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Montalbion Mine, Tablelands Region, Queensland, Australiai
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
17° 24' 24'' South , 145° 8' 24'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Deposit first discovered:
1885
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Upper Barron347 (2018)13.3km
Wondecla951 (2011)27.6km
Atherton6,959 (2015)38.7km
Ravenshoe1,440 (2016)42.9km
Tolga1,772 (2018)43.4km


A former silver mine that operated as an open cut and underground operation between 1885 and 1895.

Regions containing this locality

Australian Plate (Australia Plate)Tectonic Plate
Mossman Orogen, Queensland, AustraliaOrogen
Hodgkinson Province, Mossman Orogen, Queensland, AustraliaGeologic Province

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58 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Aluminite
Formula: Al2(SO4)(OH)4 · 7H2O
Reference: Harris, D.L., Lottermoser, B.G., Duchesne, J. (2003) Ephemeral acid mine drainage at the Montalbion silver mine, north Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50(5), 797-809.
Alunogen
Formula: Al2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
Reference: Harris, D.L., Lottermoser, B.G., Duchesne, J. (2003) Ephemeral acid mine drainage at the Montalbion silver mine, north Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50(5), 797-809.
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Reference: Harris, D.L., Lottermoser, B.G., Duchesne, J. (2003) Ephemeral acid mine drainage at the Montalbion silver mine, north Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50(5), 797-809.
Antlerite
Formula: Cu3(SO4)(OH)4
Reference: Harris, D.L., Lottermoser, B.G., Duchesne, J. (2003) Ephemeral acid mine drainage at the Montalbion silver mine, north Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50(5), 797-809.
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Harris, D.L., Lottermoser, B.G., Duchesne, J. (2003) Ephemeral acid mine drainage at the Montalbion silver mine, north Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50(5), 797-809.
Beaverite-(Cu)
Formula: Pb(Fe3+2Cu)(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Harris, D.L., Lottermoser, B.G., Duchesne, J. (2003) Ephemeral acid mine drainage at the Montalbion silver mine, north Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50(5), 797-809.
Beudantite
Formula: PbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Harris, D.L., Lottermoser, B.G., Duchesne, J. (2003) Ephemeral acid mine drainage at the Montalbion silver mine, north Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50(5), 797-809.
Bonattite
Formula: CuSO4 · 3H2O
Reference: Harris, D.L., Lottermoser, B.G., Duchesne, J. (2003) Ephemeral acid mine drainage at the Montalbion silver mine, north Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50(5), 797-809.
Bournonite
Formula: PbCuSbS3
Reference: Harris, D.L., Lottermoser, B.G., Duchesne, J. (2003) Ephemeral acid mine drainage at the Montalbion silver mine, north Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50(5), 797-809.
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Harris, D.L., Lottermoser, B.G., Duchesne, J. (2003) Ephemeral acid mine drainage at the Montalbion silver mine, north Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50(5), 797-809.
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Harris, D.L., Lottermoser, B.G., Duchesne, J. (2003) Ephemeral acid mine drainage at the Montalbion silver mine, north Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50(5), 797-809.
Chalcanthite
Formula: CuSO4 · 5H2O
Reference: Harris, D.L., Lottermoser, B.G., Duchesne, J. (2003) Ephemeral acid mine drainage at the Montalbion silver mine, north Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50(5), 797-809.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Harris, D.L., Lottermoser, B.G., Duchesne, J. (2003) Ephemeral acid mine drainage at the Montalbion silver mine, north Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50(5), 797-809.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Harris, D.L., Lottermoser, B.G., Duchesne, J. (2003) Ephemeral acid mine drainage at the Montalbion silver mine, north Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50(5), 797-809.
Cobaltite
Formula: CoAsS
Reference: Harris, D.L., Lottermoser, B.G., Duchesne, J. (2003) Ephemeral acid mine drainage at the Montalbion silver mine, north Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50(5), 797-809.
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Harris, D.L., Lottermoser, B.G., Duchesne, J. (2003) Ephemeral acid mine drainage at the Montalbion silver mine, north Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50(5), 797-809.
