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Mount Painter No. 2 workings, Mt Painter area, Arkaroola Region (Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary; Arkaroola Station), North Flinders Ranges, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australiai
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
30° 13' 14'' South , 139° 19' 55'' East
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An abandoned small uranium mine

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Australian Plate (Australia Plate)Tectonic Plate
Curnamona Province, AustraliaGeologic Province

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Mineral List


34 valid minerals. 3 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Reference: SA Geodata Database - Mineral Deposit Details Deposit Number: 4333
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: 2003, Brugger, J., Ansermet, S. & Pring, A. ' Uranium minerals from Mt Painter, Northern Flinders ranges, South Australia' Australian Journal of Mineralogy, vol. 9, n°1, pp 15-31; Brugger, J., Meisser, N., Etschmann, B., Ansermet, S., & Pring, A. (2011). Paulscherrerite from the Number 2 Workings, Mount Painter Inlier, Northern Flinders Ranges, South Australia:“Dehydrated schoepite” is a mineral after all. American Mineralogist, 96(2-3), 229-240.
Billietite
Formula: Ba(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 4-8H2O
Reference: 2003, Brugger, J., Ansermet, S. & Pring, A. ' Uranium minerals from Mt Painter, Northern Flinders ranges, South Australia' Australian Journal of Mineralogy, vol. 9, n°1, pp 15-31; Brugger, J., Meisser, N., Etschmann, B., Ansermet, S., & Pring, A. (2011). Paulscherrerite from the Number 2 Workings, Mount Painter Inlier, Northern Flinders Ranges, South Australia:“Dehydrated schoepite” is a mineral after all. American Mineralogist, 96(2-3), 229-240.
Boltwoodite
Formula: (K,Na)(UO2)(SiO3OH) · 1.5H2O
Reference: 2003, Brugger, J., Ansermet, S. & Pring, A. ' Uranium minerals from Mt Painter, Northern Flinders ranges, South Australia' Australian Journal of Mineralogy, vol. 9, n°1, pp 15-31; Brugger, J., Meisser, N., Etschmann, B., Ansermet, S., & Pring, A. (2011). Paulscherrerite from the Number 2 Workings, Mount Painter Inlier, Northern Flinders Ranges, South Australia:“Dehydrated schoepite” is a mineral after all. American Mineralogist, 96(2-3), 229-240.
Curite
Formula: Pb3(UO2)8O8(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: Brugger, J., Meisser, N., Etschmann, B., Ansermet, S., & Pring, A. (2011). Paulscherrerite from the Number 2 Workings, Mount Painter Inlier, Northern Flinders Ranges, South Australia:“Dehydrated schoepite” is a mineral after all. American Mineralogist, 96(2-3), 229-240.
Dewindtite
Formula: H2Pb3(UO2)2(PO4)4O4 · 12H2O
Reference: Frost, Ray and Cejka, Jiri and Weier, Matt and Ayoko, Godwin (2006) Raman spectroscopic study of the uranyl phosphate mineral dewindtite. Journal of Raman Spectroscopy 37(12):pp. 1362-1367.
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Brugger, J., Meisser, N., Etschmann, B., Ansermet, S., & Pring, A. (2011). Paulscherrerite from the Number 2 Workings, Mount Painter Inlier, Northern Flinders Ranges, South Australia:“Dehydrated schoepite” is a mineral after all. American Mineralogist, 96(2-3), 229-240.
'Fergusonite'
Reference: SA Geodata Database - Mineral Deposit Details Deposit Number: 4333
