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White Swan pegmatite mine, Mount Kooyoora, Brenanah, Loddon Shire, Victoria, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 36° 35' 0'' South , 143° 41' 45'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -36.58333,143.69583
GeoHash:G#: r1qpvuhne
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


The White Swan pegmatite was mined for quartz during WWII. The dyke intrudes the hornblende-bearing phase of the Kooyoora Ademellite and contains quartz and feldspar in graphic intergrowth, with late stage plumose muscovite.

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5 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Anglesite ?
Formula: PbSO4
Description: Alteration crusts on galena, could be cerussite or a mixture of both.
Reference: Ryan Eagle field collected 2018
'Chlorite Group'
Description: Alteration product of micas.
Reference: Ryan Eagle field collected 2018
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: Marlow, A.G. & Bushell, D., 1995. Dunolly 1:100,000 map area geological report. Geological Survey of Victoria Report 105
'Feldspar Group var: Perthite'
Reference: Ryan Eagle field collected 2018
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Description: Very rare small, weathered garnets associated with plumose muscovite.
Reference: Ryan Eagle field collected 2018
'Hornblende'
Reference: Marlow, A.G. & Bushell, D., 1995. Dunolly 1:100,000 map area geological report. Geological Survey of Victoria Report 105
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Marlow, A.G. & Bushell, D., 1995. Dunolly 1:100,000 map area geological report. Geological Survey of Victoria Report 105
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Description: Glassy globular opal on fracture surfaces in graphic perthite, acicular in hand specimen due to coating of fungal hyphae or rootlets.
Reference: Ryan Eagle field collected 2018
Opal var: Opal-AN
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Description: Glassy globular opal on fracture surfaces in graphic perthite, acicular in hand specimen due to coating of fungal hyphae or rootlets.
Reference: Ryan Eagle field collected 2018
'Pegmatite'
Reference: Automatically generated from locality name
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Marlow, A.G. & Bushell, D., 1995. Dunolly 1:100,000 map area geological report. Geological Survey of Victoria Report 105
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Description: Tiny rare crystals in perthite.
Reference: Ryan Eagle field collected 2018

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Opal'4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
var: Opal-AN4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
'Rutile'4.DB.05TiO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Anglesite' ?7.AD.35PbSO4
Group 9 - Silicates
'Muscovite'9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'var: Perthite'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Hornblende'-
Pegmatite-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite ?28.3.1.3PbSO4
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'var: Perthite'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Hornblende'-
Opal
var: Opal-AN
-SiO2 · nH2O
'Pegmatite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
OOxygen
O AnglesitePbSO4
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
O QuartzSiO2
O RutileTiO2
AlAluminium
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S AnglesitePbSO4
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
PbLead
Pb AnglesitePbSO4

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 Devonian
393.3 - 419.2 Ma



ID: 917262
Kooyoora Granite

Age: Early Devonian (393.3 - 419.2 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Kooyoora Granite

Description: I-type granite

Comments: igneous felsic intrusive; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Igneous felsic intrusive

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]

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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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Marlow, A.G. & Bushell, D., 1995. Dunolly 1:100,000 map area geological report. Geological Survey of Victoria Report 105

External Links

www.parkweb.vic.gov.au/resources07/07_2115.pdf - Parks Victoria, Kooyoora State Park Management Plan, January 2010


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