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Yinnietharra (Yinnietharra Station; Yinnetharra), Upper Gascoyne Shire, Western Australia, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 24° 39' 21'' South , 116° 9' 51'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -24.65611,116.16444
GeoHash:G#: qedeerkre
Köppen climate type:BWh : Hot deserts climate


A large cattle station (~20x20km) with some complex Precambrian high grade metamorphic rocks, including pegmatites, corundum and tourmaline deposits.

This pegmatite and mineral deposit field is 165 kilometres by dirt road from Carnarvon. While most are on Yinnietharra Station, some of the outlying deposits are found on neighbouring Mt Phillip, Eudamulla, Bidgemia, and Mooloo Downs Stations. There are around twenty major named sites for minerals in the region, although the total list would be far longer. A four wheel drive vehicle is essential, as well as being self sufficient, as the region is arid, lacks fresh water, and is remote.

Mining for muscovite used in the electrical industry occurred on Yinnietharra station at several sites between 1922 and 1946, beryl and columbite from 1942 to 1965, and gem specimen mining after this till around 1990. Minor rare earth, uranium bearing and lithium minerals are present but have never been mined to any extent. No mining on the field has been large scale.

The Gascoyne Complex is a deformed Archaean basement, with younger sediments deposited on top of it. It was deformed by the collision of the Yilgarn and Pilbara Cratons. These rocks were metamorphosed to gneisses, schists and migmatites, forming slightly younger granites that intruded into the sequence. The rocks were subject to 630-770 degrees Celsius, and 650-950 MPa pressure. Mineral deposits are widespread but many of the most important tourmaline deposits are centred around the Morrissey Hill area, which forms two north west trending fields of muscovite and migmatitised schist, within the Morrissey Metamorphic Suite. The pegmatites are simple beryl-columbite class pegmatites.

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Yinnietharra, Upper Gascoyne Shire, Western Australia, Australia
Yinnietharra Station, Pilbara Region, Western Australia
Yinnietharra Station, Pilbara Region, Western Australia, Australia

