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Australia

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Area:7,692,024 km2


Australia comprises six states and several territories.


Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded from this region.


Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

Acanthite

'Achlusite'

Actinolite

'Actinolite-Tremolite Series'

Adamite

var: Cuprian Adamite

Aegirine

var: Titanian Aegirine

Aegirine-augite

Aenigmatite

'Aeschynite'

'Agardite'

Agardite-(Ce)

Agardite-(Nd)

Agardite-(Y)

Aguilarite

Aheylite

Aikinite

Akdalaite

Akimotoite (TL)

Akrochordite

Alabandite

Albite

var: Andesine

var: Cleavelandite

var: Oligoclase

'Albite-Anorthite Series'

Aldermanite (TL)

Aldridgeite (TL)

Aleksite

'Alexandrolite'

'Alkali Feldspar'

Allactite

Allanite-(Ce)

var: Bagrationite (of Koksharov)

'Allanite Group'

Allanite-(Y)

Allargentum

Alloclasite

Allophane

Alluaudite

Almandine

'Almandine-Pyrope Series'

'Almandine-Spessartine Series'

Alstonite

Altaite

Aluminite

Alunite

'Alunite Group'

Alunogen

Amarantite

'Amber'

Amblygonite

Amesite

Aminoffite

Amphibole Supergroup

var: Byssolite

var: Uralite

Analcime

Anatase

Andalusite

var: Chiastolite

var: Viridine

'Andorite'

Andradite

var: Melanite

'Andradite-Grossular Series'

'Andradite-Uvarovite Series'

Angastonite (TL)

Anglesite

Anhydrite

Anilite

Ankerite

Annabergite

Annite

Anorthite

var: Barium-Anorthite (of Nockolds and Zies)

var: Bytownite

'Anorthoclase'

Antarcticite

Anthoinite

Anthophyllite

Antigorite

Antimony

Antlerite

'Apatite'

'var: Carbonate-rich Apatite'

'var: Collophane'

Aphthitalite

'Apophyllite'

Aragonite

Arcanite

var: Taylorite (of Dana)

Archerite (TL)

Ardealite

Arfvedsonite

Argentojarosite

Argentopentlandite

Argentopyrite

Argyrodite

Armalcolite

Armenite

Arrojadite-(KFe)

Arsendescloizite

Arsenic

Arseniosiderite

Arsenoclasite

Arsenoflorencite-(Ce) (TL)

Arsenogorceixite

Arsenolite

Arsenopyrite

Arsentsumebite

Arthurite

Artinite

'Asbestos'

Asbolane

Ashburtonite (TL)

Atacamite

Atheneite

Augelite

Augite

var: Fassaite

var: Ferroaugite

var: Titanian Augite

Aurichalcite

Auricupride

Aurorite

Aurostibite

Austinite

Autunite

Awaruite

Axinite-(Fe)

'Axinite Group'

Axinite-(Mg)

Axinite-(Mn)

Azurite

Babingtonite

Baddeleyite

Baileychlore (TL)

Bamfordite (TL)

Bannisterite

Barbosalite

Bariopharmacosiderite

'Bariopharmacosiderite-C'

'Bariopharmacosiderite-Q'

Bariosincosite (TL)

Barlowite (TL)

'Barrandite'

'Barringtonite'

Barroisite

Baryte

var: Baryte Rose

Barytocalcite

Bassanite

'Bastnäsite'

Bastnäsite-(Ce)

Bastnäsite-(La)

Batisite

Baumhauerite

Baumoite (TL)

Bavenite

Bayerite

Bayldonite

Beaverite-(Cu)

'Beaverite-(Cu)-plumbojarosite Series'

Bechererite

Becquerelite

Beidellite

Bementite

Benitoite

Benjaminite

Beraunite

Berlinite

Bermanite

Bernalite (TL)

Berthierine

Berthierite

Bertossaite

Bertrandite

Beryl

var: Alkali-beryl

var: Aquamarine

var: Emerald

var: Heliodor

var: Morganite

Berzelianite

'Betafite Group'

β-Roselite

Betekhtinite

Betpakdalite-CaCa

Betpakdalite-CaMg

Betpakdalite-FeFe (TL)

'Betpakdalite Group'

Beudantite

'Beudantite-Segnitite Series'

Beusite

Beyerite

Bianchite

Billietite

'Bindheimite'

'Biotite'

'var: Titanian Biotite'

Biphosphammite (TL)

Birchite (TL)

Birnessite

Bischofite

Bismite

Bismoclite

Bismuth

Bismuthinite

'Bismuth Ochre'

Bismutite

Bismutoferrite

'Bismutopyrochlore (of Chukanov et al.)'

'Bitumen'

Bityite

Bixbyite

'Black Jade'

'Blaubleibender Covellite'

Bleasdaleite (TL)

Blixite

Blödite

'Bloodstone'

Bobierrite

Bohdanowiczite

Böhmite

Boleite

Boltwoodite

Boothite

Boracite

Bornite

Boromullite (TL)

Botallackite

Botryogen

Boulangerite

Bournonite

Bowieite

Boyleite

'Brabantite'

Bracewellite

Braggite

Brannerite

var: Absite

Braunite

'Bravoite'

Brazilianite

Breithauptite

Brezinaite

Brianyoungite

Bridgmanite (TL)

Britholite-(Ce)

Brochantite

'Brokenhillite'

Bromargyrite

Bromellite

Brookite

Brucite

var: Nemalite

Brushite

Buckhornite

Buddingtonite

Bultfonteinite

Bunsenite

'Bursaite'

Bushmakinite

Bustamite

Buttgenbachite

Cacoxenite

Calaverite

Calcioancylite-(Nd)

Calcioferrite

Calciosamarskite

'Calciotantalite'

Calciotantite

Calcite

var: Cobaltoan Calcite

var: Ferroan Calcite

var: Glendonite

var: Iceland Spar

'Calcite Group'

