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Ertsberg Complex, Gunung Bijih District (Grasberg District), Carstensz Mts, New Guinea, Papua Province, Western New Guinea (Irian Jaya), Indonesiai
Regional Level Types
Ertsberg ComplexComplex
Gunung Bijih District (Grasberg District)District
Carstensz MtsMountain Range
New Guinea- not defined -
Papua ProvinceProvince
Western New Guinea (Irian Jaya)- not defined -
IndonesiaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
4° South , 137° East (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~1km
Locality type:
Age:
3.8 to 2.6 Ma
Geologic Time:
Dating method:
biotite 40Ar/39Ar age


Copper-gold skarn ore.

Regions containing this locality

AsiaContinent
North Australian Element, AustraliaCraton
New GuineaIsland
Maoke PlateTectonic Plate

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38 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: Econ Geol (1997) 92:535-550
Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Mertig, H. J., Rubin, J. N., & Kyle, J. R. (1994). Skarn Cu Au orebodies of the Gunung Bijih (Ertsberg) district, Irian Jaya, Indonesia. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 50(1-3), 179-202.
Amesite
Formula: Mg2Al(AlSiO5)(OH)4
Reference: Amer.Min.(1995) 80, 65-77
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Reference: Richard W. Henley; Frank J. Brink; Penelope L. King; Clyde Leys; Jibamitra Ganguly; Terrance Mernagh; Jill Middleton; Christian J. Renggli; Melanie Sieber; Ulrike Troitzsch; Michael Turner (2017): High temperature gas–solid reactions in calc–silicate Cu–Au skarn formation; Ertsberg, Papua Province, Indonesia. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 172, 106.
'Andradite-Grossular Series'
Reference: Rubin, J.N., Kyle, J.R. (1997) Precious metal mineralogy in porphyry-, skarn-, and replacement-type ore deposits of the Ertsberg (Gunung Bijih) District, Irian Jaya, Indonesia. Economic Geology, 92(5), 535-550.
Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Reference: Gibbins, S. L. (2006). The Magmatic and Hydrothermal Evolution of the Ertsberg Intrusion in the Gunung Bijih (Ertsberg) Mining District, West Papua, Indonesia. University of Arizona PhD thesis; Mertig, H. J., Rubin, J. N., & Kyle, J. R. (1994). Skarn Cu Au orebodies of the Gunung Bijih (Ertsberg) district, Irian Jaya, Indonesia. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 50(1-3), 179-202.
Anorthite
Formula: Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Reference: Richard W. Henley; Frank J. Brink; Penelope L. King; Clyde Leys; Jibamitra Ganguly; Terrance Mernagh; Jill Middleton; Christian J. Renggli; Melanie Sieber; Ulrike Troitzsch; Michael Turner (2017): High temperature gas–solid reactions in calc–silicate Cu–Au skarn formation; Ertsberg, Papua Province, Indonesia. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 172, 106.
Antigorite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Amer.Min.(1995) 80, 65-77
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Econ Geol (1997) 92:535-550
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Brucite
Formula: Mg(OH)2
Reference: Amer.Min.(1995) 80, 65-77
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities:
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
'Chlorite Group'
Chrysotile
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Amer.Min.(1995) 80, 65-77
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: Amer.Min.(1995) 80, 65-77
Clintonite
Formula: Ca(Mg,Al)3(Al3SiO10)(OH)2
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Digenite
Formula: Cu9S5
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Dozyite (TL)
Formula: Mg7Al2(Al2Si4O15)(OH)12
Type Locality:
Reference: [Amer.Min.(1995) 80, 65-77; MinRec 27:301]
'Electrum'
Formula: (Au, Ag)
Reference: LEDVINA, M. D. and KYLE, J. R. (2014), Investigating the Pathways and P-T-X Conditions of Hydrothermal Fluid Flow responsible for Cu-Au Mineralization in the Ertsberg East Skarn System, Papua, Indonesia. Acta Geologica Sinica, 88: 578–579
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Prendergast, K. (2003). Porphyry-related hydrothermal systems in the Estberg District, Papua, Indonesia (Doctoral dissertation, James Cook University).
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Econ Geol (1997) 92:535-550; Prendergast, K. (2003). Porphyry-related hydrothermal systems in the Estberg District, Papua, Indonesia (Doctoral dissertation, James Cook University).
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Mertig, H. J., Rubin, J. N., & Kyle, J. R. (1994). Skarn Cu Au orebodies of the Gunung Bijih (Ertsberg) district, Irian Jaya, Indonesia. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 50(1-3), 179-202.