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: Harris, D.L., Lottermoser, B.G., Duchesne, J. (2003) Ephemeral acid mine drainage at the Montalbion silver mine, north Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50(5), 797-809.
Dickite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Harris, D.L., Lottermoser, B.G., Duchesne, J. (2003) Ephemeral acid mine drainage at the Montalbion silver mine, north Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50(5), 797-809.
Dietrichite
Formula: (Zn,Fe2+,Mn2+)Al2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Reference: Harris, D.L., Lottermoser, B.G., Duchesne, J. (2003) Ephemeral acid mine drainage at the Montalbion silver mine, north Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50(5), 797-809.
Epsomite
Formula: MgSO4 · 7H2O
Reference: Harris, D.L., Lottermoser, B.G., Duchesne, J. (2003) Ephemeral acid mine drainage at the Montalbion silver mine, north Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50(5), 797-809.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Harris, D.L., Lottermoser, B.G., Duchesne, J. (2003) Ephemeral acid mine drainage at the Montalbion silver mine, north Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50(5), 797-809.
Galena var: Argentiferous Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Harris, D.L., Lottermoser, B.G., Duchesne, J. (2003) Ephemeral acid mine drainage at the Montalbion silver mine, north Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50(5), 797-809.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Harris, D.L., Lottermoser, B.G., Duchesne, J. (2003) Ephemeral acid mine drainage at the Montalbion silver mine, north Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50(5), 797-809.
Gunningite
Formula: ZnSO4 · H2O
Reference: Harris, D.L., Lottermoser, B.G., Duchesne, J. (2003) Ephemeral acid mine drainage at the Montalbion silver mine, north Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50(5), 797-809.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Harris, D.L., Lottermoser, B.G., Duchesne, J. (2003) Ephemeral acid mine drainage at the Montalbion silver mine, north Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50(5), 797-809.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Harris, D.L., Lottermoser, B.G., Duchesne, J. (2003) Ephemeral acid mine drainage at the Montalbion silver mine, north Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50(5), 797-809.
Hexahydrite
Formula: MgSO4 · 6H2O
Reference: Harris, D.L., Lottermoser, B.G., Duchesne, J. (2003) Ephemeral acid mine drainage at the Montalbion silver mine, north Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50(5), 797-809.
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Harris, D.L., Lottermoser, B.G., Duchesne, J. (2003) Ephemeral acid mine drainage at the Montalbion silver mine, north Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50(5), 797-809.
Kalinite
Formula: KAl(SO4)2 · 11H2O
Reference: Harris, D.L., Lottermoser, B.G., Duchesne, J. (2003) Ephemeral acid mine drainage at the Montalbion silver mine, north Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50(5), 797-809.
'K-alum'
Reference: Harris, D.L., Lottermoser, B.G., Duchesne, J. (2003) Ephemeral acid mine drainage at the Montalbion silver mine, north Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50(5), 797-809.
Kröhnkite
Formula: Na2Cu(SO4)2 · 2H2O
Reference: Harris, D.L., Lottermoser, B.G., Duchesne, J. (2003) Ephemeral acid mine drainage at the Montalbion silver mine, north Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50(5), 797-809.
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Harris, D.L., Lottermoser, B.G., Duchesne, J. (2003) Ephemeral acid mine drainage at the Montalbion silver mine, north Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50(5), 797-809.
Melanterite
Formula: Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Reference: Harris, D.L., Lottermoser, B.G., Duchesne, J. (2003) Ephemeral acid mine drainage at the Montalbion silver mine, north Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50(5), 797-809.
Metavoltine
Formula: Na6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
Reference: Harris, D.L., Lottermoser, B.G., Duchesne, J. (2003) Ephemeral acid mine drainage at the Montalbion silver mine, north Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50(5), 797-809.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Harris, D.L., Lottermoser, B.G., Duchesne, J. (2003) Ephemeral acid mine drainage at the Montalbion silver mine, north Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50(5), 797-809.
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Reference: Harris, D.L., Lottermoser, B.G., Duchesne, J. (2003) Ephemeral acid mine drainage at the Montalbion silver mine, north Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50(5), 797-809.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Harris, D.L., Lottermoser, B.G., Duchesne, J. (2003) Ephemeral acid mine drainage at the Montalbion silver mine, north Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50(5), 797-809.
