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Mt Ramsay mine, Mt Ramsay, Waratah district, Waratah-Wynyard municipality, Tasmania, Australiai
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Mt Ramsay mineMine
Mt RamsayMountain
Waratah districtDistrict
Waratah-Wynyard municipalityMunicipality
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
41° 34' 58'' South , 145° 27' 43'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Waratah280 (2012)16.6km
Tullah196 (2014)21.3km
Rosebery1,035 (2012)22.7km
Zeehan845 (2012)35.0km
Henrietta168 (2014)47.8km


A small, long abandonded mine in a complex bismuth-tungsten-copper-gold bearing skarn, 15km south of Waratah. A zone of skarn 700m long and between 10 and 80m wide
Mineralisation Ages Devonian
Form Disseminated, Replacement
Host Rock Type Cambrian carbonate sediments and carbonate sedimentary rock, hornfels, siltstone, skarn, Devonian granite,
Commodities Tungsten, Iron, Magnetite

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


20 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Bottrill, R.S., Baker, W.E. (2008) A Catalogue of the Minerals of Tasmania. Geological Survey Tasmania Bulletin 73, 254 pages.
'Axinite Group'
Reference: Bottrill, R.S., Baker, W.E. (2008) A Catalogue of the Minerals of Tasmania. Geological Survey Tasmania Bulletin 73, 254 pages.
Bismite
Formula: Bi2O3
Reference: Bottrill, R.S., Baker, W.E. (2008) A Catalogue of the Minerals of Tasmania. Geological Survey Tasmania Bulletin 73, 254 pages.
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Reference: Bottrill, R.S., Baker, W.E. (2008) A Catalogue of the Minerals of Tasmania. Geological Survey Tasmania Bulletin 73, 254 pages.
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: Bottrill, R.S., Baker, W.E. (2008) A Catalogue of the Minerals of Tasmania. Geological Survey Tasmania Bulletin 73, 254 pages.
Bismutite
Formula: (BiO)2CO3
Reference: Bottrill, R.S., Baker, W.E. (2008) A Catalogue of the Minerals of Tasmania. Geological Survey Tasmania Bulletin 73, 254 pages.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Bottrill, R.S., Baker, W.E. (2008) A Catalogue of the Minerals of Tasmania. Geological Survey Tasmania Bulletin 73, 254 pages.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Bottrill, R.S., Baker, W.E. (2008) A Catalogue of the Minerals of Tasmania. Geological Survey Tasmania Bulletin 73, 254 pages.
Danalite
Formula: Be3Fe2+4(SiO4)3S
Reference: Bottrill, R.S., Baker, W.E. (2008) A Catalogue of the Minerals of Tasmania. Geological Survey Tasmania Bulletin 73, 254 pages.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Bottrill, R.S., Baker, W.E. (2008) A Catalogue of the Minerals of Tasmania. Geological Survey Tasmania Bulletin 73, 254 pages.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Bottrill, R.S., Baker, W.E. (2008) A Catalogue of the Minerals of Tasmania. Geological Survey Tasmania Bulletin 73, 254 pages.
Hastingsite
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Fe2+4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Reference: Bottrill, R.S., Baker, W.E. (2008) A Catalogue of the Minerals of Tasmania. Geological Survey Tasmania Bulletin 73, 254 pages.
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Bottrill, R.S., Baker, W.E. (2008) A Catalogue of the Minerals of Tasmania. Geological Survey Tasmania Bulletin 73, 254 pages.
'Lepidolite'
Reference: Bottrill, R.S., Baker, W.E. (2008) A Catalogue of the Minerals of Tasmania. Geological Survey Tasmania Bulletin 73, 254 pages.
Magnesio-hastingsite
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Reference: Bottrill, R.S., Baker, W.E. (2008) A Catalogue of the Minerals of Tasmania. Geological Survey Tasmania Bulletin 73, 254 pages.
Meionite
Formula: Ca4Al6Si6O24CO3
Reference: Bottrill, R.S., Baker, W.E. (2008) A Catalogue of the Minerals of Tasmania. Geological Survey Tasmania Bulletin 73, 254 pages.
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Bottrill, R.S., Baker, W.E. (2008) A Catalogue of the Minerals of Tasmania. Geological Survey Tasmania Bulletin 73, 254 pages.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Bottrill, R.S., Baker, W.E. (2008) A Catalogue of the Minerals of Tasmania. Geological Survey Tasmania Bulletin 73, 254 pages.
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 1077; Bottrill, R.S., Baker, W.E. (2008) A Catalogue of the Minerals of Tasmania. Geological Survey Tasmania Bulletin 73, 254 pages.
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Bottrill, R.S., Baker, W.E. (2008) A Catalogue of the Minerals of Tasmania. Geological Survey Tasmania Bulletin 73, 254 pages.
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Bottrill, R.S., Baker, W.E. (2008) A Catalogue of the Minerals of Tasmania. Geological Survey Tasmania Bulletin 73, 254 pages.
Wavellite ?
Formula: Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Description: maybe bavenite?
Reference: Bottrill, R.S., Baker, W.E. (2008) A Catalogue of the Minerals of Tasmania. Geological Survey Tasmania Bulletin 73, 254 pages.
Xenotime-(Y)
Formula: Y(PO4)
Reference: Bottrill, R.S., Baker, W.E. (2008) A Catalogue of the Minerals of Tasmania. Geological Survey Tasmania Bulletin 73, 254 pages.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Bismuth1.CA.05Bi
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Bismuthinite2.DB.05Bi2S3
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Bismite4.CB.60Bi2O3
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Bismutite5.BE.25(BiO)2CO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Wavellite ?8.DC.50Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Xenotime-(Y)8.AD.35Y(PO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Danalite9.FB.10Be3Fe2+4(SiO4)3S
Hastingsite9.DE.15{Na}{Ca2}{Fe2+4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Magnesio-hastingsite9.DE.15{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Meionite9.FB.15Ca4Al6Si6O24CO3
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Axinite Group'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Lepidolite'-

