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Storeys Creek Mine, Rossarden district, Northern Midlands municipality, Tasmania, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 41° 38' 6'' South , 147° 44' 4'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -41.63507,147.73448
GeoHash:G#: r2951u8fp
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


Closed and rehabilitated tin mine, but some ore material is still lying about.

Alternative Label Names

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Storeys Creek Mine, Rossarden district, Tasmania

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


16 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Reference: Bottrill RS & Baker, WE (in prep) Catalogue of Minerals of Tasmania. Mineral Resources Tasmania
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Bottrill RS & Baker, WE (in prep) Catalogue of Minerals of Tasmania. Mineral Resources Tasmania
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: http://www.crocoite.com/locationbulletins/part1/avocaarea.pdf
Cuprotungstite
Formula: Cu2(WO4)(OH)2
Reference: Bottrill RS & Baker, WE (in prep) Catalogue of Minerals of Tasmania. Mineral Resources Tasmania
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: http://www.crocoite.com/locationbulletins/part1/avocaarea.pdf
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: http://www.crocoite.com/locationbulletins/part1/avocaarea.pdf
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: http://www.crocoite.com/locationbulletins/part1/avocaarea.pdf
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: http://www.crocoite.com/locationbulletins/part1/avocaarea.pdf
Matildite
Formula: AgBiS2
Reference: Bottrill RS & Baker, WE (in prep) Catalogue of Minerals of Tasmania. Mineral Resources Tasmania
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: http://www.crocoite.com/locationbulletins/part1/avocaarea.pdf
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: http://www.crocoite.com/locationbulletins/part1/avocaarea.pdf
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: http://www.crocoite.com/locationbulletins/part1/avocaarea.pdf
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Bottrill RS & Baker, WE (in prep) Catalogue of Minerals of Tasmania. Mineral Resources Tasmania
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: Bottrill RS & Baker, WE (in prep) Catalogue of Minerals of Tasmania. Mineral Resources Tasmania
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Bottrill RS & Baker, WE (in prep) Catalogue of Minerals of Tasmania. Mineral Resources Tasmania
Stannite
Formula: Cu2FeSnS4
Reference: Bottrill RS & Baker, WE (in prep) Catalogue of Minerals of Tasmania. Mineral Resources Tasmania
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Reference: Bottrill RS & Baker, WE (in prep) Catalogue of Minerals of Tasmania. Mineral Resources Tasmania

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Bismuth'1.CA.05Bi
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Marcasite'2.EB.10aFeS2
'Matildite'2.JA.20AgBiS2
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Pyrrhotite'2.CC.10Fe7S8
'Sphalerite'2.CB.05aZnS
'Stannite'2.CB.15aCu2FeSnS4
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Cassiterite'4.DB.05SnO2
'Hematite'4.CB.05Fe2O3
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Cuprotungstite'7.GB.15Cu2(WO4)(OH)2
'Gypsum'7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
'Scheelite'7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
'Muscovite'9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Bismuth1.3.1.4Bi
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Stannite2.9.2.1Cu2FeSnS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 2
Matildite3.7.1.1AgBiS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Basic Anhydrous Molybdates and Tungstates
Cuprotungstite48.3.2.1Cu2(WO4)(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, Rocks, etc.
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H CuprotungstiteCu2(WO4)(OH)2
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
OOxygen
O CassiteriteSnO2
O CuprotungstiteCu2(WO4)(OH)2
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
AlAluminium
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S MarcasiteFeS2
S MatilditeAgBiS2
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
S StanniteCu2FeSnS4
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
MnManganese
Mn Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe StanniteCu2FeSnS4
Fe Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CuprotungstiteCu2(WO4)(OH)2
Cu StanniteCu2FeSnS4
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AgSilver
Ag MatilditeAgBiS2
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
Sn StanniteCu2FeSnS4
WTungsten
W CuprotungstiteCu2(WO4)(OH)2
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
W Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
BiBismuth
Bi BismuthBi
Bi MatilditeAgBiS2

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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Devonian
358.9 - 419.2 Ma



ID: 3192206
Paleozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Devonian (358.9 - 419.2 Ma)

Lithology: Intrusive igneous 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]

Early Devonian - Early Ordovician
393.3 - 485.4 Ma



ID: 916935
Mathinna Supergroup

Age: Paleozoic (393.3 - 485.4 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Mathinna Supergroup

Description: Marine turbidites - mudstone and micaceous quartzwacke turbidite sequence.

Comments: sedimentary siliciclastic; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Sedimentary 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

References

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Blissett, A.H. (1959) The Geology of the Rossarden-Storeys Creek District, Geological Survey Bulletin No. 46, Tasmania Department of Mines.

External Links

http://www.crocoite.com/locationbulletins/part1/avocaarea.pdf - Report on a Trip to the Avoca District, Tasmania.


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