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Wainabama prospect, Namosi District, Viti Levu, Fiji

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 18° 1' 57'' South , 178° 8' 18'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -18.03252,178.13860
GeoHash:G#: ruy9mtk8f
Köppen climate type:Af : Tropical rainforest climate


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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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6 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Biotite'
Reference: Leggo, M.D. (1977) Contrasting Geochemical Expressions of Copper Miner-Alization at Namosi, Fiji. In Developments in Economic Geology (Vol. 9, pp. 431-456). Elsevier.
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Leggo, M. D. (1977). Contrasting Geochemical Expressions of Copper Miner-Alization at Namosi, Fiji. In Developments in Economic Geology (Vol. 9, pp. 431-456). Elsevier.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Leggo, M. D. (1977). Contrasting Geochemical Expressions of Copper Miner-Alization at Namosi, Fiji. In Developments in Economic Geology (Vol. 9, pp. 431-456). Elsevier.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Leggo, M. D. (1977). Contrasting Geochemical Expressions of Copper Miner-Alization at Namosi, Fiji. In Developments in Economic Geology (Vol. 9, pp. 431-456). Elsevier.
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: Leggo, M. D. (1977). Contrasting Geochemical Expressions of Copper Miner-Alization at Namosi, Fiji. In Developments in Economic Geology (Vol. 9, pp. 431-456). Elsevier.
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Leggo, M. D. (1977). Contrasting Geochemical Expressions of Copper Miner-Alization at Namosi, Fiji. In Developments in Economic Geology (Vol. 9, pp. 431-456). Elsevier.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Leggo, M. D. (1977). Contrasting Geochemical Expressions of Copper Miner-Alization at Namosi, Fiji. In Developments in Economic Geology (Vol. 9, pp. 431-456). Elsevier.
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Leggo, M. D. (1977). Contrasting Geochemical Expressions of Copper Miner-Alization at Namosi, Fiji. In Developments in Economic Geology (Vol. 9, pp. 431-456). Elsevier.
'Porphyry'
Reference: Leggo, M. D. (1977). Contrasting Geochemical Expressions of Copper Miner-Alization at Namosi, Fiji. In Developments in Economic Geology (Vol. 9, pp. 431-456). Elsevier.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Leggo, M. D. (1977). Contrasting Geochemical Expressions of Copper Miner-Alization at Namosi, Fiji. In Developments in Economic Geology (Vol. 9, pp. 431-456). Elsevier.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Leggo, M. D. (1977). Contrasting Geochemical Expressions of Copper Miner-Alization at Namosi, Fiji. In Developments in Economic Geology (Vol. 9, pp. 431-456). Elsevier.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Bornite'2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Molybdenite'2.EA.30MoS2
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Magnetite'4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'K Feldspar'-
'Porphyry'-

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
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'K Feldspar'-
'Porphyry'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O QuartzSiO2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S PyriteFeS2
FeIron
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2

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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Neogene - Cretaceous
2.588 - 145 Ma



ID: 3186213
Mesozoic-Cenozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (2.588 - 145 Ma)

Comments: Fiji

Lithology: Mafic-intermediate volcanic 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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References

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Orovan, E.A. (2016) Geology, Geochemistry and Genesis of the Namosi Porphyry Cu-Au Deposits, Fiji, (Doctoral dissertation, University of Tasmania), 274 pages.

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