Osarizawaite
Formula: Pb(Al2Cu2+)(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Harris, D.L., Lottermoser, B.G., Duchesne, J. (2003) Ephemeral acid mine drainage at the Montalbion silver mine, north Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50(5), 797-809.
Pentahydrite
Formula: MgSO4 · 5H2O
Reference: Harris, D.L., Lottermoser, B.G., Duchesne, J. (2003) Ephemeral acid mine drainage at the Montalbion silver mine, north Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50(5), 797-809.
Picromerite
Formula: K2Mg(SO4)2 · 6H2O
Reference: Harris, D.L., Lottermoser, B.G., Duchesne, J. (2003) Ephemeral acid mine drainage at the Montalbion silver mine, north Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50(5), 797-809.
Plumbojarosite
Formula: Pb0.5Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Harris, D.L., Lottermoser, B.G., Duchesne, J. (2003) Ephemeral acid mine drainage at the Montalbion silver mine, north Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50(5), 797-809.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Harris, D.L., Lottermoser, B.G., Duchesne, J. (2003) Ephemeral acid mine drainage at the Montalbion silver mine, north Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50(5), 797-809.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Harris, D.L., Lottermoser, B.G., Duchesne, J. (2003) Ephemeral acid mine drainage at the Montalbion silver mine, north Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50(5), 797-809.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Harris, D.L., Lottermoser, B.G., Duchesne, J. (2003) Ephemeral acid mine drainage at the Montalbion silver mine, north Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50(5), 797-809.
Ramsbeckite
Formula: (Cu,Zn)15(SO4)4(OH)22 · 6H2O
Reference: Harris, D.L., Lottermoser, B.G., Duchesne, J. (2003) Ephemeral acid mine drainage at the Montalbion silver mine, north Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50(5), 797-809.
Rostite
Formula: Al(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
Reference: Harris, D.L., Lottermoser, B.G., Duchesne, J. (2003) Ephemeral acid mine drainage at the Montalbion silver mine, north Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50(5), 797-809.
Schwertmannite
Formula: Fe3+16(OH,SO4)12-13O16 · 10-12H2O
Reference: Harris, D.L., Lottermoser, B.G., Duchesne, J. (2003) Ephemeral acid mine drainage at the Montalbion silver mine, north Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50(5), 797-809.
Scorodite
Formula: Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Harris, D.L., Lottermoser, B.G., Duchesne, J. (2003) Ephemeral acid mine drainage at the Montalbion silver mine, north Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50(5), 797-809.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Harris, D.L., Lottermoser, B.G., Duchesne, J. (2003) Ephemeral acid mine drainage at the Montalbion silver mine, north Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50(5), 797-809.
Sideronatrite
Formula: Na2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · 3H2O
Reference: Harris, D.L., Lottermoser, B.G., Duchesne, J. (2003) Ephemeral acid mine drainage at the Montalbion silver mine, north Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50(5), 797-809.
Spangolite
Formula: Cu6Al(SO4)(OH)12Cl · 3H2O
Reference: Harris, D.L., Lottermoser, B.G., Duchesne, J. (2003) Ephemeral acid mine drainage at the Montalbion silver mine, north Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50(5), 797-809.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Harris, D.L., Lottermoser, B.G., Duchesne, J. (2003) Ephemeral acid mine drainage at the Montalbion silver mine, north Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50(5), 797-809.
Stannite
Formula: Cu2FeSnS4
Reference: Harris, D.L., Lottermoser, B.G., Duchesne, J. (2003) Ephemeral acid mine drainage at the Montalbion silver mine, north Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50(5), 797-809.
Sternbergite
Formula: AgFe2S3
Reference: Harris, D.L., Lottermoser, B.G., Duchesne, J. (2003) Ephemeral acid mine drainage at the Montalbion silver mine, north Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50(5), 797-809.
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Reference: Harris, D.L., Lottermoser, B.G., Duchesne, J. (2003) Ephemeral acid mine drainage at the Montalbion silver mine, north Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50(5), 797-809.
