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King Island Scheelite Mine, Grassy, King Island, King Island municipality, Tasmania, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 40° 3' 15'' South , 144° 3' 47'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -40.05432,144.06308
GeoHash:G#: r0yknhrd9
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Csb : Warm-summer Mediterranean climate


A group of skarn-type scheelite deposits.
Previously mined by open cut and underground methods, presently not operating but under lease with intentions to reopen (2017).

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

35 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: L. J. Lawrence (1958) On the Genetic and Structural Relations between Contact Metamorphic Mineralization and a Hydrothermal Vein at Walang, N.S.W. Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales pp47-55; Burchard, U. (1977). Genesis of the King Island (Tasmania) scheelite mine. In Time-and Strata-Bound Ore Deposits (pp. 199-204). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: R Bottrill & A Tuma 2017 unpub
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Reference: L. J. Lawrence (1958) On the Genetic and Structural Relations between Contact Metamorphic Mineralization and a Hydrothermal Vein at Walang, N.S.W. Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales pp47-55; Burchard, U. (1977). Genesis of the King Island (Tasmania) scheelite mine. In Time-and Strata-Bound Ore Deposits (pp. 199-204). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Andradite var: Melanite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
'Apatite'
Reference: Werner, A.B.T., Sinclair, W.D., and Amey, E.B. (1998): US Geological Survey Circular 930-O.
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Werner, A.B.T., Sinclair, W.D., and Amey, E.B. (1998): US Geological Survey Circular 930-O.
'Biotite'
Reference: L. J. Lawrence (1958) On the Genetic and Structural Relations between Contact Metamorphic Mineralization and a Hydrothermal Vein at Walang, N.S.W. Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales pp47-55; Burchard, U. (1977). Genesis of the King Island (Tasmania) scheelite mine. In Time-and Strata-Bound Ore Deposits (pp. 199-204). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Reference: Burchard, U. (1977). Genesis of the King Island (Tasmania) scheelite mine. In Time-and Strata-Bound Ore Deposits (pp. 199-204). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: Burchard, U. (1977). Genesis of the King Island (Tasmania) scheelite mine. In Time-and Strata-Bound Ore Deposits (pp. 199-204). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Bournonite
Formula: PbCuSbS3
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: L. J. Lawrence (1958) On the Genetic and Structural Relations between Contact Metamorphic Mineralization and a Hydrothermal Vein at Walang, N.S.W. Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales pp47-55
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Werner, A.B.T., Sinclair, W.D., and Amey, E.B. (1998): US Geological Survey Circular 930-O.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Werner, A.B.T., Sinclair, W.D., and Amey, E.B. (1998): US Geological Survey Circular 930-O.; L. J. Lawrence (1958) On the Genetic and Structural Relations between Contact Metamorphic Mineralization and a Hydrothermal Vein at Walang, N.S.W. Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales pp47-55; Burchard, U. (1977). Genesis of the King Island (Tasmania) scheelite mine. In Time-and Strata-Bound Ore Deposits (pp. 199-204). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Clinohumite
Formula: Mg9(SiO4)4F2
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (2008)
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (2008)
'Diopside-Hedenbergite Series'
Reference: Burchard, U. (1977). Genesis of the King Island (Tasmania) scheelite mine. In Time-and Strata-Bound Ore Deposits (pp. 199-204). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: L. J. Lawrence (1958) On the Genetic and Structural Relations between Contact Metamorphic Mineralization and a Hydrothermal Vein at Walang, N.S.W. Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales pp47-55
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Reference: Burchard, U. (1977). Genesis of the King Island (Tasmania) scheelite mine. In Time-and Strata-Bound Ore Deposits (pp. 199-204). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Burchard, U. (1977). Genesis of the King Island (Tasmania) scheelite mine. In Time-and Strata-Bound Ore Deposits (pp. 199-204). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Burchard, U. (1977). Genesis of the King Island (Tasmania) scheelite mine. In Time-and Strata-Bound Ore Deposits (pp. 199-204). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Hedenbergite
Formula: CaFe2+Si2O6
Reference: Burchard, U. (1977). Genesis of the King Island (Tasmania) scheelite mine. In Time-and Strata-Bound Ore Deposits (pp. 199-204). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Hedenbergite var: Ferrosalite
Reference: Burchard, U. (1977). Genesis of the King Island (Tasmania) scheelite mine. In Time-and Strata-Bound Ore Deposits (pp. 199-204). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
'Hornblende'
