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Moculta Phosphate Quarry (Klemm's Quarry), Angaston, Barossa Valley, North Mt Lofty Ranges, Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 34° 28' 38'' South , 139° 5' 25'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -34.47750,139.09028
GeoHash:G#: r1fgv5d6n
Locality type:Quarry (Abandoned) - last checked 2018
Age:~4600 to 541 ± 1.0 Ma
Geologic Time:Precambrian
Reference for age:Segnit, E.R., Watts, J.A., Peisley, V. (1981) Mineralogy of the rock phosphate deposit at Moculta, South Australia. Australian Mineralogist No. 35, 179-186.
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate


An abandoned phosphate quarry/mine located 5 km NE of Angaston.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


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

Detailed Mineral List:

Aldermanite (TL)
Formula: Mg5Al12(PO4)8(OH)22 · 32H2O
Reference: Segnit, E.R., Watts, J.A., Peisley, V. (1981) Mineralogy of the rock phosphate deposit at Moculta, South Australia. Australian Mineralogist No. 35, 179-186. Clark, 1993 - "Hey's Mineral Index, 3rd Edition".
'Apatite'
Reference: Harrowfield, I.R., Segnit, E.R., Watts, J.A. (1981) Aldermanite, a new magnesium aluminium phosphate. Mineralogical Magazine, 44:333, 59-62. Segnit, E.R., Watts, J.A., Peisley, V. (1981) Mineralogy of the rock phosphate deposit at Moculta, South Australia. Australian Mineralogist No. 35, 179-186.
Aurorite
Formula: (Mn2+,Ag,Ca)Mn4+3O7 · 3H2O
Reference: Peter Elliott
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Segnit, E.R., Watts, J.A., Peisley, V. (1981) Mineralogy of the rock phosphate deposit at Moculta, South Australia. Australian Mineralogist No. 35, 179-186.
Beraunite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
Reference: Harrowfield, I.R., Segnit, E.R., Watts, J.A. (1981) Aldermanite, a new magnesium aluminium phosphate. Mineralogical Magazine, 44:333, 59-62.
Cacoxenite
Formula: Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Reference: Harrowfield, I.R., Segnit, E.R., Watts, J.A. (1981) Aldermanite, a new magnesium aluminium phosphate. Mineralogical Magazine, 44:333, 59-62.
Calcioferrite
Formula: Ca2Fe3+2(PO4)3(OH) · 7H2O
Reference: Henderson, W.A., jr., Peisley, V. (1985) Calcioferrite from the Moculta Quarry near Angaston, South Australia. Mineralogical Record 16:6, 477-480.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Francis, G.L., Peisley, V. (2012) Minerals from Penrice quarry and the phosphate deposits Klemms and St Kitts, Angaston, South Australia. (self published), 56 pages.
Chalcosiderite
Formula: CuFe3+6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Reference: Francis, G.L., Peisley, V. (2012) Minerals from Penrice quarry and the phosphate deposits Klemms and St Kitts, Angaston, South Australia. (self published), 56 pages.
Childrenite
Formula: Fe2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: Harrowfield, I.R., Segnit, E.R., Watts, J.A. (1981) Aldermanite, a new magnesium aluminium phosphate. Mineralogical Magazine, 44:333, 59-62.
Crandallite
Formula: CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Reference: Harrowfield, I.R., Segnit, E.R., Watts, J.A. (1981) Aldermanite, a new magnesium aluminium phosphate. Mineralogical Magazine, 44:333, 59-62. Segnit, E.R., Watts, J.A., Peisley, V. (1981) Mineralogy of the rock phosphate deposit at Moculta, South Australia. Australian Mineralogist No. 35, 179-186.
Cyrilovite
Formula: NaFe3+3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
Reference: Segnit, E.R., Watts, J.A., Peisley, V. (1981) Mineralogy of the rock phosphate deposit at Moculta, South Australia. Australian Mineralogist No. 35, 179-186. Harrowfield, I.R., Segnit, E.R., Watts, J.A. (1981) Aldermanite, a new magnesium aluminium phosphate. Mineralogical Magazine, 44:333, 59-62.
Dufrénite
Formula: Ca0.5Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Reference: Harrowfield, I.R., Segnit, E.R., Watts, J.A. (1981) Aldermanite, a new magnesium aluminium phosphate. Mineralogical Magazine, 44:333, 59-62.
Fluellite
Formula: Al2(PO4)F2(OH) · 7H2O
Reference: Segnit, E.R., Watts, J.A., Peisley, V. (1981) Mineralogy of the rock phosphate deposit at Moculta, South Australia. Australian Mineralogist No. 35, 179-186. Mineralogical Record 12:2, 106-107. Harrowfield, I.R., Segnit, E.R., Watts, J.A. (1981) Aldermanite, a new magnesium aluminium phosphate. Mineralogical Magazine, 44:333, 59-62.
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Fluorapatite var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Segnit, E.R., Watts, J.A., Peisley, V. (1981) Mineralogy of the rock phosphate deposit at Moculta, South Australia. Australian Mineralogist No. 35, 179-186.
Gorceixite
