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All Nations mine, Moina - Middlesex District, Kentish municipality, Tasmania, Australiai
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All Nations mineMine
Moina - Middlesex DistrictDistrict
Kentish municipalityMunicipality
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
41° 29' 30'' South , 146° 5' 42'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Wilmot572 (2014)12.4km
Nietta166 (2014)12.6km
Claude Road400 (2014)15.4km
Barrington587 (2014)22.2km
Sheffield1,034 (2014)22.8km


An abandoned underground wolframite mine, that still produces some nice specimens from the dumps, especially quartz crystals and some monazite. visitors should be wary for open stopes and shafts.

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Standard Detailed Gallery Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


11 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Reference: Jennings, I.B., 1979, Geological Survey Explanatory Report, Geological Atlas 1 Mile Series, zone 7 sheet 37 (8115S) Sheffield
Bismutite
Formula: (BiO)2CO3
Reference: Jennings, I.B., 1979, Geological Survey Explanatory Report, Geological Atlas 1 Mile Series, zone 7 sheet 37 (8115S) Sheffield
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Jennings, I.B., 1979, Geological Survey Explanatory Report, Geological Atlas 1 Mile Series, zone 7 sheet 37 (8115S) Sheffield
Ferberite
Formula: FeWO4
Reference: Groves, D.I. and Baker W.E., (1972) The regional variation in compositions of wolframites from Tasmania. Econ Geol., 67, 362-368.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: MRT mineral deposits database: http://www.mrt.tas.gov.au/portal/page?_pageid=35,832470&_dad=portal&_schema=PORTAL
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Jennings, I.B., 1979, Geological Survey Explanatory Report, Geological Atlas 1 Mile Series, zone 7 sheet 37 (8115S) Sheffield
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Jennings, I.B., 1979, Geological Survey Explanatory Report, Geological Atlas 1 Mile Series, zone 7 sheet 37 (8115S) Sheffield
'Monazite'
Reference: Bottrill, R.S., Baker, W.E. (2008) A Catalogue of the Minerals of Tasmania. Geological Survey Tasmania Bulletin 73, 254 pages.; Jennings, I.B., 1979, Geological Survey Explanatory Report, Geological Atlas 1 Mile Series, zone 7 sheet 37 (8115S) Sheffield
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Jennings, I.B., 1979, Geological Survey Explanatory Report, Geological Atlas 1 Mile Series, zone 7 sheet 37 (8115S) Sheffield
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Jennings, I.B., 1979, Geological Survey Explanatory Report, Geological Atlas 1 Mile Series, zone 7 sheet 37 (8115S) Sheffield
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Bottrill, R.S., Baker, W.E. (2008) A Catalogue of the Minerals of Tasmania. Geological Survey Tasmania Bulletin 73, 254 pages.; Jennings, I.B., 1979, Geological Survey Explanatory Report, Geological Atlas 1 Mile Series, zone 7 sheet 37 (8115S) Sheffield
Quartz var. Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: R Bottrill collection
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Reference: Jennings, I.B., 1979, Geological Survey Explanatory Report, Geological Atlas 1 Mile Series, zone 7 sheet 37 (8115S) Sheffield
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Reference: Bottrill, R.S., Baker, W.E. (2008) A Catalogue of the Minerals of Tasmania. Geological Survey Tasmania Bulletin 73, 254 pages.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Bismuth1.CA.05Bi
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Ferberite4.DB.30FeWO4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var. Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Bismutite5.BE.25(BiO)2CO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Monazite'-
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Semi-metals and non-metals
Bismuth1.3.1.4Bi
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Bismutite16a.3.5.1(BiO)2CO3
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Ferberite48.1.1.2FeWO4
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Topaz52.3.1.1Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Monazite'-
Quartz
var. Smoky Quartz
-SiO2
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
CCarbon
C Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
O Quartz var. Smoky QuartzSiO2
O Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
O CassiteriteSnO2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O FerberiteFeWO4
FFluorine
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
F FluoriteCaF2
AlAluminium
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz var. Smoky QuartzSiO2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
SSulfur
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S PyriteFeS2
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca FluoriteCaF2
MnManganese
Mn Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FeIron
Fe Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe FerberiteFeWO4
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
WTungsten
W Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
W FerberiteFeWO4
AuGold
Au GoldAu
BiBismuth
Bi Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
Bi BismuthBi

References

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Jennings, I.B., 1979, Geological Survey Explanatory Report, Geological Atlas 1 Mile Series, zone 7 sheet 37 (8115S) Sheffield
MRT Document GSB29: The mining fields of Moina, Mt Claude, and Lorinna
Company Report - Onshore 88_2872: EL 26/85 - Narrawa, Annual Report 1987/1988
MRT Document OS_237: Report on the Bell Mount and Middlesex district
MRT Document GSB14: The Middlesex and Mount Claude Mining Field
MRT Document UR1943_181_198: Report on the Moina Mineral District.
MRT Document UR1954_030_56: Geological report on All Nations Mine and surrounding area
MRT Document UR1978_14: Proposed diamond drilling programme, All Nations mine, Moina
MRT Document ASR2000_03: An inventory of historic mine workings at the All Nations group of mines, Moina mineral field.

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