Gold
Formula: Au
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Econ Geol (1997) 92:535-550
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Rubin, J.N., Kyle, J.R. (1997) Precious metal mineralogy in porphyry-, skarn-, and replacement-type ore deposits of the Ertsberg (Gunung Bijih) District, Irian Jaya, Indonesia. Economic Geology, 92(5), 535-550.
Hessite
Formula: Ag2Te
Reference: Rubin, J.N., Kyle, J.R. (1997) Precious metal mineralogy in porphyry-, skarn-, and replacement-type ore deposits of the Ertsberg (Gunung Bijih) District, Irian Jaya, Indonesia. Economic Geology, 92(5), 535-550.
Idaite
Formula: Cu5FeS6
Reference: Econ Geol (1997) 92:535-550; Prendergast, K. (2003). Porphyry-related hydrothermal systems in the Estberg District, Papua, Indonesia (Doctoral dissertation, James Cook University).
Lizardite
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
'Melilite Group'
Formula: Ca2M(XSiO7)
Reference: Mertig, H. J., Rubin, J. N., & Kyle, J. R. (1994). Skarn Cu Au orebodies of the Gunung Bijih (Ertsberg) district, Irian Jaya, Indonesia. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 50(1-3), 179-202.
Monticellite
Formula: CaMgSiO4
Localities:
Reference: Mertig, H. J., Rubin, J. N., & Kyle, J. R. (1994). Skarn Cu Au orebodies of the Gunung Bijih (Ertsberg) district, Irian Jaya, Indonesia. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 50(1-3), 179-202.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Gibbins, S. L. (2006). The Magmatic and Hydrothermal Evolution of the Ertsberg Intrusion in the Gunung Bijih (Ertsberg) Mining District, West Papua, Indonesia. University of Arizona PhD thesis
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Reference: Mertig, H. J., Rubin, J. N., & Kyle, J. R. (1994). Skarn Cu Au orebodies of the Gunung Bijih (Ertsberg) district, Irian Jaya, Indonesia. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 50(1-3), 179-202.
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Mertig, H. J., Rubin, J. N., & Kyle, J. R. (1994). Skarn Cu Au orebodies of the Gunung Bijih (Ertsberg) district, Irian Jaya, Indonesia. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 50(1-3), 179-202.
Vesuvianite
Formula: (Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Electrum'1.AA.05(Au, Ag)
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Digenite2.BA.10Cu9S5
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Hessite2.BA.60Ag2Te
Idaite2.CB.15aCu5FeS6
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Brucite4.FE.05Mg(OH)2
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anhydrite7.AD.30CaSO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Amesite9.ED.15Mg2Al(AlSiO5)(OH)4
Andradite9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Anorthite9.FA.35Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Antigorite9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Chrysotile9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Clintonite9.EC.35Ca(Mg,Al)3(Al3SiO10)(OH)2
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Dozyite (TL)9.EC.60Mg7Al2(Al2Si4O15)(OH)12
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Forsterite9.AC.05Mg2SiO4
Lizardite9.ED.15Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Monticellite9.AC.10CaMgSiO4
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Vesuvianite9.BG.35(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Andradite-Grossular Series'-
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Melilite Group'-Ca2M(XSiO7)
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
Digenite2.4.7.3Cu9S5
Hessite2.4.2.1Ag2Te
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Idaite2.9.14.1Cu5FeS6
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
X(OH)2
Brucite6.2.1.1Mg(OH)2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anhydrite28.3.2.1CaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Forsterite51.3.1.2Mg2SiO4
Monticellite51.3.2.1CaMgSiO4
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Andradite51.4.3b.1Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
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)
Vesuvianite58.2.4.1(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Amesite71.1.2c.1Mg2Al(AlSiO5)(OH)4
Antigorite71.1.2a.1Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Chrysotile71.1.5.1Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Lizardite71.1.2b.2Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Clintonite71.2.2c.2Ca(Mg,Al)3(Al3SiO10)(OH)2
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Clinochlore71.4.1.4Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Dozyite (TL)71.4.2.1Mg7Al2(Al2Si4O15)(OH)12
