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Forster Prospect, Weld river district, Huon-Channel region, Huon Valley municipality, Tasmania, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 43° 2' 56'' South , 146° 44' 1'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -43.04890,146.73356
GeoHash:G#: r227550jg
Locality type:Prospect
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


A small prospect first found in about 1877, with some shafts and a short adit. It was mostly prospected for gold, but zinc, nickel and osmiridium mineralisation is also recorded, associated with altered serpentinite conglomerates, skarns, and silicified dolostones.



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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


68 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Albite var: Andesine
Formula: (Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
'Biotite'
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Brucite
Formula: Mg(OH)2
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Chrysotile
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Cobaltite
Formula: CoAsS
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Cubanite
Formula: CuFe2S3
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Enstatite
Formula: MgSiO3
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Fluorapophyllite-(K)
Formula: KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Gedrite
Formula: ☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Gersdorffite
Formula: NiAsS
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
'Grossular-Hibschite Series'
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
'Halloysite'
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Hedenbergite
Formula: CaFe2+Si2O6
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
'Heulandite subgroup'
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Hydromagnesite
Formula: Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Iridium
Formula: (Ir,Os,Ru)
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Iridium var: Osmiridium
Formula: (Ir,Os,Ru)
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Laumontite
Formula: CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Lizardite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Löllingite
Formula: FeAs2
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Magnesiochromite
Formula: MgCr2O4
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Magnesio-hornblende
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Millerite
Formula: NiS
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Montmorillonite
Formula: (Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Nickeline
Formula: NiAs
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Osmium
Formula: (Os,Ir,Ru)
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Pectolite
Formula: NaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Pigeonite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Proustite
Formula: Ag3AsS3
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
'Pyroaurite-2H' ?
Formula: Mg6Fe3+2(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2O
Description: Described by Bottrill & Baker (2008) as a sjögrenite-like mineral, XRD identified, but need more investigation.
Reference: Bottrill R.S. & Baker, W.E. (2008) A Catalogue of Minerals of Tasmania. Tasmanian Geological Survey Bulletin 73, 254p. (p. 163)
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Rammelsbergite
Formula: NiAs2
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Scawtite
Formula: Ca7(Si3O9)2CO3 · 2H2O
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Symplesite
Formula: Fe2+3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Ullmannite
Formula: NiSbS
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Vesuvianite
Formula: (Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Wollastonite
Formula: CaSiO3
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Xonotlite
Formula: Ca6(Si6O17)(OH)2
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Iridium1.AF.10(Ir,Os,Ru)
var: Osmiridium1.AF.10(Ir,Os,Ru)
Osmium1.AF.05(Os,Ir,Ru)
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Cobaltite2.EB.25CoAsS
Cubanite2.CB.55aCuFe2S3
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Gersdorffite2.EB.25NiAsS
Löllingite2.EB.15aFeAs2
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Millerite2.CC.20NiS
Nickeline2.CC.05NiAs
Proustite2.GA.05Ag3AsS3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Rammelsbergite2.EB.15aNiAs2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Ullmannite2.EB.25NiSbS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Anatase'4.DD.05TiO2
Brucite4.FE.05Mg(OH)2
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnesiochromite4.BB.05MgCr2O4
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Hydromagnesite5.DA.05Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Pyroaurite-2H ?5.DA.45Mg6Fe3+2(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2O
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Symplesite8.CE.45Fe2+3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
'Actinolite'9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
var: Andesine9.FA.35(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Andradite9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Augite9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Chrysotile9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Enstatite9.DA.05MgSiO3
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fluorapophyllite-(K)9.EA.15KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Gedrite9.DD.05☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Grossular9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Halloysite9.ED.10Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Hedenbergite9.DA.15CaFe2+Si2O6
