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Unnamed Cu-Mo deposit, Livingston Island, South Shetland Islands, Antarctic Peninsula, Western Antarctica, Antarcticai
Regional Level Types
Unnamed Cu-Mo depositDeposit
Livingston IslandIsland
South Shetland IslandsGroup of Islands
Antarctic PeninsulaPeninsula
Western AntarcticaRegion
AntarcticaContinent

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
62° 41' 12'' South , 60° 17' 44'' West
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Porphyry Cu-Mo deposit in an Eocene pluton, with aplite, and biotite-tourmaline pegmatite.

The deposit is located along the north-east shore of False Bay.
Co-ordinates are approximate.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


9 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: D. C. Armstrong, R. C. R. Willan (!996) Orthomagmatic quartz and post-magmatic carbonate veins in a reported porphyry copper deposit, Andean Intrusive Suite, Livingston Island, South Shetland Islands. Mineralium Deposita, May 1996, 31, # 4, 290–306.
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: D. C. Armstrong, R. C. R. Willan (!996) Orthomagmatic quartz and post-magmatic carbonate veins in a reported porphyry copper deposit, Andean Intrusive Suite, Livingston Island, South Shetland Islands. Mineralium Deposita, May 1996, 31, # 4, 290–306.
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: D. C. Armstrong, R. C. R. Willan (!996) Orthomagmatic quartz and post-magmatic carbonate veins in a reported porphyry copper deposit, Andean Intrusive Suite, Livingston Island, South Shetland Islands. Mineralium Deposita, May 1996, 31, # 4, 290–306.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: D. C. Armstrong, R. C. R. Willan (!996) Orthomagmatic quartz and post-magmatic carbonate veins in a reported porphyry copper deposit, Andean Intrusive Suite, Livingston Island, South Shetland Islands. Mineralium Deposita, May 1996, 31, # 4, 290–306.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: D. C. Armstrong, R. C. R. Willan (!996) Orthomagmatic quartz and post-magmatic carbonate veins in a reported porphyry copper deposit, Andean Intrusive Suite, Livingston Island, South Shetland Islands. Mineralium Deposita, May 1996, 31, # 4, 290–306.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: D. C. Armstrong, R. C. R. Willan (!996) Orthomagmatic quartz and post-magmatic carbonate veins in a reported porphyry copper deposit, Andean Intrusive Suite, Livingston Island, South Shetland Islands. Mineralium Deposita, May 1996, 31, # 4, 290–306.
'K Feldspar'
Reference: D. C. Armstrong, R. C. R. Willan (!996) Orthomagmatic quartz and post-magmatic carbonate veins in a reported porphyry copper deposit, Andean Intrusive Suite, Livingston Island, South Shetland Islands. Mineralium Deposita, May 1996, 31, # 4, 290–306.
Magnesite ?
Formula: MgCO3
Reference: D. C. Armstrong, R. C. R. Willan (!996) Orthomagmatic quartz and post-magmatic carbonate veins in a reported porphyry copper deposit, Andean Intrusive Suite, Livingston Island, South Shetland Islands. Mineralium Deposita, May 1996, 31, # 4, 290–306.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: D. C. Armstrong, R. C. R. Willan (!996) Orthomagmatic quartz and post-magmatic carbonate veins in a reported porphyry copper deposit, Andean Intrusive Suite, Livingston Island, South Shetland Islands. Mineralium Deposita, May 1996, 31, # 4, 290–306.
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: D. C. Armstrong, R. C. R. Willan (!996) Orthomagmatic quartz and post-magmatic carbonate veins in a reported porphyry copper deposit, Andean Intrusive Suite, Livingston Island, South Shetland Islands. Mineralium Deposita, May 1996, 31, # 4, 290–306.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: D. C. Armstrong, R. C. R. Willan (!996) Orthomagmatic quartz and post-magmatic carbonate veins in a reported porphyry copper deposit, Andean Intrusive Suite, Livingston Island, South Shetland Islands. Mineralium Deposita, May 1996, 31, # 4, 290–306.
Siderite ?
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: D. C. Armstrong, R. C. R. Willan (!996) Orthomagmatic quartz and post-magmatic carbonate veins in a reported porphyry copper deposit, Andean Intrusive Suite, Livingston Island, South Shetland Islands. Mineralium Deposita, May 1996, 31, # 4, 290–306.
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: D. C. Armstrong, R. C. R. Willan (!996) Orthomagmatic quartz and post-magmatic carbonate veins in a reported porphyry copper deposit, Andean Intrusive Suite, Livingston Island, South Shetland Islands. Mineralium Deposita, May 1996, 31, # 4, 290–306.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Magnesite ?5.AB.05MgCO3
Siderite ?5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'K Feldspar'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Magnesite ?14.1.1.2MgCO3
Siderite ?14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'K Feldspar'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C SideriteFeCO3
C MagnesiteMgCO3
OOxygen
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O QuartzSiO2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O BaryteBaSO4
O HematiteFe2O3
O SideriteFeCO3
O MagnesiteMgCO3
FFluorine
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
MgMagnesium
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Mg MagnesiteMgCO3
AlAluminium
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
SiSilicon
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S BaryteBaSO4
KPotassium
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
FeIron
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe SideriteFeCO3
CuCopper
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Armstrong, D.C., Willan, R.C.R. (1996) Orthomagmatic quartz and post-magmatic carbonate veins in a reported porphyry copper deposit, Andean Intrusive Suite, Livingston Island, South Shetland Islands. Mineralium Deposita, 31(4), 290–306.
Pride, D., Moody, S. (1982) Trace element chemistry of mineralized rocks, Livingston Island (South Shetlands), Gerlache Strait, and southern Anvers Island. Antarctic Journal.

Other Regions, Features and Areas containg this locality

Antarctic MeteoritesGroup of Meteorite Fall Locations
Shetland PlateTectonic Plate

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