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Henry's Hill Wolfram Deposit, Avoca, Pyrenees Shire, Victoria, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 37° 0' 11'' South , 143° 27' 11'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -37.00306,143.45333
GeoHash:G#: r1qj2rg98
Locality type:Deposit
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


Wolframite and tourmaline occurs in quartz veins occupying faults in hornfelsed Cambrian sediments.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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7 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Biotite'
Reference: Cayley, R.A., McDonald, P.A. (1995) Beaufort 1:100 000 map geological report, Geological Survey of Victoria Report 104.
Cordierite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Reference: Cayley, R.A., McDonald, P.A. (1995) Beaufort 1:100 000 map geological report, Geological Survey of Victoria Report 104.
Dravite ?
Formula: Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Steve Sorrell field collected specimen, April 2018.
Ferberite
Formula: FeWO4
Reference: Van King. Cayley, R.A., McDonald, P.A. (1995) Beaufort 1:100 000 map geological report, Geological Survey of Victoria Report 104.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Steve Sorrell Collection; Steve Sorrell field collected specimen, April 2018.
'Granite'
Reference: Cayley, R.A., McDonald, P.A. (1995) Beaufort 1:100 000 map geological report, Geological Survey of Victoria Report 104.
'Hornfels'
Reference: Cayley, R.A., McDonald, P.A. (1995) Beaufort 1:100 000 map geological report, Geological Survey of Victoria Report 104.
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Ryan Eagle
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Van King. Cayley, R.A., McDonald, P.A. (1995) Beaufort 1:100 000 map geological report, Geological Survey of Victoria Report 104.
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Van King
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Cayley, R.A., McDonald, P.A. (1995) Beaufort 1:100 000 map geological report, Geological Survey of Victoria Report 104.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Gold'1.AA.05Au
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Ferberite'4.DB.30FeWO4
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
'Cordierite'9.CJ.10(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
'Dravite' ?9.CK.05Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
'Orthoclase'9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
'Schorl'9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-
'Granite'-
'Hornfels'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

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 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Ferberite48.1.1.2FeWO4
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with Al substituted rings
Cordierite61.2.1.1(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Dravite ?61.3.1.9Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
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
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-
'Granite'-
'Hornfels'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
BBoron
B DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
OOxygen
O Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
O DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O FerberiteFeWO4
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O QuartzSiO2
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
NaSodium
Na DraviteNa(Mg3)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 DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
AlAluminium
Al Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Al DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
SiSilicon
Si Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Si DraviteNa(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
KPotassium
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
FeIron
Fe Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Fe FerberiteFeWO4
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
WTungsten
W FerberiteFeWO4
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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Early Silurian - Cambrian
427.4 - 541 Ma



ID: 3185333
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Paleozoic (427.4 - 541 Ma)

Comments: Lachlan Fold Belt

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

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]

Cambrian
485.4 - 541 Ma



ID: 809106
Warrak Formation, Beaufort Formation, Pyrenees Formation

Age: Cambrian (485.4 - 541 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Warrak Formation; Beaufort Formation; Pyrenees Formation

Description: Marine turbiditic sandstone, mudstone, shale

Comments: sedimentary siliciclastic; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Sedimentary siliciclastic

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

References

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Thomas, D.E. (1950) Wolfram Deposit, Henry Hill, parish of Bolerch. 40 chains to 1 inch geological map 2556/G/1. Department of Energy and Minerals, Victoria, Mining plans & Sections open file (unpubl.).
Cayley, R.A., McDonald, P.A. (1995) Beaufort 1:100 000 map geological report, Geological Survey of Victoria Report 104.


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