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Cloncurry Shire, Queensland, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 20° 42' 16'' South , 140° 30' 20'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -20.7044444444, 140.505555556



The Shire of Cloncurry is in the far north-west of Queensland and is bounded by the City of Mt Isa on the west and McKinlay Shire on the east and Carpentaria in the north.

The area of the shire is approximately 48,113 sq. kilometres.

Co-ordinates are for the town of Cloncurry.

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

Acanthite

Actinolite

Alabandite

Albite

Allanite-(Ce)

var: Bagrationite (of Koksharov)

'Allanite Group'

Allargentum

Alloclasite

Almandine

Andalusite

Andradite

Anglesite

Anhydrite

Ankerite

Antarcticite

Anthophyllite

Antlerite

'Apatite'

Arsenopyrite

Atacamite

Augite

Axinite-(Fe)

Azurite

Barlowite (TL)

Baryte

Bastnäsite-(Ce)

Bastnäsite-(La)

β-Roselite

Beyerite

'Biotite'

Bismuth

Bismuthinite

Bismutite

Bixbyite

Bornite

Boulangerite

Bournonite

Brannerite

Brochantite

Bustamite

Buttgenbachite

Cacoxenite

Calcite

Cerussite

Chalcanthite

Chalcocite

Chalcopyrite

Chenevixite

Chlorargyrite

'Chlorite Group'

Chrysocolla

Claringbullite

Clinoclase

'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'

Cloncurryite (TL)

Cobaltite

Coffinite

Conichalcite

Connellite

Copper

Coquimbite

Cordierite

Corkite

Cornetite

Coronadite

Corundum

Costibite

Covellite

Creedite

Cryptomelane

Cubanite

Cummingtonite

Cuprite

var: Chalcotrichite

Cuprotungstite

'Davidite'

Davidite-(La)

Delafossite

Dietrichite

Digenite

Diopside

Djurleite

Dolomite

Dyscrasite

Epidote

Erythrite

Fayalite

'Fayalite-Tephroite Series'

'var: Knebelite'

'Feldspar Group'

Ferricopiapite

Fluorapatite

Fluorite

Gahnite

Galena

'Garnet'

Gedrite

Geerite

Gerhardtite

Glaucodot

Goethite

Gold

var: Electrum

Graphite

Greenalite

Greenockite

Grossular

Grunerite

Gudmundite

Gypsum

Halite

Halotrichite

Hastingsite

Hedenbergite

Hematite

Hemimorphite

Hentschelite

Hessite

Heterogenite

'Heterogenite-2H'

'Heterogenite-3R'

Hexahydrite

Hinsdalite

'Hornblende'

Hörnesite

Huntite

Hydrocerussite

Hydroxylapatite

Hydrozincite

Ilmenite

Jarosite

Kaolinite

'K Feldspar'

'var: Adularia'

Kieserite

Kornelite

Kyanite

Lanthanite-(Ce)

Lavendulan

Leadhillite

Lepidocrocite

Libethenite

Lillianite

'Limonite'

Mackinawite

Magnesio-hornblende

Magnetite

Malachite

'Manganese Oxides'

Mansfieldite

var: Cobaltian Mansfieldite

Marcasite

Marialite

Massicot

Melanterite

Meneghinite

'Meurigite'

Microcline

Mimetite

Molybdenite

'Monazite'

Montmorillonite

Muscovite

var: Illite

var: Sericite

Nantokite

Natrojarosite

Nitromagnesite

Olivenite

var: Cobaltoan Olivenite

Opal

var: Opal-AN

Orthoclase

Palygorskite

Paratacamite

Pentlandite

Phlogopite

Phurcalite

Pickeringite

Plumbogummite

Plumbojarosite

Polybasite

Prehnite

Proustite

Pseudomalachite

'Psilomelane'

'Pumpellyite'

Pyrargyrite

Pyrite

Pyrolusite

Pyromorphite

Pyrosmalite-(Fe)

Pyrrhotite

Quartz

var: Amethyst

var: Chalcedony

Rhomboclase

Richetite

Rosasite

Roselite

Rutile

'Scapolite'

Scheelite

Schorl

Scorodite

Sepiolite

Siderite

Sillimanite

Silver

Smithsonite

Smolyaninovite

Smythite

Spangolite

Spertiniite

Spessartine

Sphalerite

Spherocobaltite

Staurolite

Stillwellite-(Ce) (TL)

Stilpnomelane

Sulphur

Sylvanite

Sylvite

'Synchysite'

Talc

Tenorite

Tetrahedrite

Titanite

Torbernite

'Tourmaline'

Treasurite

Tremolite

Tungstite

Turquoise

Ullmannite

Uraninite

Uranocircite

Violarite

Voltaite

'Wad'

Willyamite

'Wolframite'

Wupatkiite

'Xenotime'

Yttrotantalite-(Y)

Zircon


210 valid minerals. 3 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

Entries shown in red are rocks recorded for this region.

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Rock list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

Regional Geology

This information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This data will improve over time as more accurate maps and data sets are added.

Holocene0 - 0.0117 Maalluvium 38485

Regolith

Channel and flood plain alluvium; gravel, sand, silt, clay; may be locally calcreted

regolith; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Cretaceous66 - 145 MaCretaceous sedimentary rocks

Sedimentary rocks

Calymmian1400 - 1600 MaMesoproterozoic amphibolite-facies metamorphics

Medium grade metamorphic rock

Medium-grade metamorphic rocks, generally with amphibolite-facies assemblages; may have a greenschist overprint


References for regional geology:

Data provided by Macrostrat.org

Raymond, O.L., Liu, S., Gallagher, R., Zhang, W., Highet, L.M. Surface Geology of Australia 1:1 million scale dataset 2012 edition. Commonwealth of Australia (Geoscience Australia).

Raymond, O.L. (editor), Gallagher, R., Highet, L.M. Surface Geology of Australia, 1:2 500 000 scale, 2012 edition [Digital Dataset]. Geoscience Australia, Commonwealth of Australia, Canberra.

Geological Survey of Canada. Generalized geological map of the world and linked databases. doi:10.4095/195142. Open File 2915d.


Localities in this Region


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References

- Crane, M. M., Sharpe, J. L. and Williams, P. A. (2001): Formation of chrysocolla and secondary copper phosphates in the highly weathered supergene zones of some Australian deposits. Records of the Australian Museum, 53, 49-56.
- Pollard, P.J. (2001): Sodic(-calcic) alteration in Fe-oxide-Cu-Au districts: an origin via unmixing of magmatic H2O-CO2-NaCl ± CaCl2-KCl fluids. Mineralium Deposita 36, 93-100.

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