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Cooma metamorphic Complex, Snowy Mts district, Beresford Co., New South Wales, Australiai
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Cooma metamorphic ComplexComplex
Snowy Mts districtDistrict
Beresford Co.County
New South WalesState
AustraliaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
36° 13' 59'' South , 149° 7' 0'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Area:
300 km2
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:


The Cooma Metamorphic Complex has an outcrop area of more than 300 km2. It is a geologic region rather than a locality.

The town of Cooma is located in the County of Beresford.

Regions containing this locality

Australian Plate (Australia Plate)Tectonic Plate
Lachlan Orogen, AustraliaOrogen
Kuark Zone, Lachlan Orogen, AustraliaZone (Tectonic)

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Bosi, F., Skogby, H. & Hålenius, U. (2017): Oxy-foitite, ◻(Fe2+ Al2)Al6(Si6O18)BO3)3(OH)3O, a new mineral species of the tourmaline supergroup. European Journal of Mineralogy: 29: 889-896
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Bosi, F., Skogby, H. & Hålenius, U. (2017): Oxy-foitite, ◻(Fe2+ Al2)Al6(Si6O18)BO3)3(OH)3O, a new mineral species of the tourmaline supergroup. European Journal of Mineralogy: 29: 889-896
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: John Whitehouse (2015) Geologic Evolution of Miocene Diatomite Occurrences, New South Wales, Australia
Oxy-foitite (TL)
Formula: □(Fe2+Al2)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
Type Locality:
Reference: Bosi, F., Skogby, H., Hålenius, U. (2016) Oxy-foitite, IMA 2016-069. CNMNC Newsletter No. 34, December 2016, page 1317; Mineralogical Magazine: 80: 1315–1321;Bosi, F., Skogby, H. & Hålenius, U. (2017): Oxy-foitite, ◻(Fe2+ Al2)Al6(Si6O18)BO3)3(OH)3O, a new mineral species of the tourmaline supergroup. European Journal of Mineralogy: 29: 889-896
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Bosi, F., Skogby, H. & Hålenius, U. (2017): Oxy-foitite, ◻(Fe2+ Al2)Al6(Si6O18)BO3)3(OH)3O, a new mineral species of the tourmaline supergroup. European Journal of Mineralogy: 29: 889-896

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'K Feldspar'-
Oxy-foitite (TL)-□(Fe2+Al2)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
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
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'K Feldspar'-
Oxy-foitite (TL)-□(Fe2+Al2)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Oxy-foitite□(Fe2+Al2)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
BBoron
B Oxy-foitite□(Fe2+Al2)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
OOxygen
O Oxy-foitite□(Fe2+Al2)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
AlAluminium
Al Oxy-foitite□(Fe2+Al2)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Oxy-foitite□(Fe2+Al2)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
FeIron
Fe Oxy-foitite□(Fe2+Al2)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O
Fe HematiteFe2O3

References

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Hopwood T.P. (1976) Stratigraphy and structural summary of the Cooma metamorphic complex. Journal of the Geological Society of Australia, 23, pp.345-360.
Bosi, F., Skogby, H. and Hålenius, U. (2016) Oxy-foitite, IMA 2016-069. CNMNC Newsletter No. 34, December 2016, p.1317; Mineralogical Magazine, 80: 1315–1321.[First reference for oxy-foitite - The reference for this simply states "Cooma metamorphic Complex, Cooma, New South Wales, Australia (36°14′S, 149°7′E)"].
Bosi, F. Skogby, H., Hålenius, U. (2017) Oxy-foitite, ◻(Fe2+ Al2)Al6 (Si6 O18)(BO3)3 (OH)3 O, a new mineral species of the tourmaline supergroup. European Journal of Mineralogy, 29(5), pp.889-896(8).


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