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Reference: Harris, D.L., Lottermoser, B.G., Duchesne, J. (2003) Ephemeral acid mine drainage at the Montalbion silver mine, north Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50(5), 797-809.
Szomolnokite
Formula: FeSO4 · H2O
Reference: Harris, D.L., Lottermoser, B.G., Duchesne, J. (2003) Ephemeral acid mine drainage at the Montalbion silver mine, north Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50(5), 797-809.
Tamarugite
Formula: NaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
Reference: Harris, D.L., Lottermoser, B.G., Duchesne, J. (2003) Ephemeral acid mine drainage at the Montalbion silver mine, north Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50(5), 797-809.
Tenorite
Formula: CuO
Reference: Harris, D.L., Lottermoser, B.G., Duchesne, J. (2003) Ephemeral acid mine drainage at the Montalbion silver mine, north Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50(5), 797-809.
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Reference: Harris, D.L., Lottermoser, B.G., Duchesne, J. (2003) Ephemeral acid mine drainage at the Montalbion silver mine, north Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50(5), 797-809.
Tetrahedrite var: Argentian Tetrahedrite
Formula: (Cu,Ag)6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: Harris, D.L., Lottermoser, B.G., Duchesne, J. (2003) Ephemeral acid mine drainage at the Montalbion silver mine, north Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50(5), 797-809.
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Reference: Harris, D.L., Lottermoser, B.G., Duchesne, J. (2003) Ephemeral acid mine drainage at the Montalbion silver mine, north Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50(5), 797-809.
Wroewolfeite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Reference: Harris, D.L., Lottermoser, B.G., Duchesne, J. (2003) Ephemeral acid mine drainage at the Montalbion silver mine, north Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50(5), 797-809.
Zaherite
Formula: Al12(SO4)5(OH)26 · 20H2O
Reference: Harris, D.L., Lottermoser, B.G., Duchesne, J. (2003) Ephemeral acid mine drainage at the Montalbion silver mine, north Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50(5), 797-809.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Bournonite2.GA.50PbCuSbS3
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cobaltite2.EB.25CoAsS
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Galena2.CD.10PbS
var: Argentiferous Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stannite2.CB.15aCu2FeSnS4
Sternbergite2.CB.65AgFe2S3
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
var: Argentian Tetrahedrite2.GB.05(Cu,Ag)6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Tenorite4.AB.10CuO
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Aluminite7.DC.05Al2(SO4)(OH)4 · 7H2O
Alunogen7.CB.45Al2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Antlerite7.BB.15Cu3(SO4)(OH)4
Beaverite-(Cu)7.BC.10Pb(Fe3+2Cu)(SO4)2(OH)6
Bonattite7.CB.10CuSO4 · 3H2O
Brochantite7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Chalcanthite7.CB.20CuSO4 · 5H2O
Dietrichite7.CB.85(Zn,Fe2+,Mn2+)Al2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Epsomite7.CB.40MgSO4 · 7H2O
Gunningite7.CB.05ZnSO4 · H2O
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Hexahydrite7.CB.25MgSO4 · 6H2O
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Kalinite7.CC.15KAl(SO4)2 · 11H2O
Kröhnkite7.CC.30Na2Cu(SO4)2 · 2H2O
Melanterite7.CB.35Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Metavoltine7.DF.35Na6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
Osarizawaite7.BC.10Pb(Al2Cu2+)(SO4)2(OH)6
Pentahydrite7.CB.20MgSO4 · 5H2O
Picromerite7.CC.60K2Mg(SO4)2 · 6H2O
Plumbojarosite7.BC.10Pb0.5Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Ramsbeckite7.DD.60(Cu,Zn)15(SO4)4(OH)22 · 6H2O
Rostite7.DB.10Al(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
Schwertmannite7.DE.15Fe3+16(OH,SO4)12-13O16 · 10-12H2O
Sideronatrite7.DF.20Na2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · 3H2O
Spangolite7.DD.15Cu6Al(SO4)(OH)12Cl · 3H2O
Szomolnokite7.CB.05FeSO4 · H2O
Tamarugite7.CC.10NaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
