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Middalya diamond prospect, Middalya Station, Carnarvon Shire, Western Australia, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 24° 12' 5'' South , 114° 36' 12'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -24.20165,114.60347
GeoHash:G#: qe9qrf5xn
Locality type:Prospect
Köppen climate type:BWh : Hot deserts climate


1:250 000 Map sheet: Kennedy Range.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Diamond
Formula: C
Reference: WAMEX Database 2000
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: WAMEX Database 2000
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: WAMEX Database 2000
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: WAMEX Database 2000
Ilmenite var: Picroilmenite
Formula: (Fe2+,Mg)TiO3
Reference: WAMEX Database 2000
Pyrope
Formula: Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: WAMEX Database 2000

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Diamond'1.CB.10aC
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Ilmenite'4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
var: Picroilmenite4.CB.05(Fe2+,Mg)TiO3
Group 9 - Silicates
'Diopside'9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Pyrope9.AD.25Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Diamond1.3.6.1C
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Pyrope51.4.3a.1Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
Ilmenite
var: Picroilmenite
-(Fe2+,Mg)TiO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C DiamondC
OOxygen
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O Ilmenite (var: Picroilmenite)(Fe2+,Mg)TiO3
O PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
MgMagnesium
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg Ilmenite (var: Picroilmenite)(Fe2+,Mg)TiO3
Mg PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
AlAluminium
Al PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
SiSilicon
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
CaCalcium
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti Ilmenite (var: Picroilmenite)(Fe2+,Mg)TiO3
FeIron
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe Ilmenite (var: Picroilmenite)(Fe2+,Mg)TiO3

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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Quaternary
0 - 2.588 Ma



ID: 694084
colluvium 38491

Age: Pleistocene (0 - 2.588 Ma)

Description: Colluvium and/or residual deposits, sheetwash, talus, scree; boulder, gravel, sand; may include minor alluvial or sand plain deposits, local calcrete and reworked laterite

Comments: regolith; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Regolith

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]

Cretaceous
66 - 145 Ma



ID: 3190138
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Cretaceous (66 - 145 Ma)

Comments: Carnarvon Basin

Lithology: Conglomerate,siltstone,sandstone,shale

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]

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

References

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Western Australian Mineral Exploration Database, released 9/03/84 by CRA Exploration P/L.


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