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Crocker Well (Crocker's Well), Mt Victor Plumbago Station, Olary Province, South Australia, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 32° 0' 50'' South , 139° 48' 35'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -32.01389,139.80972
GeoHash:G#: r473vkn3d
Locality type:Well
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate


The Crockers Well deposit - locality comprises a group of mineralisations (old prospecting field) extending from West to East on 3.5 km and 1.3 km N-S. The locality is centred on the old Well. The Crockers Well location comprises the CW Original Mine, CW Main & East.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


7 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: SA Geodata Database - Mineral Deposit Details Deposit Number: 991
'Apatite'
Reference: LUDWIG K.R. et al. Geochronology of Precambrian granites and associated U-Ti-Th mineralization, north. Olary Prov., SA. Contr. Mineral. Petr.,1984, 86, p. 298-308; SA Geodata Database - Mineral Deposit Details Deposit Number: 991
Bastnäsite-(Ce)
Formula: Ce(CO3)F
Reference: LUDWIG K.R. et al. Geochronology of Precambrian granites and associated U-Ti-Th mineralization, north. Olary Prov., SA. Contr. Mineral. Petr.,1984, 86, p. 298-308
'Biotite'
Reference: USGS Open File Report 81-1666; SA Geodata Database - Mineral Deposit Details Deposit Number: 991
Brannerite
Formula: (U4+,REE,Th,Ca)(Ti,Fe3+,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Reference: LUDWIG K.R. et al. Geochronology of Precambrian granites and associated U-Ti-Th mineralization, north. Olary Prov., SA. Contr. Mineral. Petr.,1984, 86, p. 298-308; McColl, D. (2008): Thorian brannite crystals from Crocker Well, South Australia. Australian J. of Mineralogy 14, 69-71.; SA Geodata Database - Mineral Deposit Details Deposit Number: 991
Brannerite var: Absite
Formula: Ti7U2ThO20 · 5H2O or close
Reference: [Clark, 1993 - "Hey's Mineral Index, 3rd Edition"]; USGS Open File Report 81-1666
Davidite-(La)
Formula: (La,Ce)(Y,U,Fe)(Ti,Fe)20(O,OH)38
Reference: LUDWIG K.R. et al. Geochronology of Precambrian granites and associated U-Ti-Th mineralization, north. Olary Prov., SA. Contr. Mineral. Petr.,1984, 86, p. 298-308
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: Asley, P.M. 1984, Mineralium Deposita 19, 7-18
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: LUDWIG K.R. et al. Geochronology of Precambrian granites and associated U-Ti-Th mineralization, north. Olary Prov., SA. Contr. Mineral. Petr.,1984, 86, p. 298-308; SA Geodata Database - Mineral Deposit Details Deposit Number: 991
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: SA Geodata Database - Mineral Deposit Details Deposit Number: 991
Rutile var: Niobian Rutile
Formula: (Ti,Nb)O2
Reference: LUDWIG K.R. et al. Geochronology of Precambrian granites and associated U-Ti-Th mineralization, north. Olary Prov., SA. Contr. Mineral. Petr.,1984, 86, p. 298-308
'Stilbite subgroup'
Thorutite
Formula: (Th,U,Ca)Ti2(O,OH)6

