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Mount Chester prospect, Ravensthorpe, Ravensthorpe Shire, Western Australia, Australia

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 33° South , 120° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~13km
Locality type:Prospect
Köppen climate type:Csb : Warm-summer Mediterranean climate


Manganese deposit.
Located about 9 km SE of Ravensthorpe.

See also Mount Chester Mine (Mount Decker Mine) as both localities on Mindat are historically linked.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Cryptomelane
Formula: K(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Reference: Pioneer Nickel Ltd. Media Release, 18 June 2008.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Pioneer Nickel Ltd. Media Release, 18 June 2008.
'Psilomelane'
Reference: Simpson, E.S. (1948), Minerals of Western Australia, Vol 3, p 443
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Pioneer Nickel Ltd. Media Release, 18 June 2008.
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Reference: Pioneer Nickel Ltd. Media Release, 18 June 2008.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Cryptomelane'4.DK.05aK(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
'Hematite'4.CB.05Fe2O3
'Pyrolusite'4.DB.05Mn4+O2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Psilomelane'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB8X16
Cryptomelane7.9.1.2K(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Psilomelane'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O CryptomelaneK(Mn74+Mn3+)O16
O HematiteFe2O3
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
KPotassium
K CryptomelaneK(Mn74+Mn3+)O16
MnManganese
Mn CryptomelaneK(Mn74+Mn3+)O16
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
FeIron
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe PyriteFeS2

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Pioneer Nickel Ltd. Media Release (2008): (18 June 2008). - [available at: http://www.pioneernickel.com.au/downloads/asx/pio20080618.pdf]


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