Formula: BaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Reference: Harrowfield, I.R., Segnit, E.R., Watts, J.A. (1981) Aldermanite, a new magnesium aluminium phosphate. Mineralogical Magazine, 44:333, 59-62. Segnit, E.R., Watts, J.A., Peisley, V. (1981) Mineralogy of the rock phosphate deposit at Moculta, South Australia. Australian Mineralogist No. 35, 179-186.
'Halloysite'
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Hausmannite ?
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+2O4
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Segnit, E.R., Watts, J.A., Peisley, V. (1981) Mineralogy of the rock phosphate deposit at Moculta, South Australia. Australian Mineralogist No. 35, 179-186.
Hydroxylapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Reference: Francis, G.L., Peisley, V. (2012) Minerals from Penrice quarry and the phosphate deposits Klemms and St Kitts, Angaston, South Australia. (self published), 56 pages.
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: No reference listed
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Francis, G.L., Peisley, V. (2012) Minerals from Penrice quarry and the phosphate deposits Klemms and St Kitts, Angaston, South Australia. (self published), 56 pages.
Leucophosphite
Formula: KFe3+2(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
Reference: Harrowfield, I.R., Segnit, E.R., Watts, J.A. (1981) Aldermanite, a new magnesium aluminium phosphate. Mineralogical Magazine, 44:333, 59-62. Segnit, E.R., Watts, J.A., Peisley, V. (1981) Mineralogy of the rock phosphate deposit at Moculta, South Australia. Australian Mineralogist No. 35, 179-186.
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Manganese Oxides'
Reference: Segnit, E.R., Watts, J.A., Peisley, V. (1981) Mineralogy of the rock phosphate deposit at Moculta, South Australia. Australian Mineralogist No. 35, 179-186.
Meurigite-Na
Formula: NaFe3+8(PO4)6(OH)7 · 6.5H2O
Reference: Kampf, A.R., Adams, P.M., Kolitsch, U., Steele, I.M. (2009) Meurigite-Na, a new species, and the relationship between phosphofibrite and meurigite. American Mineralogist 94:(5-6), 720-727.
Minyulite
Formula: KAl2(PO4)2(OH,F) · 4H2O
Reference: Segnit, E.R., Watts, J.A., Peisley, V. (1981) Mineralogy of the rock phosphate deposit at Moculta, South Australia. Australian Mineralogist No. 35, 179-186. Harrowfield, I.R., Segnit, E.R., Watts, J.A. (1981) Aldermanite, a new magnesium aluminium phosphate. Mineralogical Magazine, 44:333, 59-62.
Mitridatite
Formula: Ca2Fe3+3(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Reference: Peter Elliott
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Segnit, E.R., Watts, J.A., Peisley, V. (1981) Mineralogy of the rock phosphate deposit at Moculta, South Australia. Australian Mineralogist No. 35, 179-186.
Natrodufrénite
Formula: NaFe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Reference: Peter Elliott
Perhamite
Formula: Ca3Al7.7Si3P4O23.5(OH)14.1 · 8H2O
Reference: Mills, S.J. (2003) A note on perhamite from the Moculta (Klemms) phosphate quarry, South Australia. Australian Journal of Mineralogy 9:1, 43-45.
Phosphophyllite ?
Formula: Zn2Fe(PO4)2 · 4H2O
Reference: Peter Elliott
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Segnit, E.R., Watts, J.A., Peisley, V. (1981) Mineralogy of the rock phosphate deposit at Moculta, South Australia. Australian Mineralogist No. 35, 179-186.
Pyrolusite ?
Formula: Mn4+O2
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Segnit, E.R., Watts, J.A., Peisley, V. (1981) Mineralogy of the rock phosphate deposit at Moculta, South Australia. Australian Mineralogist No. 35, 179-186.
Rockbridgeite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+4(PO4)3(OH)5
Reference: Harrowfield, I.R., Segnit, E.R., Watts, J.A. (1981) Aldermanite, a new magnesium aluminium phosphate. Mineralogical Magazine, 44:333, 59-62.
Saponite
Formula: Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Francis, G.L., Peisley, V. (2012) Minerals from Penrice quarry and the phosphate deposits Klemms and St Kitts, Angaston, South Australia. (self published), 56 pages.
Strengite
Formula: FePO4 · 2H2O
Thomsonite-Ca
Formula: NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Tinticite
Formula: Fe3+5.34(PO4)3.62(VO4)0.38(OH)4 · 6.7H2O
Reference: Peter Elliott
Turquoise
Formula: Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Reference: Peter Elliott
Variscite
Formula: AlPO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Harrowfield, I.R., Segnit, E.R., Watts, J.A. (1981) Aldermanite, a new magnesium aluminium phosphate. Mineralogical Magazine, 44:333, 59-62.
Vermiculite
Formula: Mg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Vivianite
Formula: Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Wavellite