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

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Localities: Reported from at least 17 localities in this region.
Albite var: Cleavelandite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
'Apatite'
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
'Arenite'
'Argillite'
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Localities: Reported from at least 19 localities in this region.
Beryl var: Aquamarine
Formula: Be3Al2Si6O18
'Biotite'
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Bismutite
Formula: (BiO)2CO3
Localities:
Bismutoferrite
Formula: Fe3+2Bi(SiO4)2(OH)
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Chrysoberyl
Formula: BeAl2O4
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Clinobisvanite (TL)
Formula: Bi(VO4)
Reference: Bridge, P. J. & Pryce, M. W. (1974): Clinobisvanite, monoclinic BiVO4, a new mineral from Yiennietharra, Western Australia. Mineralogical Magazine 39: 847-9
Columbite-(Fe)
Formula: FeNb2O6
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Columbite-(Mn)
Formula: (Mn,Fe)(Nb,Ta)2O6
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Tom Kapitany collections
Cordierite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Reference: Pryce, M. W. (1973). Low-iron cordierite in phlogopite schist from White Well, Western Australia. Mineral Mag, 39, 241-243.
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Tom Kapitany collections
Corundum var: Ruby
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Tom Kapitany collections
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Tom Kapitany collections
Dravite
Formula: Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Bridge, P. J., Daniels, J. L., & Pryce, M. W. (1977). The dravite crystal bonanza of Yinnietharra, western Australia. Mineralogical Record, 8, 109-110.
Elbaite ?
Formula: Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Tom Kapitany collections
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Tom Kapitany collections
Eulytine
Formula: Bi4(SiO4)3
Euxenite-(Y)
Formula: (Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
'Feldspar Group'
Ferrisicklerite
Formula: Li1-x(Fe3+xFe2+1-x)PO4
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Galena
Formula: PbS
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Gneiss'
Reference: Jacobson, M., Calderwood, M., Grguric, B.(2007): Pegmatites of Western Australia (2007)
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Tom Kapitany collections
Graftonite
Formula: Fe2+Fe2+2(PO4)2
'Granite'
'Granitoid'
'Granodiorite'
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
'Ironstone'
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Lepidolite'
Leucophosphite
Formula: KFe3+2(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Tom Kapitany collections
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Tom Kapitany collections
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Tom Kapitany collections
'Manganese Oxides'
'commodity:Mica'
'Mica Group'
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Localities: Reported from at least 20 localities in this region.
Microlite Group
Formula: A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
'Migmatite'
Reference: Jacobson, M., Calderwood, M., Grguric, B.(2007): Pegmatites of Western Australia (2007)
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
'Monazite'
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: M. Jacobson, M. Calderwood, B. Grguric; Pegmatites of Western Australia; (Perth 2007))
'Mylonite'
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Orpiment
Formula: As2S3
'Pegmatite'
Localities: Reported from at least 23 localities in this region.
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Porphyry'
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
'Pyrochlore'
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Tom Kapitany collections
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Tom Kapitany collections
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Rose Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Tom Kapitany collections
Rockbridgeite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+4(PO4)3(OH)5
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Rutile var: Ilmenorutile
Formula: Fex(Nb,Ta)2x · 4Ti1-xO2
Samarskite-(Y)
Formula: (Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: Tom Kapitany collections
'Schist'
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
'Silica-cemented silicate-conglomerate'
Spessartine
Formula: Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Staurolite
Formula: Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Reference: Tom Kapitany collections
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
'Tantalite'
Formula: (Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Tantalite-(Fe)
Formula: FeTa2O6
Tantalite-(Mn)
Formula: MnTa2O6
Tanteuxenite-(Y)
Formula: Y(Ta,Nb,Ti)2(O,OH)6
'Tapiolite'
Formula: (Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Thorite
Formula: Th(SiO4)
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Trilithionite