Wroewolfeite7.DD.10Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Zaherite7.DE.65Al12(SO4)5(OH)26 · 20H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Beudantite8.BL.05PbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Scorodite8.CD.10Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Dickite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite9.EC.15K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'K-alum'-
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Stannite2.9.2.1Cu2FeSnS4
Sternbergite2.9.12.1AgFe2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Cobaltite2.12.3.1CoAsS
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
ø = 3
Bournonite3.4.3.2PbCuSbS3
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
AX
Tenorite4.2.3.1CuO
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Miscellaneous
Schwertmannite6.4.10.1Fe3+16(OH,SO4)12-13O16 · 10-12H2O
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
A2B(XO4)2·xH2O
Kröhnkite29.3.2.1Na2Cu(SO4)2 · 2H2O
Picromerite29.3.6.1K2Mg(SO4)2 · 6H2O
AmBn(XO4)p·xH2O, with (m+n):p < 3:2 and > 1:1
Metavoltine29.4.6.1Na6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
AB(XO4)2·xH2O
Kalinite29.5.4.2KAl(SO4)2 · 11H2O
Tamarugite29.5.3.1NaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
AXO4·xH2O
Chalcanthite29.6.7.1CuSO4 · 5H2O
Epsomite29.6.11.1MgSO4 · 7H2O
Gunningite29.6.2.5ZnSO4 · H2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Hexahydrite29.6.8.1MgSO4 · 6H2O
Melanterite29.6.10.1Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Pentahydrite29.6.7.3MgSO4 · 5H2O
Szomolnokite29.6.2.2FeSO4 · H2O
AB2(XO4)4·H2O
Dietrichite29.7.3.4(Zn,Fe2+,Mn2+)Al2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
A2(XO4)3·H2O
Alunogen29.8.6.1Al2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Antlerite30.1.12.1Cu3(SO4)(OH)4
Brochantite30.1.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Beaverite-(Cu)30.2.5.7Pb(Fe3+2Cu)(SO4)2(OH)6
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Osarizawaite30.2.4.4Pb(Al2Cu2+)(SO4)2(OH)6
Plumbojarosite30.2.5.6Pb0.5Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq·xH2O, where m:p > 6:1
Spangolite31.1.5.1Cu6Al(SO4)(OH)12Cl · 3H2O
(AB)4(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Ramsbeckite31.4.9.1(Cu,Zn)15(SO4)4(OH)22 · 6H2O
Wroewolfeite31.4.2.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Aluminite31.7.4.1Al2(SO4)(OH)4 · 7H2O
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Sideronatrite31.8.3.1Na2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · 3H2O
(AB)(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Rostite31.9.11.2Al(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
Miscellaneous
Zaherite31.10.3.1Al12(SO4)5(OH)26 · 20H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Scorodite40.4.1.3Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Group 43 - COMPOUND PHOSPHATES, ETC.
Anhydrous Compound Phosphates, etc·, Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Beudantite43.4.1.1PbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Dickite71.1.1.1Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite71.2.2d.2K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Bonattite-CuSO4 · 3H2O
Galena
var: Argentiferous Galena
-PbS
'K-alum'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Tetrahedrite
var: Argentian Tetrahedrite
-(Cu,Ag)6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AluminiteAl2(SO4)(OH)4 · 7H2O
H AlunogenAl2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
H AntleriteCu3(SO4)(OH)4
H Beaverite-(Cu)Pb(Fe23+Cu)(SO4)2(OH)6
H BeudantitePbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
H BonattiteCuSO4 · 3H2O
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
H DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Dietrichite(Zn,Fe2+,Mn2+)Al2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
H EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H GunningiteZnSO4 · H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H HexahydriteMgSO4 · 6H2O
H Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H KaliniteKAl(SO4)2 · 11H2O
H KröhnkiteNa2Cu(SO4)2 · 2H2O
H MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
H MetavoltineNa6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
H OsarizawaitePb(Al2Cu2+)(SO4)2(OH)6
H PentahydriteMgSO4 · 5H2O
H PicromeriteK2Mg(SO4)2 · 6H2O
H PlumbojarositePb0.5Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
H Ramsbeckite(Cu,Zn)15(SO4)4(OH)22 · 6H2O
H RostiteAl(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
