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Mount McDonnell Mine (MacDonnell; Mount McDonald; Mt McDonald; Prince Albert), Yudnamutana District, Arkaroola Region (Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary; Arkaroola Station), North Flinders Ranges, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australiai
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Mount McDonnell Mine (MacDonnell; Mount McDonald; Mt McDonald; Prince Albert)Mine
Yudnamutana DistrictDistrict
Arkaroola Region (Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary; Arkaroola Station)Region
North Flinders Ranges- not defined -
Flinders RangesMining Region
South AustraliaState
AustraliaCountry

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30° 9' 32'' South , 139° 21' 38'' East
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A copper mine located 21 km North of Arkaroola.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


16 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Coats, R. P. and Blissett, A. H. (1971): Regional and Economic Geology of the Mount Painter Province, Geological Survey of South Australia Bulletin, 43.
Annabergite
Formula: Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Noble R.J., Just J. and Johnson J. E., (1983), Catalogue of South Australian Minerals-1983, Government Printer, Adelaide, South Australia.
Bismite
Formula: Bi2O3
Reference: Noble R.J., Just J. and Johnson J. E., (1983), Catalogue of South Australian Minerals-1983, Government Printer, Adelaide, South Australia.
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Reference: Coats, R. P. and Blissett, A. H. (1971): Regional and Economic Geology of the Mount Painter Province, Geological Survey of South Australia Bulletin, 43.
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: Coats, R. P. and Blissett, A. H. (1971): Regional and Economic Geology of the Mount Painter Province, Geological Survey of South Australia Bulletin, 43.
Bismutite
Formula: (BiO)2CO3
Reference: Noble R.J., Just J. and Johnson J. E., (1983), Catalogue of South Australian Minerals-1983, Government Printer, Adelaide, South Australia.
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Coats, R. P. and Blissett, A. H. (1971): Regional and Economic Geology of the Mount Painter Province, Geological Survey of South Australia Bulletin, 43.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Coats, R. P. and Blissett, A. H. (1971): Regional and Economic Geology of the Mount Painter Province, Geological Survey of South Australia Bulletin, 43.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Coats, R. P. and Blissett, A. H. (1971): Regional and Economic Geology of the Mount Painter Province, Geological Survey of South Australia Bulletin, 43.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Record of mines (1980), Summary card No: 206, Copley SH 5409
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Coats, R. P. and Blissett, A. H. (1971): Regional and Economic Geology of the Mount Painter Province, Geological Survey of South Australia Bulletin, 43.
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Coats, R. P. and Blissett, A. H. (1971): Regional and Economic Geology of the Mount Painter Province, Geological Survey of South Australia Bulletin, 43.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Coats, R. P. and Blissett, A. H. (1971): Regional and Economic Geology of the Mount Painter Province, Geological Survey of South Australia Bulletin, 43.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Coats, R. P. and Blissett, A. H. (1971): Regional and Economic Geology of the Mount Painter Province, Geological Survey of South Australia Bulletin, 43.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Coats, R. P. and Blissett, A. H. (1971): Regional and Economic Geology of the Mount Painter Province, Geological Survey of South Australia Bulletin, 43.
'Scapolite'
Reference: Coats, R. P. and Blissett, A. H. (1971): Regional and Economic Geology of the Mount Painter Province, Geological Survey of South Australia Bulletin, 43.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Coats, R. P. and Blissett, A. H. (1971): Regional and Economic Geology of the Mount Painter Province, Geological Survey of South Australia Bulletin, 43.
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Noble R.J., Just J. and Johnson J. E., (1983), Catalogue of South Australian Minerals-1983, Government Printer, Adelaide, South Australia.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Bismuth1.CA.05Bi
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bismuthinite2.DB.05Bi2S3
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Bismite4.CB.60Bi2O3
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Bismutite5.BE.25(BiO)2CO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Annabergite8.CE.40Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Scapolite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Bismuth1.3.1.4Bi
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Bismite4.3.10.2Bi2O3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Bismutite16a.3.5.1(BiO)2CO3
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Annabergite40.3.6.4Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Scapolite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
C SideriteFeCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O BismiteBi2O3
O Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
O SideriteFeCO3
O HematiteFe2O3
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
MgMagnesium
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
SSulfur
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe PyriteFeS2
NiNickel
Ni AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
CuCopper
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
AsArsenic
As AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
BiBismuth
Bi BismuthBi
Bi BismiteBi2O3
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3
Bi Bismutite(BiO)2CO3

References

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Gee, L.C.E. & Brown, H.Y.L., 1908, Record of The Mines of South Australia , 4th ed., Government Printer, Adelaide.
SARIG Mineral Deposit Information, Site No:268330

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