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Junction North Mine, Broken Hill, Broken Hill district, Yancowinna Co., New South Wales, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 31° 57' 12'' South , 141° 28' 58'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -31.95331,141.48291
GeoHash:G#: r4kd5x0dq
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BWh : Hot deserts climate


The Junction North mine was acquired by the North Mine circa 1931.
The mine was later sold to Broken Hill South Ltd along with the British and Junction leases in 1962.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


12 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Antimony
Formula: Sb
Reference: Ramdohr, P. (1950): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 2(4), 291-333.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Ramdohr, P. (1950): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 2(4), 291-333.
Dyscrasite
Formula: Ag3Sb
Reference: Ramdohr, P. (1950): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 2(4), 291-333.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Ramdohr, P. (1950): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 2(4), 291-333.
Gudmundite
Formula: FeSbS
Reference: Ramdohr, P. (1950): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 2(4), 291-333.
Jamesonite
Formula: Pb4FeSb6S14
Reference: Ramdohr, P. (1950): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 2(4), 291-333.
Meneghinite
Formula: Pb13CuSb7S24
Reference: Ramdohr, P. (1950): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 2(4), 291-333.
Pyrargyrite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Reference: Ramdohr, P. (1950): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 2(4), 291-333.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Ramdohr, P. (1950): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 2(4), 291-333.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Ramdohr, P. (1950): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 2(4), 291-333.
Stannite
Formula: Cu2FeSnS4
Reference: Ramdohr, P. (1950): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 2(4), 291-333.
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'
Reference: Ramdohr, P. (1950): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 2(4), 291-333.
Valleriite
Formula: (Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
Reference: Ramdohr, P. (1950): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 2(4), 291-333.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Antimony'1.CA.05Sb
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Dyscrasite'2.AA.35Ag3Sb
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Gudmundite'2.EB.20FeSbS
'Jamesonite'2.HB.15Pb4FeSb6S14
'Meneghinite'2.HB.05bPb13CuSb7S24
'Pyrargyrite'2.GA.05Ag3SbS3
'Pyrrhotite'2.CC.10Fe7S8
'Sphalerite'2.CB.05aZnS
'Stannite'2.CB.15aCu2FeSnS4
'Valleriite'2.FD.30(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Antimony1.3.1.2Sb
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:1
Dyscrasite2.2.1.1Ag3Sb
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Stannite2.9.2.1Cu2FeSnS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Gudmundite2.12.4.2FeSbS
Hydroxysulfides and Hydrated Sulfides
Valleriite2.14.1.1(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Meneghinite3.3.5.1Pb13CuSb7S24
ø = 3
Pyrargyrite3.4.1.2Ag3SbS3
2 < ø < 2.49
Jamesonite3.6.7.1Pb4FeSb6S14
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Valleriite(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
OOxygen
O Valleriite(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
MgMagnesium
Mg Valleriite(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
AlAluminium
Al Valleriite(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S GudmunditeFeSbS
S JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
S MeneghinitePb13CuSb7S24
S PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
S StanniteCu2FeSnS4
S Valleriite(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe GudmunditeFeSbS
Fe JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe StanniteCu2FeSnS4
Fe Valleriite(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MeneghinitePb13CuSb7S24
Cu StanniteCu2FeSnS4
Cu Valleriite(Fe2+,Cu)4(Mg,Al)3S4(OH,O)6
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AgSilver
Ag DyscrasiteAg3Sb
Ag PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
SnTin
Sn StanniteCu2FeSnS4
SbAntimony
Sb AntimonySb
Sb DyscrasiteAg3Sb
Sb GudmunditeFeSbS
Sb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Sb MeneghinitePb13CuSb7S24
Sb PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Pb MeneghinitePb13CuSb7S24

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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Paleoproterozoic
1600 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3184292
Paleoproterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Comments: Broken Hill Camp; Adelaide Fold Belt

Lithology: Quartzite; granulite grade orthogneiss/paragneiss/metavolcanic gneiss

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]

Paleoproterozoic
1600 - 2500 Ma



ID: 817149
Broken Hill Group

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Broken Hill Group

Description: Metasediments, garnetiferous quartzo-feldspathic gneiss, amphibolite, minor garnet and gahnite-rich rocks, banded iron formation

Comments: high grade metamorphic rock; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: High grade metamorphic rock

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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Ramdohr, P. (1950): Die Lagerstätte von Broken Hill in New South Wales. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 2(4), 291-333 (in German).


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