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Undu mine ("Udu mine"), Nukundamu, Vanua Levu, Fijii
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Undu mine ("Udu mine")Mine
Nukundamu- not defined -
Vanua Levu- not defined -
FijiCountry

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16° 9' 51'' South , 179° 57' 29'' East
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Copper-zink mine. Kuroko-type massive sulfide deposit.
Produced 33 tons of concentrates (1968).

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


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

Detailed Mineral List:

Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Economic Geology; 1996; v. 91; no. 1; p. 204-212; Colley, H., & Rice, C. M. (1975). A Kuroko-type ore deposit in Fiji. Economic Geology, 70(8), 1373-1386.
Bonattite
Formula: CuSO4 · 3H2O
Reference: Handbook of Mineralogy
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Colley, H., & Rice, C. M. (1975). A Kuroko-type ore deposit in Fiji. Economic Geology, 70(8), 1373-1386.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990; Economic Geology; 1996; v. 91; no. 1; p. 204-212; Colley, H., & Rice, C. M. (1975). A Kuroko-type ore deposit in Fiji. Economic Geology, 70(8), 1373-1386.
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990; Economic Geology; 1996; v. 91; no. 1; p. 204-212; Colley, H., & Rice, C. M. (1975). A Kuroko-type ore deposit in Fiji. Economic Geology, 70(8), 1373-1386.
Enargite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Reference: Economic Geology; 1996; v. 91; no. 1; p. 204-212; Colley, H., & Rice, C. M. (1975). A Kuroko-type ore deposit in Fiji. Economic Geology, 70(8), 1373-1386.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Economic Geology; 1996; v. 91; no. 1; p. 204-212; Colley, H., & Rice, C. M. (1975). A Kuroko-type ore deposit in Fiji. Economic Geology, 70(8), 1373-1386.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Economic Geology; 1996; v. 91; no. 1; p. 204-212; Colley, H., & Rice, C. M. (1975). A Kuroko-type ore deposit in Fiji. Economic Geology, 70(8), 1373-1386.
Idaite
Formula: Cu5FeS6
Reference: Economic Geology; 1996; v. 91; no. 1; p. 204-212; Colley, H., & Rice, C. M. (1975). A Kuroko-type ore deposit in Fiji. Economic Geology, 70(8), 1373-1386.
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Economic Geology; 1996; v. 91; no. 1; p. 204-212; Colley, H., & Rice, C. M. (1975). A Kuroko-type ore deposit in Fiji. Economic Geology, 70(8), 1373-1386.
Montmorillonite
Formula: (Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Reference: Economic Geology; 1996; v. 91; no. 1; p. 204-212; Colley, H., & Rice, C. M. (1975). A Kuroko-type ore deposit in Fiji. Economic Geology, 70(8), 1373-1386.
Nukundamite (TL)
Formula: Cu3.4Fe0.6S4
Type Locality:
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine(1979) 43, 193-200
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990; Economic Geology; 1996; v. 91; no. 1; p. 204-212; Colley, H., & Rice, C. M. (1975). A Kuroko-type ore deposit in Fiji. Economic Geology, 70(8), 1373-1386.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Economic Geology; 1996; v. 91; no. 1; p. 204-212
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990; Economic Geology; 1996; v. 91; no. 1; p. 204-212; Colley, H., & Rice, C. M. (1975). A Kuroko-type ore deposit in Fiji. Economic Geology, 70(8), 1373-1386.
'Tennantite'
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(X)2]As4S12S
Reference: Economic Geology; 1996; v. 91; no. 1; p. 204-212; Colley, H., & Rice, C. M. (1975). A Kuroko-type ore deposit in Fiji. Economic Geology, 70(8), 1373-1386.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Enargite2.KA.05Cu3AsS4
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Idaite2.CB.15aCu5FeS6
Nukundamite (TL)2.CA.10Cu3.4Fe0.6S4
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
'Tennantite'2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(X)2]As4S12S
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Bonattite7.CB.10CuSO4 · 3H2O
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Montmorillonite9.EC.40(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Idaite2.9.14.1Cu5FeS6
Nukundamite (TL)2.9.15.1Cu3.4Fe0.6S4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 4
Enargite3.2.1.1Cu3AsS4
3 <ø < 4
'Tennantite'3.3.6.2Cu6[Cu4(X)2]As4S12S
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Montmorillonite71.3.1a.2(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Bonattite-CuSO4 · 3H2O
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H BonattiteCuSO4 · 3H2O
OOxygen
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O QuartzSiO2
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O BaryteBaSO4
O BonattiteCuSO4 · 3H2O
NaSodium
Na Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
MgMagnesium
Mg Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
AlAluminium
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
SSulfur
S NukundamiteCu3.4Fe0.6S4
S PyriteFeS2
S CovelliteCuS
S SphaleriteZnS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S IdaiteCu5FeS6
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S BaryteBaSO4
S GalenaPbS
S EnargiteCu3AsS4
S TennantiteCu6[Cu4(X)2]As4S12S
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S BonattiteCuSO4 · 3H2O
CaCalcium
Ca Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
FeIron
Fe NukundamiteCu3.4Fe0.6S4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe IdaiteCu5FeS6
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
CuCopper
Cu NukundamiteCu3.4Fe0.6S4
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu IdaiteCu5FeS6
Cu EnargiteCu3AsS4
Cu TennantiteCu6[Cu4(X)2]As4S12S
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu BonattiteCuSO4 · 3H2O
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As EnargiteCu3AsS4
As TennantiteCu6[Cu4(X)2]As4S12S
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

References

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Mining Annual Review (1985): 380 ["Udu mine"].
Colley, H. & Rice, C. M. (1975). A Kuroko-type ore deposit in Fiji. Economic Geology, 70(8), 1373-1386.
Rice, C. M., Atkin, D., Bowles, J. F. W. and Criddle, A. J. (1979): Nukundamite, a new mineral, and idaite. Mineralogical Magazine 43, 193-200.

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