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Groundhog skarn, Punt Hill region, Stuart Shelf, South Australia, Australiai
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 31° 34' 0'' South , 137° 29' 30'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -31.56667,137.49167
GeoHash:G#: r43u2tqqu
Köppen climate type:BWh : Hot deserts climate


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Australian Plate (Australia Plate)Tectonic Plate
Gawler Craton, South Australia, AustraliaCraton
Olympic Domain, Gawler Craton, South Australia, AustraliaCraton

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Mineral List


29 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Nikolakopoulos, D. S. (2013). Ore vectoring in IOCG systems: trace elements in garnets from the Groundhog skarn, Punt Hill, South Australia (Honors thesis, University of Adelaide).
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Reference: Nikolakopoulos, D. S. (2013). Ore vectoring in IOCG systems: trace elements in garnets from the Groundhog skarn, Punt Hill, South Australia (Honors thesis, University of Adelaide).
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Nikolakopoulos, D. S. (2013). Ore vectoring in IOCG systems: trace elements in garnets from the Groundhog skarn, Punt Hill, South Australia (Honors thesis, University of Adelaide).
'Biotite'
Reference: Nikolakopoulos, D. S. (2013). Ore vectoring in IOCG systems: trace elements in garnets from the Groundhog skarn, Punt Hill, South Australia (Honors thesis, University of Adelaide).
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Nikolakopoulos, D. S. (2013). Ore vectoring in IOCG systems: trace elements in garnets from the Groundhog skarn, Punt Hill, South Australia (Honors thesis, University of Adelaide).
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Nikolakopoulos, D. S. (2013). Ore vectoring in IOCG systems: trace elements in garnets from the Groundhog skarn, Punt Hill, South Australia (Honors thesis, University of Adelaide).
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Nikolakopoulos, D. S. (2013). Ore vectoring in IOCG systems: trace elements in garnets from the Groundhog skarn, Punt Hill, South Australia (Honors thesis, University of Adelaide).
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Nikolakopoulos, D. S. (2013). Ore vectoring in IOCG systems: trace elements in garnets from the Groundhog skarn, Punt Hill, South Australia (Honors thesis, University of Adelaide).
Cobaltite
Formula: CoAsS
Reference: Nikolakopoulos, D. S. (2013). Ore vectoring in IOCG systems: trace elements in garnets from the Groundhog skarn, Punt Hill, South Australia (Honors thesis, University of Adelaide).
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Nikolakopoulos, D. S. (2013). Ore vectoring in IOCG systems: trace elements in garnets from the Groundhog skarn, Punt Hill, South Australia (Honors thesis, University of Adelaide).
Ferro-actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Nikolakopoulos, D. S. (2013). Ore vectoring in IOCG systems: trace elements in garnets from the Groundhog skarn, Punt Hill, South Australia (Honors thesis, University of Adelaide).
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: Nikolakopoulos, D. S. (2013). Ore vectoring in IOCG systems: trace elements in garnets from the Groundhog skarn, Punt Hill, South Australia (Honors thesis, University of Adelaide).
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Nikolakopoulos, D. S. (2013). Ore vectoring in IOCG systems: trace elements in garnets from the Groundhog skarn, Punt Hill, South Australia (Honors thesis, University of Adelaide).
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Nikolakopoulos, D. S. (2013). Ore vectoring in IOCG systems: trace elements in garnets from the Groundhog skarn, Punt Hill, South Australia (Honors thesis, University of Adelaide).
Gersdorffite
Formula: NiAsS
Reference: Nikolakopoulos, D. S. (2013). Ore vectoring in IOCG systems: trace elements in garnets from the Groundhog skarn, Punt Hill, South Australia (Honors thesis, University of Adelaide).
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Nikolakopoulos, D. S. (2013). Ore vectoring in IOCG systems: trace elements in garnets from the Groundhog skarn, Punt Hill, South Australia (Honors thesis, University of Adelaide).
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Nikolakopoulos, D. S. (2013). Ore vectoring in IOCG systems: trace elements in garnets from the Groundhog skarn, Punt Hill, South Australia (Honors thesis, University of Adelaide).
Hedenbergite
Formula: CaFe2+Si2O6
Reference: Nikolakopoulos, D. S. (2013). Ore vectoring in IOCG systems: trace elements in garnets from the Groundhog skarn, Punt Hill, South Australia (Honors thesis, University of Adelaide).
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Nikolakopoulos, D. S. (2013). Ore vectoring in IOCG systems: trace elements in garnets from the Groundhog skarn, Punt Hill, South Australia (Honors thesis, University of Adelaide).
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Nikolakopoulos, D. S. (2013). Ore vectoring in IOCG systems: trace elements in garnets from the Groundhog skarn, Punt Hill, South Australia (Honors thesis, University of Adelaide).
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Nikolakopoulos, D. S. (2013). Ore vectoring in IOCG systems: trace elements in garnets from the Groundhog skarn, Punt Hill, South Australia (Honors thesis, University of Adelaide).
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Nikolakopoulos, D. S. (2013). Ore vectoring in IOCG systems: trace elements in garnets from the Groundhog skarn, Punt Hill, South Australia (Honors thesis, University of Adelaide).
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Nikolakopoulos, D. S. (2013). Ore vectoring in IOCG systems: trace elements in garnets from the Groundhog skarn, Punt Hill, South Australia (Honors thesis, University of Adelaide).
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Nikolakopoulos, D. S. (2013). Ore vectoring in IOCG systems: trace elements in garnets from the Groundhog skarn, Punt Hill, South Australia (Honors thesis, University of Adelaide).
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: Nikolakopoulos, D. S. (2013). Ore vectoring in IOCG systems: trace elements in garnets from the Groundhog skarn, Punt Hill, South Australia (Honors thesis, University of Adelaide).
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Nikolakopoulos, D. S. (2013). Ore vectoring in IOCG systems: trace elements in garnets from the Groundhog skarn, Punt Hill, South Australia (Honors thesis, University of Adelaide).
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Nikolakopoulos, D. S. (2013). Ore vectoring in IOCG systems: trace elements in garnets from the Groundhog skarn, Punt Hill, South Australia (Honors thesis, University of Adelaide).
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Nikolakopoulos, D. S. (2013). Ore vectoring in IOCG systems: trace elements in garnets from the Groundhog skarn, Punt Hill, South Australia (Honors thesis, University of Adelaide).
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'
Reference: Nikolakopoulos, D. S. (2013). Ore vectoring in IOCG systems: trace elements in garnets from the Groundhog skarn, Punt Hill, South Australia (Honors thesis, University of Adelaide).
Thorite
Formula: Th(SiO4)
Reference: Nikolakopoulos, D. S. (2013). Ore vectoring in IOCG systems: trace elements in garnets from the Groundhog skarn, Punt Hill, South Australia (Honors thesis, University of Adelaide).
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Nikolakopoulos, D. S. (2013). Ore vectoring in IOCG systems: trace elements in garnets from the Groundhog skarn, Punt Hill, South Australia (Honors thesis, University of Adelaide).
Wittichenite
Formula: Cu3BiS3
Reference: Nikolakopoulos, D. S. (2013). Ore vectoring in IOCG systems: trace elements in garnets from the Groundhog skarn, Punt Hill, South Australia (Honors thesis, University of Adelaide).
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Nikolakopoulos, D. S. (2013). Ore vectoring in IOCG systems: trace elements in garnets from the Groundhog skarn, Punt Hill, South Australia (Honors thesis, University of Adelaide).

