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Warrumbungle Volcano, Warrumbungle National Park, Gowen Co., New South Wales, Australiai
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Warrumbungle VolcanoVolcano
Warrumbungle National ParkNational Park
Gowen Co.County
New South WalesState
AustraliaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 31° 18' 54'' South , 149° 11' 6'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -31.31500,149.18500
GeoHash:G#: r66jfg30y
Locality type:Volcano
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Coonabarabran2,736 (2012)9.9km
Gowang201 (2014)15.4km
Tooraweenah239 (2013)30.1km
Binnaway493 (2012)32.1km


The shield volcano that made the Warrumbungles was active about 13-17 million years ago.

Regions containing this locality

Australian Plate (Australia Plate)Tectonic Plate
Lachlan Orogen, AustraliaOrogen
Eastern Province, Lachlan Orogen, AustraliaGeologic Province
Surat Basin, AustraliaBasin
Gunnedah Basin, New South Wales, AustraliaBasin

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


9 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aegirine
Formula: NaFe3+Si2O6
Reference: Am Min 75:694-701; Duggan, M. B. (1988). Zirconium-rich sodic pyroxenes in felsic volcanics from the Warrumbungle Volcano, Central New South Wales, Australia. Mineral Mag, 52, 491ą496.
Aenigmatite
Formula: Na4[Fe2+10Ti2]O4[Si12O36]
Reference: Duggan, M. B. (1988). Zirconium-rich sodic pyroxenes in felsic volcanics from the Warrumbungle Volcano, Central New South Wales, Australia. Mineral Mag, 52, 491ą496.
Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Reference: Am Min 75:694-701
'Anorthoclase'
Formula: (Na,K)AlSi3O8
Reference: Am Min 75:694-701
Arfvedsonite
Formula: [Na][Na2][Fe2+4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Reference: Am Min 75:694-701; Duggan, M. B. (1988). Zirconium-rich sodic pyroxenes in felsic volcanics from the Warrumbungle Volcano, Central New South Wales, Australia. Mineral Mag, 52, 491ą496.
Eudialyte
Formula: Na15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
Reference: Am Min 75:694-701
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Jensen (1912) Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland p186
Opal var: Opal-AN
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Jensen (1912) Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland p186
'Petrified Wood'
Reference: Jensen (1912) Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland p186
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Duggan, M. B. (1988). Zirconium-rich sodic pyroxenes in felsic volcanics from the Warrumbungle Volcano, Central New South Wales, Australia. Mineral Mag, 52, 491ą496.
Sodalite
Formula: Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Reference: Am Min 75:694-701
Wilkinsonite (TL)
Formula: Na2Fe2+4Fe3+2(Si6O18)O2
Type Locality:
Reference: [MinRec 22:387]; AM 1990, 694-701

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
var: Opal-AN4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Aegirine9.DA.25NaFe3+Si2O6
Aenigmatite9.DH.40Na4[Fe2+10Ti2]O4[Si12O36]
Analcime9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
'Anorthoclase'9.FA.30(Na,K)AlSi3O8
Arfvedsonite9.DE.25[Na][Na2][Fe2+4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Eudialyte9.CO.10Na15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
Sodalite9.FB.10Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Wilkinsonite (TL)9.DH.40Na2Fe2+4Fe3+2(Si6O18)O2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Petrified Wood'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 64 - CYCLOSILICATES Rings with Other Anions and Insular Silicate Groups
Rings with Other Anions and Insular Silicate Groups with mixed ring types
Eudialyte64.1.1.1Na15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Aegirine65.1.3c.2NaFe3+Si2O6
Group 69 - INOSILICATES Chains with Side Branches or Loops
Chains with Side Branches or Loops with P>2
Aenigmatite69.2.1a.1Na4[Fe2+10Ti2]O4[Si12O36]
Wilkinsonite (TL)69.2.1a.8Na2Fe2+4Fe3+2(Si6O18)O2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
'Anorthoclase'76.1.1.6(Na,K)AlSi3O8
Al-Si Framework Feldspathoids and related species
Sodalite76.2.3.1Na8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Arfvedsonite-[Na][Na2][Fe2+4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Opal
var: Opal-AN
-SiO2 · nH2O
'Petrified Wood'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
H Arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Fe42+Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
H Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
OOxygen
O WilkinsoniteNa2Fe42+Fe23+(Si6O18)O2
O QuartzSiO2
O Anorthoclase(Na,K)AlSi3O8
O AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
O SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
O Arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Fe42+Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
O Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
O AenigmatiteNa4[Fe102+Ti2]O4[Si12O36]
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
NaSodium
Na WilkinsoniteNa2Fe42+Fe23+(Si6O18)O2
Na Anorthoclase(Na,K)AlSi3O8
Na AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Na SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
Na Arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Fe42+Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Na AenigmatiteNa4[Fe102+Ti2]O4[Si12O36]
AlAluminium
Al Anorthoclase(Na,K)AlSi3O8
Al SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
SiSilicon
Si WilkinsoniteNa2Fe42+Fe23+(Si6O18)O2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Anorthoclase(Na,K)AlSi3O8
Si AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Si SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
Si Arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Fe42+Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Si Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
Si AenigmatiteNa4[Fe102+Ti2]O4[Si12O36]
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
ClChlorine
Cl SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
Cl EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
KPotassium
K Anorthoclase(Na,K)AlSi3O8
CaCalcium
Ca EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
TiTitanium
Ti AenigmatiteNa4[Fe102+Ti2]O4[Si12O36]
MnManganese
Mn EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
FeIron
Fe WilkinsoniteNa2Fe42+Fe23+(Si6O18)O2
Fe AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Fe EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2
Fe Arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Fe42+Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
Fe AenigmatiteNa4[Fe102+Ti2]O4[Si12O36]
ZrZirconium
Zr EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2

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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Cenozoic
0 - 66 Ma



ID: 3191168
Cenozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Cenozoic (0 - 66 Ma)

Comments: Lachlan Fold Belt

Lithology: Mafic 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]

Miocene - Langhian
5.333 - 15.97 Ma



ID: 923951
Warrumbungle Volcanics

Age: Miocene (5.333 - 15.97 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Warrumbungle Volcanics

Description: Basalt, dolerite, trachyandesite, tristanite, trachyte, minor peralkaline trachyte, tuff; peralkaline trachyte plugs and ring dykes; poorly sorted, matrix supported, mafic and trachytic sediments

Comments: igneous mafic volcanic; igneous intermediate volcanic; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Igneous mafic volcanic; igneous intermediate volcanic

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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Duggan, M. B. (1988). Zirconium-rich sodic pyroxenes in felsic volcanics from the Warrumbungle Volcano, Central New South Wales, Australia. Mineral Mag, 52, 491ą496.


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