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Great Mount Lyndhurst Mine, Mount Lyndhurst homestead, North Flinders Ranges, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 30° 11' 35'' South , 138° 35' 59'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -30.19306,138.59972
GeoHash:G#: r4ds1zt0x
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BWh : Hot deserts climate


Located 3 km ENE of Mount Lyndhurst homestead.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


9 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Atacamite
Formula: Cu2(OH)3Cl
Reference: H Y L Brown (1893) Catalogue of South Australian Minerals, with the Mines and other localities where found. South Australia Geological Department; Brown, H.Y.L., (1908), Record of The Mines of South Australia , 4th ed., Government Printer, Adelaide.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Brown, H.Y.L., (1908), Record of The Mines of South Australia , 4th ed., Government Printer, Adelaide.
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: Brown, H.Y.L., (1908), Record of The Mines of South Australia , 4th ed., Government Printer, Adelaide.
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: SA Geodata Database - Mineral Deposit Details Deposit Number: 4252; Brown, H.Y.L., (1908), Record of The Mines of South Australia , 4th ed., Government Printer, Adelaide.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Brown, H.Y.L., (1908), Record of The Mines of South Australia , 4th ed., Government Printer, Adelaide.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: SA Geodata Database - Mineral Deposit Details Deposit Number: 4252; Brown, H.Y.L., (1908), Record of The Mines of South Australia , 4th ed., Government Printer, Adelaide.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: SA Geodata Database - Mineral Deposit Details Deposit Number: 4252; Brown, H.Y.L., (1908), Record of The Mines of South Australia , 4th ed., Government Printer, Adelaide.
Tenorite
Formula: CuO
Reference: Brown, H.Y.L., (1908), Record of The Mines of South Australia , 4th ed., Government Printer, Adelaide.
Volborthite
Formula: Cu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O
Reference: No reference listed

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Chalcocite'2.BA.05Cu2S
Group 3 - Halides
'Atacamite'3.DA.10aCu2(OH)3Cl
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Cuprite'4.AA.10Cu2O
'Goethite'4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
'Tenorite'4.AB.10CuO
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Malachite'5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Volborthite'8.FD.05Cu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
'Chrysocolla'9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
AX
Tenorite4.2.3.1CuO
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 10 - OXYHALIDES AND HYDROXYHALIDES
A2(O,OH)3Xq
Atacamite10.1.1.1Cu2(OH)3Cl
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Volborthite40.3.10.1Cu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O
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 AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H VolborthiteCu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O CupriteCu2O
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O TenoriteCuO
O VolborthiteCu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O
AlAluminium
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S ChalcociteCu2S
ClChlorine
Cl AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
VVanadium
V VolborthiteCu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O
FeIron
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
CuCopper
Cu AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu TenoriteCuO
Cu VolborthiteCu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O

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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Neoproterozoic
541 - 1000 Ma



ID: 733652
breccia diapiric 73027

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Description: Breccia, diapiric, carbonate-cemented

Comments: fault / shear rock; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Fault / shear rock

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]

Neoproterozoic
541 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3186197
Neoproterozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Comments: Adelaide Fold Belt

Lithology: Sandstone,shale,limestone,siltstone,tillite,dolomite

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]

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