Calderite

Calderónite

Caledonite

Calomel

Campigliaite

Cancrinite

Canfieldite

Cannonite

Capgaronnite

Cardite

Carminite

Carnotite

Carrboydite (TL)

Carrollite

Caryopilite

Cassidyite (TL)

Cassiterite

var: Wood Tin

Catapleiite

'Cat's Eye'

Cattiite

Caysichite-(Y)

Celadonite

Celestine

Celsian

Cerchiaraite-(Mn)

Cerianite-(Ce)

Cerite-(Ce)

Ceruleite

Cerussite

var: Chrome-Cerussite

Cervantite

'Chabazite'

'var: Phacolite'

Chabazite-Ca

Chabazite-K

Chabazite-Na

Chalcanthite

Chalcoalumite

Chalcocite

var: Ducktownite

Chalcomenite

Chalconatronite

Chalcophanite

Chalcopyrite

Chalcosiderite

Chalcostibite

Chamosite

var: Daphnite

var: Thuringite

Chenevixite

Cheralite

'Cheralite-(Ce)'

'Chevkinite Group'

Childrenite

Chlorapatite

Chlorargyrite

var: Bromian Chlorargyrite

var: Iodian Bromian Chlorargyrite

'Chlorite Group'

'var: Brunsvigite'

Chloritoid

Chondrodite

Chrisstanleyite

Christelite

'Chrome-Spinel (of Dana)'

Chromite

var: Ferrichromite

'Chromite-Magnesiochromite Series'

Chrysoberyl

var: Alexandrite

Chrysocolla

'Chrysoprase'

Chrysotile

Churchite-(Y)

Chursinite

Cinnabar

Claringbullite

Claudetite

Clausthalite

'Clays'

Clinoatacamite

Clinobisvanite (TL)

Clinochlore

var: Chromian Clinochlore

var: Diabantite

var: Leuchtenbergite

var: Pennine

var: Ripidolite

var: Sheridanite

'Clinochrysotile'

Clinoclase

Clinoenstatite

Clinoferrosilite

Clinohumite

'Clinoptilolite'

'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'

Clinozoisite

Cloncurryite (TL)

Coalingite

Cobaltaustinite (TL)

Cobaltite

Cobaltpentlandite

Coccinite

Coesite

Coffinite

Cohenite

Collinsite

Coloradoite

Columbite-(Fe) (TL)

'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'

'Columbite-(Fe)-Tantalite-(Fe) Series'

Columbite-(Mn)

'Columbite-Tantalite'

Colusite

Compreignacite

Conichalcite

Connellite

Cookeite

Cooperite

Copiapite

Copper

'Copper Stain'

'Copper Sulphides'

Coquimbite

Cordierite

var: Iolite

Corkite

Cornetite

Cornubite

Cornwallite

Coronadite

Corrensite

Corundum

var: Barklyite (FRL)

var: Ruby

var: Sapphire

Cosalite

Costibite (TL)

Covellite

Cowlesite

Crandallite

Creedite

Cristobalite

Crocoite

Cronstedtite

'Cryophyllite'

Cryptomelane

Cubanite

Cumengeite

Cummingtonite

Cuprite

var: Chalcotrichite

var: Tile ore

'Cupro-Asbolane'

Cuprobismutite

Cuprocopiapite

Cuproiridsite

Cuprorhodsite

Cuproroméite

Cuprotungstite

Curite

Cuspidine

Cyanotrichite

'Cymatolite'

Cyrilovite

Danalite

Danburite

Danielsite (TL)

Datolite

Daubréeite

Daubréelite

'Davidite'

Davidite-(La) (TL)

Dawsonite

Decrespignyite-(Y) (TL)

Delafossite

Dervillite

Descloizite

var: Cuprian Descloizite

Despujolsite

Dewindtite

Diaboleite

Diamond

Diaphorite

Diaspore

Dickinsonite-(KMnNa)

Dickite

Dietrichite

Digenite

Diopside

var: Chromian Diopside

'Diopside-Hedenbergite Series'

Dioptase

Dittmarite (TL)

Djerfisherite

Djurleite

'Doelterite'

Dolomite

var: Cobaltoan Dolomite

var: Ferroan Dolomite

var: Manganoan Dolomite

var: Zincian Dolomite

Doloresite

Domerockite (TL)

Donbassite

Donnayite-(Y)

Dravite

Dreyerite

Dufrénite

Dufrénoysite

Duftite

Dumontite

Dumortierite

Dundasite (TL)

Dussertite

Dypingite

Dyscrasite

Eastonite

Ecandrewsite (TL)

Edenite

Edwardsite (TL)

Elbaite

'Elbaite-Schorl Series'

'Electrum'

Eleonorite

'Emery'

Emmonsite

Emplectite

Empressite

Enargite

Enstatite

var: Bronzite

'Enstatite-Ferrosilite Series'

Eosphorite

Epidote

Epidote Supergroup

Epsomite

Eriochalcite

'Erionite'

Erionite-Ca

Erionite-Na

Erlichmanite

Ernienickelite (TL)

Erythrite

Eskebornite

Eskolaite

Eucairite

Euchroite

Euclase

Eucryptite

Eudialyte

'Eudialyte Group'

Eugenite

Eulytine

Euxenite-(Y)

Evansite

Fairfieldite

Falcondoite

Falkmanite

Famatinite

Faustite

Fayalite

'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'

'Fayalite-Tephroite Series'

'var: Knebelite'

Felbertalite

'Feldspar Group'

'var: Antiperthite'

'var: Perthite'

Felsőbányaite

Ferberite

var: Reinite

'Fergusonite'

Fergusonite-(Y)

'Ferri-barroisite'

Ferricopiapite

'Ferrierite'

Ferrierite-Mg

Ferrihydrite

Ferri-leakeite

Ferrimolybdite

Ferrisicklerite

Ferri-winchite

Ferro-actinolite

'Ferro-Actinolite-Tremolite Series'

Ferroaluminoceladonite

'Ferrocalcite'

'Ferro-ferri-winchite'

Ferrohögbomite-2N2S

Ferro-holmquistite (TL)

