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Mount Perry, North Burnett Region, Queensland, Australia

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View of the Mount Perry underground mining, ca. 1910.

Mount Perry, North Burnett Region, Queensland, Australia
View of the Mount Perry underground mining, ca. 1910.

Mount Perry, North Burnett Region, Queensland, Australia
View of the Mount Perry underground mining, ca. 1910.

Mount Perry, North Burnett Region, Queensland, Australia
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 25° 11' 8'' South , 151° 43' 2'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -25.18568,151.71722
GeoHash:G#: r7ebsrj4g
Locality type:Mountain
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


Group of Mines located 75 km SW of Bundaberg, on Ridge to north of Mt Perry Township.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

27 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Andalusite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Duggan, et al., Canadian Mineralogist 28,125-131(1990); Duggan, M. B., Jones, M. T., Richards, D. N., & Kamprad, J. L. (1990). Phosphate minerals in altered andesite from Mount Perry, Queensland, Australia. Canadian Mineralogist, 28, 125-131.
Atacamite
Formula: Cu2(OH)3Cl
Reference: Qld Dept of mines
Augelite
Formula: Al2(PO4)(OH)3
Reference: Duggan, et al., Canadian Mineralogist 28,125-131(1990); Duggan, M. B., Jones, M. T., Richards, D. N., & Kamprad, J. L. (1990). Phosphate minerals in altered andesite from Mount Perry, Queensland, Australia. Canadian Mineralogist, 28, 125-131.
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Qld Dept of mines
Berlinite
Formula: AlPO4
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: Handbook of Mineralogy, Vol. IV; Duggan, M. B., Jones, M. T., Richards, D. N., & Kamprad, J. L. (1990). Phosphate minerals in altered andesite from Mount Perry, Queensland, Australia. Canadian Mineralogist, 28, 125-131.
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Qld Dept of mines
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Qld dept of mines, mines records
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Qld Dept of mines
'Chlorite Group'
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: Qld Dept of mines
Cuprite var: Chalcotrichite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: Qld Dept of mines
Gatumbaite
Formula: CaAl2(PO4)2(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: Duggan, et al., Canadian Mineralogist 28,125-131(1990); Duggan, M. B., Jones, M. T., Richards, D. N., & Kamprad, J. L. (1990). Phosphate minerals in altered andesite from Mount Perry, Queensland, Australia. Canadian Mineralogist, 28, 125-131.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Qld Dept of mines
Lazulite
Formula: MgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
Reference: Duggan, et al., Canadian Mineralogist 28,125-131(1990); Duggan, M. B., Jones, M. T., Richards, D. N., & Kamprad, J. L. (1990). Phosphate minerals in altered andesite from Mount Perry, Queensland, Australia. Canadian Mineralogist, 28, 125-131.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Qld dept of mines, mines records
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Qld Dept of mines
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Qld Dept of mines
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Qld Dept of mines; Duggan, M. B., Jones, M. T., Richards, D. N., & Kamprad, J. L. (1990). Phosphate minerals in altered andesite from Mount Perry, Queensland, Australia. Canadian Mineralogist, 28, 125-131.
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Duggan, et al., Canadian Mineralogist 28,125-131(1990); Duggan, M. B., Jones, M. T., Richards, D. N., & Kamprad, J. L. (1990). Phosphate minerals in altered andesite from Mount Perry, Queensland, Australia. Canadian Mineralogist, 28, 125-131.
Scorzalite
Formula: Fe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2
Reference: Duggan, et al., Canadian Mineralogist 28,125-131(1990)
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Reference: Qld Dept of mines
Tenorite
Formula: CuO
Reference: Qld Dept of mines
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: Qld dept of mines, mines records
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Reference: Duggan, et al., Canadian Mineralogist 28,125-131(1990); Duggan, M. B., Jones, M. T., Richards, D. N., & Kamprad, J. L. (1990). Phosphate minerals in altered andesite from Mount Perry, Queensland, Australia. Canadian Mineralogist, 28, 125-131.
Trolleite
Formula: Al4(PO4)3(OH)3
Reference: Duggan, et al., Canadian Mineralogist 28,125-131(1990); Duggan, M. B., Jones, M. T., Richards, D. N., & Kamprad, J. L. (1990). Phosphate minerals in altered andesite from Mount Perry, Queensland, Australia. Canadian Mineralogist, 28, 125-131.
Variscite
Formula: AlPO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Duggan, et al., Canadian Mineralogist 28,125-131(1990); Duggan, M. B., Jones, M. T., Richards, D. N., & Kamprad, J. L. (1990). Phosphate minerals in altered andesite from Mount Perry, Queensland, Australia. Canadian Mineralogist, 28, 125-131.
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Duggan, et al., Canadian Mineralogist 28,125-131(1990); Duggan, M. B., Jones, M. T., Richards, D. N., & Kamprad, J. L. (1990). Phosphate minerals in altered andesite from Mount Perry, Queensland, Australia. Canadian Mineralogist, 28, 125-131.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Bornite'2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 3 - Halides
'Atacamite'3.DA.10aCu2(OH)3Cl
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
var: Chalcotrichite4.AA.10Cu2O
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Tenorite4.AB.10CuO
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Azurite'5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Augelite'8.BE.05Al2(PO4)(OH)3
'Berlinite'8.AA.05AlPO4
Gatumbaite8.DJ.10CaAl2(PO4)2(OH)2 · H2O
Lazulite8.BB.40MgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
Scorzalite8.BB.40Fe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2
Trolleite8.BB.45Al4(PO4)3(OH)3
Variscite8.CD.10AlPO4 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
'Andalusite'9.AF.10Al2(SiO4)O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Chlorite Group-

