IMPORTANT MESSAGE. We need your support now to keep mindat.org running. Click here to find out why.
Log InRegister
Home PageAbout MindatThe Mindat ManualHistory of MindatCopyright StatusWho We AreContact UsAdvertise on Mindat
Donate to MindatCorporate SponsorshipSponsor a PageSponsored PagesMindat AdvertisersAdvertise on Mindat
Learning CenterWhat is a mineral?The most common minerals on earthInformation for Educators
Minerals by PropertiesMinerals by ChemistryAdvanced Locality SearchRandom MineralRandom LocalitySearch by minIDLocalities Near MeSearch ArticlesSearch GlossaryMore Search Options
Search For:
Mineral Name:
Locality Name:
Keyword(s):
 
The Mindat ManualAdd a New PhotoRate PhotosLocality Edit ReportCoordinate Completion ReportAdd Glossary Item
Mining CompaniesStatisticsThe ElementsUsersBooks & MagazinesMineral MuseumsMineral Shows & EventsThe Mindat DirectoryDevice Settings
Photo SearchPhoto GalleriesNew Photos TodayNew Photos YesterdayMembers' Photo GalleriesPast Photo of the Day Gallery

Mount Oxide Copper mine, Mount Gordon, Gunpowder District, Mount Isa City Shire, Queensland, Australia

This page is currently not sponsored. Click here to sponsor this page.
Key
Lock Map
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 19° 28' 59'' South , 139° 28' 0'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -19.48333,139.46667
GeoHash:G#: rhe1jtht2
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BSh : Hot semi-arid (steppe) climate


A copper mine located North of Mt Isa.

