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Pinnacles Mine, Yudnamutana District, Arkaroola Region (Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary; Arkaroola Station), North Flinders Ranges, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australiai
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Pinnacles MineMine
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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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
30° 10' 46'' South , 139° 16' 34'' East
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One of two 'Pinnacles Mines' in the Arkaroola region, it should not be confused with the 'Pinnacles Mine' near Mount Fitton.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


15 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.
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Personal Collection of Mark Willoughby
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Coats, R,P, and Blissett, A,H, (1971), Regional And Economic Geology of The Mount Painter Province, Bulletin 43, Dept of Mines Geological Survey of South Australia, Gov Printer.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Coats, R,P, and Blissett, A,H, (1971), Regional And Economic Geology of The Mount Painter Province, Bulletin 43, Dept of Mines Geological Survey of South Australia, Gov Printer.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Coats, R,P, and Blissett, A,H, (1971), Regional And Economic Geology of The Mount Painter Province, Bulletin 43, Dept of Mines Geological Survey of South Australia, Gov Printer.; Noble R.J., Just J. and Johnson J. E., (1983), Catalogue of South Australian Minerals-1983, Government Printer, Adelaide, South Australia.
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: Noble R.J., Just J. and Johnson J. E., (1983), Catalogue of South Australian Minerals-1983, Government Printer, Adelaide, South Australia.
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Coats, R,P, and Blissett, A,H, (1971), Regional And Economic Geology of The Mount Painter Province, Bulletin 43, Dept of Mines Geological Survey of South Australia, Gov Printer.; Noble R.J., Just J. and Johnson J. E., (1983), Catalogue of South Australian Minerals-1983, Government Printer, Adelaide, South Australia.
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: Coats, R,P, and Blissett, A,H, (1971), Regional And Economic Geology of The Mount Painter Province, Bulletin 43, Dept of Mines Geological Survey of South Australia, Gov Printer.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Coats, R,P, and Blissett, A,H, (1971), Regional And Economic Geology of The Mount Painter Province, Bulletin 43, Dept of Mines Geological Survey of South Australia, Gov Printer.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Coats, R,P, and Blissett, A,H, (1971), Regional And Economic Geology of The Mount Painter Province, Bulletin 43, Dept of Mines Geological Survey of South Australia, Gov Printer.; Noble R.J., Just J. and Johnson J. E., (1983), Catalogue of South Australian Minerals-1983, Government Printer, Adelaide, South Australia.
Hematite var: Martite
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.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Coats, R,P, and Blissett, A,H, (1971), Regional And Economic Geology of The Mount Painter Province, Bulletin 43, Dept of Mines Geological Survey of South Australia, Gov Printer.; Noble R.J., Just J. and Johnson J. E., (1983), Catalogue of South Australian Minerals-1983, Government Printer, Adelaide, South Australia.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Coats, R,P, and Blissett, A,H, (1971), Regional And Economic Geology of The Mount Painter Province, Bulletin 43, Dept of Mines Geological Survey of South Australia, Gov Printer.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Coats, R,P, and Blissett, A,H, (1971), Regional And Economic Geology of The Mount Painter Province, Bulletin 43, Dept of Mines Geological Survey of South Australia, Gov Printer.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Coats, R,P, and Blissett, A,H, (1971), Regional And Economic Geology of The Mount Painter Province, Bulletin 43, Dept of Mines Geological Survey of South Australia, Gov Printer.
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 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
var: Martite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Brochantite7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Brochantite30.1.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
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 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
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
Hematite
var: Martite
-Fe2O3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O CupriteCu2O
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Hematite (var: Martite)Fe2O3
MgMagnesium
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CovelliteCuS
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcociteCu2S
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe Hematite (var: Martite)Fe2O3
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu ChalcociteCu2S

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Coats, R,P, and Blissett, A,H, (1971), Regional And Economic Geology of The Mount Painter Province, Bulletin 43, Dept of Mines Geological Survey of South Australia, Gov Printer.

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