H SchwertmanniteFe163+(OH,SO4)12-13O16 · 10-12H2O
H ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H SideronatriteNa2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · 3H2O
H SpangoliteCu6Al(SO4)(OH)12Cl · 3H2O
H TamarugiteNaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
H WroewolfeiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
H ZaheriteAl12(SO4)5(OH)26 · 20H2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H SzomolnokiteFeSO4 · H2O
CCarbon
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O AluminiteAl2(SO4)(OH)4 · 7H2O
O AlunogenAl2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
O AnglesitePbSO4
O AntleriteCu3(SO4)(OH)4
O Beaverite-(Cu)Pb(Fe23+Cu)(SO4)2(OH)6
O BeudantitePbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
O BonattiteCuSO4 · 3H2O
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O CassiteriteSnO2
O ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
O CupriteCu2O
O DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Dietrichite(Zn,Fe2+,Mn2+)Al2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
O EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O GunningiteZnSO4 · H2O
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O HexahydriteMgSO4 · 6H2O
O Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O KaliniteKAl(SO4)2 · 11H2O
O KröhnkiteNa2Cu(SO4)2 · 2H2O
O MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
O MetavoltineNa6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
O OsarizawaitePb(Al2Cu2+)(SO4)2(OH)6
O PentahydriteMgSO4 · 5H2O
O PicromeriteK2Mg(SO4)2 · 6H2O
O PlumbojarositePb0.5Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
O QuartzSiO2
O Ramsbeckite(Cu,Zn)15(SO4)4(OH)22 · 6H2O
O RostiteAl(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
O SchwertmanniteFe163+(OH,SO4)12-13O16 · 10-12H2O
O ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O SideriteFeCO3
O SideronatriteNa2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · 3H2O
O SpangoliteCu6Al(SO4)(OH)12Cl · 3H2O
O TamarugiteNaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
O TenoriteCuO
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
O WroewolfeiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
O ZaheriteAl12(SO4)5(OH)26 · 20H2O
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O SzomolnokiteFeSO4 · H2O
NaSodium
Na KröhnkiteNa2Cu(SO4)2 · 2H2O
Na MetavoltineNa6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
Na SideronatriteNa2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · 3H2O
Na TamarugiteNaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
Mg HexahydriteMgSO4 · 6H2O
Mg PentahydriteMgSO4 · 5H2O
Mg PicromeriteK2Mg(SO4)2 · 6H2O
AlAluminium
Al AluminiteAl2(SO4)(OH)4 · 7H2O
Al AlunogenAl2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
Al DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al Dietrichite(Zn,Fe2+,Mn2+)Al2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Al Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Al KaliniteKAl(SO4)2 · 11H2O
Al OsarizawaitePb(Al2Cu2+)(SO4)2(OH)6
Al RostiteAl(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al SpangoliteCu6Al(SO4)(OH)12Cl · 3H2O
Al TamarugiteNaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
Al ZaheriteAl12(SO4)5(OH)26 · 20H2O
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S AluminiteAl2(SO4)(OH)4 · 7H2O
S AlunogenAl2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
S AnglesitePbSO4
S AntleriteCu3(SO4)(OH)4
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S Beaverite-(Cu)Pb(Fe23+Cu)(SO4)2(OH)6
S BeudantitePbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
S BonattiteCuSO4 · 3H2O
S BournonitePbCuSbS3
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
S ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CobaltiteCoAsS
S CovelliteCuS
S Dietrichite(Zn,Fe2+,Mn2+)Al2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
S EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
S GalenaPbS
S GunningiteZnSO4 · H2O
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S HexahydriteMgSO4 · 6H2O
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
S KaliniteKAl(SO4)2 · 11H2O
S KröhnkiteNa2Cu(SO4)2 · 2H2O
S MarcasiteFeS2
S MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
S MetavoltineNa6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
S OsarizawaitePb(Al2Cu2+)(SO4)2(OH)6