Formula: Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Reference: Harrowfield, I.R., Segnit, E.R., Watts, J.A. (1981) Aldermanite, a new magnesium aluminium phosphate. Mineralogical Magazine, 44:333, 59-62. Segnit, E.R., Watts, J.A., Peisley, V. (1981) Mineralogy of the rock phosphate deposit at Moculta, South Australia. Australian Mineralogist No. 35, 179-186.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Aurorite'4.FL.20(Mn2+,Ag,Ca)Mn4+3O7 · 3H2O
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hausmannite ?4.BB.10Mn2+Mn3+2O4
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Pyrolusite ?4.DB.05Mn4+O2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Baryte'7.AD.35BaSO4
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Aldermanite' (TL)8.DE.35Mg5Al12(PO4)8(OH)22 · 32H2O
'Beraunite'8.DC.27Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
'Cacoxenite'8.DC.40Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
'Calcioferrite'8.DH.25Ca2Fe3+2(PO4)3(OH) · 7H2O
Chalcosiderite8.DD.15CuFe3+6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Childrenite8.DD.20Fe2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Crandallite8.BL.10CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Cyrilovite8.DL.10NaFe3+3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
Dufrénite8.DK.15Ca0.5Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Fluellite8.DE.10Al2(PO4)F2(OH) · 7H2O
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
Gorceixite8.BL.10BaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Hydroxylapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Leucophosphite8.DH.10KFe3+2(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
Meurigite-Na8.DJ.20NaFe3+8(PO4)6(OH)7 · 6.5H2O
Minyulite8.DH.05KAl2(PO4)2(OH,F) · 4H2O
Mitridatite8.DH.30Ca2Fe3+3(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Natrodufrénite8.DK.15NaFe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Perhamite8.DO.20Ca3Al7.7Si3P4O23.5(OH)14.1 · 8H2O
Phosphophyllite ?8.CA.40Zn2Fe(PO4)2 · 4H2O
Rockbridgeite8.BC.10Fe2+Fe3+4(PO4)3(OH)5
Strengite8.CD.10FePO4 · 2H2O
Tinticite8.DC.32Fe3+5.34(PO4)3.62(VO4)0.38(OH)4 · 6.7H2O
Turquoise8.DD.15Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Variscite8.CD.10AlPO4 · 2H2O
Vivianite8.CE.40Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Wavellite8.DC.50Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Halloysite9.ED.10Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Saponite9.EC.45Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Thomsonite-Ca9.GA.10NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Vermiculite9.EC.50Mg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
Limonite-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Manganese Oxides-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Pyrolusite ?4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Hausmannite ?7.2.7.1Mn2+Mn3+2O4
AB3X7
Aurorite7.8.2.2(Mn2+,Ag,Ca)Mn4+3O7 · 3H2O
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O
Phosphophyllite ?40.2.7.1Zn2Fe(PO4)2 · 4H2O
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Vivianite40.3.6.1Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Strengite40.4.1.2FePO4 · 2H2O
Variscite40.4.1.1AlPO4 · 2H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite41.8.1.4Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
Hydroxylapatite41.8.1.3Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
(AB)5(XO4)3Zq
Rockbridgeite41.9.2.1Fe2+Fe3+4(PO4)3(OH)5
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Fluellite42.6.9.1Al2(PO4)F2(OH) · 7H2O
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Childrenite42.7.1.1Fe2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Crandallite42.7.3.1CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Cyrilovite42.7.8.1NaFe3+3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
Gorceixite42.7.3.2BaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
(AB)5(XO4)3Zq·xH2O
Mitridatite42.8.4.1Ca2Fe3+3(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
(AB)7(XO4)4Zq·xH2O
Chalcosiderite42.9.3.4CuFe3+6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Dufrénite42.9.1.2Ca0.5Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
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
Beraunite42.11.16.1Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
Calcioferrite42.11.8.3Ca2Fe3+2(PO4)3(OH) · 7H2O
Leucophosphite42.11.6.1KFe3+2(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
Minyulite42.11.5.1KAl2(PO4)2(OH,F) · 4H2O
(AB)4(XO4)3Zq·xH2O
Tinticite42.12.4.1Fe3+5.34(PO4)3.62(VO4)0.38(OH)4 · 6.7H2O
Miscellaneous
Aldermanite (TL)42.13.1.1Mg5Al12(PO4)8(OH)22 · 32H2O
Cacoxenite42.13.5.1Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Meurigite-Na42.13.14.2NaFe3+8(PO4)6(OH)7 · 6.5H2O
Group 43 - COMPOUND PHOSPHATES, ETC.
Hydrated Compound Phosphates, etc·, Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Perhamite43.5.10.1Ca3Al7.7Si3P4O23.5(OH)14.1 · 8H2O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
