnesite
Hydrozincite
Idaite
Ilmenite
Irarsite
Iridium
var: Ruthenosmiridium
Isoferroplatinum
Jalpaite
Jarosite
Kaolinite
'Kerolite'
Laumontite
Laurite
Lawsonite
'Limonite'
Linarite
Lithiophorite
Mackinawite
Maghemite
var: Alumomaghemite

Magnesiochromite
Magnesite
Magnetite
Malachite
Malanite
Manganite
Marcasite
Miassite
'Mica Group'
Microcline
Millerite
Molybdenite
Muscovite
var: Phengite
Népouite (TL)
Nickel (TL)
Odinite
'Olivine'
Omphacite
Opal
Orcelite (TL)
Osmium
Pargasite
Pecoraite
Pentlandite
'Pimelite'
Potarite
'Prassoite'
Prehnite
'Pumpellyite'
Pyrite
Pyromorphite
Pyrophyllite
Pyrrhotite
Quartz
Ramsdellite
Rhodochrosite
Rutile
var: Nigrine
Saponite
Scheelite
Selenium
Sénarmontite
'Serpentine Group'
Siderite
Silver
'Smectite Group'
Smithsonite
Sperrylite
Sphalerite
Spinel
Stibnite
Stilpnomelane
Sudburyite
Sulphur
Takovite
Talc
Tenorite
Tetraferroplatinum
Tetrahedrite
Thortveitite
Titanite
Todorokite
'Tourmaline'
Tremolite
Tschermakite
Tulameenite
Uvarovite
Vaesite
Valentinite
Vermiculite
'Wad'
Willemseite
Wulfenite
Xenotime-(Y)
Xingzhongite
Yttrialite-(Y)
Zircon


182 entries listed. 148 valid minerals. 3 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Localities in this Region


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References

Pelatan, L. (1892) Les mines de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. Journal le génie civil.

Glasser, M. (1932): XIII. Nouvelle-Calédonie. In La Géologie et les Mines de la France d´outre=Mer. Sociéte d`Editions Géographiques, Maritimes et Coploniales, Paris 1932, 445-471

Lillie, A. R., & Brothers, R. N. (1970). The geology of New Caledonia. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics, 13(1), 145-183.

Brindley, G.W. & Hsien Ming Wan. (1975): Compositions, structures, and thermal behavior of nickel-containing minerals in the lizardite-nepouite series. American Mineralogist. 60, 863-871 [With analysis of Nepouite from New Caledonia]

Augé, T. and Maurizot, P. (1995) Stratiform and alluvial platinum mineralization in the New Caledonia ophiolite complex. Canadian Mineralogist: 33: 1023-1045.

Spandler, C., Hermann, J., & Rubatto, R., (2004) Exsolution of thortveitite, yttrialite, and xenotime during low-temperature recrystallization of zircon from New Caledonia, and their significance for trace element incorporation in zircon. American Mineralogist 89: 1795-1806

Cassian, P. (2007). New Caledonia Geology and Mining. In ニューカレドニアの投資環境調査 2007 年 (p. 58).

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