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Wiperaminga Hill West Quarry (Wipperaminga Hill), Boolcoomatta Reserve (Boolcoomata Station; Boolcoomatta), Olary Province, South Australia, Australiai
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31° 57' 42'' South , 140° 27' 34'' East
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A feldspar/beryl (+ potash) and phosphate (triplite) mine located ESE of Kalabity homestead.
Not to be confused with Wiperaminga Hill (McMahon's Pegmatite; McMahon Quarry).

The area is now part of a Nature reserve and collecting is prohibited!
The Mineralogical Society of South Australia is helping the Australian Bush Heritage Fund to clean up, protect and make safe, this and other sites on the property.

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Mineral List


28 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: Lottermoser, B.G., and Lu, J. (1997): Mineralogy and Petrology 59, 1-19.
Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Barbosalite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2
Bermanite
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 4H2O
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Crooks, A. F., & Abbott, P. J. (2004). Beryl in South Australia. South Australia, Department of Primary, Industries and Resources, Report Book, 25, 2004.
Cacoxenite
Formula: Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Childrenite
Formula: Fe2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Cyrilovite
Formula: NaFe3+3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
Reference: Lottermoser, B.G., and Lu, J. (1997): Mineralogy and Petrology 59, 1-19.
Diaspore
Formula: AlO(OH)
Dickinsonite-(KMnNa)
Formula: {KNa}{Mn2+◻}{Ca}{Na3}{Mn2+13}{Al}(PO4)12(OH)2
Hureaulite
Formula: (Mn,Fe)5(PO4)2(HPO4)2 · 4H2O
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Description: Not analysed; may be natrojarosite.
Reference: Uwe Kolitsch collection
Laueite
Formula: Mn2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
Lipscombite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2
Reference: Lottermoser, B.G., and Lu, J. (1997): Mineralogy and Petrology 59, 1-19.
Melanterite
Formula: Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Lottermoser, B.G., and Lu, J. (1997): Mineralogy and Petrology 59, 1-19.
Mitridatite
Formula: Ca2Fe3+3(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Montgomeryite ?
Formula: Ca4MgAl4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 12H2O
Montmorillonite
Formula: (Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Lottermoser, B.G., and Lu, J. (1997): Mineralogy and Petrology 59, 1-19.
Phosphosiderite
Formula: FePO4 · 2H2O
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Lottermoser, B.G., and Lu, J. (1997): Mineralogy and Petrology 59, 1-19.
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Reference: Collection of RJ Martin
Triplite
Formula: Mn2+2(PO4)F
Triploidite
Formula: (Mn2+,Fe2+)2(PO4)(OH)
Vivianite
Formula: Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Xanthoxenite
Formula: Ca4Fe3+2(PO4)4(OH)2 · 3H2O
Zwieselite
Formula: Fe2+2(PO4)F
Reference: Lottermoser, B.G., and Lu, J. (1997): Mineralogy and Petrology 59, 1-19.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Diaspore4.FD.10AlO(OH)
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Melanterite7.CB.35Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Barbosalite8.BB.40Fe2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2
Bermanite8.DC.20Mn2+Mn3+2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 4H2O
Cacoxenite8.DC.40Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Childrenite8.DD.20Fe2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Cyrilovite8.DL.10NaFe3+3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
Dickinsonite-(KMnNa)8.BF.05{KNa}{Mn2+◻}{Ca}{Na3}{Mn2+13}{Al}(PO4)12(OH)2
Hureaulite8.CB.10(Mn,Fe)5(PO4)2(HPO4)2 · 4H2O
Laueite8.DC.30Mn2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
Lipscombite8.BB.90Fe2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2
Mitridatite8.DH.30Ca2Fe3+3(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Montgomeryite ?8.DH.25Ca4MgAl4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 12H2O