Ferro-hornblende

'Ferrohortonolite'

'Ferro-kaersutite'

Ferro-katophorite

Ferronigerite-6N6S

Ferro-pargasite

Ferrorhodonite (TL)

Ferrosilite

Ferro-tschermakite

'Ferro-winchite'

Fersmite

Fibroferrite

Finnemanite

'Florencite'

Florencite-(Ce)

Florencite-(La)

Fluellite

Fluoborite

'Fluocerite'

Fluocerite-(Ce)

Fluorapatite

var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite

var: Mn-bearing Fluorapatite

'Fluorapophyllite'

Fluorapophyllite-(K)

Fluorapophyllite-(Na)

Fluorite

Fluornatrocoulsellite (TL)

Fluorophlogopite

Fluor-schorl

Foitite

Formanite-(Y) (TL)

Fornacite

Forsterite

var: Peridot

Foshagite

Fourmarierite

Fraipontite

Francevillite

Francisite (TL)

Franckeite

Francoanellite

'Françoisite'

Françoisite-(Ce) (TL)

Françoisite-(Nd)

Franklinite

Freibergite

Freieslebenite

Friedelite

Frohbergite

Fukalite

'Gadolinite'

Gadolinite-(Y)

Gahnite

Gaidonnayite

Galena

Galenobismutite

'Garnet'

'Garnierite'

Gartrellite (TL)

Gaspéite

Gatehouseite (TL)

Gatumbaite

Gearksutite

Gedrite

Geerite

Gehlenite

Geikielite

Gelosaite

Genkinite

Geocronite

Georgeite (TL)

Gerhardtite

Gersdorffite

Geversite

Gibbsite

Gillardite (TL)

Giorgiosite

'Gismondine'

Gladite

'Glass'

Glauberite

Glaucodot

Glauconite

Glaucophane

Glaukosphaerite (TL)

'Gmelinite'

'var: Ledererite'

Gmelinite-Ca

Gmelinite-Na

Gobbinsite

Godlevskite

Goethite

Gold

Goldfieldite

Goldmanite

Gonnardite

Gonyerite

'Goongarrite'

Gorceixite

Gordaite

Gordonite

Görgeyite

Goslarite

var: Mangangoslarite

Goyazite

var: Barian Goyazite

Graftonite

Grandidierite

Graphite

var: Cliftonite

Greenalite

Greenockite

var: Zincian Greenockite

Grimaldiite

Griphite

Grossite

Grossular

var: Chrome-bearing Grossular

var: Hessonite

var: Hibschite

'Grossular-Hibschite Series'

'Grossular-Uvarovite Series'

Groutite

Grunerite

Guanajuatite

Guanine

Gudmundite

'Gummite'

Gunningite

Gypsum

var: Satin Spar Gypsum

var: Selenite

Gyrolite

'Hafnium'

Hafnon

Halite

'Halloysite'

Halotrichite

'Halotrichite-Pickeringite Series'

Hambergite

Hammarite

Hannayite (TL)

Harmotome

Hastingsite

var: Alkali-ferrohastingsite

Hauchecornite

Hausmannite

Haüyne

Hawleyite

Haxonite

Heazlewoodite (TL)

Hechtsbergite

Hedenbergite

var: Ferrosalite

var: Manganoan Hedenbergite

Hedleyite

Hedyphane

Heisenbergite

Hellyerite (TL)

Helvine

Hematite

var: Martite

var: Specularite

Hemimorphite

Hendricksite

Hentschelite

Herbertsmithite

Hercynite

Hessite

Hetaerolite

Heterogenite

'Heterogenite-2H'

'Heterogenite-3R'

Heterosite

'Heulandite'

Heulandite-Ca

Hexahydrite

Hexamolybdenum

Heyrovskýite

Hibonite

Hidalgoite

Hillebrandite

Hillite (TL)

Hinsdalite

'Hiortdahlite I'

Hisingerite

'Histrixite'

Hodgesmithite (TL)

Hodrušite

Hoganite (TL)

'Högbomite'

Hollandite

Holmquistite

Holtite (TL)

Honeaite (TL)

Hopeite

'Hornblende'

Hörnesite

Hübnerite

Hulsite

Humite

Huntite

Hureaulite

Huttonite

Hydrobiotite

Hydrocerussite

Hydroglauberite

Hydrohetaerolite

Hydrohonessite (TL)

Hydrokenoelsmoreite (TL)

var: Ferritungstite

Hydrokenoralstonite

Hydromagnesite

'Hydromuscovite'

Hydroniumjarosite

Hydrotalcite

Hydroxyapophyllite-(K)

Hydroxycalciomicrolite

Hydroxycalcioroméite

Hydroxylapatite

var: Carbonate-fluorhydroxyapatite

var: Carbonate-rich Hydroxylapatite

Hydrozincite

Hylbrownite (TL)

'Hypersthene'

Ianthinite

Idaite

Ikunolite

Ilesite

Ilmenite

var: Iserine

var: Picroilmenite

Ilsemannite

Ilvaite

Imiterite

'Indicolite'

Inesite

Iodargyrite

Iowaite

Irarsite

Iridium

var: Osmiridium

Iriginite

Iron

var: Kamacite

var: Martensite

'Iron Ochre'

'Iron oxide'

'Iscorite'

Ishikawaite

Isocubanite

Isoferroplatinum

Isokite

Ixiolite

Jacobsite

'Jagüéite'

'Jahnsite'

Jahnsite-(CaFeMg) (TL)

Jahnsite-(CaMnMn)

'Jahnsite Group'

Jahnsite-(NaFeMg)

Jalpaite

Jamesonite

Jarosite

'Jeffersonite'

Jeppeite (TL)

Johannite

Johannsenite

Johntomaite (TL)

Jôkokuite

Jonassonite

Jordanite

Jordisite

'Joséite'

Joséite-A

Joséite-B

Junoite (TL)

Kaersutite

Kalgoorlieite (TL)

Kambaldaite (TL)

Kamphaugite-(Y)