Select Mineral List Type

Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


28 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Alunite
Formula: KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Day, B. E. & Beyer, B. D. (1996): Some mines of the Mt Isa district. Part 3 - The Mt Oxide mine. Australian J. of Mineralogy 2 (1), 3-10.
Antlerite
Formula: Cu3(SO4)(OH)4
Reference: Day, B. E. & Beyer, B. D. (1996): Some mines of the Mt Isa district. Part 3 - The Mt Oxide mine. Australian J. of Mineralogy 2 (1), 3-10.
Asbolane
Formula: (Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: Day, B. E. & Beyer, B. D. (1996): Some mines of the Mt Isa district. Part 3 - The Mt Oxide mine. Australian J. of Mineralogy 2 (1), 3-10.
Atacamite
Formula: Cu2(OH)3Cl
Reference: Day, B. E. & Beyer, B. D. (1996): Some mines of the Mt Isa district. Part 3 - The Mt Oxide mine. Australian J. of Mineralogy 2 (1), 3-10.
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Day, B. E. & Beyer, B. D. (1996): Some mines of the Mt Isa district. Part 3 - The Mt Oxide mine. Australian J. of Mineralogy 2 (1), 3-10.
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Day, B. E. & Beyer, B. D. (1996): Some mines of the Mt Isa district. Part 3 - The Mt Oxide mine. Australian J. of Mineralogy 2 (1), 3-10.
Chalcoalumite
Formula: CuAl4(SO4)(OH)12 · 3H2O
Reference: Day, B. E. & Beyer, B. D. (1996): Some mines of the Mt Isa district. Part 3 - The Mt Oxide mine. Australian J. of Mineralogy 2 (1), 3-10.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Day, B. E. & Beyer, B. D. (1996): Some mines of the Mt Isa district. Part 3 - The Mt Oxide mine. Australian J. of Mineralogy 2 (1), 3-10.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Econ Geol (1991) 86:278-301
Chalcosiderite
Formula: CuFe3+6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Reference: Day, B. E. & Beyer, B. D. (1996): Some mines of the Mt Isa district. Part 3 - The Mt Oxide mine. Australian J. of Mineralogy 2 (1), 3-10.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Econ Geol (1991) 86:278-301
Conichalcite
Formula: CaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: Day, B. E. & Beyer, B. D. (1996): Some mines of the Mt Isa district. Part 3 - The Mt Oxide mine. Australian J. of Mineralogy 2 (1), 3-10.
'commodity:Copper'
Formula: Cu
Reference: From USGS MRDS database
Cyanotrichite
Formula: Cu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
Reference: Day, B. E. & Beyer, B. D. (1996): Some mines of the Mt Isa district. Part 3 - The Mt Oxide mine. Australian J. of Mineralogy 2 (1), 3-10.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Econ Geol (1991) 86:278-301
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Day, B. E. & Beyer, B. D. (1996): Some mines of the Mt Isa district. Part 3 - The Mt Oxide mine. Australian J. of Mineralogy 2 (1), 3-10.
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Day, B. E. & Beyer, B. D. (1996): Some mines of the Mt Isa district. Part 3 - The Mt Oxide mine. Australian J. of Mineralogy 2 (1), 3-10.
Leucophosphite
Formula: KFe3+2(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
Reference: Day, B. E. & Beyer, B. D. (1996): Some mines of the Mt Isa district. Part 3 - The Mt Oxide mine. Australian J. of Mineralogy 2 (1), 3-10.
Libethenite
Formula: Cu2(PO4)(OH)
Reference: Day, B. E. & Beyer, B. D. (1996): Some mines of the Mt Isa district. Part 3 - The Mt Oxide mine. Australian J. of Mineralogy 2 (1), 3-10.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Day, B. E. & Beyer, B. D. (1996): Some mines of the Mt Isa district. Part 3 - The Mt Oxide mine. Australian J. of Mineralogy 2 (1), 3-10.
Natrodufrénite
Formula: NaFe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Reference: Day, B. E. & Beyer, B. D. (1996): Some mines of the Mt Isa district. Part 3 - The Mt Oxide mine. Australian J. of Mineralogy 2 (1), 3-10.
Nissonite
Formula: Cu2Mg2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 5H2O
Reference: Min Rec 24:49
Olivenite
Formula: Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: Day, B. E. & Beyer, B. D. (1996): Some mines of the Mt Isa district. Part 3 - The Mt Oxide mine. Australian J. of Mineralogy 2 (1), 3-10.
Pseudomalachite
Formula: Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Reference: Day, B. E. & Beyer, B. D. (1996): Some mines of the Mt Isa district. Part 3 - The Mt Oxide mine. Australian J. of Mineralogy 2 (1), 3-10.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Econ Geol (1991) 86:278-301
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Day, B. E. & Beyer, B. D. (1996): Some mines of the Mt Isa district. Part 3 - The Mt Oxide mine. Australian J. of Mineralogy 2 (1), 3-10. ; Econ Geol (1991) 86:278-301
Sieleckiite (TL)
Formula: Cu3Al4(PO4)2(OH)12 · 2H2O
Reference: Birch, W.D. & Pring, A. (1988) Sieleckiite, a new copper aluminium phosphate from Mt Oxide, Queensland, Australia. Mineralogical Magazine 52, 515-518; Day, B. E. & Beyer, B. D. (1996): Some mines of the Mt Isa district. Part 3 - The Mt Oxide mine. Australian J. of Mineralogy 2 (1), 3-10; Elliott, P. (2017) Refinement of the crystal structure of sieleckiite and revision of its symmetry. Mineralogical Magazine, 81, 917-922.
Turquoise
Formula: Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Reference: [MinRec 18:431, 19:471, 19:486]; Day, B. E. & Beyer, B. D. (1996): Some mines of the Mt Isa district. Part 3 - The Mt Oxide mine. Australian J. of Mineralogy 2 (1), 3-10.
Variscite
Formula: AlPO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Day, B. E. & Beyer, B. D. (1996): Some mines of the Mt Isa district. Part 3 - The Mt Oxide mine. Australian J. of Mineralogy 2 (1), 3-10.
Wavellite
Formula: Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Reference: Day, B. E. & Beyer, B. D. (1996): Some mines of the Mt Isa district. Part 3 - The Mt Oxide mine. Australian J. of Mineralogy 2 (1), 3-10.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Chalcocite'2.BA.05Cu2S
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 3 - Halides
'Atacamite'3.DA.10aCu2(OH)3Cl
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Asbolane'4.FL.30(Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
'Hematite'4.CB.05Fe2O3
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Azurite'5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
'Dolomite'5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
'Malachite'5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Alunite'7.BC.10KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
'Antlerite'7.BB.15Cu3(SO4)(OH)4
'Brochantite'7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
'Chalcoalumite'7.DD.75CuAl4(SO4)(OH)12 · 3H2O
'Cyanotrichite'7.DE.10Cu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
'Jarosite'7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Chalcosiderite'8.DD.15CuFe3+6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
'Conichalcite'8.BH.35CaCu(AsO4)(OH)
'Leucophosphite'8.DH.10KFe3+2(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
'Libethenite'8.BB.30Cu2(PO4)(OH)
'Natrodufrénite'8.DK.15NaFe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
'Nissonite'8.DC.05Cu2Mg2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 5H2O
'Olivenite'8.BB.30Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
'Pseudomalachite'8.BD.05Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