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: 2003, Brugger, J., Ansermet, S. & Pring, A. ' Uranium minerals from Mt Painter, Northern Flinders ranges, South Australia' Australian Journal of Mineralogy, vol. 9, n°1, pp 15-31; Brugger, J., Meisser, N., Etschmann, B., Ansermet, S., & Pring, A. (2011). Paulscherrerite from the Number 2 Workings, Mount Painter Inlier, Northern Flinders Ranges, South Australia:“Dehydrated schoepite” is a mineral after all. American Mineralogist, 96(2-3), 229-240.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: J. Brugger at al.: Australian Journal of Mineralogy 9(1):15-31 (2003); J. Brugger et al.: Amer. Min. 89:339-347 (2004); Lapis 29(3):41 (2004)
'Françoisite'
Reference: Brugger, J., Meisser, N., Etschmann, B., Ansermet, S., & Pring, A. (2011). Paulscherrerite from the Number 2 Workings, Mount Painter Inlier, Northern Flinders Ranges, South Australia:“Dehydrated schoepite” is a mineral after all. American Mineralogist, 96(2-3), 229-240.
Françoisite-(Ce) (TL)
Formula: (Ce,Nd,Ca)(UO2)3(PO4)2O(OH) · 6H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: Roth, Ph. (2007): Minerals first discovered in Switzerland and minerals named after Swiss individuals. Philippe Roth, Ed., Zurich, 239 pp.
Françoisite-(Nd)
Formula: (Nd,Ce,Sm)(UO2)3(PO4)2O(OH) · 6H2O
Reference: 2003, Brugger, J., Ansermet, S. & Pring, A. ' Uranium minerals from Mt Painter, Northern Flinders ranges, South Australia' Australian Journal of Mineralogy, vol. 9, n°1, pp 15-31
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: 2003, Brugger, J., Ansermet, S. & Pring, A. ' Uranium minerals from Mt Painter, Northern Flinders ranges, South Australia' Australian Journal of Mineralogy, vol. 9, n°1, pp 15-31; SA Geodata Database - Mineral Deposit Details Deposit Number: 4333
'Gummite'
Reference: SA Geodata Database - Mineral Deposit Details Deposit Number: 4333
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Brugger, J., Meisser, N., Etschmann, B., Ansermet, S., & Pring, A. (2011). Paulscherrerite from the Number 2 Workings, Mount Painter Inlier, Northern Flinders Ranges, South Australia:“Dehydrated schoepite” is a mineral after all. American Mineralogist, 96(2-3), 229-240.; SA Geodata Database - Mineral Deposit Details Deposit Number: 4333
Ishikawaite
Formula: U4+Fe2+Nb2O8
Reference: Brugger, J., Meisser, N., Etschmann, B., Ansermet, S., & Pring, A. (2011). Paulscherrerite from the Number 2 Workings, Mount Painter Inlier, Northern Flinders Ranges, South Australia:“Dehydrated schoepite” is a mineral after all. American Mineralogist, 96(2-3), 229-240.
Kasolite
Formula: Pb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
Reference: J. Brugger at al.: Australian Journal of Mineralogy 9(1):15-31 (2003); J. Brugger et al.: Amer. Min. 89:339-347 (2004); Lapis 29(3):41 (2004); Brugger, J., Meisser, N., Etschmann, B., Ansermet, S., & Pring, A. (2011). Paulscherrerite from the Number 2 Workings, Mount Painter Inlier, Northern Flinders Ranges, South Australia:“Dehydrated schoepite” is a mineral after all. American Mineralogist, 96(2-3), 229-240.
Metaschoepite
Formula: (UO2)8O2(OH)12 · 10H2O
Reference: 2003, Brugger, J., Ansermet, S. & Pring, A. ' Uranium minerals from Mt Painter, Northern Flinders ranges, South Australia' Australian Journal of Mineralogy, vol. 9, n°1, pp 15-31; Brugger, J., Meisser, N., Etschmann, B., Ansermet, S., & Pring, A. (2011). Paulscherrerite from the Number 2 Workings, Mount Painter Inlier, Northern Flinders Ranges, South Australia:“Dehydrated schoepite” is a mineral after all. American Mineralogist, 96(2-3), 229-240.
Metatorbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: 2003, Brugger, J., Ansermet, S. & Pring, A. ' Uranium minerals from Mt Painter, Northern Flinders ranges, South Australia' Australian Journal of Mineralogy, vol. 9, n°1, pp 15-31; Brugger, J., Meisser, N., Etschmann, B., Ansermet, S., & Pring, A. (2011). Paulscherrerite from the Number 2 Workings, Mount Painter Inlier, Northern Flinders Ranges, South Australia:“Dehydrated schoepite” is a mineral after all. American Mineralogist, 96(2-3), 229-240.; SA Geodata Database - Mineral Deposit Details Deposit Number: 4333
'Monazite'
Reference: Brugger, J., Meisser, N., Etschmann, B., Ansermet, S., & Pring, A. (2011). Paulscherrerite from the Number 2 Workings, Mount Painter Inlier, Northern Flinders Ranges, South Australia:“Dehydrated schoepite” is a mineral after all. American Mineralogist, 96(2-3), 229-240.; SA Geodata Database - Mineral Deposit Details Deposit Number: 4333
Monazite-(Ce)
Formula: Ce(PO4)
Reference: 2003, Brugger, J., Ansermet, S. & Pring, A. ' Uranium minerals from Mt Painter, Northern Flinders ranges, South Australia' Australian Journal of Mineralogy, vol. 9, n°1, pp 15-31
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: 2003, Brugger, J., Ansermet, S. & Pring, A. ' Uranium minerals from Mt Painter, Northern Flinders ranges, South Australia' Australian Journal of Mineralogy, vol. 9, n°1, pp 15-31
Opal var: Opal-AN
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: 2003, Brugger, J., Ansermet, S. & Pring, A. ' Uranium minerals from Mt Painter, Northern Flinders ranges, South Australia' Australian Journal of Mineralogy, vol. 9, n°1, pp 15-31
Paulscherrerite (TL)
Formula: UO2(OH)2
Type Locality:
Reference: Brugger, J., Meisser, N., Etschmann, B., Ansermet, S., & Pring, A. (2011). Paulscherrerite from the Number 2 Workings, Mount Painter Inlier, Northern Flinders Ranges, South Australia:“Dehydrated schoepite” is a mineral after all. American Mineralogist, 96(2-3), 229-240.
Phosphosiderite ?
Formula: FePO4 · 2H2O
Reference: J. Brugger at al.: Australian Journal of Mineralogy 9(1):15-31 (2003); J. Brugger et al.: Amer. Min. 89:339-347 (2004); Lapis 29(3):41 (2004)
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Brugger, J., Meisser, N., Etschmann, B., Ansermet, S., & Pring, A. (2011). Paulscherrerite from the Number 2 Workings, Mount Painter Inlier, Northern Flinders Ranges, South Australia:“Dehydrated schoepite” is a mineral after all. American Mineralogist, 96(2-3), 229-240.; SA Geodata Database - Mineral Deposit Details Deposit Number: 4333
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: J. Brugger at al.: Australian Journal of Mineralogy 9(1):15-31 (2003); J. Brugger et al.: Amer. Min. 89:339-347 (2004); Lapis 29(3):41 (2004)
Rutherfordine
Formula: (UO2)CO3
Reference: J. Brugger at al.: Australian Journal of Mineralogy 9(1):15-31 (2003); J. Brugger et al.: Amer. Min. 89:339-347 (2004); Lapis 29(3):41 (2004)
Samarskite-(Y)
Formula: YFe3+Nb2O8
Reference: 2003, Brugger, J., Ansermet, S. & Pring, A. ' Uranium minerals from Mt Painter, Northern Flinders ranges, South Australia' Australian Journal of Mineralogy, vol. 9, n°1, pp 15-31; Brugger, J., Meisser, N., Etschmann, B., Ansermet, S., & Pring, A. (2011). Paulscherrerite from the Number 2 Workings, Mount Painter Inlier, Northern Flinders Ranges, South Australia:“Dehydrated schoepite” is a mineral after all. American Mineralogist, 96(2-3), 229-240.
Schoepite
Formula: (UO2)8O2(OH)12 · 12H2O
Reference: 2003, Brugger, J., Ansermet, S. & Pring, A. ' Uranium minerals from Mt Painter, Northern Flinders ranges, South Australia' Australian Journal of Mineralogy, vol. 9, n°1, pp 15-31
Soddyite
