LIVE REPORT! Geological Society of America Annual Meeting 2019 - last updated 10 minutes ago. Click here to watch.
Log InRegister
Home PageAbout MindatThe Mindat ManualHistory of MindatCopyright StatusWho We AreContact UsAdvertise on Mindat
Donate to MindatCorporate SponsorshipSponsor a PageSponsored PagesMindat AdvertisersAdvertise on Mindat
Learning CenterWhat is a mineral?The most common minerals on earthInformation for EducatorsMindat ArticlesThe ElementsBooks & Magazines
Minerals by PropertiesMinerals by ChemistryAdvanced Locality SearchRandom MineralRandom LocalitySearch by minIDLocalities Near MeSearch ArticlesSearch GlossaryMore Search Options
Search For:
Mineral Name:
Locality Name:
Keyword(s):
 
The Mindat ManualAdd a New PhotoRate PhotosLocality Edit ReportCoordinate Completion ReportAdd Glossary Item
Mining CompaniesStatisticsUsersMineral MuseumsMineral Shows & EventsThe Mindat DirectoryDevice Settings
Photo SearchPhoto GalleriesNew Photos TodayNew Photos YesterdayMembers' Photo GalleriesPast Photo of the Day GalleryMineral Photography

Greenbushes Sn placers, Greenbushes Tinfield, Bridgetown-Greenbushes Shire, Western Australia, Australiai
Regional Level Types
Greenbushes Sn placersGroup of Placers
Greenbushes Tinfield- not defined -
Bridgetown-Greenbushes ShireShire
Western AustraliaState
AustraliaCountry

This page is currently not sponsored. Click here to sponsor this page.
Key
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
33° 51' 15'' South , 116° 3' 40'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Group of Placers
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Greenbushes344 (2012)0.6km
Balingup442 (2016)10.6km
Bridgetown2,971 (2012)13.9km
Mullalyup278 (2016)17.9km
Kirup324 (2018)20.5km


See Greenbushes Mine (Greenbushes pegmatite) locality Mindat. Large open cut mine swallowed the historic workings.

Regions containing this locality

Australian Plate (Australia Plate)Tectonic Plate
West Australian Element, Western Australia, AustraliaCraton
Yilgarn Craton, Western Australia, AustraliaCraton

Select Mineral List Type

Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


7 valid minerals. 2 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1963 33 : 458-466
Holmquistite
Formula: ☐{Li2}{Mg3Al2}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Frost, M. T., Tsambourakis, G., & Davis, J. (1987). Holmquistite-bearing amphibolite from Greenbushes, western Australia. Mineralogical Magazine, 51(62), 585-591.
Holtite (TL)
Formula: (Ta0.60.4)Al6BSi3O18(O,OH)2.25
Type Locality:
Reference: MM 1971, 21-5
Stibiotantalite (TL)
Formula: Sb(Ta,Nb)O4
Type Locality:
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1963 33 : 458-466
Tapiolite-(Fe)
Formula: (Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Reference: Wise, M.A., and Cerny, P., 1996, The crystal chemistry of the tapiolite series: Canadian Mineralogist, v. 34, p. 631-647 (see p. 634).
Turquoise
Formula: Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Reference: [MinRec 9:83]
Wodginite
Formula: Mn2+Sn4+Ta2O8
Reference: [MinRec 9:83-84]

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Stibiotantalite (TL)4.DE.30Sb(Ta,Nb)O4
Tapiolite-(Fe)4.DB.10(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Wodginite4.DB.40Mn2+Sn4+Ta2O8
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Turquoise8.DD.15Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Holmquistite9.DD.05☐{Li2}{Mg3Al2}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Holtite (TL)9.AJ.10(Ta0.60.4)Al6BSi3O18(O,OH)2.25

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
ABO4
Stibiotantalite (TL)8.1.6.2Sb(Ta,Nb)O4
Wodginite8.1.8.1Mn2+Sn4+Ta2O8
AB2O6
Tapiolite-(Fe)8.3.1.1(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)7(XO4)4Zq·xH2O
Turquoise42.9.3.1Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Group 54 - NESOSILICATES Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates
Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates with (BO3)
Holtite (TL)54.1.3.1(Ta0.60.4)Al6BSi3O18(O,OH)2.25
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Holmquistite66.1.2.9☐{Li2}{Mg3Al2}(Si8O22)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
H Holmquistite☐{Li2}{Mg3Al2}(Si8O22)(OH)2
LiLithium
Li Holmquistite☐{Li2}{Mg3Al2}(Si8O22)(OH)2
BBoron
B Holtite(Ta0.60.4)Al6BSi3O18(O,OH)2.25
OOxygen
O Holtite(Ta0.60.4)Al6BSi3O18(O,OH)2.25
O StibiotantaliteSb(Ta,Nb)O4
O TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
O WodginiteMn2+Sn4+Ta2O8
O Holmquistite☐{Li2}{Mg3Al2}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O CassiteriteSnO2
O Tapiolite-(Fe)(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
MgMagnesium
Mg Holmquistite☐{Li2}{Mg3Al2}(Si8O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Holtite(Ta0.60.4)Al6BSi3O18(O,OH)2.25
Al TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Al Holmquistite☐{Li2}{Mg3Al2}(Si8O22)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Holtite(Ta0.60.4)Al6BSi3O18(O,OH)2.25
Si Holmquistite☐{Li2}{Mg3Al2}(Si8O22)(OH)2
PPhosphorus
P TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
MnManganese
Mn WodginiteMn2+Sn4+Ta2O8
FeIron
Fe TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Fe Tapiolite-(Fe)(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
CuCopper
Cu TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
SnTin
Sn WodginiteMn2+Sn4+Ta2O8
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
SbAntimony
Sb StibiotantaliteSb(Ta,Nb)O4
TaTantalum
Ta Holtite(Ta0.60.4)Al6BSi3O18(O,OH)2.25
Ta StibiotantaliteSb(Ta,Nb)O4
Ta WodginiteMn2+Sn4+Ta2O8
Ta Tapiolite-(Fe)(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6

This page contains all mineral locality references listed on mindat.org. This does not claim to be a complete list. If you know of more minerals from this site, please register so you can add to our database. This locality information is for reference purposes only. You should never attempt to visit any sites listed in mindat.org without first ensuring that you have the permission of the land and/or mineral rights holders for access and that you are aware of all safety precautions necessary.
 
Mineral and/or Locality  
Mindat.org is an outreach project of the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Public Relations by Blytheweigh.
Copyright © mindat.org and the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy 1993-2019, except where stated. Most political location boundaries are © OpenStreetMap contributors. Mindat.org relies on the contributions of thousands of members and supporters.
Privacy Policy - Terms & Conditions - Contact Us Current server date and time: September 22, 2019 17:38:53 Page generated: August 30, 2019 17:01:40
Go to top of page