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Ouen Island ophiolite, Ouen Island, Mont-Dore Commune, Southern Province, New Caledonia, Francei
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Ouen Island ophiolite- not defined -
Ouen IslandIsland
Mont-Dore CommuneCommune
Southern ProvinceProvince
New CaledoniaSpecial Collectivity
FranceCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
22° 24' 39'' South , 166° 47' 9'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Mont-Dore24,680 (2017)28.0km
Yaté-Barrage1,871 (2018)30.7km
Nouméa93,060 (2017)37.9km
Dumbéa19,346 (2018)44.0km


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Australian Plate (Australia Plate)Tectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


16 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Chlorite Group'
Reference: 33rd International Geological Congress (2008) session MPM-04 Platinum-group mineralogy: Platinum-group minerals in chromitite schlieren from the ouen island, new caledonia ophiolite
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: 33rd International Geological Congress (2008) session MPM-04 Platinum-group mineralogy: Platinum-group minerals in chromitite schlieren from the ouen island, new caledonia ophiolite
Cooperite
Formula: PtS
Reference: 33rd International Geological Congress (2008) session MPM-04 Platinum-group mineralogy: Platinum-group minerals in chromitite schlieren from the ouen island, new caledonia ophiolite
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: 33rd International Geological Congress (2008) session MPM-04 Platinum-group mineralogy: Platinum-group minerals in chromitite schlieren from the ouen island, new caledonia ophiolite
Diopside var: Chromian Diopside
Formula: Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
Reference: 33rd International Geological Congress (2008) session MPM-04 Platinum-group mineralogy: Platinum-group minerals in chromitite schlieren from the ouen island, new caledonia ophiolite
Enstatite
Formula: MgSiO3
Reference: 33rd International Geological Congress (2008) session MPM-04 Platinum-group mineralogy: Platinum-group minerals in chromitite schlieren from the ouen island, new caledonia ophiolite
Erlichmanite
Formula: OsS2
Reference: 33rd International Geological Congress (2008) session MPM-04 Platinum-group mineralogy: Platinum-group minerals in chromitite schlieren from the ouen island, new caledonia ophiolite
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: 33rd International Geological Congress (2008) session MPM-04 Platinum-group mineralogy: Platinum-group minerals in chromitite schlieren from the ouen island, new caledonia ophiolite
Ferronickelplatinum
Formula: Pt2FeNi
Reference: 33rd International Geological Congress (2008) session MPM-04 Platinum-group mineralogy: Platinum-group minerals in chromitite schlieren from the ouen island, new caledonia ophiolite
'Grossular-Hibschite Series'
Reference: 33rd International Geological Congress (2008) session MPM-04 Platinum-group mineralogy: Platinum-group minerals in chromitite schlieren from the ouen island, new caledonia ophiolite
Hollingworthite
Formula: (Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
Reference: 33rd International Geological Congress (2008) session MPM-04 Platinum-group mineralogy: Platinum-group minerals in chromitite schlieren from the ouen island, new caledonia ophiolite
'Hornblende'
Reference: 33rd International Geological Congress (2008) session MPM-04 Platinum-group mineralogy: Platinum-group minerals in chromitite schlieren from the ouen island, new caledonia ophiolite
Irarsite
Formula: (Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Reference: 33rd International Geological Congress (2008) session MPM-04 Platinum-group mineralogy: Platinum-group minerals in chromitite schlieren from the ouen island, new caledonia ophiolite
Isoferroplatinum
Formula: Pt3Fe
Reference: 33rd International Geological Congress (2008) session MPM-04 Platinum-group mineralogy: Platinum-group minerals in chromitite schlieren from the ouen island, new caledonia ophiolite
Laurite
Formula: RuS2
Reference: 33rd International Geological Congress (2008) session MPM-04 Platinum-group mineralogy: Platinum-group minerals in chromitite schlieren from the ouen island, new caledonia ophiolite
Malanite
Formula: Cu1+(Ir3+Pt4+)S4
Reference: 33rd International Geological Congress (2008) session MPM-04 Platinum-group mineralogy: Platinum-group minerals in chromitite schlieren from the ouen island, new caledonia ophiolite
Pargasite
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Reference: 33rd International Geological Congress (2008) session MPM-04 Platinum-group mineralogy: Platinum-group minerals in chromitite schlieren from the ouen island, new caledonia ophiolite
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Description: Rhodian
Reference: 33rd International Geological Congress (2008) session MPM-04 Platinum-group mineralogy: Platinum-group minerals in chromitite schlieren from the ouen island, new caledonia ophiolite
Potarite
Formula: PdHg
Reference: 33rd International Geological Congress (2008) session MPM-04 Platinum-group mineralogy: Platinum-group minerals in chromitite schlieren from the ouen island, new caledonia ophiolite
'Prassoite'
Formula: Rh17S15
Reference: 33rd International Geological Congress (2008) session MPM-04 Platinum-group mineralogy: Platinum-group minerals in chromitite schlieren from the ouen island, new caledonia ophiolite
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Reference: 33rd International Geological Congress (2008) session MPM-04 Platinum-group mineralogy: Platinum-group minerals in chromitite schlieren from the ouen island, new caledonia ophiolite
Sudburyite
Formula: (Pd,Ni)Sb
Reference: 33rd International Geological Congress (2008) session MPM-04 Platinum-group mineralogy: Platinum-group minerals in chromitite schlieren from the ouen island, new caledonia ophiolite
Tetraferroplatinum
Formula: PtFe
Reference: 33rd International Geological Congress (2008) session MPM-04 Platinum-group mineralogy: Platinum-group minerals in chromitite schlieren from the ouen island, new caledonia ophiolite

