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Kyogle Quarry, Fairy Mount, Kyogle, Rous Co., New South Wales, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 28° 37' 10'' South , 153° 2' 11'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -28.61950,153.03656
GeoHash:G#: r6uv4mvz6
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


A basalt quarry located at the foot of Fairy Mount.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


7 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Reference: Min Rec (1988) 19:389-406
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Collection of M. Willoughby.
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: T. Hodge-Smith (1929) The Occurrence of Zeolites at Kyogle
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Min Rec (1988) 19:389-406
'Chabazite'
Reference: Min Rec (1988) 19:389-406
'Chabazite var: Phacolite'
Reference: Rob Lavinsky (ex. Howard Belsky specimen)
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Min Rec (1988) 19:389-406
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: T. Hodge-Smith (1929) The Occurrence of Zeolites at Kyogle
Gonnardite
Formula: (Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
Reference: Zeolites of the World, R. Tschernich, 1992, p.221
Mesolite
Formula: Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Reference: Min Rec (1988) 19:389-406
Natrolite
Formula: Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Reference: Personal collection
'Thomsonite'
Reference: Zeolites of the World, R. Tschernich, 1992, p.221

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Aragonite'5.AB.15CaCO3
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
'Analcime'9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
'Augite'9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
'Gonnardite'9.GA.05(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
'Mesolite'9.GA.05Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
'Natrolite'9.GA.05Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chabazite'-
'var: Phacolite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Thomsonite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Augite65.1.3a.3(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Gonnardite77.1.5.7(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
Mesolite77.1.5.4Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Natrolite77.1.5.1Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
'Chabazite'-
'var: Phacolite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Thomsonite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H Gonnardite(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
H MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
H NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
CCarbon
C AragoniteCaCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O AragoniteCaCO3
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O CalciteCaCO3
O Gonnardite(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
O MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
O NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
NaSodium
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na Gonnardite(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
Na MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Na NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
AlAluminium
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al Gonnardite(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
Al MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Al NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
SiSilicon
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si Gonnardite(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
Si MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Si NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
CaCalcium
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Gonnardite(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
Ca MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
FeIron
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6

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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Tertiary
2.588 - 66 Ma



ID: 3192436
Cenozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Cenozoic (2.588 - 66 Ma)

Comments: East Australia Cainozoic Volcanic Belt

Lithology: Mafic volcanic rocks; basalt

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]

Burdigalian - Aquitanian
15.97 - 23.03 Ma



ID: 930029
Lamington Volcanics

Age: Miocene (15.97 - 23.03 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Lamington Volcanics

Description: Basalt, sub-alkali basalt with members of rhyolite, trachyte, tuff, agglomerate, conglomerate and andesite

Comments: igneous mafic volcanic; igneous felsic volcanic; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Igneous mafic volcanic; igneous felsic volcanic

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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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HODGE-SMITH, T. (1929): THE OCCURRENCE OF ZEOLITES AT KYOGLE, NEW SOUTH WALES. The Australian Museum, Sydney, xx pp.


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