Formula: K(Li1.5Al1.5)(AlSi3O10)(F,OH)2
Triphylite
Formula: LiFe2+PO4
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Uranophane-β
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Uvarovite
Formula: Ca3Cr2(SiO4)3
'Xenotime'
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Bismuth1.CA.05Bi
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bismuthinite2.DB.05Bi2S3
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Orpiment2.FA.30As2S3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chrysoberyl4.BA.05BeAl2O4
Columbite-(Fe)4.DB.35FeNb2O6
Columbite-(Mn)4.DB.35(Mn,Fe)(Nb,Ta)2O6
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
var: Ruby4.CB.05Al2O3
Euxenite-(Y)4.DG.05(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Microlite Group4.00.A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rose Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
var: Ilmenorutile4.DB.05Fex(Nb,Ta)2x · 4Ti1-xO2
Samarskite-(Y)4.DB.25(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
Tantalite-(Fe)4.DB.35FeTa2O6
Tantalite-(Mn)4.DB.35MnTa2O6
Tanteuxenite-(Y)4.DG.05Y(Ta,Nb,Ti)2(O,OH)6
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Bismutite5.BE.25(BiO)2CO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Clinobisvanite (TL)8.AD.65Bi(VO4)
Ferrisicklerite8.AB.10Li1-x(Fe3+xFe2+1-x)PO4
Graftonite8.AB.20Fe2+Fe2+2(PO4)2
Leucophosphite8.DH.10KFe3+2(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
Rockbridgeite8.BC.10Fe2+Fe3+4(PO4)3(OH)5
Triphylite8.AB.10LiFe2+PO4
Group 9 - Silicates
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
var: Cleavelandite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
'Almandine'9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Aquamarine9.CJ.05Be3Al2Si6O18
Bismutoferrite9.ED.25Fe3+2Bi(SiO4)2(OH)
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cordierite9.CJ.10(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Dravite9.CK.05Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Elbaite ?9.CK.05Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Eulytine9.AD.40Bi4(SiO4)3
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Spessartine9.AD.25Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Staurolite9.AF.30Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Thorite9.AD.30Th(SiO4)
Trilithionite9.EC.20K(Li1.5Al1.5)(AlSi3O10)(F,OH)2
Uranophane-β9.AK.15Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Uvarovite9.AD.25Ca3Cr2(SiO4)3
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
Apatite-
Arenite-
Argillite-
Biotite-
Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series-
Feldspar Group-
Garnet Group-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Gneiss-
Granite-
Granitoid-
Granodiorite-
Ironstone-
Lepidolite-
Limonite-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Manganese Oxides-
Mica Group-
Migmatite-
Monazite-
Mylonite-
Pegmatite-
Porphyry-
Pyrochlore-
Schist-
Silica-cemented silicate-conglomerate-
Tantalite-(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Tapiolite-(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Tourmaline-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Xenotime-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Semi-metals and non-metals
Bismuth1.3.1.4Bi
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
Orpiment2.11.1.1As2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
var: Ilmenorutile4.4.1.2Fex(Nb,Ta)2x · 4Ti1-xO2
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chrysoberyl7.2.9.1BeAl2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
ABO4
Samarskite-(Y)8.1.11.1(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
A2B2O6(O,OH,F)
Microlite Group8.2.2.1A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
AB2O6
Columbite-(Fe)8.3.2.2FeNb2O6
Columbite-(Mn)8.3.2.4(Mn,Fe)(Nb,Ta)2O6
Euxenite-(Y)8.3.8.2(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Tantalite-(Fe)8.3.2.1FeTa2O6
Tantalite-(Mn)8.3.2.3MnTa2O6
Tanteuxenite-(Y)8.3.8.3Y(Ta,Nb,Ti)2(O,OH)6
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Bismutite16a.3.5.1(BiO)2CO3
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
ABXO4
Ferrisicklerite38.1.4.1Li1-x(Fe3+xFe2+1-x)PO4
Triphylite38.1.1.1LiFe2+PO4
(AB)3(XO4)2
Graftonite38.3.3.1Fe2+Fe2+2(PO4)2
AXO4
Clinobisvanite (TL)38.4.7.1Bi(VO4)
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)3Zq
Rockbridgeite41.9.2.1Fe2+Fe3+4(PO4)3(OH)5
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Leucophosphite42.11.6.1KFe3+2(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Almandine51.4.3a.2Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Spessartine51.4.3a.3Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Uvarovite51.4.3b.3Ca3Cr2(SiO4)3
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Eulytine51.5.4.1Bi4(SiO4)3
Thorite51.5.2.3Th(SiO4)
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Staurolite52.2.3.1Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Group 53 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions or Complex Cations
Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions of Complex Cations with (UO2)
