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Ellendale 7, Ellendale, Derby-West Kimberley Shire, Western Australia, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 17° 38' 46'' South , 124° 52' 33'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -17.64635,124.87603
GeoHash:G#: qubg9eefw
Köppen climate type:BSh : Hot semi-arid (steppe) climate


1 ct/ht diamond resource. A lamproite intrusive with an olivine lamproite core, within an extensive pyroclastic sequence that fills most of the vent.

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6 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Apatite'
Reference: The Kimberlites and Lamproites of Western Australia, 1986.
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: The Kimberlites and Lamproites of Western Australia, 1986.
Diamond
Formula: C
Reference: Fetherston, J., Stocklmayer, S., Stocklmayer, V.(2013): Gemstones of WA, Geological Survey of WA
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: The Kimberlites and Lamproites of Western Australia, 1986.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: The Kimberlites and Lamproites of Western Australia, 1986.
'Lamproite'
Reference: Fetherston, J.M., Stocklmayer, S., Stocklmayer V.C.(2013): Gemstones of Western Australia-mineral resources bulletin 25, Geological Survey of Western Australia (2013): 28
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: The Kimberlites and Lamproites of Western Australia, 1986.
Priderite
Formula: K(Ti4+7Fe3+)O16
Reference: The Kimberlites and Lamproites of Western Australia, 1986.
Richterite
Formula: {Na}{NaCa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: The Kimberlites and Lamproites of Western Australia, 1986.
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: The Kimberlites and Lamproites of Western Australia, 1986.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Diamond'1.CB.10aC
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Chromite'4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
'Priderite'4.DK.05bK(Ti4+7Fe3+)O16
Group 9 - Silicates
'Diopside'9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
'Phlogopite'9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Richterite'9.DE.20{Na}{NaCa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Lamproite'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

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 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
AB8X16
Priderite7.9.4.1K(Ti4+7Fe3+)O16
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Richterite66.1.3b.9{Na}{NaCa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Lamproite'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Richterite{Na}{NaCa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C DiamondC
OOxygen
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O PrideriteK(Ti74+Fe3+)O16
O Richterite{Na}{NaCa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
NaSodium
Na Richterite{Na}{NaCa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg Richterite{Na}{NaCa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Richterite{Na}{NaCa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
KPotassium
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K PrideriteK(Ti74+Fe3+)O16
CaCalcium
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca Richterite{Na}{NaCa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
TiTitanium
Ti PrideriteK(Ti74+Fe3+)O16
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
FeIron
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe PrideriteK(Ti74+Fe3+)O16

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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Miocene
5.333 - 23.03 Ma



ID: 750550
Fitzroy Volcanics

Age: Miocene (5.333 - 23.03 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Fitzroy Volcanics

Description: Leucite lamproite, olivine lamproite, lapilli and chaotic tuffs

Comments: igneous lamproites; igneous volcanic; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Igneous lamproites; igneous 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]

Permian
251.902 - 298.9 Ma



ID: 3186259
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 298.9 Ma)

Comments: Canning Basin

Lithology: Shale,sandstone,limestone,siltstone

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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Jaques et al.(1986): The Kimberlites and Lamproites of Western Australia, Geological Survey of Western Australia (1986)
Fetherston, J.M., Stocklmayer, S., Stocklmayer, V.C.(2013): Gemstones of Western Australia-mineral resources bulletin 25, Geological Survey of Western Australia (2013): 28


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