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Andradite-Grossular Series'-
Anorthite-Ca(Al2Si2O8)
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Electrum'-(Au, Ag)
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Melilite Group'-Ca2M(XSiO7)
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H DozyiteMg7Al2(Al2Si4O15)(OH)12
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H ClintoniteCa(Mg,Al)3(Al3SiO10)(OH)2
H Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
H LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
H AmesiteMg2Al(AlSiO5)(OH)4
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H BruciteMg(OH)2
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
BBoron
B Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O DozyiteMg7Al2(Al2Si4O15)(OH)12
O QuartzSiO2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O AnhydriteCaSO4
O MonticelliteCaMgSiO4
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O ClintoniteCa(Mg,Al)3(Al3SiO10)(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O ForsteriteMg2SiO4
O Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
O LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
O AmesiteMg2Al(AlSiO5)(OH)4
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O BruciteMg(OH)2
O HematiteFe2O3
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
O AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Melilite GroupCa2M(XSiO7)
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
FFluorine
F Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
NaSodium
Na Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
MgMagnesium
Mg DozyiteMg7Al2(Al2Si4O15)(OH)12
Mg MonticelliteCaMgSiO4
Mg ClintoniteCa(Mg,Al)3(Al3SiO10)(OH)2
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Mg Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Mg LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Mg AmesiteMg2Al(AlSiO5)(OH)4
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Mg BruciteMg(OH)2
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al DozyiteMg7Al2(Al2Si4O15)(OH)12
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al ClintoniteCa(Mg,Al)3(Al3SiO10)(OH)2
Al Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al AmesiteMg2Al(AlSiO5)(OH)4
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
SiSilicon
Si DozyiteMg7Al2(Al2Si4O15)(OH)12
Si QuartzSiO2
Si MonticelliteCaMgSiO4
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si ClintoniteCa(Mg,Al)3(Al3SiO10)(OH)2
Si ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Si Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Si LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si AmesiteMg2Al(AlSiO5)(OH)4
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Si AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Melilite GroupCa2M(XSiO7)
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
SSulfur
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S AnhydriteCaSO4
S CovelliteCuS
S ChalcociteCu2S
S DigeniteCu9S5
S AcanthiteAg2S
S GalenaPbS
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S IdaiteCu5FeS6
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
CaCalcium
Ca AnhydriteCaSO4
Ca MonticelliteCaMgSiO4
Ca ClintoniteCa(Mg,Al)3(Al3SiO10)(OH)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca AnorthiteCa(Al2Si2O8)
Ca AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca Melilite GroupCa2M(XSiO7)
MnManganese
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
FeIron
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe IdaiteCu5FeS6
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
NiNickel
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
CuCopper
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu DigeniteCu9S5
Cu IdaiteCu5FeS6
ZnZinc
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag HessiteAg2Te
Ag Electrum(Au, Ag)
TeTellurium
Te HessiteAg2Te
AuGold
Au GoldAu
Au Electrum(Au, Ag)
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

References

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Mertig, H.J., Rubin, J.N., Kyle, J.R. (1994) Skarn Cu-Au orebodies of the Gunung Bijih (Ertsberg) district, Irian Jaya, Indonesia. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 50, 179-202.
Rubin, J.N., Kyle, J.R. (1997) Precious metal mineralogy in porphyry-, skarn-, and replacement-type ore deposits of the Ertsberg (Gunung Bijih) District, Irian Jaya, Indonesia. Economic Geology, 92(5), 535-550.
Mathur, R., Titley, S., Ruiz, J., Gibbins, S., Friehauf, K. (2005) A Re–Os isotope study of sedimentary rocks and copper–gold ores from the Ertsberg District, West Papua, Indonesia. Ore Geology Reviews, 26(3), 207-226.

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