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Ranger No. 1 Deposit (Ranger No. 1 Pit), Ranger Mine (Ranger Uranium Mine), Kakadu, West Arnhem Region, Northern Territory, Australiai
Regional Level Types
Ranger No. 1 Deposit (Ranger No. 1 Pit)Deposit
Ranger Mine (Ranger Uranium Mine)Mine
Kakadu- not defined -
West Arnhem RegionRegion
Northern TerritoryTerritory
AustraliaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
12° 40' 60'' South , 132° 55' 0'' East
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Worked out open pit, mined 1981 - 1996

Regions containing this locality

Australian Plate (Australia Plate)Tectonic Plate
North Australian Element, AustraliaCraton
Pine Creek Orogen, Northern Territory, AustraliaOrogen

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Commodity List

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Mineral List


11 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Brannerite
Formula: UTi2O6
Reference: Angela Giblin (2004) Alligator Rivers Uranium deposits (Koongarra, Nabarlek and Ranger One) Northern Territory. CRC LEME
Dewindtite
Formula: H2Pb3(UO2)2(PO4)4O4 · 12H2O
Reference: Frost, Ray and Cejka, Jiri and Weier, Matt and Ayoko, Godwin (2006) Raman spectroscopic study of the uranyl phosphate mineral dewindtite. Journal of Raman Spectroscopy 37(12):pp. 1362-1367.
'Gummite'
Reference: Giblin, A. (2005). Alligator Rivers uranium deposits (Koongarra, Narbarlek and Ranger One), Northern Territory. Regolith Expression of Australian Ore Systems. CRC LEME, Perth, 411, 414.
Libethenite
Formula: Cu2(PO4)(OH)
Reference: Henry et al (1999) Aust Jnl Mineralogy 5(1)
Metatorbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Giblin, A. (2005). Alligator Rivers uranium deposits (Koongarra, Narbarlek and Ranger One), Northern Territory. Regolith Expression of Australian Ore Systems. CRC LEME, Perth, 411, 414.
Pseudomalachite
Formula: Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Reference: Henry et al (1999) Aust Jnl Mineralogy 5(1)
Rabejacite
Formula: Ca(UO2)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 6H2O
Reference: R.L. Frost, D.A. Henry, and K. Erickson, Raman spectroscopic detection of wyartite in the presence of rabejacite. Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 2004. 35(4): p. 255- 260.
Saléeite
Formula: Mg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
Reference: Henry et al (1999) Aust Jnl Mineralogy 5(1); Henry, D. A. (2007). Saleeite from the Ranger Deposits Jabiru, Northern Territory. Rocks and Minerals, 82(1), 21.; Giblin, A. (2005). Alligator Rivers uranium deposits (Koongarra, Narbarlek and Ranger One), Northern Territory. Regolith Expression of Australian Ore Systems. CRC LEME, Perth, 411, 414.
Sklodowskite
Formula: Mg(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 6H2O
Reference: Giblin, A. (2005). Alligator Rivers uranium deposits (Koongarra, Narbarlek and Ranger One), Northern Territory. Regolith Expression of Australian Ore Systems. CRC LEME, Perth, 411, 414.
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Reference: Giblin, A. (2005). Alligator Rivers uranium deposits (Koongarra, Narbarlek and Ranger One), Northern Territory. Regolith Expression of Australian Ore Systems. CRC LEME, Perth, 411, 414.
Uraninite var: Pitchblende
Formula: UO2
Reference: Giblin, A. (2005). Alligator Rivers uranium deposits (Koongarra, Narbarlek and Ranger One), Northern Territory. Regolith Expression of Australian Ore Systems. CRC LEME, Perth, 411, 414.
Uranopilite
Formula: (UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
Wyartite
Formula: CaU5+(UO2)2(CO3)O4(OH) · 7H2O
Reference: R.L. Frost, D.A. Henry, and K. Erickson, Raman spectroscopic detection of wyartite in the presence of rabejacite. Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 2004. 35(4): p. 255- 260.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Brannerite4.DH.05UTi2O6
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
var: Pitchblende4.DL.05UO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Wyartite5.EA.15CaU5+(UO2)2(CO3)O4(OH) · 7H2O
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Rabejacite7.EC.10Ca(UO2)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 6H2O
Uranopilite7.EA.05(UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Dewindtite8.EC.10H2Pb3(UO2)2(PO4)4O4 · 12H2O
Libethenite8.BB.30Cu2(PO4)(OH)
Metatorbernite8.EB.10Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Pseudomalachite8.BD.05Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Saléeite8.EB.05Mg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Sklodowskite9.AK.10Mg(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 6H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Gummite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
AB2O6
Brannerite8.3.4.1UTi2O6
Group 16b - HYDRATED CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Wyartite16b.7.4.1CaU5+(UO2)2(CO3)O4(OH) · 7H2O