'Halloysite'71.1.1.4Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Vermiculite71.2.2d.3Mg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Saponite71.3.1b.2Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Manganese Oxides'-
Thomsonite-Ca-NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AldermaniteMg5Al12(PO4)8(OH)22 · 32H2O
H Aurorite(Mn2+,Ag,Ca)Mn34+O7 · 3H2O
H BerauniteFe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
H CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
H CalcioferriteCa2Fe23+(PO4)3(OH) · 7H2O
H ChalcosideriteCuFe63+(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
H ChildreniteFe2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
H CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
H CyriloviteNaFe33+(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
H DufréniteCa0.5Fe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
H FluelliteAl2(PO4)F2(OH) · 7H2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H GorceixiteBaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
H HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H LeucophosphiteKFe23+(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H Meurigite-NaNaFe83+(PO4)6(OH)7 · 6.5H2O
H MinyuliteKAl2(PO4)2(OH,F) · 4H2O
H MitridatiteCa2Fe33+(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H NatrodufréniteNaFe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
H PerhamiteCa3Al7.7Si3P4O23.5(OH)14.1 · 8H2O
H PhosphophylliteZn2Fe(PO4)2 · 4H2O
H RockbridgeiteFe2+Fe43+(PO4)3(OH)5
H SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
H Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
H TinticiteFe3+5.34(PO4)3.62(VO4)0.38(OH)4 · 6.7H2O
H TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
H VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
H VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
H VivianiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
H WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O AldermaniteMg5Al12(PO4)8(OH)22 · 32H2O
O Aurorite(Mn2+,Ag,Ca)Mn34+O7 · 3H2O
O BaryteBaSO4
O BerauniteFe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
O CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
O CalcioferriteCa2Fe23+(PO4)3(OH) · 7H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
O ChalcosideriteCuFe63+(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
O ChildreniteFe2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
O CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
O CyriloviteNaFe33+(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
O DufréniteCa0.5Fe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
O FluelliteAl2(PO4)F2(OH) · 7H2O
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O GorceixiteBaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
O HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O HausmanniteMn2+Mn23+O4
O HematiteFe2O3
O HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O LeucophosphiteKFe23+(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O Meurigite-NaNaFe83+(PO4)6(OH)7 · 6.5H2O
O MinyuliteKAl2(PO4)2(OH,F) · 4H2O
O MitridatiteCa2Fe33+(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O NatrodufréniteNaFe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
O PerhamiteCa3Al7.7Si3P4O23.5(OH)14.1 · 8H2O
O PhosphophylliteZn2Fe(PO4)2 · 4H2O
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
O QuartzSiO2
O RockbridgeiteFe2+Fe43+(PO4)3(OH)5
O SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O SideriteFeCO3
O StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
O Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
O TinticiteFe3+5.34(PO4)3.62(VO4)0.38(OH)4 · 6.7H2O
O TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
O VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
O VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
O VivianiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
O WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
FFluorine
F Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
F FluelliteAl2(PO4)F2(OH) · 7H2O
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
F MinyuliteKAl2(PO4)2(OH,F) · 4H2O
F WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
NaSodium
Na CyriloviteNaFe33+(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
Na Meurigite-NaNaFe83+(PO4)6(OH)7 · 6.5H2O
Na NatrodufréniteNaFe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Na SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Na Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg AldermaniteMg5Al12(PO4)8(OH)22 · 32H2O
Mg CalcioferriteCa2Fe23+(PO4)3(OH) · 7H2O
Mg SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Mg VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
AlAluminium
Al AldermaniteMg5Al12(PO4)8(OH)22 · 32H2O
Al CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Al ChildreniteFe2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Al CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Al FluelliteAl2(PO4)F2(OH) · 7H2O
