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Ertsberg pit, Ertsberg Complex, Gunung Bijih District (Grasberg District), Carstensz Mts, New Guinea, Papua Province, Western New Guinea (Irian Jaya), Indonesiai
Regional Level Types
Ertsberg pitPit (Flooded)
Ertsberg ComplexComplex
Gunung Bijih District (Grasberg District)District
Carstensz MtsMountain Range
New Guinea- not defined -
Papua ProvinceProvince
Western New Guinea (Irian Jaya)- not defined -
IndonesiaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
4° 4' 36'' South , 137° 7' 24'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Pit (Flooded) - last checked 2019


A former open pit porphyry deposit.
The pit is now a small lake.

Regions containing this locality

AsiaContinent
North Australian Element, AustraliaCraton
New GuineaIsland
Maoke PlateTectonic Plate

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Commodity List

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Mineral List


4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Amer.Min.(1995) 80, 65-77
Clintonite
Formula: Ca(Mg,Al)3(Al3SiO10)(OH)2
Reference: Amer.Min.(1995) 80, 65-77
Monticellite
Formula: CaMgSiO4
Reference: Amer.Min.(1995) 80, 65-77
Vesuvianite
Formula: (Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Reference: Amer.Min.(1995) 80, 65-77

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Clintonite9.EC.35Ca(Mg,Al)3(Al3SiO10)(OH)2
Monticellite9.AC.10CaMgSiO4
Vesuvianite9.BG.35(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Monticellite51.3.2.1CaMgSiO4
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)
Vesuvianite58.2.4.1(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Clintonite71.2.2c.2Ca(Mg,Al)3(Al3SiO10)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
H ClintoniteCa(Mg,Al)3(Al3SiO10)(OH)2
BBoron
B Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O MonticelliteCaMgSiO4
O Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
O CalciteCaCO3
O ClintoniteCa(Mg,Al)3(Al3SiO10)(OH)2
FFluorine
F Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
NaSodium
Na Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
MgMagnesium
Mg MonticelliteCaMgSiO4
Mg Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Mg ClintoniteCa(Mg,Al)3(Al3SiO10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Al ClintoniteCa(Mg,Al)3(Al3SiO10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si MonticelliteCaMgSiO4
Si Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Si ClintoniteCa(Mg,Al)3(Al3SiO10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca MonticelliteCaMgSiO4
Ca Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca ClintoniteCa(Mg,Al)3(Al3SiO10)(OH)2
FeIron
Fe Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10

References

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Bailey, S.W., Banfield, J.F., Barker, W.W., Katchan, G. (1995) Dozyite, a 1:1 regular interstratification of serpentine and chlorite. American Mineralogist, 80(1), 65-77.


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