Kaňkite

Kanoite

Kaolinite

var: Chrome-Kaolinite

Kapundaite (TL)

Kasolite

Katophorite

Kawazulite

Keckite

Kegelite

'Kenomagnetite'

Kermesite

'Kerolite'

'K Feldspar'

'var: Adularia'

Kidwellite

Kieserite

Kimrobinsonite (TL)

Kimuraite-(Y)

Kingite (TL)

Kingsmountite

Kintoreite (TL)

Kipushite

Kleberite (TL)

Kleemanite (TL)

Klockmannite

Kobellite

Koechlinite

Kolbeckite

Kolitschite (TL)

Konyaite

Kornelite

Kornerupine

Kosnarite

Kostovite

Köttigite

Krautite

Krennerite

Krupkaite

Kryzhanovskite

Ktenasite

Kunatite (TL)

Kutnohorite

Kyanite

'Labradorite'

Lacroixite

Laitakarite

Lakebogaite (TL)

Lanarkite

Langite

'Lanthanite'

Lanthanite-(Ce)

Larsenite

Laueite

Laumontite

Laurionite

Laurite

Lavendulan

Lawrencite

Lawsonite

Lazulite

Lead

Leadhillite

'Leakeite'

Lechatelierite

Legrandite

Leonite

Lepidocrocite

'Lepidolite'

Leucite

Leucophosphite (TL)

Leucoxene

'Lévyne'

Lévyne-Ca

Lévyne-Na

Libethenite

var: Zincian Libethenite

Liebigite

Likasite

Lillianite

Lime

'Limonite'

Linarite

Lindsleyite

Lingunite

Linnaeite

Lipscombite

Lithiophilite

'Lithiophilite-Triphylite Series'

Lithiophorite

Lithiophosphate

Liversidgeite (TL)

Livingstonite

Lizardite

Löllingite

Lonsdaleite

Loveringite (TL)

Luanheite

Lucasite-(Ce) (TL)

Ludjibaite

Ludwigite

Lueshite

Luetheite

Luinaite-(OH) (TL)

Luzonite

Machiite (TL)

Mackinawite

Maghemite

'Magnesian hastingsite'

Magnesio-arfvedsonite

Magnesiochromite

Magnesio-foitite

Magnesio-hastingsite

Magnesio-hornblende

Magnesio-riebeckite

Magnesiotaaffeite-2N’2S

Magnesiotaaffeite-6N’3S (TL)

Magnesite

var: Breunnerite

var: Ferroan Magnesite

var: Mesitite

var: Nickeloan Magnesite

'Magnesite-Siderite Series'

Magnetite

var: Aluminous Magnetite

var: Ishkulite

var: Lodestone

var: Nickeloan Magnetite

var: Titaniferous Magnetite

var: Vanado-Magnetite

Majakite

Majorite (TL)

'Majorite-Pyrope Series'

Malachite

Malanite

Malayaite

Maldonite (TL)

Mallardite

Mandarinoite

'Manganese'

'Manganese Oxides'

'var: Manganese Dendrites'

Manganite

'Manganoan Calcite'

Manganoblödite

Manganochromite (TL)

Manganocummingtonite

Mangano-ferri-eckermannite

Manganogrunerite

Mangano-mangani-ungarettiite (TL)

Manganosite

Mansfieldite

var: Cobaltian Mansfieldite

Marcasite

Margarite

Marialite

Marshallsussmanite

Marshite (TL)

'Maskelynite'

Massicot

Masuyite

Matildite

Mattagamite

Maucherite

Mawbyite (TL)

Mawsonite (TL)

Mcguinnessite

Mckinstryite

Meionite

Melanterite

var: Cuprian Melanterite

'Melilite Group'

Melkovite

'Melnikovite'

Melonite

var: Cobaltoan Melonite

Mendipite

Meneghinite

'Mercurian Tetrahedrite'

Mercury

Merenskyite

Merrillite

Mesolite

Meta-autunite

Metacinnabar

var: Onofrite

Metahohmannite

Metanatroautunite

Metaschoepite

Metastibnite

Metaswitzerite

Metatorbernite

Metavariscite

Metavoltine

Metazeunerite

'Meteoritic Iron'

'Meurigite'

Meurigite-K

Meurigite-Na

Miargyrite

'Mica Group'

Michenerite

Microcline

var: Amazonite

var: Hyalophane

Microlite Group

var: Uranmicrolite (of Hogarth 1977)

var: Zero valent dominant member of the Microlite Group

'Microperthite'

Middlebackite (TL)

Miersite (TL)

Milarite

Millerite

Millisite

Mimetite

var: Bellite

Minium

Minnesotaite

Minyulite (TL)

Mirabilite

Mitridatite

Mixite

Mogánite

Moissanite

Molybdenite

var: Femolite

'Molybdenum'

Molybdite

'Monazite'

Monazite-(Ce)

'Monazite Group'

Monazite-(La)

Monazite-(Nd)

Moncheite

var: Chengbolite

Monetite

Monohydrocalcite

Montanite

Montbrayite

Montebrasite

Montgomeryite

Monticellite

Montmorillonite

'Mookaite'

Moolooite (TL)

'Moonstone'

Moraesite

Mordenite

Morenosite

Morinite

Mottramite

var: Duhamelite

Motukoreaite

Mountkeithite (TL)

Mpororoite

Mrázekite

Mullite

Munakataite

Mundrabillaite (TL)

Murchisite (TL)

Murdochite

Muscovite

var: Barian Muscovite

var: Batchelorite

var: Damourite

var: Fuchsite

var: Illite

var: Sericite

Mushistonite

Nacrite

Nadorite

Nagyágite

Namansilite

Nambulite

Namibite

Namuwite

Nantokite

Natanite

'Native Amalgam'

Natroalunite

Natrodufrénite

Natrojarosite

Natrolite

var: Mooraboolite

Natroniobite

Natropharmacosiderite (TL)

Naumannite

Neotocite

Nepheline

Népouite

Neptunite

Nesquehonite

Newberyite (TL)