Reference: Burchard, U. (1977). Genesis of the King Island (Tasmania) scheelite mine. In Time-and Strata-Bound Ore Deposits (pp. 199-204). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Burchard, U. (1977). Genesis of the King Island (Tasmania) scheelite mine. In Time-and Strata-Bound Ore Deposits (pp. 199-204). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
'Joséite'
Formula: Bi4TeS2
Reference: Burchard, U. (1977). Genesis of the King Island (Tasmania) scheelite mine. In Time-and Strata-Bound Ore Deposits (pp. 199-204). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Burchard, U. (1977). Genesis of the King Island (Tasmania) scheelite mine. In Time-and Strata-Bound Ore Deposits (pp. 199-204). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Burchard, U. (1977). Genesis of the King Island (Tasmania) scheelite mine. In Time-and Strata-Bound Ore Deposits (pp. 199-204). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Burchard, U. (1977). Genesis of the King Island (Tasmania) scheelite mine. In Time-and Strata-Bound Ore Deposits (pp. 199-204). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Burchard, U. (1977). Genesis of the King Island (Tasmania) scheelite mine. In Time-and Strata-Bound Ore Deposits (pp. 199-204). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Burchard, U. (1977). Genesis of the King Island (Tasmania) scheelite mine. In Time-and Strata-Bound Ore Deposits (pp. 199-204). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Reference: Burchard, U. (1977). Genesis of the King Island (Tasmania) scheelite mine. In Time-and Strata-Bound Ore Deposits (pp. 199-204). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Burchard, U. (1977). Genesis of the King Island (Tasmania) scheelite mine. In Time-and Strata-Bound Ore Deposits (pp. 199-204). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Powellite
Formula: Ca(MoO4)
Reference: Burchard, U. (1977). Genesis of the King Island (Tasmania) scheelite mine. In Time-and Strata-Bound Ore Deposits (pp. 199-204). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: L. J. Lawrence (1958) On the Genetic and Structural Relations between Contact Metamorphic Mineralization and a Hydrothermal Vein at Walang, N.S.W. Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales pp47-55; Burchard, U. (1977). Genesis of the King Island (Tasmania) scheelite mine. In Time-and Strata-Bound Ore Deposits (pp. 199-204). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
'Pyroxene Group'
Reference: L. J. Lawrence (1958) On the Genetic and Structural Relations between Contact Metamorphic Mineralization and a Hydrothermal Vein at Walang, N.S.W. Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales pp47-55; Burchard, U. (1977). Genesis of the King Island (Tasmania) scheelite mine. In Time-and Strata-Bound Ore Deposits (pp. 199-204). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Werner, A.B.T., Sinclair, W.D., and Amey, E.B. (1998): US Geological Survey Circular 930-O.; Burchard, U. (1977). Genesis of the King Island (Tasmania) scheelite mine. In Time-and Strata-Bound Ore Deposits (pp. 199-204). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: L. J. Lawrence (1958) On the Genetic and Structural Relations between Contact Metamorphic Mineralization and a Hydrothermal Vein at Walang, N.S.W. Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales pp47-55; Burchard, U. (1977). Genesis of the King Island (Tasmania) scheelite mine. In Time-and Strata-Bound Ore Deposits (pp. 199-204). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: L. J. Lawrence (1958) On the Genetic and Structural Relations between Contact Metamorphic Mineralization and a Hydrothermal Vein at Walang, N.S.W. Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales pp47-55; Burchard, U. (1977). Genesis of the King Island (Tasmania) scheelite mine. In Time-and Strata-Bound Ore Deposits (pp. 199-204). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Sepiolite
Formula: Mg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Burchard, U. (1977). Genesis of the King Island (Tasmania) scheelite mine. In Time-and Strata-Bound Ore Deposits (pp. 199-204). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Stellerite
Formula: Ca4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
'Stilbite subgroup'
Reference: http://www.crocoite.com/locationbulletins/part1/zeolites.pdfhttp://www.crocoite.com/locationbulletins/part1/zeolites.pdf
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: L. J. Lawrence (1958) On the Genetic and Structural Relations between Contact Metamorphic Mineralization and a Hydrothermal Vein at Walang, N.S.W. Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales pp47-55; Burchard, U. (1977). Genesis of the King Island (Tasmania) scheelite mine. In Time-and Strata-Bound Ore Deposits (pp. 199-204). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Wollastonite
Formula: CaSiO3
Reference: Burchard, U. (1977). Genesis of the King Island (Tasmania) scheelite mine. In Time-and Strata-Bound Ore Deposits (pp. 199-204). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Zoisite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: L. J. Lawrence (1958) On the Genetic and Structural Relations between Contact Metamorphic Mineralization and a Hydrothermal Vein at Walang, N.S.W. Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales pp47-55