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Ferronickelplatinum1.AG.40Pt2FeNi
Isoferroplatinum1.AG.35Pt3Fe
Potarite1.AD.25PdHg
Tetraferroplatinum1.AG.40PtFe
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Cooperite2.CC.35bPtS
Erlichmanite2.EB.05aOsS2
Hollingworthite2.EB.25(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
Irarsite2.EB.25(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Laurite2.EB.05aRuS2
Malanite2.DA.05Cu1+(Ir3+Pt4+)S4
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Sudburyite2.CC.05(Pd,Ni)Sb
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Group 9 - Silicates
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
var: Chromian Diopside9.DA.15Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
Enstatite9.DA.05MgSiO3
Pargasite9.DE.15{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Grossular-Hibschite Series'-
'Hornblende'-
'Prassoite'-Rh17S15
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Platinum Group Metals and Alloys
Ferronickelplatinum1.2.4.3Pt2FeNi
Isoferroplatinum1.2.5.1Pt3Fe
Potarite1.2.4.4PdHg
Tetraferroplatinum1.2.4.1PtFe
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Cooperite2.8.5.1PtS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Malanite2.10.1.17Cu1+(Ir3+Pt4+)S4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Erlichmanite2.12.1.16OsS2
Hollingworthite2.12.3.8(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
Irarsite2.12.3.7(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Laurite2.12.1.10RuS2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Enstatite65.1.2.1MgSiO3
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Pargasite66.1.3a.12{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
Diopside
var: Chromian Diopside
-Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Grossular-Hibschite Series'-
'Hornblende'-
'Prassoite'-Rh17S15
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Sudburyite-(Pd,Ni)Sb

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
OOxygen
O EnstatiteMgSiO3
O Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O Diopside (var: Chromian Diopside)Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
NaSodium
Na Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg EnstatiteMgSiO3
Mg Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mg Diopside (var: Chromian Diopside)Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
AlAluminium
Al Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
SiSilicon
Si EnstatiteMgSiO3
Si Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Si Diopside (var: Chromian Diopside)Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
SSulfur
S MalaniteCu1+(Ir3+Pt4+)S4
S CooperitePtS
S PrassoiteRh17S15
S LauriteRuS2
S ErlichmaniteOsS2
S Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
S Hollingworthite(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
CaCalcium
Ca Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Ca Diopside (var: Chromian Diopside)Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
CrChromium
Cr Diopside (var: Chromian Diopside)Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
MnManganese
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
FeIron
Fe IsoferroplatinumPt3Fe
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Fe FerronickelplatinumPt2FeNi
Fe TetraferroplatinumPtFe
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
NiNickel
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Ni FerronickelplatinumPt2FeNi
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
CuCopper
Cu MalaniteCu1+(Ir3+Pt4+)S4
ZnZinc
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
AsArsenic
As Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
As Hollingworthite(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
RuRuthenium
Ru LauriteRuS2
Ru Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
RhRhodium
Rh PrassoiteRh17S15
Rh Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Rh Hollingworthite(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
PdPalladium
Pd Sudburyite(Pd,Ni)Sb
Pd PotaritePdHg
SbAntimony
Sb Sudburyite(Pd,Ni)Sb
OsOsmium
Os ErlichmaniteOsS2
IrIridium
Ir MalaniteCu1+(Ir3+Pt4+)S4
Ir Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
PtPlatinum
Pt IsoferroplatinumPt3Fe
Pt MalaniteCu1+(Ir3+Pt4+)S4
Pt CooperitePtS
Pt Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Pt FerronickelplatinumPt2FeNi
Pt TetraferroplatinumPtFe
HgMercury
Hg PotaritePdHg

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