Nickel

'Nickelalumite'

Nickelaustinite

Nickelblödite (TL)

Nickelhexahydrite

Nickeline

'Nickel-iron'

Nickelskutterudite

Niedermayrite

Nierite

Nimite

Ningyoite

'Niobium'

Nissonite

Niter

Nitrocalcite

Nitromagnesite

Noelbensonite (TL)

Nolanite

Nontronite

Noonkanbahite

Norbergite

Nordstrandite

Norrishite (TL)

Nsutite

Nuffieldite

Nukundamite

Nullaginite (TL)

Nyholmite (TL)

Obradovicite-KCu

Offretite

Okenite

Oldhamite

Olenite

Olivenite

var: Cobaltoan Olivenite

var: Zincian Olivenite

'Olivine'

Omphacite

Oosterboschite

Opal

var: Black Opal

var: Bone Opal

var: Boulder Opal

var: Cat's Eye Opal

var: Common Opal

var: Crystal Opal

var: Fire Opal

var: Harlequin Opal

var: Honey Opal

var: Hyalite

var: Hydrophane

var: Jelly Opal

var: Milk Opal

var: Moss Opal

var: Mother of Opal

var: Opal Matrix

var: Opal-AN

var: Opaline

var: Pineapple Opal

var: Pinfire Opal

var: Pipe Opal

var: Precious Opal

var: Red Flash Opal

var: Shell Opal

var: White Opal

var: Wood Opal

var: Yowah Nut

'Opalite'

Orcelite

Orpiment

Orthoclase

'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'

Orthoserpierite

Osakaite

Osarizawaite

Osbornite

Osmium

var: Iridosmine

var: Rhodic Nevyanskite

Otavite

Otwayite (TL)

Owyheeite

Oxammite

Oxo-mangani-leakeite (TL)

Oxy-foitite (TL)

Paceite (TL)

Palladium

Palladoarsenide

Palladseite

Palygorskite

Paracostibite

Paradocrasite (TL)

Paragonite

Parahopeite

Paralaurionite

Paramelaconite

Paraotwayite (TL)

Parasymplesite

Paratacamite

Paratacamite-(Ni) (TL)

Paratooite-(La) (TL)

Paravauxite

Pargasite

'Parisite'

Parkerite

Parsonsite

Parwanite (TL)

Paulscherrerite (TL)

Pearceite

'Pearl'

Pecoraite (TL)

Pectolite

var: Manganoan Pectolite

Peisleyite (TL)

Pekoite (TL)

Pennantite

Pentlandite

Perhamite

Perite

Perloffite

Perovskite

Perroudite

Perryite

Petalite

'Petrified Wood'

Petterdite (TL)

Petzite

Pharmacolite

Pharmacosiderite

Phenakite

'Phengite'

Philipsbornite (TL)

'Phillipsite'

Phillipsite-Ca

Phillipsite-K

Phillipsite-Na

Phlogopite

Phosgenite

Phosphammite (TL)

Phosphoferrite

Phosphohedyphane

Phosphophyllite

Phosphosiderite

Phosphuranylite

Phurcalite

Pickeringite

Piemontite

Pigeonite

'Pink Opal'

Pittongite (TL)

Planerite

Platarsite

Platinum

var: Ferroan Platinum

Plattnerite

'Plessite'

Plimerite (TL)

Plombièrite

Plumbogummite

Plumbojarosite

Plumbophyllite

Poitevinite

Pollucite

Polybasite

Polycrase-(Y)

Polydymite

Polylithionite

Portlandite

Posnjakite

Potarite

Potassic-chloro-hastingsite

Potassic-fluoro-richterite

Poubaite

Powellite

Prehnite

Preisingerite

Priderite (TL)

Prosopite

Proudite (TL)

Proustite

Pseudobrookite

Pseudomalachite

Pseudorutile (TL)

var: Hydroxylian Pseudorutile

'Psilomelane'

Pucherite

'Pumpellyite'

Pumpellyite-(Mg)

Purpurite

Putnisite (TL)

Pyrargyrite

Pyrite

var: Arsenian Pyrite

Pyroaurite

'Pyroaurite-2H'

Pyrobelonite

'Pyrobitumen'

'var: Thucholite'

'Pyrochlore'

Pyrochlore Group

Pyrochlore Supergroup

var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977)

Pyrolusite

var: Polianite

Pyromorphite

var: Ca-bearing Pyromorphite

Pyrope

var: Chromian Pyrope

Pyrophanite

Pyrophyllite

'Pyrosmalite'

Pyrosmalite-(Fe)

Pyrosmalite-(Mn)

Pyrostilpnite

'Pyroxene Group'

'var: Al-pyroxene'

Pyroxferroite

Pyroxmangite

Pyrrhotite

Quartz

var: Agate

var: Amethyst

var: Blue Quartz

var: Carnelian

var: Chalcedony

var: Chrome-Chalcedony

var: Citrine

var: Darlingite (FRL)

var: Enhydro Agate

var: Eye Agate

var: Fortification Agate

var: Jasper

var: Milky Quartz

var: Moss Agate

var: Onyx

var: Plasma

var: Prase

var: Rock Crystal

var: Rose Quartz

var: Rutilated Quartz

var: Sceptre Quartz

var: Smoky Quartz

Quenselite

Rabejacite

Rammelsbergite

Ramsdellite

Ranciéite

Raspite (TL)

Realgar

Rectorite

Redingtonite

Reevesite (TL)

Reichenbachite

Renierite

Retgersite

'Retinite'

Reynoldsite (TL)

'Rhabdophane'

Rhabdophane-(Ce)

Rhodium

Rhodochrosite

var: Zincorhodochrosite

Rhodonite

Rhomboclase

Rhönite

Richetite

Richterite

Rickardite

Riebeckite

'Riebeckite Root Name'

'var: Crocidolite'

Ringwoodite (TL)

Riomarinaite

Roaldite (TL)

Robertsite

Rockbridgeite

Romanèchite

'Roméite Group'

