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St Kitts Phosphate Quarry, Truro, North Mt Lofty Ranges, Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australiai
Regional Level Types
St Kitts Phosphate QuarryQuarry
Truro- not defined -
North Mt Lofty RangesMountain
Mt Lofty RangesMountain
South AustraliaState
AustraliaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 34° 22' 39'' South , 139° 5' 19'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -34.37750,139.08861
GeoHash:G#: r1fumjc0x
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Truro549 (2014)5.0km
Stockwell530 (2014)7.1km
Moculta296 (2014)10.5km
Nuriootpa5,031 (2012)13.1km
Angaston2,214 (2012)14.3km


A phosphate mine located NW of Truro.

Regions containing this locality

Australian Plate (Australia Plate)Tectonic Plate
Delamerian Orogen, AustraliaOrogen

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


8 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Crandallite
Formula: CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Reference: Francis, G.L., Peisley, V., 2012. Minerals from Penrice quarry and the phosphate deposits Klemms and St Kitts, Angaston, South Australia. (self published).
Cyrilovite
Formula: NaFe3+3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
Reference: Francis, G.L., Peisley, V., 2012. Minerals from Penrice quarry and the phosphate deposits Klemms and St Kitts, Angaston, South Australia. (self published).
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Francis, G.L., Peisley, V., 2012. Minerals from Penrice quarry and the phosphate deposits Klemms and St Kitts, Angaston, South Australia. (self published).
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: Francis, G.L., Peisley, V., 2012. Minerals from Penrice quarry and the phosphate deposits Klemms and St Kitts, Angaston, South Australia. (self published).
Fluellite
Formula: Al2(PO4)F2(OH) · 7H2O
Reference: Francis, G.L., Peisley, V., 2012. Minerals from Penrice quarry and the phosphate deposits Klemms and St Kitts, Angaston, South Australia. (self published).
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: Francis, G.L., Peisley, V., 2012. Minerals from Penrice quarry and the phosphate deposits Klemms and St Kitts, Angaston, South Australia. (self published).
'Halloysite'
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Montmorillonite
Formula: (Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Francis, G.L., Peisley, V., 2012. Minerals from Penrice quarry and the phosphate deposits Klemms and St Kitts, Angaston, South Australia. (self published).
Wavellite
Formula: Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Reference: Francis, G.L., Peisley, V., 2012. Minerals from Penrice quarry and the phosphate deposits Klemms and St Kitts, Angaston, South Australia. (self published).

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Crandallite8.BL.10CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Cyrilovite8.DL.10NaFe3+3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
Fluellite8.DE.10Al2(PO4)F2(OH) · 7H2O
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Wavellite8.DC.50Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Halloysite'9.ED.10Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Montmorillonite9.EC.40(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Feldspar Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Fluellite42.6.9.1Al2(PO4)F2(OH) · 7H2O
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Crandallite42.7.3.1CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Cyrilovite42.7.8.1NaFe3+3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
A3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Wavellite42.10.2.1Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
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)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
'Halloysite'71.1.1.4Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Montmorillonite71.3.1a.2(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Feldspar Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
H CyriloviteNaFe33+(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H FluelliteAl2(PO4)F2(OH) · 7H2O
H WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
OOxygen
O HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
O CyriloviteNaFe33+(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O FluelliteAl2(PO4)F2(OH) · 7H2O
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
O QuartzSiO2
FFluorine
F FluelliteAl2(PO4)F2(OH) · 7H2O
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
F WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
NaSodium
Na Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Na CyriloviteNaFe33+(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
AlAluminium
Al HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Al CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al FluelliteAl2(PO4)F2(OH) · 7H2O
Al WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
SiSilicon
Si HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
P CyriloviteNaFe33+(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
P FluelliteAl2(PO4)F2(OH) · 7H2O
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
P WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
CaCalcium
Ca Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Ca CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
FeIron
Fe CyriloviteNaFe33+(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)

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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Series 2 - Terreneuvian
509 - 541 Ma



ID: 706134
Normanville Group

Age: Cambrian (509 - 541 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Normanville Group

Description: Marine shelf to basinal carbonate, minor basal sandstone. Includes acid to basic volcanics near the Murray River. Limestone; sandstone; shale; volcanics

Comments: sedimentary carbonate; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Sedimentary carbonate

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]

Neoproterozoic
541 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3186197
Neoproterozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Comments: Adelaide Fold Belt

Lithology: Sandstone,shale,limestone,siltstone,tillite,dolomite

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

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