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Bismuth'1.CA.05Bi
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
'Bismuthinite'2.DB.05Bi2S3
'Bournonite'2.GA.50PbCuSbS3
'Chalcocite'2.BA.05Cu2S
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Powellite7.GA.05Ca(MoO4)
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
'Actinolite'9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
'Andradite'9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
var: Melanite9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
'Clinohumite'9.AF.55Mg9(SiO4)4F2
'Diopside'9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
'Epidote'9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Forsterite9.AC.05Mg2SiO4
Grossular9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Hedenbergite9.DA.15CaFe2+Si2O6
var: Ferrosalite9.DA.15CaFe2+Si2O6
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Sepiolite9.EE.25Mg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Stellerite9.GE.15Ca4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Wollastonite9.DG.05CaSiO3
Zoisite9.BG.10{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Biotite'-
'Diopside-Hedenbergite Series'-
Hornblende-
Joséite-Bi4TeS2
Pyroxene Group-
Stilbite subgroup-
Wolframite-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

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
Semi-metals and non-metals
Bismuth1.3.1.4Bi
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 4:3
'Joséite'2.6.2.1Bi4TeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 3
Bournonite3.4.3.2PbCuSbS3
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Powellite48.1.2.2Ca(MoO4)
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Forsterite51.3.1.2Mg2SiO4
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Andradite51.4.3b.1Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Grossular51.4.3b.2Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Clinohumite52.3.2d.1Mg9(SiO4)4F2
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Zoisite58.2.1b.1{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Hedenbergite65.1.3a.2CaFe2+Si2O6
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Wollastonite65.2.1.1cCaSiO3
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Sepiolite74.3.1b.1Mg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
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
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Stellerite77.1.4.4Ca4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Andradite
var: Melanite
-Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
'Apatite'-
'Biotite'-
'Diopside-Hedenbergite Series'-
Hedenbergite
var: Ferrosalite
-CaFe2+Si2O6
'Hornblende'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Pyroxene Group'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H StelleriteCa4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
H Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O CalciteCaCO3
O ClinohumiteMg9(SiO4)4F2
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O ForsteriteMg2SiO4
O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
O HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Andradite (var: Melanite)Ca3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O PowelliteCa(MoO4)
O QuartzSiO2
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O StelleriteCa4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
O WollastoniteCaSiO3
O Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
FFluorine
F ClinohumiteMg9(SiO4)4F2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg ClinohumiteMg9(SiO4)4F2
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al StelleriteCa4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
Al Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SiSilicon
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si ClinohumiteMg9(SiO4)4F2
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Si GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Si HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Si Andradite (var: Melanite)Ca3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si SepioliteMg4(Si6O15)(OH)2 · 6H2O
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si StelleriteCa4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si WollastoniteCaSiO3
Si Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
S BournonitePbCuSbS3
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S JoséiteBi4TeS2
S MarcasiteFeS2
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Ca HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Ca Andradite (var: Melanite)Ca3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Ca PowelliteCa(MoO4)
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
Ca StelleriteCa4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca WollastoniteCaSiO3
Ca Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
MnManganese
Mn Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FeIron
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe Andradite (var: Melanite)Ca3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
NiNickel
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
CuCopper
Cu BournonitePbCuSbS3
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
Mo PowelliteCa(MoO4)
SbAntimony
Sb BournonitePbCuSbS3
TeTellurium
Te JoséiteBi4TeS2
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
W Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb BournonitePbCuSbS3
BiBismuth
Bi BismuthBi
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3
Bi JoséiteBi4TeS2

Regional Geology

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Series 2 - Neoproterozoic
509 - 1000 Ma



ID: 925607
Togari Group and correlates

Age: Neoproterozoic to Cambrian (509 - 1000 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Togari Group

Description: Undifferentiated sequences including dolomite, limestone, turbiditic volcaniclastic rocks, tholeiitic basalt, conglomerates and sandstones

Comments: sedimentary carbonate; sedimentary siliciclastic; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Sedimentary carbonate; 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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Edwards, A. B.; Baker, G.; Callow, K. J. (1955): Metamorphism and metasomatism at King Island scheelite mine. J. Geol. Soc. Australia 1955 (3), 55-98.
Burchard, U. (1977). Genesis of the King Island (Tasmania) scheelite mine. In Time-and Strata-Bound Ore Deposits (pp. 199-204). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Werner, A.B.T., Sinclair, W.D., and Amey, E.B. (1998): International Strategic Mineral Issues Summary Report - Tungsten. US Geological Survey Circular 930-O.

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