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Ellendale 11, Ellendale, Derby-West Kimberley Shire, Western Australia, Australiai
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Derby-West Kimberley ShireShire
Western AustraliaState
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 17° 33' 49'' South , 124° 49' 8'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -17.56383,124.81905
GeoHash:G#: qubu06d7q
Köppen climate type:BSh : Hot semi-arid (steppe) climate


A lamproite pipe covering 13.1 hectares with significant diamond values.

Located 1 kilometre west of Ellendale 9. Most of the upper pipe is olivine lamproite with a thin marginal pyroclastic zone. However, further down, the vent is mainly pyroclastic. 1.13 ct/ht grade diamond resource.

Regions containing this locality

Australian Plate (Australia Plate)Tectonic Plate
North Australian Element, AustraliaCraton
Kalkarindji Igneous Province, Northern Territory, AustraliaGeologic Province
Canning Basin, Western Australia, AustraliaBasin
King Leopold Orogen, Western Australia, AustraliaOrogen
Hooper Province, King Leopold Orogen, Western Australia, AustraliaGeologic Province
Oscar Range Province, Western Australia, AustraliaGeologic Province

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7 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

Note: this is a very new system on mindat.org and data is currently VERY limited. Please bear with us while we work towards adding this information!

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Apatite'
Reference: Jaques, A.L., Lewis, J.D., Smith, C.B. (1986) The kimberlites and lamproites of Western Australia. Geological Survey of Western Australia, Bulletin No. 132, 268 pages.
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Jaques, A.L., Lewis, J.D., Smith, C.B. (1986) The kimberlites and lamproites of Western Australia. Geological Survey of Western Australia, Bulletin No. 132, 268 pages.
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: Jaques, A.L., Lewis, J.D., Smith, C.B. (1986) The kimberlites and lamproites of Western Australia. Geological Survey of Western Australia, Bulletin No. 132, 268 pages.
Diamond
Formula: C
Reference: Jaques, A.L., Lewis, J.D., Smith, C.B. (1986) The kimberlites and lamproites of Western Australia. Geological Survey of Western Australia, Bulletin No. 132, 268 pages.
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Jaques, A.L., Lewis, J.D., Smith, C.B. (1986) The kimberlites and lamproites of Western Australia. Geological Survey of Western Australia, Bulletin No. 132, 268 pages.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: Jaques, A.L., Lewis, J.D., Smith, C.B. (1986) The kimberlites and lamproites of Western Australia. Geological Survey of Western Australia, Bulletin No. 132, 268 pages.
Perovskite
Formula: CaTiO3
Reference: Jaques, A.L., Lewis, J.D., Smith, C.B. (1986) The kimberlites and lamproites of Western Australia. Geological Survey of Western Australia, Bulletin No. 132, 268 pages.
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Jaques, A.L., Lewis, J.D., Smith, C.B. (1986) The kimberlites and lamproites of Western Australia. Geological Survey of Western Australia, Bulletin No. 132, 268 pages.
Priderite
Formula: K(Ti4+7Fe3+)O16
Reference: Jaques, A.L., Lewis, J.D., Smith, C.B. (1986) The kimberlites and lamproites of Western Australia. Geological Survey of Western Australia, Bulletin No. 132, 268 pages.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Diamond1.CB.10aC
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Perovskite4.CC.30CaTiO3
Priderite4.DK.05bK(Ti4+7Fe3+)O16
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 9 - Silicates
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-

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 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Perovskite4.3.3.1CaTiO3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
AB8X16
Priderite7.9.4.1K(Ti4+7Fe3+)O16
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
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, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C DiamondC
OOxygen
O BaryteBaSO4
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O PerovskiteCaTiO3
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O PrideriteK(Ti74+Fe3+)O16
MgMagnesium
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
AlAluminium
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
KPotassium
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K PrideriteK(Ti74+Fe3+)O16
CaCalcium
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca PerovskiteCaTiO3
TiTitanium
Ti PerovskiteCaTiO3
Ti PrideriteK(Ti74+Fe3+)O16
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
FeIron
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe PrideriteK(Ti74+Fe3+)O16
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4

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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Quaternary - Cenozoic
0 - 66 Ma



ID: 695465
dunes 38496

Age: Cenozoic (0 - 66 Ma)

Description: Dunes, sandplain with dunes and swales; may include numerous interdune claypans; may be locally gypsiferous

Comments: regolith; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Regolith

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, A.L., Lewis, J.D., Smith, C.B. (1986) The kimberlites and lamproites of Western Australia. Geological Survey of Western Australia, Bulletin No. 132, 268 pages.
Fetherston, J.M., Stocklmayer, S.M., Stocklmayer, V.C. (2013) Gemstones of Western Australia. Geological Survey of Western Australia, Mineral Resources Bulletin 25, 306 pages.


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