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
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 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
AX
Tenorite4.2.3.1CuO
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 10 - OXYHALIDES AND HYDROXYHALIDES
A2(O,OH)3Xq
Atacamite10.1.1.1Cu2(OH)3Cl
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
AXO4
Berlinite38.4.2.1AlPO4
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Variscite40.4.1.1AlPO4 · 2H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A2(XO4)Zq
Augelite41.6.8.1Al2(PO4)(OH)3
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq
Lazulite41.10.1.1MgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
Scorzalite41.10.1.2Fe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2
Miscellaneous
Trolleite41.11.1.1Al4(PO4)3(OH)3
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Gatumbaite42.11.12.1CaAl2(PO4)2(OH)2 · H2O
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
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 [4] and >[4] coordination
Andalusite52.2.2b.1Al2(SiO4)O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Topaz52.3.1.1Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
Cuprite
var: Chalcotrichite
-Cu2O
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
H AugeliteAl2(PO4)(OH)3
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H GatumbaiteCaAl2(PO4)2(OH)2 · H2O
H LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H ScorzaliteFe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
H TrolleiteAl4(PO4)3(OH)3
H VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
CCarbon
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
OOxygen
O AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
O AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
O AugeliteAl2(PO4)(OH)3
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O BerliniteAlPO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O Cuprite (var: Chalcotrichite)Cu2O
O CupriteCu2O
O GatumbaiteCaAl2(PO4)2(OH)2 · H2O
O LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O RutileTiO2
O ScorzaliteFe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O TenoriteCuO
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O TrolleiteAl4(PO4)3(OH)3
O VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
FFluorine
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Al AugeliteAl2(PO4)(OH)3
Al BerliniteAlPO4
Al GatumbaiteCaAl2(PO4)2(OH)2 · H2O
Al LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al ScorzaliteFe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Al TrolleiteAl4(PO4)3(OH)3
Al VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
SiSilicon
Si AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
PPhosphorus
P AugeliteAl2(PO4)(OH)3
P BerliniteAlPO4
P GatumbaiteCaAl2(PO4)2(OH)2 · H2O
P LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
P ScorzaliteFe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2
P TrolleiteAl4(PO4)3(OH)3
P VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
SSulfur
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S PyriteFeS2
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ClChlorine
Cl AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca GatumbaiteCaAl2(PO4)2(OH)2 · H2O
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
FeIron
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ScorzaliteFe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
CuCopper
Cu AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu Cuprite (var: Chalcotrichite)Cu2O
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu TenoriteCuO
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ZnZinc
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
SbAntimony
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
AuGold
Au GoldAu

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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Triassic - Permian
201.3 - 298.9 Ma



ID: 3188893
Paleozoic-Mesozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (201.3 - 298.9 Ma)

Lithology: Intrusive igneous 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]

Triassic - Permian
201.3 - 298.9 Ma



ID: 821702
Briggs Granodiorite

Age: Phanerozoic (201.3 - 298.9 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Briggs Granodiorite

Description: Biotite-hornblende granodiorite, hornblende-biotite granite to granodiorite, tonalite.

Comments: igneous felsic intrusive; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Igneous felsic 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

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