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Penn Mine, Oodla Wirra, Olary Province, South Australia, Australiai
Regional Level Types
Penn MineMine
Oodla Wirra- not defined -
Olary ProvinceProvince
South AustraliaState
AustraliaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 32° 50' 51'' South , 139° 4' 34'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -32.84750,139.07611
GeoHash:G#: r44vhu21k
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Peterborough1,689 (2013)26.0km
Minvalara156 (2018)31.0km
Terowie144 (2012)39.1km
Orroroo632 (2013)45.0km


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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


6 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Atacamite
Formula: Cu2(OH)3Cl
Reference: Collection of Mark Willoughby
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Collection of Mark Willoughby
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Collection of Mark Willoughby
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: SA Geodata Database (2015), Mineral Deposit Details; Deposit Number: 2188
Pseudomalachite
Formula: Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Reference: Collection of Mark Willoughby
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: SA Geodata Database (2015), Mineral Deposit Details; Deposit Number: 2188

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 3 - Halides
Atacamite3.DA.10aCu2(OH)3Cl
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Pseudomalachite8.BD.05Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 10 - OXYHALIDES AND HYDROXYHALIDES
A2(O,OH)3Xq
Atacamite10.1.1.1Cu2(OH)3Cl
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq
Pseudomalachite41.4.3.1Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
SSulfur
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
ClChlorine
Cl AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
KPotassium
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
FeIron
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
CuCopper
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
Cu PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4

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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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]

Cryogenian
635 - 720 Ma



ID: 713514
Burra Group

Age: Cryogenian (635 - 720 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Burra Group

Description: Siltstone, laminated; shale; sandstone, heavy mineral lamination, quartzose to feldspathic, cross bedding; dolomite, blue-grey to pale pink, lenticular.

Comments: argillaceous detrital sediment; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Argillaceous detrital sediment

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


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