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B Tangye Lode, Great Australia Mine, Cloncurry, Cloncurry Shire, Queensland, Australiai
Regional Level Types
B Tangye LodeLode
Great Australia MineMine
Cloncurry- not defined -
Cloncurry ShireShire
QueenslandState
AustraliaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 20° 43' 12'' South , 140° 30' 39'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -20.72012,140.51095
GeoHash:G#: rh7fjkhbw
Locality type:Lode
Köppen climate type:BSh : Hot semi-arid (steppe) climate


Co-ordinates are approximate.

Regions containing this locality

North Australian Element, Australia

Craton - 769 mineral species & varietal names listed

Mount Isa Orogen, Queensland, Australia

Orogen - 373 mineral species & varietal names listed

Doherty - Fig Tree Gully Domain, Mount Isa Orogen, Queensland, Australia

Domain - 47 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


8 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Buttgenbachite
Formula: Cu19(NO3)2(OH)32Cl4 · 2H2O
Reference: Sharpe, J.L., Williams, P.A. (2000) Exotic Secondary Copper Mineralization in the Eastern Mt Isa Block, Northwest Queensland. The Royal Society of New South Wales, 133:31-32.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Melchiorre, E.B., Williams, P.A. (2001) Stable Isotope Characterization of the Thermal Profile and Subsurface Biological Activity during Oxidation of the Great Australia Deposit, Cloncurry, Queensland, Australia. Economic Geology, 96, 1685-1693.
Connellite
Formula: Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Reference: Sharpe, J.L., Williams, P.A. (2000) Exotic Secondary Copper Mineralization in the Eastern Mt Isa Block, Northwest Queensland. The Royal Society of New South Wales, 133:31-32.
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Sharpe, J.L., Williams, P.A. (2000) Exotic Secondary Copper Mineralization in the Eastern Mt Isa Block, Northwest Queensland. The Royal Society of New South Wales, 133:31-32.
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: Sharpe, J.L., Williams, P.A. (2000) Exotic Secondary Copper Mineralization in the Eastern Mt Isa Block, Northwest Queensland. The Royal Society of New South Wales, 133:31-32.
Gerhardtite
Formula: Cu2(NO3)(OH)3
Reference: Sharpe, J.L., Williams, P.A. (2000) Exotic Secondary Copper Mineralization in the Eastern Mt Isa Block, Northwest Queensland. The Royal Society of New South Wales, 133:31-32.
Likasite
Formula: Cu3(NO3)(OH)5 · 2H2O
Reference: Sharpe, J.L., Williams, P.A. (2000) Exotic Secondary Copper Mineralization in the Eastern Mt Isa Block, Northwest Queensland. The Royal Society of New South Wales, 133:31-32.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Melchiorre, E.B., Williams, P.A. (2001) Stable Isotope Characterization of the Thermal Profile and Subsurface Biological Activity during Oxidation of the Great Australia Deposit, Cloncurry, Queensland, Australia. Economic Geology, 96, 1685-1693.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Copper'1.AA.05Cu
Group 3 - Halides
'Buttgenbachite'3.DA.25Cu19(NO3)2(OH)32Cl4 · 2H2O
'Connellite'3.DA.25Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Cuprite'4.AA.10Cu2O
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Gerhardtite'5.NB.05Cu2(NO3)(OH)3
'Likasite'5.ND.05Cu3(NO3)(OH)5 · 2H2O
'Malachite'5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 19 - NITRATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Anhydrous Nitrates Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Buttgenbachite19.1.2.1Cu19(NO3)2(OH)32Cl4 · 2H2O
Gerhardtite19.1.1.1Cu2(NO3)(OH)3
Likasite19.1.5.1Cu3(NO3)(OH)5 · 2H2O
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq·xH2O, where m:p > 6:1
Connellite31.1.1.1Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ButtgenbachiteCu19(NO3)2(OH)32Cl4 · 2H2O
H ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
H GerhardtiteCu2(NO3)(OH)3
H LikasiteCu3(NO3)(OH)5 · 2H2O
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
NNitrogen
N ButtgenbachiteCu19(NO3)2(OH)32Cl4 · 2H2O
N GerhardtiteCu2(NO3)(OH)3
N LikasiteCu3(NO3)(OH)5 · 2H2O
OOxygen
O ButtgenbachiteCu19(NO3)2(OH)32Cl4 · 2H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
O CupriteCu2O
O GerhardtiteCu2(NO3)(OH)3
O LikasiteCu3(NO3)(OH)5 · 2H2O
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
SSulfur
S ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
ClChlorine
Cl ButtgenbachiteCu19(NO3)2(OH)32Cl4 · 2H2O
Cl ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
CuCopper
Cu ButtgenbachiteCu19(NO3)2(OH)32Cl4 · 2H2O
Cu ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Cu CopperCu
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu GerhardtiteCu2(NO3)(OH)3
Cu LikasiteCu3(NO3)(OH)5 · 2H2O
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2

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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Mesoproterozoic
1000 - 1600 Ma



ID: 3192887
Mesoproterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)

Comments: Mount Isa Block

Lithology: Amphibolite grade orthogneiss/paragneiss/metavolcanic gneiss

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]

Mesoproterozoic
1000 - 1600 Ma



ID: 739446
Wiggle Waterhole Metagabbro

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Wiggle Waterhole Metagabbro

Description: Hornblende diorite and metagabbro

Comments: igneous intermediate intrusive; meta-igneous mafic intrusive; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Igneous intermediate intrusive; meta-igneous mafic intrusive

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

References

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Sharpe, J.L., Williams, P.A. (2000) Exotic Secondary Copper Mineralization in the Eastern Mt Isa Block, Northwest Queensland. The Royal Society of New South Wales, 133:31-32.
Melchiorre, E.B., Williams, P.A. (2001) Stable Isotope Characterization of the Thermal Profile and Subsurface Biological Activity during Oxidation of the Great Australia Deposit, Cloncurry, Queensland, Australia. Economic Geology, 96, 1685-1693.


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