'var: Atopite'

'var: Bismutostibiconite'

Römerite

Rooseveltite

Rosasite

Roscoelite

Roselite

Roxbyite (TL)

Rozenite

'Rubellite'

Rucklidgeite

Russellite

Rutheniridosmine

Ruthenium

Rutherfordine

Rutile

var: Ilmenorutile

var: Nigrine

var: Niobian Rutile

var: Strüverite

Rynersonite

Sabugalite

Saddlebackite (TL)

Safflorite

'Sagenite'

Saléeite

Samarskite-(Y)

Sampleite

Sanidine

Santabarbaraite

Saponite

Sapphirine

Sasaite

Sassolite

Sauconite

'Saussurite'

'Scapolite'

Scawtite

'Schalenblende'

Scheelite

var: Cuprian Scheelite

Schertelite (TL)

Schoepite

Scholzite

Schorl

Schreibersite

Schuilingite-(Nd)

Schulenbergite

Schumacherite

Schwertmannite

'Sclerospathite'

Scolecite

Scorodite

Scorzalite

Seamanite

Segelerite

Segnitite (TL)

Sekaninaite

Selenium

Seligmannite

Sellaite

Selwynite (TL)

'Selwynite (of Ulrich) '

Senarmontite

Sepiolite

Serandite

var: Calcian Sérandite

'Serpentine Subgroup'

'var: Bastite'

'var: Picrolite'

Serpierite

Shandite (TL)

Shannonite

Shcherbakovite

Shigaite

Sicklerite

Siderite

var: Ca-rich Siderite

var: Manganoan Siderite

var: Pistomesite

var: Zincian Siderite

Sideronatrite

Siderophyllite

Siegenite

Sieleckiite (TL)

Siidraite (TL)

'Silica'

Sillénite

Sillimanite

Silver

var: Antimonial Silver

Silvialite (TL)

Simpsonite (TL)

Sinoite

Sklodowskite

Skutterudite

'Smectite Group'

Smithsonite

var: Monheimite

Smolyaninovite

Smythite

'Soapstone'

Sodalite

Soddyite

Sorosite

Spangolite

'Speculite'

Sperrylite

Spertiniite

Spessartine

Sphalerite

var: Marmatite

Spheniscidite

Spherocobaltite

Spinel

var: Pleonaste

Spionkopite

Spodumene

var: Kunzite

Spriggite (TL)

Springcreekite (TL)

Stannite

Stannoidite

Staurolite

Stellerite

Stephanite

Stercorite

Sternbergite

'Stetefeldtite'

Stevensite

Stibarsen

'Stibiconite'

Stibiopalladinite

Stibiotantalite (TL)

Stibnite

Stichtite (TL)

'Stichtite-2H'

'Stilbite'

Stilbite-Na

Stillwellite-(Ce) (TL)

Stilpnomelane

Stolzite

Strelkinite

Strengite

Stromeyerite

Strontianite

Strontioperloffite (TL)

Struvite

'Sturtite'

Stützite

Sudburyite

Suessite (TL)

Sugilite

Sulphotsumoite

Sulphur

Sulvanite (TL)

'Sunstone'

Surinamite

Sussexite

Svanbergite

Switzerite

Sylvanite

Sylvite

Symplesite

'Synchysite'

Synchysite-(Ce)

Syngenite

Szaibélyite

Szmikite

Tacharanite

Taenite

Takanelite

Takovite

Talc

var: Steatite

Tamarugite

Tangeite

'Tantalite'

Tantalite-(Fe)

Tantalite-(Mn)

'Tantalum'

Tanteuxenite-(Y) (TL)

Tantite

'Tapiolite'

Tapiolite-(Fe)

Taramite

Taranakite

Tarbuttite

'Tasmanite'

Teallite

'Tektite
var: Australite'

'var: Darwin Glass'

Tellurantimony

Tellurium

Tellurobismuthite

Telluropalladinite

Temagamite

Tengerite-(Y)

Tennantite

'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'

Tenorite

Tephroite

'Testibiopalladite'

Tetradymite

Tetraferriannite (TL)

Tetraferroplatinum

Tetrahedrite

var: Argentian Tetrahedrite

'Tetranatrolite'

Tetrataenite

Tetrawickmanite

Thaumasite

'Thénardite'

Theophrastite

'Thomsonite'

Thomsonite-Ca

Thorianite

var: Uranothorianite

Thorite

var: Uranothorite

'Thorogummite'

Thorutite

Threadgoldite

'Thunder Egg'

Tiemannite

'Tiger Iron'

'Tiger's Eye'

'var: Falcon's Eye'

Tilasite

Tilleyite

Tin

Tinsleyite

Tinticite

Tintinaite

Titanite

var: Yttrian Titanite

Tivanite (TL)

Tobermorite

Tochilinite

Todorokite

Tomichite (TL)

Tooeleite

Topaz

var: Killiecrankie Diamond

Torbernite

Törnebohmite-(Ce)

Törnebohmite-(La)

'Tourmaline'

'var: Achroite'

Tranquillityite

Treasurite

Trechmannite

Tremolite

Trevorite

var: Ferroan Trevorite

Tridymite

Trilithionite

Triphylite

Triplite

Triploidite

Tripuhyite

Trögerite

Troilite

Trolleite

Trona

Tschermakite

Tsumcorite

Tsumebite

Tsumoite

Tučekite (TL)

Tuite

Tulameenite

var: Iridian tulameenite

Tungsten

'Tungstic Ochre'

Tungstite

'Turgite'

Turquoise

var: Rashleighite

Tyuyamunite

'Ugrandite'

Ullmannite

Ulmite

Ulrichite (TL)

Ulvöspinel

'UM1976-21-SO:AlCuHNi'

'UM1977-10-PO:CaClKMg'

'UM1978-21-Sb:Pd'

'UM1981-20-S:NiSbSnTe' (FRL)

'UM1984-14-CH:ClNOV'

'UM1985-08-OH:Fe'