Formula: (UO2)2SiO4 · 2H2O
Reference: 2003, Brugger, J., Ansermet, S. & Pring, A. ' Uranium minerals from Mt Painter, Northern Flinders ranges, South Australia' Australian Journal of Mineralogy, vol. 9, n°1, pp 15-31; Brugger, J., Meisser, N., Etschmann, B., Ansermet, S., & Pring, A. (2011). Paulscherrerite from the Number 2 Workings, Mount Painter Inlier, Northern Flinders Ranges, South Australia:“Dehydrated schoepite” is a mineral after all. American Mineralogist, 96(2-3), 229-240.
Spriggite (TL)
Formula: Pb3(UO2)6O8(OH)2 · 3H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: J. Brugger at al.: Australian Journal of Mineralogy 9(1):15-31 (2003); J. Brugger et al.: Amer. Min. 89:339-347 (2004); Lapis 29(3):41 (2004); Brugger, J., Meisser, N., Etschmann, B., Ansermet, S., & Pring, A. (2011). Paulscherrerite from the Number 2 Workings, Mount Painter Inlier, Northern Flinders Ranges, South Australia:“Dehydrated schoepite” is a mineral after all. American Mineralogist, 96(2-3), 229-240.
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Brugger, J., Meisser, N., Etschmann, B., Ansermet, S., & Pring, A. (2011). Paulscherrerite from the Number 2 Workings, Mount Painter Inlier, Northern Flinders Ranges, South Australia:“Dehydrated schoepite” is a mineral after all. American Mineralogist, 96(2-3), 229-240.
Torbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Reference: SA Geodata Database - Mineral Deposit Details Deposit Number: 4333
Uranophane
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Reference: Brugger, J., Meisser, N., Etschmann, B., Ansermet, S., & Pring, A. (2011). Paulscherrerite from the Number 2 Workings, Mount Painter Inlier, Northern Flinders Ranges, South Australia:“Dehydrated schoepite” is a mineral after all. American Mineralogist, 96(2-3), 229-240.; SA Geodata Database - Mineral Deposit Details Deposit Number: 4333
Uranophane-β
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Reference: 2003, Brugger, J., Ansermet, S. & Pring, A. ' Uranium minerals from Mt Painter, Northern Flinders ranges, South Australia' Australian Journal of Mineralogy, vol. 9, n°1, pp 15-31; Brugger, J., Meisser, N., Etschmann, B., Ansermet, S., & Pring, A. (2011). Paulscherrerite from the Number 2 Workings, Mount Painter Inlier, Northern Flinders Ranges, South Australia:“Dehydrated schoepite” is a mineral after all. American Mineralogist, 96(2-3), 229-240.
Uranosphaerite ?
Formula: Bi(UO2)O2(OH)
Description: probably = spriggite (Brugger et al. (2004)
Reference: Coats & Blissett (1971); Brugger, J. et al. (2004)
Weeksite
Formula: K2(UO2)2(Si5O13) · 4H2O
Reference: 2003, Brugger, J., Ansermet, S. & Pring, A. ' Uranium minerals from Mt Painter, Northern Flinders ranges, South Australia' Australian Journal of Mineralogy, vol. 9, n°1, pp 15-31; Brugger, J., Meisser, N., Etschmann, B., Ansermet, S., & Pring, A. (2011). Paulscherrerite from the Number 2 Workings, Mount Painter Inlier, Northern Flinders Ranges, South Australia:“Dehydrated schoepite” is a mineral after all. American Mineralogist, 96(2-3), 229-240.
'Xenotime'
Reference: Brugger, J., Meisser, N., Etschmann, B., Ansermet, S., & Pring, A. (2011). Paulscherrerite from the Number 2 Workings, Mount Painter Inlier, Northern Flinders Ranges, South Australia:“Dehydrated schoepite” is a mineral after all. American Mineralogist, 96(2-3), 229-240.
Xenotime-(Y)
Formula: Y(PO4)
Reference: 2003, Brugger, J., Ansermet, S. & Pring, A. ' Uranium minerals from Mt Painter, Northern Flinders ranges, South Australia' Australian Journal of Mineralogy, vol. 9, n°1, pp 15-31