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cobaltite2.EB.25CoAsS
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Gersdorffite2.EB.25NiAsS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Wittichenite2.GA.20Cu3BiS3
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Andradite9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Ferro-actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Grossular9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Hedenbergite9.DA.15CaFe2+Si2O6
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Thorite9.AD.30Th(SiO4)
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-
'K Feldspar'-
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'-

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
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Cobaltite2.12.3.1CoAsS
Gersdorffite2.12.3.2NiAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 3
Wittichenite3.4.8.1Cu3BiS3
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Andradite51.4.3b.1Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Grossular51.4.3b.2Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Thorite51.5.2.3Th(SiO4)
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Hedenbergite65.1.3a.2CaFe2+Si2O6
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
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
'Biotite'-
Ferro-actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'K Feldspar'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H Ferro-actinolite☐{Ca2}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O HematiteFe2O3
O CalciteCaCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O ThoriteTh(SiO4)
O Ferro-actinolite☐{Ca2}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
MgMagnesium
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg Ferro-actinolite☐{Ca2}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Si ThoriteTh(SiO4)
Si Ferro-actinolite☐{Ca2}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
PPhosphorus
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcociteCu2S
S SphaleriteZnS
S GalenaPbS
S WitticheniteCu3BiS3
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S CobaltiteCoAsS
S GersdorffiteNiAsS
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
Ca Ferro-actinolite☐{Ca2}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe Ferro-actinolite☐{Ca2}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
CoCobalt
Co CobaltiteCoAsS
NiNickel
Ni GersdorffiteNiAsS
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu WitticheniteCu3BiS3
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As CobaltiteCoAsS
As GersdorffiteNiAsS
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
AgSilver
Ag SilverAg
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
BiBismuth
Bi WitticheniteCu3BiS3
ThThorium
Th ThoriteTh(SiO4)

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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Neoproterozoic
541 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3186197
Neoproterozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Comments: Adelaide Fold Belt

Lithology: Sandstone,shale,limestone,siltstone,tillite,dolomite

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]

Ediacaran
541 - 635 Ma



ID: 810960
Wilpena Group

Age: Ediacaran (541 - 635 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Wilpena Group

Description: Grey-green laminated siltstone with laminated grey flaggy quartzite and brown-weathering dolomite, marble and sandy marble.

Comments: argillaceous detrital sediment; quartz-rich arenite to rudite; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Argillaceous detrital sediment; quartz-rich arenite to rudite

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

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