Phosphosiderite8.CD.05FePO4 · 2H2O
Triplite8.BB.10Mn2+2(PO4)F
Triploidite8.BB.15(Mn2+,Fe2+)2(PO4)(OH)
Vivianite8.CE.40Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Xanthoxenite8.DH.40Ca4Fe3+2(PO4)4(OH)2 · 3H2O
Zwieselite8.BB.10Fe2+2(PO4)F
Group 9 - Silicates
Almandine9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Montmorillonite9.EC.40(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Diaspore6.1.1.1AlO(OH)
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Melanterite29.6.10.1Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 39 - HYDRATED ACID PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
(AB)5[HXO4]2[XO4]2.xH2O
Hureaulite39.2.1.1(Mn,Fe)5(PO4)2(HPO4)2 · 4H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Vivianite40.3.6.1Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Phosphosiderite40.4.3.2FePO4 · 2H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A2(XO4)Zq
Triplite41.6.1.2Mn2+2(PO4)F
Triploidite41.6.3.2(Mn2+,Fe2+)2(PO4)(OH)
Zwieselite41.6.1.1Fe2+2(PO4)F
(AB)7(XO4)4Zq
Dickinsonite-(KMnNa)41.7.2.2{KNa}{Mn2+◻}{Ca}{Na3}{Mn2+13}{Al}(PO4)12(OH)2
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq
Barbosalite41.10.1.4Fe2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2
Lipscombite41.10.2.1Fe2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Childrenite42.7.1.1Fe2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Cyrilovite42.7.8.1NaFe3+3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
(AB)5(XO4)3Zq·xH2O
Mitridatite42.8.4.1Ca2Fe3+3(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Bermanite42.11.17.1Mn2+Mn3+2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 4H2O
Laueite42.11.10.1Mn2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
Montgomeryite ?42.11.8.1Ca4MgAl4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 12H2O
Xanthoxenite42.11.15.1Ca4Fe3+2(PO4)4(OH)2 · 3H2O
Miscellaneous
Cacoxenite42.13.5.1Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Almandine51.4.3a.2Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
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
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H LipscombiteFe2+Fe23+(PO4)2(OH)2
H DiasporeAlO(OH)
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H BarbosaliteFe2+Fe23+(PO4)2(OH)2
H BermaniteMn2+Mn23+(PO4)2(OH)2 · 4H2O
H CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
H PhosphosideriteFePO4 · 2H2O
H VivianiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
H ChildreniteFe2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
H Hureaulite(Mn,Fe)5(PO4)2(HPO4)2 · 4H2O
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H LaueiteMn2+Fe23+(PO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
H MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
H MitridatiteCa2Fe33+(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
H Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H Dickinsonite-(KMnNa){KNa}{Mn2+◻}{Ca}{Na3}{Mn132+}{Al}(PO4)12(OH)2
H Triploidite(Mn2+,Fe2+)2(PO4)(OH)
H XanthoxeniteCa4Fe23+(PO4)4(OH)2 · 3H2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H CyriloviteNaFe33+(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
H MontgomeryiteCa4MgAl4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 12H2O
BeBeryllium
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
OOxygen
O LipscombiteFe2+Fe23+(PO4)2(OH)2
O DiasporeAlO(OH)
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O BarbosaliteFe2+Fe23+(PO4)2(OH)2
O BermaniteMn2+Mn23+(PO4)2(OH)2 · 4H2O
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
O PhosphosideriteFePO4 · 2H2O
O VivianiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
O ChildreniteFe2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
O Hureaulite(Mn,Fe)5(PO4)2(HPO4)2 · 4H2O
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O LaueiteMn2+Fe23+(PO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
O MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
O MitridatiteCa2Fe33+(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
O Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O TripliteMn22+(PO4)F
O Dickinsonite-(KMnNa){KNa}{Mn2+◻}{Ca}{Na3}{Mn132+}{Al}(PO4)12(OH)2