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Billietite4.GB.10Ba(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 4-8H2O
Curite4.GB.55Pb3(UO2)8O8(OH)6 · 3H2O
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Ishikawaite4.DB.25U4+Fe2+Nb2O8
Metaschoepite4.GA.05(UO2)8O2(OH)12 · 10H2O
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
var: Opal-AN4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Paulscherrerite (TL)4.GA.20UO2(OH)2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Samarskite-(Y)4.DB.25YFe3+Nb2O8
Schoepite4.GA.05(UO2)8O2(OH)12 · 12H2O
Spriggite (TL)4.GC.15Pb3(UO2)6O8(OH)2 · 3H2O
Uranosphaerite ?4.GB.65Bi(UO2)O2(OH)
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Rutherfordine5.EB.05(UO2)CO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Autunite8.EB.05Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Dewindtite8.EC.10H2Pb3(UO2)2(PO4)4O4 · 12H2O
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Françoisite-(Ce) (TL)8.EC.05(Ce,Nd,Ca)(UO2)3(PO4)2O(OH) · 6H2O
Françoisite-(Nd)8.EC.05(Nd,Ce,Sm)(UO2)3(PO4)2O(OH) · 6H2O
Metatorbernite8.EB.10Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Monazite-(Ce)8.AD.50Ce(PO4)
Phosphosiderite ?8.CD.05FePO4 · 2H2O
Torbernite8.EB.05Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Xenotime-(Y)8.AD.35Y(PO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Boltwoodite9.AK.15(K,Na)(UO2)(SiO3OH) · 1.5H2O
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Kasolite9.AK.15Pb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
Soddyite9.AK.05(UO2)2SiO4 · 2H2O
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Uranophane9.AK.15Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Uranophane-β9.AK.15Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Weeksite9.AK.30K2(UO2)2(Si5O13) · 4H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Fergusonite'-
'Françoisite'-
'Gummite'-
'Monazite'-
'Xenotime'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO3·xH2O
Metaschoepite5.2.1.1(UO2)8O2(OH)12 · 10H2O
Paulscherrerite (TL)5.2.2.UO2(OH)2
Schoepite5.2.1.3(UO2)8O2(OH)12 · 12H2O
AX6O19·xH2O
Billietite5.7.1.3Ba(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 4-8H2O
Miscellaneous
Curite5.9.3.1Pb3(UO2)8O8(OH)6 · 3H2O
Uranosphaerite ?5.9.1.1Bi(UO2)O2(OH)
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
ABO4
Ishikawaite8.1.4.1U4+Fe2+Nb2O8
Samarskite-(Y)8.1.11.1YFe3+Nb2O8
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Rutherfordine14.1.4.1(UO2)CO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
AXO4
Monazite-(Ce)38.4.3.1Ce(PO4)
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Autunite40.2a.1.1Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Metatorbernite40.2a.13.2Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Torbernite40.2a.13.1Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Phosphosiderite ?40.4.3.2FePO4 · 2H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Françoisite-(Nd)42.4.14.1(Nd,Ce,Sm)(UO2)3(PO4)2O(OH) · 6H2O
(AB)7(XO4)4Zq·xH2O
Dewindtite42.9.8.1H2Pb3(UO2)2(PO4)4O4 · 12H2O
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 53 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions or Complex Cations
Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions of Complex Cations with (UO2)
Boltwoodite53.3.1.5(K,Na)(UO2)(SiO3OH) · 1.5H2O
Kasolite53.3.1.1Pb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
Soddyite53.3.3.1(UO2)2SiO4 · 2H2O
Uranophane53.3.1.2Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Uranophane-β53.3.1.9Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Weeksite53.3.2.1K2(UO2)2(Si5O13) · 4H2O
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