'Sieleckiite' (TL)8.DF.25Cu3Al4(PO4)2(OH)12 · 2H2O
'Turquoise'8.DD.15Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
'Variscite'8.CD.10AlPO4 · 2H2O
'Wavellite'8.DC.50Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
Miscellaneous
Asbolane6.4.9.1(Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
Group 10 - OXYHALIDES AND HYDROXYHALIDES
A2(O,OH)3Xq
Atacamite10.1.1.1Cu2(OH)3Cl
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Antlerite30.1.12.1Cu3(SO4)(OH)4
Brochantite30.1.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Alunite30.2.4.1KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)6(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Cyanotrichite31.2.1.1Cu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
(AB)5(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Chalcoalumite31.3.1.1CuAl4(SO4)(OH)12 · 3H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Variscite40.4.1.1AlPO4 · 2H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq
Pseudomalachite41.4.3.1Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Conichalcite41.5.1.2CaCu(AsO4)(OH)
A2(XO4)Zq
Libethenite41.6.6.2Cu2(PO4)(OH)
Olivenite41.6.6.1Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Nissonite42.7.5.1Cu2Mg2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 5H2O
(AB)7(XO4)4Zq·xH2O
Chalcosiderite42.9.3.4CuFe3+6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Natrodufrénite42.9.1.3NaFe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Turquoise42.9.3.1Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
A3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Wavellite42.10.2.1Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Leucophosphite42.11.6.1KFe3+2(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
Miscellaneous
Sieleckiite (TL)42.13.12.1Cu3Al4(PO4)2(OH)12 · 2H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
H AntleriteCu3(SO4)(OH)4
H Asbolane(Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
H AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H ChalcoalumiteCuAl4(SO4)(OH)12 · 3H2O
H ChalcosideriteCuFe63+(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
H ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
H CyanotrichiteCu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H LeucophosphiteKFe23+(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
H LibetheniteCu2(PO4)(OH)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H NatrodufréniteNaFe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
H NissoniteCu2Mg2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 5H2O
H OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
H PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
H SieleckiiteCu3Al4(PO4)2(OH)12 · 2H2O
H TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
H VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
H WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
CCarbon
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
O AntleriteCu3(SO4)(OH)4
O Asbolane(Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
O AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O ChalcoalumiteCuAl4(SO4)(OH)12 · 3H2O
O ChalcosideriteCuFe63+(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
O ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
O CyanotrichiteCu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O HematiteFe2O3
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O LeucophosphiteKFe23+(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
O LibetheniteCu2(PO4)(OH)
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O NatrodufréniteNaFe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
O NissoniteCu2Mg2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 5H2O
O OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
O PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
O QuartzSiO2
O SieleckiiteCu3Al4(PO4)2(OH)12 · 2H2O
O TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
O VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
O WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
FFluorine
F WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
NaSodium
Na NatrodufréniteNaFe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg Asbolane(Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg NissoniteCu2Mg2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 5H2O
AlAluminium
Al AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Al ChalcoalumiteCuAl4(SO4)(OH)12 · 3H2O
Al CyanotrichiteCu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
Al SieleckiiteCu3Al4(PO4)2(OH)12 · 2H2O
Al TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Al VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
Al WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P ChalcosideriteCuFe63+(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
P LeucophosphiteKFe23+(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
P LibetheniteCu2(PO4)(OH)
P NatrodufréniteNaFe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
P NissoniteCu2Mg2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 5H2O
P PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
P SieleckiiteCu3Al4(PO4)2(OH)12 · 2H2O
P TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
P VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
P WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
SSulfur
S AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
S AntleriteCu3(SO4)(OH)4
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
S ChalcoalumiteCuAl4(SO4)(OH)12 · 3H2O
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CyanotrichiteCu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
S PyriteFeS2
ClChlorine
Cl AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
KPotassium
K AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
K LeucophosphiteKFe23+(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
CaCalcium
Ca Asbolane(Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
Ca ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
MnManganese
Mn Asbolane(Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe ChalcosideriteCuFe63+(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe LeucophosphiteKFe23+(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
Fe NatrodufréniteNaFe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
CoCobalt
Co Asbolane(Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
NiNickel
Ni Asbolane(Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
CuCopper
Cu AntleriteCu3(SO4)(OH)4
Cu AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
Cu ChalcoalumiteCuAl4(SO4)(OH)12 · 3H2O
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu ChalcosideriteCuFe63+(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Cu ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Cu CyanotrichiteCu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
Cu LibetheniteCu2(PO4)(OH)
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu NissoniteCu2Mg2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 5H2O
Cu OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
Cu PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Cu SieleckiiteCu3Al4(PO4)2(OH)12 · 2H2O
Cu TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
AsArsenic
As ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
As OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)