'UM1985-13-S:AgCu'

'UM1985-19-S:AgHg'

'UM1985-21-S:ClCuPb'

'UM1985-22-S:ClCuPb'

'UM1989-02-AsTe:AgAuPb'

'UM1989-26-Sb:Pd'

'UM1990-21-F:AlCaHMgNa'

'UM1994-19-PO:CuHMoPb'

Umangite

Ungemachite

'Unnamed (Ag-Hg Sulphide-Halide)'

'Unnamed (Amorphous Pb-Mn Hydroxide)'

'Unnamed (Bi Telluride Sulphide III)'

'Unnamed (Ca-analogue of Petterdite)'

'Unnamed (Ca–Ce–Sm–Nd Silicate)'

'Unnamed (Covellite-like Mineral)'

'Unnamed (Cr Silicate)' (FRL)

'Unnamed (Cu-Ag Sulphide III)'

'Unnamed (Hydrated Copper Sulphide)'

'Unnamed (Ir Arsenide Sulphide)'

'Unnamed (Pb-Cu Iodide Hydroxide)'

Uraninite

var: Pitchblende

Uranocircite

Uranophane

Uranophane-β

Uranopilite

Uranospathite

Uranosphaerite

Uranospinite

Urea (TL)

Uricite (TL)

Ushkovite

Uvarovite

'Uvite Series'

Vaesite

Valentinite

Valleriite

Vanadinite

var: Arsenatian Vanadinite

Vandendriesscheite

Vanderheydenite (TL)

Variscite

var: Ferrian Variscite

Varlamoffite

Vaterite

Vauquelinite

Veenite

'Verdelite'

Vermiculite

Vernadite

Vésigniéite

Vesuvianite

Violarite

Vivianite

Volborthite

Voltaite

Volynskite

Vonsenite

'Wad'

'var: Cobaltian Wad'

Wadeite (TL)

Wadsleyite

Wagnerite

var: Magniotriplite

Wairakite

Wakefieldite-(Ce)

Walentaite

Wardite

Warkite (TL)

Waterhouseite (TL)

Wavellite

Waylandite

Weberite

Weddellite

Weeksite

Weibullite

Weissite

Werdingite

Whewellite

'Whiteite'

'Whiteite Group'

Whiteite-(MnMnMg) (TL)

Whitlockite

Whitmoreite

Wickmanite

Widgiemoolthalite (TL)

Wilkinsonite (TL)

Willemite

Willemseite

Willyamite (TL)

Winchite

Witherite

Wittichenite

Wittite

Wodginite (TL)

Wolfeite

'Wolframite'

Wollastonite

Wölsendorfite

Woodallite (TL)

Woodhouseite

Woodwardite

Wroewolfeite

Wulfenite

var: Chillagite

Wupatkiite

Wurtzite

Wüstite

Wyartite

Wycheproofite (TL)

Xanthoconite

Xanthoxenite

'Xenotime'

Xenotime-(Y)

Xonotlite

Yancowinnaite (TL)

Yarrowite

Yimengite

Yttrotantalite-(Y)

Zapatalite

Zaratite

Zavaritskite

Zdenĕkite

'Zeolite Group'

Zinc

Zincite

Zincochromite

Zincolibethenite

Zincolivenite

Zincrosasite

Zincsilite

Zinkenite

'Zinnwaldite'

Zippeite

Zircon

var: Cyrtolite

var: Oyamalite

Zirconolite

Zoisite

var: Thulite

Zunyite

Zussmanite

Zwieselite


1387 valid minerals. 165 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 4 (FRL) - first recorded locality of unapproved mineral/variety/etc.

Rock Types Recorded

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'Adamellite'

Agglomerate

Alaskite

'Albitite'

'Alkali-feldspar-granite'

Alluvial deposit

Alluvium

Amphibolite

'Amygdaloidal basalt'

Andesite

'Anomalous aubrite meteorite'

'Anomalous CK4 chondrite meteorite'

'Anomalous IIE iron meteorite'

'Anomalous IIIAB iron meteorite'

'Anomalous PMG pallasite meteorite'

Anorthosite

'Aplite'

'Aplitic granite'

Arenite

'Argillite'

'Arkose'

Ash

'Atlantisite'

'Augen gneiss'

Banded iron formation

Basalt

Bauxite

Beach sand

'Biotite schist'

Brachinite meteorite

Breccia

'C5/6-ung chondrite meteorite'

Calcrete

Carbonatite

CBa chondrite meteorite

Chalk

Chert

'Chlorite schist'

CK4 chondrite meteorite

Clay

Claystone

CM2 chondrite meteorite

Coal

Conglomerate

'Copper carbonate ore'

'Copper ore'

'Crystal tuff'

CV2 chondrite meteorite

Dacite

'Diallagite'

Diamictite

Diatomite

'Diopside-leucite lamproite'

'Diopside-leucite-phlogopite lamproite'

Diorite

'Dolerite'

Dolostone

Dunite

Eclogite

EL6 chondrite meteorite

Epidosite

'Eucrite cumulate meteorite'

Eucrite meteorite

'Eucrite monomict breccia meteorite'

'Feldspar porphyry'

Feldspathic-arenite

'Felsic tuff'

'Felsite'

Ferricrete

'Flint'

'Fulgurite'

Gabbro

Gneiss

Gossan

Granite

Granitoid

Granodiorite

'Granophyric granite'

Granulite

Gravel

Greenschist

Greenstone

Greisen

'Greywacke'

H4 chondrite meteorite

H5 chondrite meteorite

H6 chondrite meteorite

Harzburgite

H chondrite meteorite

Hornblendite

Hornfels

IAB-MG iron meteorite

'Ignimbritic tuff'

IIAB iron meteorite

IIE iron meteorite

IIIAB iron meteorite

'Iron ore'

Ironstone

'Jade'

'Jaspillite'

Kimberlite

Komatiite

'L3.8-an chondrite meteorite'

'L3.9 chondrite meteorite'