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.
'Fergusonite'-
'Françoisite'-
Françoisite-(Ce) (TL)-(Ce,Nd,Ca)(UO2)3(PO4)2O(OH) · 6H2O
'Gummite'-
'Monazite'-
Opal
var: Opal-AN
-SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz
var: Smoky Quartz
-SiO2
Spriggite (TL)-Pb3(UO2)6O8(OH)2 · 3H2O
'Xenotime'-
Xenotime-(Y)-Y(PO4)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H SpriggitePb3(UO2)6O8(OH)2 · 3H2O
H Françoisite-(Ce)(Ce,Nd,Ca)(UO2)3(PO4)2O(OH) · 6H2O
H PaulscherreriteUO2(OH)2
H DewindtiteH2Pb3(UO2)2(PO4)4O4 · 12H2O
H BillietiteBa(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 4-8H2O
H Boltwoodite(K,Na)(UO2)(SiO3OH) · 1.5H2O
H Françoisite-(Nd)(Nd,Ce,Sm)(UO2)3(PO4)2O(OH) · 6H2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
H Schoepite(UO2)8O2(OH)12 · 12H2O
H Metaschoepite(UO2)8O2(OH)12 · 10H2O
H Soddyite(UO2)2SiO4 · 2H2O
H WeeksiteK2(UO2)2(Si5O13) · 4H2O
H Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
H Uranophane-βCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
H KasolitePb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
H UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
H CuritePb3(UO2)8O8(OH)6 · 3H2O
H AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
H TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H UranosphaeriteBi(UO2)O2(OH)
H PhosphosideriteFePO4 · 2H2O
CCarbon
C Rutherfordine(UO2)CO3
OOxygen
O SpriggitePb3(UO2)6O8(OH)2 · 3H2O
O Françoisite-(Ce)(Ce,Nd,Ca)(UO2)3(PO4)2O(OH) · 6H2O
O PaulscherreriteUO2(OH)2
O DewindtiteH2Pb3(UO2)2(PO4)4O4 · 12H2O
O BaryteBaSO4
O BillietiteBa(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 4-8H2O
O Boltwoodite(K,Na)(UO2)(SiO3OH) · 1.5H2O
O Françoisite-(Nd)(Nd,Ce,Sm)(UO2)3(PO4)2O(OH) · 6H2O
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
O Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
O Schoepite(UO2)8O2(OH)12 · 12H2O
O Metaschoepite(UO2)8O2(OH)12 · 10H2O
O Soddyite(UO2)2SiO4 · 2H2O
O WeeksiteK2(UO2)2(Si5O13) · 4H2O
O Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
O Samarskite-(Y)YFe3+Nb2O8
O Uranophane-βCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O Rutherfordine(UO2)CO3
O KasolitePb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
O IshikawaiteU4+Fe2+Nb2O8
O UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O HematiteFe2O3
O QuartzSiO2
O CuritePb3(UO2)8O8(OH)6 · 3H2O
O AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
O TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O UranosphaeriteBi(UO2)O2(OH)
O PhosphosideriteFePO4 · 2H2O
FFluorine
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
F FluoriteCaF2
NaSodium
Na Boltwoodite(K,Na)(UO2)(SiO3OH) · 1.5H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
SiSilicon
Si Boltwoodite(K,Na)(UO2)(SiO3OH) · 1.5H2O
Si Soddyite(UO2)2SiO4 · 2H2O
Si WeeksiteK2(UO2)2(Si5O13) · 4H2O
Si Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
Si Uranophane-βCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si KasolitePb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
Si UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si QuartzSiO2
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
PPhosphorus
P Françoisite-(Ce)(Ce,Nd,Ca)(UO2)3(PO4)2O(OH) · 6H2O
P DewindtiteH2Pb3(UO2)2(PO4)4O4 · 12H2O
P Françoisite-(Nd)(Nd,Ce,Sm)(UO2)3(PO4)2O(OH) · 6H2O
P Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
P Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
P MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
P AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
P TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
P PhosphosideriteFePO4 · 2H2O
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