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.

Click on geological units on the map for more information. Click here to view full-screen map on Macrostrat.org

Statherian
1600 - 1800 Ma



ID: 735369
Quilalar Formation

Age: Statherian (1600 - 1800 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Quilalar Formation

Description: Feldspathic quartzite, orthoquartzite, conglomerate, arkosic grit, shale, siltstone

Comments: sedimentary siliciclastic; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Sedimentary siliciclastic

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]

Paleoproterozoic
1600 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3186434
Paleoproterozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Comments: Mount Isa Block

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

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

Sort by

Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Birch, W.D. & Pring, A. (1988) Sieleckiite, a new copper aluminium phosphate from Mt Oxide, Queensland, Australia. Mineralogical Magazine 52, 515-518.
Day, B.E. & Beyer, B.D. (1996): Some mines of the Mt Isa district. Part 3 - The Mt Oxide mine. Australian J. of Mineralogy 2 (1), 3-10.


This page contains all mineral locality references listed on mindat.org. This does not claim to be a complete list. If you know of more minerals from this site, please register so you can add to our database. This locality information is for reference purposes only. You should never attempt to visit any sites listed in mindat.org without first ensuring that you have the permission of the land and/or mineral rights holders for access and that you are aware of all safety precautions necessary.
Mineral and/or Locality  
Mindat.org is an outreach project of the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.
Copyright © mindat.org and the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy 1993-2018, except where stated. Mindat.org relies on the contributions of thousands of members and supporters.
Privacy Policy - Terms & Conditions - Contact Us Current server date and time: November 15, 2018 04:02:45 Page generated: October 28, 2018 21:02:09
Go to top of page