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Armidale, Sandon Co., New South Wales, Australiai
Regional Level Types
Armidale- not defined -
Sandon Co.County
New South WalesState
AustraliaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 30° 30' 54'' South , 151° 39' 54'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -30.51500,151.66500
GeoHash:G#: r6ef7hzj4
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


Proclaimed a city in 1885.
Located in the New England Ranges

Regions containing this locality

New England Orogen, Australia

610 mineral species & varietal names listed

Woolomin Province, New England Orogen, Australia

Geologic Province - 428 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Mineral List

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12 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
'Alluvium'
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
'Basalt'
Berthierite
Formula: FeSb2S4
'Chert'
'Clay'
'Claystone'
Gold
Formula: Au
'Greenschist'
Gudmundite
Formula: FeSbS
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'commodity:Manganese'
Formula: Mn
'Manganese Oxides'
'Manganomelane'
'Mudstone'
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
'Orthoquartzite'
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Jasper
'Sandstone'
Scorodite
Formula: Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
'Shale'
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
'Slate'
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
'Wacke'

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Gold'1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Berthierite'2.HA.20FeSb2S4
'Gudmundite'2.EB.20FeSbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Jasper4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Ankerite'5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Scorodite8.CD.10Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite9.EC.15K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Alluvium'-
'Basalt'-
'Chert'-
'Clay'-
'Claystone'-
'Greenschist'-
Limonite-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Manganese Oxides-
Manganomelane-
Mudstone-
Orthoquartzite-
Sandstone-
Shale-
Slate-
Wacke-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Gudmundite2.12.4.2FeSbS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 2
Berthierite3.7.9.3FeSb2S4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Scorodite40.4.1.3Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite71.2.2d.2K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Alluvium'-
'Basalt'-
'Chert'-
'Clay'-
'Claystone'-
'Greenschist'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Manganese Oxides'-
'Manganomelane'-
'Mudstone'-
'Orthoquartzite'-
Quartz
var: Jasper
-SiO2
'Sandstone'-
'Shale'-
'Slate'-
'Wacke'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
CCarbon
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
O SideriteFeCO3
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S BerthieriteFeSb2S4
S GudmunditeFeSbS
S PyriteFeS2
S StibniteSb2S3
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe BerthieriteFeSb2S4
Fe GudmunditeFeSbS
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Fe SideriteFeCO3
AsArsenic
As ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
SbAntimony
Sb BerthieriteFeSb2S4
Sb GudmunditeFeSbS
Sb StibniteSb2S3
AuGold
Au GoldAu

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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Cenozoic
0 - 66 Ma



ID: 3189803
Cenozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Cenozoic (0 - 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]

Cenozoic
0 - 66 Ma



ID: 801049
mafic volcanic rocks 38495

Age: Cenozoic (0 - 66 Ma)

Description: Volcanic rocks, predominantly mafic; basalt, trachyte, trachybasalt, trachyandesite, leucitite, basanite, nephelinite, limburgite, rhyolite, tuff and high level intrusives; rare volcaniclastic sediments

Comments: igneous mafic volcanic; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Igneous mafic 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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