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Mt. Zeehan, Zeehan mineral field, Zeehan district, West Coast municipality, Tasmania, Australiai
Regional Level Types
Mt. ZeehanMountain
Zeehan mineral field- not defined -
Zeehan districtDistrict
West Coast municipalityMunicipality
TasmaniaState
AustraliaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 41° 55' 38'' South , 145° 19' 22'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -41.92736,145.32290
GeoHash:G#: r0x36zkgk
Locality type:Mountain
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


This location name was used as a synonym of the Zeehan mineral field in its very early days. There does not appear to be any significant mineral deposits on the actual mountain.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Evansite
Formula: Al3(PO4)(OH)6 · 6H2O
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 923.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Evansite'8.DF.10Al3(PO4)(OH)6 · 6H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A3(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Evansite42.1.2.1Al3(PO4)(OH)6 · 6H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H EvansiteAl3(PO4)(OH)6 · 6H2O
OOxygen
O EvansiteAl3(PO4)(OH)6 · 6H2O
AlAluminium
Al EvansiteAl3(PO4)(OH)6 · 6H2O
PPhosphorus
P EvansiteAl3(PO4)(OH)6 · 6H2O

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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Ordovician
443.8 - 485.4 Ma



ID: 3186041
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Ordovician (443.8 - 485.4 Ma)

Lithology: Limestone,sandstone,slate,quartzite,conglomerate

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]

Early Ordovician - Guzhangian
470 - 500.5 Ma



ID: 932538
Denison Group and correlates

Age: Paleozoic (470 - 500.5 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Denison Group

Description: Marine to non-marine quartzose conglomerate-sandstone-siltstone sequences

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]

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

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Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 923.


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