Al GorceixiteBaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Al HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al MinyuliteKAl2(PO4)2(OH,F) · 4H2O
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al PerhamiteCa3Al7.7Si3P4O23.5(OH)14.1 · 8H2O
Al SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Al Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Al TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Al VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
Al VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Al WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
SiSilicon
Si HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si PerhamiteCa3Al7.7Si3P4O23.5(OH)14.1 · 8H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Si VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
PPhosphorus
P AldermaniteMg5Al12(PO4)8(OH)22 · 32H2O
P BerauniteFe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
P CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
P CalcioferriteCa2Fe23+(PO4)3(OH) · 7H2O
P Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
P ChalcosideriteCuFe63+(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
P ChildreniteFe2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
P CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
P CyriloviteNaFe33+(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
P DufréniteCa0.5Fe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
P FluelliteAl2(PO4)F2(OH) · 7H2O
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
P GorceixiteBaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
P HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
P LeucophosphiteKFe23+(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
P Meurigite-NaNaFe83+(PO4)6(OH)7 · 6.5H2O
P MinyuliteKAl2(PO4)2(OH,F) · 4H2O
P MitridatiteCa2Fe33+(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
P NatrodufréniteNaFe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
P PerhamiteCa3Al7.7Si3P4O23.5(OH)14.1 · 8H2O
P PhosphophylliteZn2Fe(PO4)2 · 4H2O
P RockbridgeiteFe2+Fe43+(PO4)3(OH)5
P StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
P TinticiteFe3+5.34(PO4)3.62(VO4)0.38(OH)4 · 6.7H2O
P TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
P VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
P VivianiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
P WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
S PyriteFeS2
KPotassium
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
K LeucophosphiteKFe23+(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
K MinyuliteKAl2(PO4)2(OH,F) · 4H2O
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Aurorite(Mn2+,Ag,Ca)Mn34+O7 · 3H2O
Ca CalcioferriteCa2Fe23+(PO4)3(OH) · 7H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
Ca CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Ca DufréniteCa0.5Fe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
Ca MitridatiteCa2Fe33+(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Ca PerhamiteCa3Al7.7Si3P4O23.5(OH)14.1 · 8H2O
Ca SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Ca Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
MnManganese
Mn Aurorite(Mn2+,Ag,Ca)Mn34+O7 · 3H2O
Mn HausmanniteMn2+Mn23+O4
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
FeIron
Fe BerauniteFe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
Fe CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Fe CalcioferriteCa2Fe23+(PO4)3(OH) · 7H2O
Fe ChalcosideriteCuFe63+(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Fe ChildreniteFe2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Fe CyriloviteNaFe33+(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
Fe DufréniteCa0.5Fe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe LeucophosphiteKFe23+(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe Meurigite-NaNaFe83+(PO4)6(OH)7 · 6.5H2O
Fe MitridatiteCa2Fe33+(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Fe NatrodufréniteNaFe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Fe PhosphophylliteZn2Fe(PO4)2 · 4H2O
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe RockbridgeiteFe2+Fe43+(PO4)3(OH)5
Fe SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
Fe TinticiteFe3+5.34(PO4)3.62(VO4)0.38(OH)4 · 6.7H2O
Fe TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Fe VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O
Fe VivianiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
CuCopper
Cu ChalcosideriteCuFe63+(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Cu TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
ZnZinc
Zn PhosphophylliteZn2Fe(PO4)2 · 4H2O
AgSilver
Ag Aurorite(Mn2+,Ag,Ca)Mn34+O7 · 3H2O
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
Ba GorceixiteBaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6