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)6(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Uranopilite31.2.6.1(UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Rabejacite31.6.8.1Ca(UO2)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 6H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Metatorbernite40.2a.13.2Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Saléeite40.2a.11.1Mg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq
Pseudomalachite41.4.3.1Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
A2(XO4)Zq
Libethenite41.6.6.2Cu2(PO4)(OH)
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)7(XO4)4Zq·xH2O
Dewindtite42.9.8.1H2Pb3(UO2)2(PO4)4O4 · 12H2O
Group 53 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions or Complex Cations
Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions of Complex Cations with (UO2)
Sklodowskite53.3.1.3Mg(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 6H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Gummite'-
Uraninite
var: Pitchblende
-UO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H SaléeiteMg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
H Uranopilite(UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
H RabejaciteCa(UO2)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 6H2O
H WyartiteCaU5+(UO2)2(CO3)O4(OH) · 7H2O
H LibetheniteCu2(PO4)(OH)
H PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
H DewindtiteH2Pb3(UO2)2(PO4)4O4 · 12H2O
H SklodowskiteMg(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 6H2O
H MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
CCarbon
C WyartiteCaU5+(UO2)2(CO3)O4(OH) · 7H2O
OOxygen
O SaléeiteMg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
O Uranopilite(UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
O RabejaciteCa(UO2)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 6H2O
O WyartiteCaU5+(UO2)2(CO3)O4(OH) · 7H2O
O LibetheniteCu2(PO4)(OH)
O PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
O DewindtiteH2Pb3(UO2)2(PO4)4O4 · 12H2O
O BranneriteUTi2O6
O Uraninite (var: Pitchblende)UO2
O SklodowskiteMg(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 6H2O
O MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
O UraniniteUO2
MgMagnesium
Mg SaléeiteMg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
Mg SklodowskiteMg(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 6H2O
SiSilicon
Si SklodowskiteMg(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 6H2O
PPhosphorus
P SaléeiteMg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
P LibetheniteCu2(PO4)(OH)
P PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
P DewindtiteH2Pb3(UO2)2(PO4)4O4 · 12H2O
P MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
SSulfur
S Uranopilite(UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
S RabejaciteCa(UO2)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 6H2O
CaCalcium
Ca RabejaciteCa(UO2)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 6H2O
Ca WyartiteCaU5+(UO2)2(CO3)O4(OH) · 7H2O
TiTitanium
Ti BranneriteUTi2O6
CuCopper
Cu LibetheniteCu2(PO4)(OH)
Cu PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Cu MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
PbLead
Pb DewindtiteH2Pb3(UO2)2(PO4)4O4 · 12H2O
UUranium
U SaléeiteMg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
U Uranopilite(UO2)6(SO4)O2(OH)6 · 14H2O
U RabejaciteCa(UO2)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 6H2O
U WyartiteCaU5+(UO2)2(CO3)O4(OH) · 7H2O
U DewindtiteH2Pb3(UO2)2(PO4)4O4 · 12H2O
U BranneriteUTi2O6
U Uraninite (var: Pitchblende)UO2
U SklodowskiteMg(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2 · 6H2O
U MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
U UraniniteUO2

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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Paleoproterozoic
1600 - 2500 Ma



ID: 880531
Cahill Formation

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Cahill Formation

Description: Interbedded and well foliated, medium-grained mica-feldspar-quartz schist, feldspathic quartzite, meta-arkose, feldspar-quartz schist, mica schist, garnet-mica schist and quartzite; minor conglomerate; commonly magnetitic, locally chloritised

Comments: metasedimentary siliciclastic; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Metasedimentary siliciclastic

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]

Archean
2500 - 4000 Ma



ID: 3189139
Archean crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Archean (2500 - 4000 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Nanumbu Complex

Comments: Pine Creek Inlier

Lithology: Granulite grade unclassified metamorphic rock

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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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Henry et al (1999) Aust Jnl Mineralogy 5(1)
Giblin, A. (2004): Alligator Rivers Uranium Deposits (Koongarra, Nabarlek and Ranger One) Northern Territory,CRC LEME (2004).


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