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Laumontite9.GB.10CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Lizardite9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Magnesio-hornblende9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Montmorillonite9.EC.40(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite9.EC.15K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Pectolite9.DG.05NaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Pigeonite9.DA.10(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Prehnite9.DP.20Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Scawtite9.CK.15Ca7(Si3O9)2CO3 · 2H2O
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Vesuvianite9.BG.35(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Wollastonite9.DG.05CaSiO3
Xonotlite9.DG.35Ca6(Si6O17)(OH)2
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Biotite-
Grossular-Hibschite Series-
Heulandite subgroup-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Platinum Group Metals and Alloys
Iridium1.2.1.2(Ir,Os,Ru)
Osmium1.2.2.1(Os,Ir,Ru)
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Millerite2.8.16.1NiS
Nickeline2.8.11.1NiAs
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Cubanite2.9.13.1CuFe2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Cobaltite2.12.3.1CoAsS
Gersdorffite2.12.3.2NiAsS
Löllingite2.12.2.9FeAs2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Rammelsbergite2.12.2.12NiAs2
Ullmannite2.12.3.3NiSbS
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ø = 3
Proustite3.4.1.1Ag3AsS3
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
X(OH)2
Brucite6.2.1.1Mg(OH)2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Magnesiochromite7.2.3.1MgCr2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16b - HYDRATED CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
'Pyroaurite-2H' ?16b.6.1.3Mg6Fe3+2(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2O
Hydromagnesite16b.7.1.1Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Symplesite40.3.8.1Fe2+3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Andradite51.4.3b.1Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Grossular51.4.3b.2Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Vesuvianite58.2.4.1(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Group 64 - CYCLOSILICATES Rings with Other Anions and Insular Silicate Groups
Rings with Other Anions and Insular Silicate Groups: 3-membered rings with other anion groups
Scawtite64.2.1.1Ca7(Si3O9)2CO3 · 2H2O
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Augite65.1.3a.3(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Enstatite65.1.2.1MgSiO3
Hedenbergite65.1.3a.2CaFe2+Si2O6
Pigeonite65.1.1.4(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Pectolite65.2.1.4aNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Wollastonite65.2.1.1cCaSiO3
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Gedrite66.1.2.5☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Amphiboles - Ca-Na subgroup
Xonotlite66.3.1.1Ca6(Si6O17)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Chrysotile71.1.5.1Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Halloysite'71.1.1.4Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Lizardite71.1.2b.2Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite71.2.2d.2K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Montmorillonite71.3.1a.2(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Clinochlore71.4.1.4Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 4-membered rings
Prehnite72.1.3.1Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 3-, 4-, or 5-membered rings and 8-membered rings
Fluorapophyllite-(K)72.3.1.1KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
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
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Laumontite77.1.1.4CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Albite
var: Andesine
-(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Aragonite-CaCO3
'Biotite'-
'Grossular-Hibschite Series'-
'Heulandite subgroup'-
Iridium
var: Osmiridium
-(Ir,Os,Ru)
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Magnesio-hornblende-☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H BruciteMg(OH)2
H ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
H Gedrite☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
H Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
H LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Magnesio-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
H Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
H PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
H Pyroaurite-2HMg6Fe23+(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2O
H ScawtiteCa7(Si3O9)2CO3 · 2H2O
H SymplesiteFe32+(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
H XonotliteCa6(Si6O17)(OH)2
BBoron
B Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
CCarbon
C AragoniteCaCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
C CerussitePbCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C GraphiteC
C HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
C Pyroaurite-2HMg6Fe23+(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2O
C ScawtiteCa7(Si3O9)2CO3 · 2H2O
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O AnataseTiO2
O Albite (var: Andesine)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
O AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O AragoniteCaCO3
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O BruciteMg(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O CerussitePbCO3
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O EnstatiteMgSiO3
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
O Gedrite☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
O HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
O HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
O Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
O LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O MagnesiochromiteMgCr2O4
O Magnesio-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
O Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
O Pyroaurite-2HMg6Fe23+(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O RutileTiO2
O ScawtiteCa7(Si3O9)2CO3 · 2H2O
O SideriteFeCO3
O SymplesiteFe32+(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