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Brannerite4.DH.05(U4+,REE,Th,Ca)(Ti,Fe3+,Nb)2(O,OH)6
var: Absite4.DH.05Ti7U2ThO20 · 5H2O or close
Davidite-(La)4.CC.40(La,Ce)(Y,U,Fe)(Ti,Fe)20(O,OH)38
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
var: Niobian Rutile4.DB.05(Ti,Nb)O2
Thorutite4.DH.05(Th,U,Ca)Ti2(O,OH)6
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Bastnäsite-(Ce)5.BD.20aCe(CO3)F
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 9 - Silicates
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Albite-Anorthite Series-
Apatite-
Biotite-
Stilbite subgroup-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
AB2O6
Brannerite8.3.4.1(U4+,REE,Th,Ca)(Ti,Fe3+,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Thorutite8.3.4.2(Th,U,Ca)Ti2(O,OH)6
AB21O38
Davidite-(La)8.5.1.5(La,Ce)(Y,U,Fe)(Ti,Fe)20(O,OH)38
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Bastnäsite-(Ce)16a.1.1.1Ce(CO3)F
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Apatite'-
'Biotite'-
Brannerite
var: Absite
-Ti7U2ThO20 · 5H2O or close
Rutile
var: Niobian Rutile
-(Ti,Nb)O2
'Stilbite subgroup'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Brannerite (var: Absite)Ti7U2ThO20 · 5H2O or close
H Brannerite(U4+,REE,Th,Ca)(Ti,Fe3+,Nb)2(O,OH)6
H Davidite-(La)(La,Ce)(Y,U,Fe)(Ti,Fe)20(O,OH)38
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Thorutite(Th,U,Ca)Ti2(O,OH)6
CCarbon
C Bastnäsite-(Ce)Ce(CO3)F
OOxygen
O Brannerite (var: Absite)Ti7U2ThO20 · 5H2O or close
O Bastnäsite-(Ce)Ce(CO3)F
O Brannerite(U4+,REE,Th,Ca)(Ti,Fe3+,Nb)2(O,OH)6
O Davidite-(La)(La,Ce)(Y,U,Fe)(Ti,Fe)20(O,OH)38
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O Rutile (var: Niobian Rutile)(Ti,Nb)O2
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O RutileTiO2
O Thorutite(Th,U,Ca)Ti2(O,OH)6
FFluorine
F Bastnäsite-(Ce)Ce(CO3)F
F Davidite-(La)(La,Ce)(Y,U,Fe)(Ti,Fe)20(O,OH)38
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
MgMagnesium
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
PPhosphorus
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
KPotassium
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Brannerite(U4+,REE,Th,Ca)(Ti,Fe3+,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca Thorutite(Th,U,Ca)Ti2(O,OH)6
TiTitanium
Ti Brannerite (var: Absite)Ti7U2ThO20 · 5H2O or close
Ti Brannerite(U4+,REE,Th,Ca)(Ti,Fe3+,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Ti Davidite-(La)(La,Ce)(Y,U,Fe)(Ti,Fe)20(O,OH)38
Ti Rutile (var: Niobian Rutile)(Ti,Nb)O2
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti Thorutite(Th,U,Ca)Ti2(O,OH)6
VVanadium
V Davidite-(La)(La,Ce)(Y,U,Fe)(Ti,Fe)20(O,OH)38
CrChromium
Cr Davidite-(La)(La,Ce)(Y,U,Fe)(Ti,Fe)20(O,OH)38
FeIron
Fe Brannerite(U4+,REE,Th,Ca)(Ti,Fe3+,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Fe Davidite-(La)(La,Ce)(Y,U,Fe)(Ti,Fe)20(O,OH)38
YYttrium
Y Davidite-(La)(La,Ce)(Y,U,Fe)(Ti,Fe)20(O,OH)38
NbNiobium
Nb Brannerite(U4+,REE,Th,Ca)(Ti,Fe3+,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Nb Rutile (var: Niobian Rutile)(Ti,Nb)O2
LaLanthanum
La Davidite-(La)(La,Ce)(Y,U,Fe)(Ti,Fe)20(O,OH)38
CeCerium
Ce Bastnäsite-(Ce)Ce(CO3)F
ThThorium
Th Brannerite (var: Absite)Ti7U2ThO20 · 5H2O or close
Th Brannerite(U4+,REE,Th,Ca)(Ti,Fe3+,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Th Thorutite(Th,U,Ca)Ti2(O,OH)6
UUranium
U Brannerite (var: Absite)Ti7U2ThO20 · 5H2O or close
U Brannerite(U4+,REE,Th,Ca)(Ti,Fe3+,Nb)2(O,OH)6
U Davidite-(La)(La,Ce)(Y,U,Fe)(Ti,Fe)20(O,OH)38
U Thorutite(Th,U,Ca)Ti2(O,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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Quaternary
0 - 2.588 Ma



ID: 739841
colluvium 38491

Age: Pleistocene (0 - 2.588 Ma)

Description: Colluvium and/or residual deposits, sheetwash, talus, scree; boulder, gravel, sand; may include minor alluvial or sand plain deposits, local calcrete and reworked laterite

Comments: regolith; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Regolith

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: 3184292
Paleoproterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Comments: Broken Hill Camp; Adelaide Fold Belt

Lithology: Quartzite; granulite grade orthogneiss/paragneiss/metavolcanic gneiss

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

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- LUDWIG K.R. et al. (1984): Geochronology of Precambrian granites and associated U-Ti-Th mineralization, northern Olary province, South Australia. Contrib. Mineral. Petrol., 86, 298-308.
- Ashley, P. (1984): Mineralium Deposita, 19, 7-18.
- McColl, D. (2008): Thorian brannerite crystals from Crocker Well, South Australia. Australian J. of Mineralogy 14, 69-71.


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