Uranophane-β53.3.1.9Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Six-Membered Rings with Al substituted rings
Cordierite61.2.1.1(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Dravite61.3.1.9Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Elbaite ?61.3.1.8Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Bismutoferrite71.1.3.1Fe3+2Bi(SiO4)2(OH)
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
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
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Albite
var: Cleavelandite
-Na(AlSi3O8)
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Apatite'-
'Arenite'-
'Argillite'-
Beryl
var: Aquamarine
-Be3Al2Si6O18
'Biotite'-
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'-
Corundum
var: Ruby
-Al2O3
'Feldspar Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Gneiss'-
'Granite'-
'Granitoid'-
'Granodiorite'-
'Ironstone'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Lepidolite'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Manganese Oxides'-
'Mica Group'-
'Migmatite'-
'Monazite'-
'Mylonite'-
'Pegmatite'-
'Porphyry'-
'Pyrochlore'-
Quartz
var: Amethyst
-SiO2
var: Chalcedony-SiO2
var: Rose Quartz-SiO2
'Schist'-
'Silica-cemented silicate-conglomerate'-
'Tantalite'-(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
'Tapiolite'-(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Trilithionite-K(Li1.5Al1.5)(AlSi3O10)(F,OH)2
'Xenotime'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BismutoferriteFe23+Bi(SiO4)2(OH)
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H LeucophosphiteKFe23+(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H RockbridgeiteFe2+Fe43+(PO4)3(OH)5
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H Tanteuxenite-(Y)Y(Ta,Nb,Ti)2(O,OH)6
H Uranophane-βCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
LiLithium
Li ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Li FerrisickleriteLi1-x(Fex3+Fe2+1-x)PO4
Li TrilithioniteK(Li1.5Al1.5)(AlSi3O10)(F,OH)2
Li TriphyliteLiFe2+PO4
BeBeryllium
Be Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Be ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
BBoron
B DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
C CalciteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
O Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
O BismutoferriteFe23+Bi(SiO4)2(OH)
O CalciteCaCO3
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
O ClinobisvaniteBi(VO4)
O Columbite-(Fe)FeNb2O6
O Columbite-(Mn)(Mn,Fe)(Nb,Ta)2O6
O Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
O CorundumAl2O3
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O EulytineBi4(SiO4)3
O Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
O FerrisickleriteLi1-x(Fex3+Fe2+1-x)PO4
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O GraftoniteFe2+Fe22+(PO4)2
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O Rutile (var: Ilmenorutile)Fex(Nb,Ta)2x · 4Ti1-xO2
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O LeucophosphiteKFe23+(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O RockbridgeiteFe2+Fe43+(PO4)3(OH)5
O Quartz (var: Rose Quartz)SiO2
O Corundum (var: Ruby)Al2O3
O RutileTiO2
O Samarskite-(Y)(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
O StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
O Tantalite-(Fe)FeTa2O6
O Tantalite-(Mn)MnTa2O6
O Tanteuxenite-(Y)Y(Ta,Nb,Ti)2(O,OH)6
O Tapiolite(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
O ThoriteTh(SiO4)
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O TrilithioniteK(Li1.5Al1.5)(AlSi3O10)(F,OH)2
O TriphyliteLiFe2+PO4
O UraniniteUO2
O Uranophane-βCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
O UvaroviteCa3Cr2(SiO4)3
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
F TrilithioniteK(Li1.5Al1.5)(AlSi3O10)(F,OH)2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
Na DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Na ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al ChrysoberylBeAl2O4
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Al Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
Al Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Corundum (var: Ruby)Al2O3
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Al TrilithioniteK(Li1.5Al1.5)(AlSi3O10)(F,OH)2
SiSilicon
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
Si Beryl (var: Aquamarine)Be3Al2Si6O18
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si BismutoferriteFe23+Bi(SiO4)2(OH)
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
Si Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si EulytineBi4(SiO4)3
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Rose Quartz)SiO2
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si ThoriteTh(SiO4)
Si TrilithioniteK(Li1.5Al1.5)(AlSi3O10)(F,OH)2
Si Uranophane-βCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Si UvaroviteCa3Cr2(SiO4)3
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
PPhosphorus
P FerrisickleriteLi1-x(Fex3+Fe2+1-x)PO4
P GraftoniteFe2+Fe22+(PO4)2
P LeucophosphiteKFe23+(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
P RockbridgeiteFe2+Fe43+(PO4)3(OH)5