O WollastoniteCaSiO3
O XonotliteCa6(Si6O17)(OH)2
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
FFluorine
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
F Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
F Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na Albite (var: Andesine)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Na Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Na PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Na Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
MgMagnesium
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Mg BruciteMg(OH)2
Mg ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg EnstatiteMgSiO3
Mg Gedrite☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Mg HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Mg LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg MagnesiochromiteMgCr2O4
Mg Magnesio-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Mg Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Mg Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Mg Pyroaurite-2HMg6Fe23+(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2O
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Albite (var: Andesine)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Gedrite☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Al GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Al HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Al Magnesio-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Al Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Al PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Al Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
SiSilicon
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Albite (var: Andesine)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Si AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si EnstatiteMgSiO3
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Si Gedrite☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Si GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Si HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Si Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Si LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Magnesio-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Si Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Si Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si ScawtiteCa7(Si3O9)2CO3 · 2H2O
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Si WollastoniteCaSiO3
Si XonotliteCa6(Si6O17)(OH)2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
PPhosphorus
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
SSulfur
S CobaltiteCoAsS
S CubaniteCuFe2S3
S GalenaPbS
S GersdorffiteNiAsS
S MarcasiteFeS2
S MilleriteNiS
S ProustiteAg3AsS3
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
S UllmanniteNiSbS
KPotassium
K Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
K Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca Albite (var: Andesine)(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Ca AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Ca HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Ca LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Ca Magnesio-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Ca Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Ca PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Ca Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Ca ScawtiteCa7(Si3O9)2CO3 · 2H2O
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Ca WollastoniteCaSiO3
Ca XonotliteCa6(Si6O17)(OH)2
TiTitanium
Ti AnataseTiO2
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Cr MagnesiochromiteMgCr2O4
FeIron
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe CubaniteCuFe2S3
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe LöllingiteFeAs2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe Pigeonite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Pyroaurite-2HMg6Fe23+(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2O
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe SymplesiteFe32+(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Fe Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
CoCobalt
Co CobaltiteCoAsS
NiNickel
Ni GersdorffiteNiAsS
Ni MilleriteNiS
Ni NickelineNiAs
Ni RammelsbergiteNiAs2
Ni UllmanniteNiSbS
CuCopper
Cu CubaniteCuFe2S3
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
AsArsenic
As CobaltiteCoAsS
As GersdorffiteNiAsS
As LöllingiteFeAs2
As NickelineNiAs
As ProustiteAg3AsS3
As RammelsbergiteNiAs2
As SymplesiteFe32+(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
RuRuthenium
Ru Iridium (var: Osmiridium)(Ir,Os,Ru)
AgSilver
Ag ProustiteAg3AsS3
SbAntimony
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Sb UllmanniteNiSbS
OsOsmium
Os Iridium (var: Osmiridium)(Ir,Os,Ru)
Os Osmium(Os,Ir,Ru)
IrIridium
Ir Iridium(Ir,Os,Ru)
Ir Iridium (var: Osmiridium)(Ir,Os,Ru)
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb GalenaPbS

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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Jurassic
145 - 201.3 Ma



ID: 931045
Tasmanian Dolerite

Age: Jurassic (145 - 201.3 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Tasmanian Dolerite

Description: Dolerite and related rocks

Comments: igneous mafic intrusive; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Igneous mafic intrusive

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]

Triassic
201.3 - 251.902 Ma



ID: 3185826
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Triassic (201.3 - 251.902 Ma)

Lithology: Sandstone,siltstone,mudstone

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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References

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R.S. Bottrill, J. Taheri, & C.R. Calver, 1999, THE NATURE AND ORIGIN OF GOLD MINERALISATION AT FORSTERS PROSPECT, IN THE GLOVERS BLUFF/WELD RIVER AREA. Mineral Resources Tasmania., Record 1999/06


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