O Triploidite(Mn2+,Fe2+)2(PO4)(OH)
O XanthoxeniteCa4Fe23+(PO4)4(OH)2 · 3H2O
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O QuartzSiO2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O CyriloviteNaFe33+(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
O ZwieseliteFe22+(PO4)F
O MontgomeryiteCa4MgAl4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 12H2O
FFluorine
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
F TripliteMn22+(PO4)F
F ZwieseliteFe22+(PO4)F
NaSodium
Na Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Na Dickinsonite-(KMnNa){KNa}{Mn2+◻}{Ca}{Na3}{Mn132+}{Al}(PO4)12(OH)2
Na CyriloviteNaFe33+(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Mg MontgomeryiteCa4MgAl4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 12H2O
AlAluminium
Al DiasporeAlO(OH)
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Al ChildreniteFe2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Al Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Al Dickinsonite-(KMnNa){KNa}{Mn2+◻}{Ca}{Na3}{Mn132+}{Al}(PO4)12(OH)2
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al MontgomeryiteCa4MgAl4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 12H2O
SiSilicon
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
PPhosphorus
P LipscombiteFe2+Fe23+(PO4)2(OH)2
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
P BarbosaliteFe2+Fe23+(PO4)2(OH)2
P BermaniteMn2+Mn23+(PO4)2(OH)2 · 4H2O
P CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
P PhosphosideriteFePO4 · 2H2O
P VivianiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
P ChildreniteFe2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
P Hureaulite(Mn,Fe)5(PO4)2(HPO4)2 · 4H2O
P LaueiteMn2+Fe23+(PO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
P MitridatiteCa2Fe33+(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
P TripliteMn22+(PO4)F
P Dickinsonite-(KMnNa){KNa}{Mn2+◻}{Ca}{Na3}{Mn132+}{Al}(PO4)12(OH)2
P Triploidite(Mn2+,Fe2+)2(PO4)(OH)
P XanthoxeniteCa4Fe23+(PO4)4(OH)2 · 3H2O
P CyriloviteNaFe33+(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
P ZwieseliteFe22+(PO4)F
P MontgomeryiteCa4MgAl4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 12H2O
SSulfur
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
S MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
S PyriteFeS2
S SulphurS8
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
K Dickinsonite-(KMnNa){KNa}{Mn2+◻}{Ca}{Na3}{Mn132+}{Al}(PO4)12(OH)2
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca MitridatiteCa2Fe33+(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Ca Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Ca Dickinsonite-(KMnNa){KNa}{Mn2+◻}{Ca}{Na3}{Mn132+}{Al}(PO4)12(OH)2
Ca XanthoxeniteCa4Fe23+(PO4)4(OH)2 · 3H2O
Ca MontgomeryiteCa4MgAl4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 12H2O
MnManganese
Mn BermaniteMn2+Mn23+(PO4)2(OH)2 · 4H2O
Mn Hureaulite(Mn,Fe)5(PO4)2(HPO4)2 · 4H2O
Mn LaueiteMn2+Fe23+(PO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
Mn TripliteMn22+(PO4)F
Mn Dickinsonite-(KMnNa){KNa}{Mn2+◻}{Ca}{Na3}{Mn132+}{Al}(PO4)12(OH)2
Mn Triploidite(Mn2+,Fe2+)2(PO4)(OH)
FeIron
Fe LipscombiteFe2+Fe23+(PO4)2(OH)2
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Fe BarbosaliteFe2+Fe23+(PO4)2(OH)2
Fe CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Fe PhosphosideriteFePO4 · 2H2O
Fe VivianiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Fe ChildreniteFe2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe LaueiteMn2+Fe23+(PO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
Fe MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Fe MitridatiteCa2Fe33+(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe XanthoxeniteCa4Fe23+(PO4)4(OH)2 · 3H2O
Fe CyriloviteNaFe33+(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
Fe ZwieseliteFe22+(PO4)F

References

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- Lottermoser, B.G., and Lu, J. (1997): Petrogenesis of rare-element pegmatites in the Olary Block, South Australia, part 1. Mineralogy and chemical evolution. Mineralogy and Petrology 59, 1-19.

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