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Middleback Range, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia, Australia

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 32° South , 137° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~34km


An area with several iron ore mines (hematite and magnetite).

Mineral List

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

Acanthite

Actinolite

Albite

Allactite

Alunite

Anatase

Anglesite

'Apatite'

Aragonite

Arsenoclasite

Arsenoflorencite-(Ce)

Atacamite

Aurichalcite

Autunite

Azurite

Baryte

Bermanite

Beyerite

'Biotite'

Bismoclite

Bismuth

Bismuthinite

Bismutite

Bohdanowiczite

Bornite

Bracewellite

Braunite

Brochantite

Calcite

var: Manganoan Calcite

Calderónite

Celestine

Cerussite

Chalcanthite

Chalcocite

Chalcophanite

Chalcopyrite

Chalcosiderite

Chlorargyrite

Chrysocolla

Churchite-(Y)

Clausthalite

Clinoatacamite

Clinobisvanite

Clinochlore

Collinsite

Conichalcite

Connellite

Copper

Covellite

Crandallite

Cryptomelane

Cummingtonite

Cuprite

Cyrilovite

Descloizite

Diaspore

Dickite

Digenite

Djurleite

Dolomite

Dufrénite

Eosphorite

Epidote

Eucairite

Fairfieldite

Faustite

Fluorapatite

var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite

Fraipontite

Francisite (TL)

Franklinite

Galena

'Garnet'

Gatehouseite (TL)

Gibbsite

Goethite

Gorceixite

Graphite

Greenockite

Groutite

Grunerite

Guanajuatite

Gypsum

var: Selenite

Halite

'Halloysite'

Hausmannite

Hematite

Hemimorphite

Hetaerolite

Hidalgoite

Hureaulite

Hydrozincite

Ilmenite

Iodargyrite

Jacobsite

Jahnsite-(CaMnMn)

Jarosite

Kaolinite

Kidwellite

Kintoreite

Kleemanite (TL)

Kyanite

Lepidocrocite

Libethenite

'Limonite'

Linarite

Magnesite

Magnetite

Malachite

Manganite

Metaswitzerite

Microcline

Middlebackite (TL)

Millisite

Mimetite

Mitridatite

Montgomeryite

Montmorillonite

Mottramite

var: Duhamelite

Muscovite

Nacrite

Namibite

Natrojarosite

Naumannite

Nissonite

Nontronite

Opal

var: Opal-AN

Paratacamite

Paravauxite

Pennantite

Phillipsite-K

Phosphosiderite

Piemontite

Plumbojarosite

Pseudomalachite

'Psilomelane'

Pyrite

Pyrobelonite

Pyrolusite

Pyromorphite

Pyrosmalite-(Mn)

Pyrrhotite

Quartz

Ramsdellite

Rhodochrosite

Robertsite

Romanèchite

Rosasite

Rutile

Sassolite

Seamanite

Sepiolite

'Serpentine Subgroup'

Shigaite

Siderite

Silver

Smithsonite

Sphalerite

Strengite

Stromeyerite

Sussexite

Talc

Titanite

'Tourmaline'

Triploidite

Turquoise

Umangite

Vanadinite

Variscite

Vauquelinite

Wardite

Waterhouseite (TL)

Wavellite

Weberite

'Whiteite'

Whiteite-(MnMnMg) (TL)

Wittichenite

Woodhouseite

Zircon


169 valid minerals. 6 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Localities in this Region


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References

Yeates, G. (1990): Middleback Range iron ore deposits. pp. 1045-1048. In Hughes, F. E., Ed. (1990): Geology of the Mineral Deposits of Australia and Papua New Guinea. 2 Volumes. The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Melbourne.

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