P TriphyliteLiFe2+PO4
SSulfur
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S OrpimentAs2S3
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
KPotassium
K LeucophosphiteKFe23+(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K TrilithioniteK(Li1.5Al1.5)(AlSi3O10)(F,OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca Samarskite-(Y)(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
Ca Uranophane-βCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O
Ca UvaroviteCa3Cr2(SiO4)3
TiTitanium
Ti Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti Rutile (var: Ilmenorutile)Fex(Nb,Ta)2x · 4Ti1-xO2
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti Tanteuxenite-(Y)Y(Ta,Nb,Ti)2(O,OH)6
VVanadium
V ClinobisvaniteBi(VO4)
CrChromium
Cr UvaroviteCa3Cr2(SiO4)3
MnManganese
Mn Columbite-(Mn)(Mn,Fe)(Nb,Ta)2O6
Mn SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Mn Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Mn Tantalite-(Mn)MnTa2O6
Mn Tapiolite(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
FeIron
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Fe BismutoferriteFe23+Bi(SiO4)2(OH)
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Columbite-(Fe)FeNb2O6
Fe Columbite-(Mn)(Mn,Fe)(Nb,Ta)2O6
Fe Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe FerrisickleriteLi1-x(Fex3+Fe2+1-x)PO4
Fe GraftoniteFe2+Fe22+(PO4)2
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe Rutile (var: Ilmenorutile)Fex(Nb,Ta)2x · 4Ti1-xO2
Fe LeucophosphiteKFe23+(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe RockbridgeiteFe2+Fe43+(PO4)3(OH)5
Fe Samarskite-(Y)(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Fe StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Fe Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Fe Tantalite-(Fe)FeTa2O6
Fe Tapiolite(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Fe TriphyliteLiFe2+PO4
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu CopperCu
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As OrpimentAs2S3
YYttrium
Y Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Y Samarskite-(Y)(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
Y Tanteuxenite-(Y)Y(Ta,Nb,Ti)2(O,OH)6
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
NbNiobium
Nb Columbite-(Fe)FeNb2O6
Nb Columbite-(Mn)(Mn,Fe)(Nb,Ta)2O6
Nb Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Nb Rutile (var: Ilmenorutile)Fex(Nb,Ta)2x · 4Ti1-xO2
Nb Samarskite-(Y)(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
Nb Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Nb Tanteuxenite-(Y)Y(Ta,Nb,Ti)2(O,OH)6
Nb Tapiolite(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
CeCerium
Ce Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
TaTantalum
Ta Columbite-(Mn)(Mn,Fe)(Nb,Ta)2O6
Ta Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Ta Rutile (var: Ilmenorutile)Fex(Nb,Ta)2x · 4Ti1-xO2
Ta Microlite GroupA2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
Ta Samarskite-(Y)(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
Ta Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Ta Tantalite-(Fe)FeTa2O6
Ta Tantalite-(Mn)MnTa2O6
Ta Tanteuxenite-(Y)Y(Ta,Nb,Ti)2(O,OH)6
Ta Tapiolite(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
BiBismuth
Bi BismuthBi
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3
Bi Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
Bi BismutoferriteFe23+Bi(SiO4)2(OH)
Bi ClinobisvaniteBi(VO4)
Bi EulytineBi4(SiO4)3
ThThorium
Th Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
Th Samarskite-(Y)(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
Th ThoriteTh(SiO4)
UUranium
U Euxenite-(Y)(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6
U Samarskite-(Y)(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
U UraniniteUO2
U Uranophane-βCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 5H2O

Regional Geology

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Holocene
0 - 0.0117 Ma



ID: 695468
alluvium 38485

Age: Anthropocene (0 - 0.0117 Ma)

Description: Channel and flood plain alluvium; gravel, sand, silt, clay; may be locally calcreted

Comments: regolith; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Regolith

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]

Paleoproterozoic
1600 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3187792
Paleoproterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Gascoyne Complex

Comments: Capricorn Orogen

Lithology: Amphibolite grade paragneiss

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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Jacobson, M., Calderwood, M., Grguric, B.(2007) Pegmatites of Western Australia. Hesperian Press, Carlisle, Western Australia.
Fetherston, J.M., Stocklmayer, S.M., Stocklmayer, V.C. (2013) Gemstones of Western Australia. Geological Survey of Western Australia, Mineral Resources Bulletin 25, 306 pages.
Fetherston, J.M., Stocklmayer, S.M., Stocklmayer, V.C. (2017) Gemstones of Western Australia, second edition. Geological Survey of Western Australia, Mineral Resources Bulletin 25, 356 pages.

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