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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Cambrian
485.4 - 541 Ma



ID: 3187119
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Cambrian (485.4 - 541 Ma)

Comments: Adelaide Fold Belt

Lithology: Amphibolite grade metasedimentary/metavolcanic schist

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]

Series 2 - Terreneuvian
509 - 541 Ma



ID: 706134
Normanville Group

Age: Cambrian (509 - 541 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Normanville Group

Description: Marine shelf to basinal carbonate, minor basal sandstone. Includes acid to basic volcanics near the Murray River. Limestone; sandstone; shale; volcanics

Comments: sedimentary carbonate; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Sedimentary carbonate

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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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Segnit, E.R., Watts, J.A., and Peisley, V. (1981) Mineralogy of the rock phosphate deposit at Moculta, South Australia. Australian Mineralogist, 35, 179-186.
Henderson, W.A., Jr. and Peisley, V. (1985) Calcioferrite from the Moculta Quarry near Angaston, South Australia. Mineralogical Record, 16(6), 477-480.
Kampf, A.R. (1977) Minyulite: its atomic arrangement. American Mineralogist, 62(3-4), 256-262.
Mills, S.J. (2003) A note on perhamite from the Moculta (Klemms) phosphate quarry, South Australia. Australian Journal of Mineralogy, 9(1), 43-45.
Francis, G.L. and Peisley, V. (2012) Minerals from Penrice quarry and the phosphate deposits Klemms and St Kitts, Angaston, South Australia. Self-published, 56 pages.
Kampf, A.R., Adams, P.M., Kolitsch, U., and Steele, I.M. (2009) Meurigite-Na, a new species, and the relationship between phosphofibrite and meurigite. American Mineralogist, 94(5-6), 720-727.


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