L4 chondrite meteorite

L5 chondrite meteorite

L6 chondrite meteorite

Lamproite

Lamprophyre

Lapilli-tuff

Laterite

'Leucite-phlogopite lamproite'

Leucitite

'Leucogabbro'

'Leucogranite'

Lignite

Limestone

Lithic-arenite

'Lithic tuff'

LL6 chondrite meteorite

LL chondrite meteorite

Mafic-granulite

Magnesite-stone

Marble

'Marl'

'Meladiorite'

Melilitite

Mesosiderite-A1 meteorite

Mesosiderite-A4 meteorite

Meta-arenite

Metabasalt

Metachert

Metaconglomerate

Metadiorite

'Metadolerite'

Metagabbro

Metagranite

Metagreywacke

Metakomatiite

Metapicrite

Metasandstone

Metasiltstone

Metatuff

'Mica schist'

'Microdiorite'

'Microgranite'

Migmatite

Monchiquite

Monzodiorite

Monzogranite

Monzonite

Mud

'Mud-grade limestone'

Mudstone

'Muscovite schist'

Mylonite

Nephelinite

Nephrite

Norite

Obsidian

Olivine-gabbro

Olivine-melilitite

Olivine-pyroxenite

'Olivinite'

Orthoquartzite

Peat

'Pegmatite'

Peridotite

Phosphorite

Phyllite

Picrite

PMG pallasite meteorite

'Polymict ureilite meteorite'

Porcellanite

'Porphyritic granite'

'Porphyry'

Pumice

Pyroxenite

'Quartz-feldspar porphyry'

Quartzite

'Quartz porphyry'

Quartz-syenite

'Radiolarian chert'

Radiolarite

'Relict iron meteorite'

Rhyodacite

Rhyolite

'Rhyolitic tuff'

Sand

'Sand-grade limestone'

Sandstone

Saprolite

Schist

Scoria

Sediment

Serpentinite

Shale

Silcrete

'Silica-cemented silicate-conglomerate'

Silt

Siltstone

Skarn

Slag

Slate

Soil

Spiculite

Spilite

Syenite

Syenogranite

Tektite

'Teschenite'

'Tillite'

'Tin ore'

Tonalite

Trachyte

Travertine

Troctolite

Tufa

Tuff

Tuffaceous-siltstone

'Ungrouped C2 chondrite meteorite'

'Ungrouped IAB iron meteorite'

'Ungrouped iron meteorite'

Ureilite meteorite

'Vitric tuff'

Wacke

Wehrlite


Localities in this Region


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References

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Chalmers, R. O. (1968) Australian Rocks, Minerals and Gemstones. American Elsevier, N.Y., 398 pp.
Talent, J. A. (1970) Minerals, Rocks, and Gems. A Handbook for Australia. Jacaranda Milton, 287 pp.
Coghill, I. (1972) Australia's mineral wealth. Sorrett, Malvern, 208 pp.
Myatt, B. (1972) How and where to find gemstones in Australia and New Zealand. Reprinted 1976 and 1982, Landsdowne Press, Sydney, 511 pp.
Blainey, G. (1981) The rush that never ended - A History of Australian Mining. Reprint of 3rd ed. (1978), Melbourne University Press, 393 pp.
Henderson, B. (1981) Microminerals: Australian microminerals. Mineralogical Record, 12, 105-111.
Drees, B. (1985) Mineraliensammeln in Australien. Lapis 10 (6), 13-21 (in German).
Birch, B. (1987) Gold in Australia. Mineral Rec. 18, 5-32.
Hughes, F.E., Ed. (1990) Geology of the Mineral Deposits of Australia and Papua New Guinea. 2 Volumes. The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Melbourne.
Solomon, M. and Groves, D.I. (1994) The Geology and Origin of Australia's Mineral Deposits. Clarendon Press, Oxford, U.K.
Sutherland, F.L. and Webb, G.B. (2000) Gemstones and Minerals of Australia. Reed New Holland, Sydney, 128 pp.
Lancaster, K. (2001) Searching for Australian minerals. Regal Publications, Launceston, Australia, 224 pp.
Butt, C.R.M., Cornelius, M., Scott, K.M. and Robertson, I.D.M. (Eds.) (2005) Regolith Expression of Australian Ore Systems. CRC LEME Publications, Bentley, WA, Australia. [no page numbering; freely available from http://crcleme.org.au/Pubs/Monographs/RegExpOre.html]
Grew, G. J. (2011) Australia’s first mining era. MESA Journal 61, 42-46.
Franco Pirajno & Dean M. Hoatson (2012) A review of Australia's Large Igneous Provinces and associated mineral systems: Implications for mantle dynamics through geological time. Ore Geology Reviews 48, 2–54.
Jaireth, S., Hoatson, D. M., Miezitis, Y. (2014) Geological setting and resources of the major rare-earth-element deposits in Australia. Ore Geology Reviews 62, 72-128.

External Links

http://www.ga.gov.au/map/ (Geoscience Australia; has "Mineral Maps")
http://www.australianminesatlas.gov.au/ (Australian Atlas of minerals, resources, mines & processing centres)
https://publications.csiro.au/rpr/home [CSIRO's Research Publications Repository]
http://www.minerals.org.au/ (Minerals Council of Australia)
http://www.crocoite.com/ [Steve Sorrell's website on Australia and New Zealand]
http://maps.bonzle.com/c/a?a=br&o=39739271&l (Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia; "Mines - atlas contains 39852 Mines")
http://maps.bonzle.com/c/a?a=f&sc=minbycom (Mines listed by commodity)
http://www.americangeosciences.org/georef/ausgeoref-database [info on AusGeoRef database]
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uranium_mining_in_Australia
http://issuu.com/steves58/stacks/de2e0f7d0ca14485bf17dc2aca401687 [all issues of the "Australia and New Zealand Micromineral News"]
http://www.smedg.org.au/australian_Pb-Zn-Ag_SEDEX_Deposits_Their%20Origins_Current_Research_&_Exploration_Guidelines_G_M_derrick.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australia

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