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Nundora Station, Mootwingee Co., New South Wales, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 30° 43' 26'' South , 142° 2' 8'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -30.72389,142.03583
GeoHash:G#: r4t10ngk6
Köppen climate type:BWh : Hot deserts climate


A sheep station near Packsaddle, about 147km NNE of Broken Hill. An aegirine-orthoclase syenite dyke occurs, and has been worked for lapidary material, known as Nundorite or sometimes Nunderite or Nundoorite. Now worked out (Trevor Dart, pers. comm.).

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5 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Aegirine
Formula: NaFe3+Si2O6
Reference: Ralph Bottrill, Unpub. Data; R Bottrill, 2018, Unpub. MRT report
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: R Bottrill, 2018, Unpub. MRT report
Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Reference: R Bottrill, 2018, Unpub. MRT report
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Ralph Bottrill, Unpub. Data; R Bottrill, 2018, Unpub. MRT report
Pectolite
Formula: NaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Reference: R Bottrill, 2018, Unpub. MRT report
'Syenite'
Reference: R Bottrill collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 9 - Silicates
'Aegirine'9.DA.25NaFe3+Si2O6
'Albite'9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
'Analcime'9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
'Orthoclase'9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
'Pectolite'9.DG.05NaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Syenite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Aegirine65.1.3c.2NaFe3+Si2O6
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Pectolite65.2.1.4aNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Syenite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
OOxygen
O AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
NaSodium
Na AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
KPotassium
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
FeIron
Fe AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6

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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Holocene
0 - 0.0117 Ma



ID: 707438
alluvium 38485

Age: Anthropocene (0 - 0.0117 Ma)

Description: Channel and flood plain alluvium; gravel, sand, silt, clay; may be locally calcreted

Comments: regolith; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Regolith

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: 3190401
Neoproterozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Comments: Adelaide 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]

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