KPotassium
K Boltwoodite(K,Na)(UO2)(SiO3OH) · 1.5H2O
K WeeksiteK2(UO2)2(Si5O13) · 4H2O
CaCalcium
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca Uranophane-βCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe Samarskite-(Y)YFe3+Nb2O8
Fe IshikawaiteU4+Fe2+Nb2O8
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe PhosphosideriteFePO4 · 2H2O
CuCopper
Cu MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Cu TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
YYttrium
Y Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
Y Samarskite-(Y)YFe3+Nb2O8
NbNiobium
Nb Samarskite-(Y)YFe3+Nb2O8
Nb IshikawaiteU4+Fe2+Nb2O8
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
Ba BillietiteBa(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 4-8H2O
CeCerium
Ce Françoisite-(Ce)(Ce,Nd,Ca)(UO2)3(PO4)2O(OH) · 6H2O
Ce Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
NdNeodymium
Nd Françoisite-(Nd)(Nd,Ce,Sm)(UO2)3(PO4)2O(OH) · 6H2O
PbLead
Pb SpriggitePb3(UO2)6O8(OH)2 · 3H2O
Pb DewindtiteH2Pb3(UO2)2(PO4)4O4 · 12H2O
Pb KasolitePb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
Pb CuritePb3(UO2)8O8(OH)6 · 3H2O
BiBismuth
Bi UranosphaeriteBi(UO2)O2(OH)
UUranium
U SpriggitePb3(UO2)6O8(OH)2 · 3H2O
U Françoisite-(Ce)(Ce,Nd,Ca)(UO2)3(PO4)2O(OH) · 6H2O
U PaulscherreriteUO2(OH)2
U DewindtiteH2Pb3(UO2)2(PO4)4O4 · 12H2O
U BillietiteBa(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 4-8H2O
U Boltwoodite(K,Na)(UO2)(SiO3OH) · 1.5H2O
U Françoisite-(Nd)(Nd,Ce,Sm)(UO2)3(PO4)2O(OH) · 6H2O
U MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
U Schoepite(UO2)8O2(OH)12 · 12H2O
U Metaschoepite(UO2)8O2(OH)12 · 10H2O
U Soddyite(UO2)2SiO4 · 2H2O
U WeeksiteK2(UO2)2(Si5O13) · 4H2O
U Uranophane-βCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
U Rutherfordine(UO2)CO3
U KasolitePb(UO2)[SiO4] · H2O
U IshikawaiteU4+Fe2+Nb2O8
U UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
U CuritePb3(UO2)8O8(OH)6 · 3H2O
U AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
U TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
U UranosphaeriteBi(UO2)O2(OH)

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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Carboniferous - Permian
298.9 Ma



ID: 730962
Radium Ridge Breccia, Mount Gee Sinter

Age: Pennsylvanian (298.9 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Radium Ridge Breccia; Mount Gee Sinter

Description: Granitic, chloritic and haematitic uraniferous breccias and local diamictite dykes; massive to layered, vuggy quartz-hematite sinter

Comments: metasomatic; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Metasomatic

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]

Neoproterozoic
541 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3186197
Neoproterozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Comments: Adelaide Fold Belt

Lithology: Sandstone,shale,limestone,siltstone,tillite,dolomite

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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Coats, R.P. and A.H.Blissert (1971): Regional and economic geology of the Mount Painter province. Department of Mines, Geological Survey of South Australia, Bulletin 43, 426pp.
Brugger, J., et al. (2004): Spriggite, a new mineral with beta-U3O8-type sheets: description and crystal structure. Am. Min. 89,339-347.
Brugger, J., Meisser, N., Etschmann, B., Ansermet, S., & Pring, A. (2011). Paulscherrerite from the Number 2 Workings, Mount Painter Inlier, Northern Flinders Ranges, South Australia:“Dehydrated schoepite” is a mineral after all. American Mineralogist, 96(2-3), 229-240.


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