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A Lone Hand Mine, Malbon, Cloncurry, Cloncurry Shire, Queensland, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 20° 59' 21'' South , 140° 16' 24'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -20.98917,140.27333
GeoHash:G#: rh78xgpcj
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BSh : Hot semi-arid (steppe) climate


Malbon township 45 km south west of Cloncurry Queensland, Australia.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


24 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Alloclasite
Formula: Co1-xFexAsS
Reference: Lawrence et al (1998). End-Member Beyerite from the Alone Hand Mine, Cloncurry, Queensland. Australian Journal of Mineralogy 4(1): 9-11.
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Lawrence et al (1998). End-Member Beyerite from the Alone Hand Mine, Cloncurry, Queensland. Australian Journal of Mineralogy 4(1): 9-11.
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Lawrence et al (1998). End-Member Beyerite from the Alone Hand Mine, Cloncurry, Queensland. Australian Journal of Mineralogy 4(1): 9-11.
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Lawrence et al (1998). End-Member Beyerite from the Alone Hand Mine, Cloncurry, Queensland. Australian Journal of Mineralogy 4(1): 9-11.
Beyerite
Formula: Ca(BiO)2(CO3)2
Reference: Neil A. Richards 2005.
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: Lawrence et al (1998). End-Member Beyerite from the Alone Hand Mine, Cloncurry, Queensland. Australian Journal of Mineralogy 4(1): 9-11.
Bismutite
Formula: (BiO)2CO3
Reference: Lawrence et al (1998). End-Member Beyerite from the Alone Hand Mine, Cloncurry, Queensland. Australian Journal of Mineralogy 4(1): 9-11.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Lawrence et al (1998). End-Member Beyerite from the Alone Hand Mine, Cloncurry, Queensland. Australian Journal of Mineralogy 4(1): 9-11.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Lawrence et al (1998). End-Member Beyerite from the Alone Hand Mine, Cloncurry, Queensland. Australian Journal of Mineralogy 4(1): 9-11.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Lawrence et al (1998). End-Member Beyerite from the Alone Hand Mine, Cloncurry, Queensland. Australian Journal of Mineralogy 4(1): 9-11.
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: Lawrence et al (1998). End-Member Beyerite from the Alone Hand Mine, Cloncurry, Queensland. Australian Journal of Mineralogy 4(1): 9-11.
Cobaltite
Formula: CoAsS
Reference: Lawrence et al (1998). End-Member Beyerite from the Alone Hand Mine, Cloncurry, Queensland. Australian Journal of Mineralogy 4(1): 9-11.
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Lawrence et al (1998). End-Member Beyerite from the Alone Hand Mine, Cloncurry, Queensland. Australian Journal of Mineralogy 4(1): 9-11.
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: Lawrence et al (1998). End-Member Beyerite from the Alone Hand Mine, Cloncurry, Queensland. Australian Journal of Mineralogy 4(1): 9-11.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Lawrence et al (1998). End-Member Beyerite from the Alone Hand Mine, Cloncurry, Queensland. Australian Journal of Mineralogy 4(1): 9-11.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Lawrence et al (1998). End-Member Beyerite from the Alone Hand Mine, Cloncurry, Queensland. Australian Journal of Mineralogy 4(1): 9-11.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Lawrence et al (1998). End-Member Beyerite from the Alone Hand Mine, Cloncurry, Queensland. Australian Journal of Mineralogy 4(1): 9-11.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Lawrence et al (1998). End-Member Beyerite from the Alone Hand Mine, Cloncurry, Queensland. Australian Journal of Mineralogy 4(1): 9-11.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Lawrence et al (1998). End-Member Beyerite from the Alone Hand Mine, Cloncurry, Queensland. Australian Journal of Mineralogy 4(1): 9-11.
Pseudomalachite
Formula: Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Reference: Lawrence et al (1998). End-Member Beyerite from the Alone Hand Mine, Cloncurry, Queensland. Australian Journal of Mineralogy 4(1): 9-11.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Lawrence et al (1998). End-Member Beyerite from the Alone Hand Mine, Cloncurry, Queensland. Australian Journal of Mineralogy 4(1): 9-11.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Lawrence et al (1998). End-Member Beyerite from the Alone Hand Mine, Cloncurry, Queensland. Australian Journal of Mineralogy 4(1): 9-11.
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: Lawrence et al (1998). End-Member Beyerite from the Alone Hand Mine, Cloncurry, Queensland. Australian Journal of Mineralogy 4(1): 9-11.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Lawrence et al (1998). End-Member Beyerite from the Alone Hand Mine, Cloncurry, Queensland. Australian Journal of Mineralogy 4(1): 9-11.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Copper'1.AA.05Cu
'Gold'1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Alloclasite'2.EB.10bCo1-xFexAsS
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
'Bismuthinite'2.DB.05Bi2S3
'Chalcocite'2.BA.05Cu2S
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Cobaltite'2.EB.25CoAsS
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Cuprite'4.AA.10Cu2O
'Goethite'4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
'Hematite'4.CB.05Fe2O3
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Ankerite'5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
'Azurite'5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
'Beyerite'5.BE.35Ca(BiO)2(CO3)2
'Bismutite'5.BE.25(BiO)2CO3
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Malachite'5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
'Siderite'5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Scheelite'7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Pseudomalachite'8.BD.05Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Group 9 - Silicates
'Chrysocolla'9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
'Epidote'9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Alloclasite2.12.6.2Co1-xFexAsS
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Cobaltite2.12.3.1CoAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Beyerite16a.2.3.1Ca(BiO)2(CO3)2
Bismutite16a.3.5.1(BiO)2CO3
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq
Pseudomalachite41.4.3.1Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
CCarbon
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C BeyeriteCa(BiO)2(CO3)2
C Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
C CalciteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O BeyeriteCa(BiO)2(CO3)2
O Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
O CalciteCaCO3
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O CupriteCu2O
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O HematiteFe2O3
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
O QuartzSiO2
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O SideriteFeCO3
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SiSilicon
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
SSulfur
S AlloclasiteCo1-xFexAsS
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CobaltiteCoAsS
S PyriteFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca BeyeriteCa(BiO)2(CO3)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
FeIron
Fe AlloclasiteCo1-xFexAsS
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
CoCobalt
Co AlloclasiteCo1-xFexAsS
Co CobaltiteCoAsS
CuCopper
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu CopperCu
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
AsArsenic
As AlloclasiteCo1-xFexAsS
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As CobaltiteCoAsS
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
AuGold
Au GoldAu
BiBismuth
Bi BeyeriteCa(BiO)2(CO3)2
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3
Bi Bismutite(BiO)2CO3

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated 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 does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Paleoproterozoic
1600 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3189318
Paleoproterozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Comments: Mount Isa Block

Lithology: Mafic-felsic mixed volcanic rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Statherian
1600 - 1800 Ma



ID: 796443
Malbon Group

Age: Statherian (1600 - 1800 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Malbon Group

Description: Metamorphosed basic lava flows with sedimentary intercalations that are more abundant towards the top of the group, culminating in the Mitakoodi Quartzite.

Comments: meta-igneous mafic volcanic; metasedimentary siliciclastic; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Meta-igneous mafic volcanic; metasedimentary siliciclastic

Reference: 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). [5]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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