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Tin Range, Stewart Island, Southland District, Southland Region, South Island, New Zealandi
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Tin RangeMountain Range
Stewart IslandIsland
Southland DistrictDistrict
Southland RegionRegion
South IslandIsland
New ZealandCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
45° South , 167° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~60km
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Greisen zone carrying wolframite and cassiterite.


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10 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Biotite'
Reference: http://crownminerals.med.govt.nz/minerals/docs/comreports/report11_tin.pdf
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Railton, G.T., Watters, W.A. (1990) Minerals of New Zealand. New Zealand Geological Survey Bulletin 104, 89 pages.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: http://crownminerals.med.govt.nz/minerals/docs/comreports/report11_tin.pdf
Gahnite
Formula: ZnAl2O4
Reference: http://crownminerals.med.govt.nz/minerals/docs/comreports/report11_tin.pdf
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: http://crownminerals.med.govt.nz/minerals/docs/comreports/report11_tin.pdf
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: http://crownminerals.med.govt.nz/minerals/docs/comreports/report11_tin.pdf
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: http://crownminerals.med.govt.nz/minerals/docs/comreports/report11_tin.pdf
'Monazite'
Reference: http://crownminerals.med.govt.nz/minerals/docs/comreports/report11_tin.pdf
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: http://crownminerals.med.govt.nz/minerals/docs/comreports/report11_tin.pdf
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: http://crownminerals.med.govt.nz/minerals/docs/comreports/report11_tin.pdf
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: http://crownminerals.med.govt.nz/minerals/docs/comreports/report11_tin.pdf
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Reference: http://crownminerals.med.govt.nz/minerals/docs/comreports/report11_tin.pdf
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Reference: http://crownminerals.med.govt.nz/minerals/docs/comreports/report11_tin.pdf
'Xenotime'
Reference: Hutton, C. O. (1957): Contributions to the mineralogy of New Zealand. Part IV. Transactions of the Royal Society of New Zealand 84, 791-803. [http://rsnz.natlib.govt.nz/volume/rsnz_84/rsnz_84_04_007850.pdf]
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: http://crownminerals.med.govt.nz/minerals/docs/comreports/report11_tin.pdf

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Gahnite4.BB.05ZnAl2O4
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Monazite'-
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
'Xenotime'-

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
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Gahnite7.2.1.4ZnAl2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Topaz52.3.1.1Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Biotite'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Monazite'-
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
'Xenotime'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
OOxygen
O CassiteriteSnO2
O QuartzSiO2
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
O GahniteZnAl2O4
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O RutileTiO2
FFluorine
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
AlAluminium
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al GahniteZnAl2O4
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
MnManganese
Mn Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FeIron
Fe Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
ZnZinc
Zn GahniteZnAl2O4
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
WTungsten
W Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
AuGold
Au GoldAu

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- Railton, G.L. & Watters, W.A., Minerals of New Zealand, New Zealand Geological Survey Bull. #104 (1990).

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