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
Semi-metals and non-metals
Bismuth1.3.1.4Bi
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Bismite4.3.10.2Bi2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Bismutite16a.3.5.1(BiO)2CO3
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Wavellite ?42.10.2.1Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
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 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework Feldspathoids and related species
Danalite76.2.4.2Be3Fe2+4(SiO4)3S
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Axinite Group'-
'Chlorite Group'-
Hastingsite-{Na}{Ca2}{Fe2+4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
'Lepidolite'-
Magnesio-hastingsite-{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Meionite-Ca4Al6Si6O24CO3
Xenotime-(Y)-Y(PO4)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Fe42+Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
H Magnesio-hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
BeBeryllium
Be DanaliteBe3Fe42+(SiO4)3S
BBoron
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
CCarbon
C MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
C Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
OOxygen
O DanaliteBe3Fe42+(SiO4)3S
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O Hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Fe42+Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
O Magnesio-hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
O MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
O BismiteBi2O3
O Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
O WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
F WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
NaSodium
Na Hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Fe42+Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Na Magnesio-hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Na MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg Magnesio-hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Fe42+Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Al Magnesio-hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Al MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
SiSilicon
Si DanaliteBe3Fe42+(SiO4)3S
Si Hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Fe42+Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Si Magnesio-hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Si MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
PPhosphorus
P Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
P WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S DanaliteBe3Fe42+(SiO4)3S
S MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
ClChlorine
Cl MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
KPotassium
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
Ca Hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Fe42+Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Ca Magnesio-hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Ca MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe DanaliteBe3Fe42+(SiO4)3S
Fe Hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Fe42+Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Fe Magnesio-hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
YYttrium
Y Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
AuGold
Au GoldAu
BiBismuth
Bi BismuthBi
Bi BismiteBi2O3
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3
Bi Bismutite(BiO)2CO3

References

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MRT Document UR1993_31: Partial inventory of sites in rainforest used for mining or exploration purposes.
Company Report - Onshore 83_1907: Interim Report on Ramsay Grid CAF Exploration Licence 5/63 Part 2
Company Report - Onshore 88_2802: Combined Final/Annual Report (1987/88), Exploration Licence 4/86, Mt. Ramsay, W. Tasmania
MRT Document URMISCB_005_7: Report on Mount Ramsay mine
MRT Document OS_253: Tasmanian Bismuth and Gold Mining Company, Mount Ramsay. Report of Inspection.

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