S PentahydriteMgSO4 · 5H2O
S PicromeriteK2Mg(SO4)2 · 6H2O
S PlumbojarositePb0.5Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S Ramsbeckite(Cu,Zn)15(SO4)4(OH)22 · 6H2O
S RostiteAl(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
S SchwertmanniteFe163+(OH,SO4)12-13O16 · 10-12H2O
S SideronatriteNa2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · 3H2O
S SpangoliteCu6Al(SO4)(OH)12Cl · 3H2O
S SphaleriteZnS
S StanniteCu2FeSnS4
S SternbergiteAgFe2S3
S StibniteSb2S3
S TamarugiteNaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
S TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
S WroewolfeiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
S ZaheriteAl12(SO4)5(OH)26 · 20H2O
S Galena (var: Argentiferous Galena)PbS
S Tetrahedrite (var: Argentian Tetrahedrite)(Cu,Ag)6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
S SulphurS8
S SzomolnokiteFeSO4 · H2O
ClChlorine
Cl SpangoliteCu6Al(SO4)(OH)12Cl · 3H2O
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
K KaliniteKAl(SO4)2 · 11H2O
K MetavoltineNa6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
K PicromeriteK2Mg(SO4)2 · 6H2O
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
MnManganese
Mn Dietrichite(Zn,Fe2+,Mn2+)Al2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Mn Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe Beaverite-(Cu)Pb(Fe23+Cu)(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe BeudantitePbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Dietrichite(Zn,Fe2+,Mn2+)Al2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Fe MetavoltineNa6K2FeFe6(SO4)12O2 · 18H2O
Fe PlumbojarositePb0.5Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe SchwertmanniteFe163+(OH,SO4)12-13O16 · 10-12H2O
Fe ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe SideronatriteNa2Fe(SO4)2(OH) · 3H2O
Fe StanniteCu2FeSnS4
Fe SternbergiteAgFe2S3
Fe TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Fe Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Fe Tetrahedrite (var: Argentian Tetrahedrite)(Cu,Ag)6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Fe SzomolnokiteFeSO4 · H2O
CoCobalt
Co CobaltiteCoAsS
CuCopper
Cu AntleriteCu3(SO4)(OH)4
Cu Beaverite-(Cu)Pb(Fe23+Cu)(SO4)2(OH)6
Cu BonattiteCuSO4 · 3H2O
Cu BournonitePbCuSbS3
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
Cu ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu KröhnkiteNa2Cu(SO4)2 · 2H2O
Cu OsarizawaitePb(Al2Cu2+)(SO4)2(OH)6
Cu Ramsbeckite(Cu,Zn)15(SO4)4(OH)22 · 6H2O
Cu SpangoliteCu6Al(SO4)(OH)12Cl · 3H2O
Cu StanniteCu2FeSnS4
Cu TenoriteCuO
Cu TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Cu WroewolfeiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Cu Tetrahedrite (var: Argentian Tetrahedrite)(Cu,Ag)6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ZnZinc
Zn Dietrichite(Zn,Fe2+,Mn2+)Al2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Zn GunningiteZnSO4 · H2O
Zn Ramsbeckite(Cu,Zn)15(SO4)4(OH)22 · 6H2O
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Zn Tetrahedrite (var: Argentian Tetrahedrite)(Cu,Ag)6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As BeudantitePbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
As CobaltiteCoAsS
As ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
AgSilver
Ag SternbergiteAgFe2S3
Ag Tetrahedrite (var: Argentian Tetrahedrite)(Cu,Ag)6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
Sn StanniteCu2FeSnS4
SbAntimony
Sb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Sb StibniteSb2S3
Sb TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Sb Tetrahedrite (var: Argentian Tetrahedrite)(Cu,Ag)6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
WTungsten
W Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
PbLead
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb Beaverite-(Cu)Pb(Fe23+Cu)(SO4)2(OH)6
Pb BeudantitePbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Pb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb OsarizawaitePb(Al2Cu2+)(SO4)2(OH)6
Pb PlumbojarositePb0.5Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
Pb Galena (var: Argentiferous Galena)PbS

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Harris, D.L., Lottermoser, B.G., Duchesne, J. (2003) Ephemeral acid mine drainage at the Montalbion silver mine, north Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50(5), 797-809.


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