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Mica Creek, Mount Isa City Shire, Queensland, Australiai
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19° South , 138° East (est.)
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25 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Costas Constantinides collection, Australian museum id
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Andy Wilde, Alex Otto, John Jory, Colin MacRae, Mark Pownceby, Nick Wilson and Aaron Torpy (2013) Geology and Mineralogy of Uranium Deposits from Mount Isa, Australia: Implications for Albitite Uranium Deposit Models. Minerals, 3(3), 258-283
Bertrandite
Formula: Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Reference: AmMin 45:1300-1303
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Beusite
Formula: Mn2+Mn2+2 (PO4)2
Reference: Brooks, J.H. and Shipway C.H.,(1960) Mica Creek pegmatites, Mount Isa, North-Western Queensland. Queensland Government Mining Journal, October 20, 1960, pp5ll-522.
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: Queensland Government Department of Mines and Energy - Queensland Mines, Prospects and Mineral Occurences Database
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Reference: Costas Constantinides collection, Australian museum id
'Bismuth Ochre'
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov analythical data of 2016
Bismutite
Formula: (BiO)2CO3
Reference: Costas Constantinides collection, Australian museum id
'Bismutopyrochlore (of Chukanov et al.)'
Formula: (Bi,Ca,U,Pb)2-xNb2(O,OH)6(OH)
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov analythical data of 2016
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Cerianite-(Ce)
Formula: (Ce4+,Th)O2
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov analythical data of 2016
Columbite-(Fe)
Formula: Fe2+Nb2O6
Reference: Costas Constantinides collection, Australian museum id
Columbite-(Mn)
Formula: Mn2+Nb2O6
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov analythical data of 2016
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Costas Constantinides collection, Australian museum id
'Feldspar Group'
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: Costas Constantinides collection, Australian museum id
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Queensland Government Department of Mines and Energy - Queensland Mines, Prospects and Mineral Occurences Database
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Costas Constantinides collection, Australian museum id
Graftonite
Formula: Fe2+Fe2+2(PO4)2
Reference: Costas Constantinides collection, Australian museum id
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Costas Constantinides collection, Australian museum id
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Queensland Government Department of Mines and Energy - Queensland Mines, Prospects and Mineral Occurences Database
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
'Monazite'
Reference: Costas Constantinides collection, Australian museum id; Andy Wilde, Alex Otto, John Jory, Colin MacRae, Mark Pownceby, Nick Wilson and Aaron Torpy (2013) Geology and Mineralogy of Uranium Deposits from Mount Isa, Australia: Implications for Albitite Uranium Deposit Models. Minerals, 3(3), 258-283
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
'Pyrochlore Group'
Formula: A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
Reference: Pavel M. Kartashov analythical data of 2016
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Costas Constantinides collection, Australian museum id
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Costas Constantinides collection, Australian museum id
Spessartine
Formula: Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Costas Constantinides collection, Australian museum id
'Tantalite'
Formula: (Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Reference: Queensland Government Department of Mines and Energy - Queensland Mines and Mineral Occurrences Database
Tantalite-(Fe) ?
Formula: Fe2+Ta2O6
Reference: Costas Constantinides collection, Australian museum id
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Bismuth1.CA.05Bi
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Bismutopyrochlore (of Chukanov et al.)'4.DH.15(Bi,Ca,U,Pb)2-xNb2(O,OH)6(OH)
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Cerianite-(Ce)4.DL.05(Ce4+,Th)O2
Columbite-(Fe)4.DB.35Fe2+Nb2O6
Columbite-(Mn)4.DB.35Mn2+Nb2O6
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
'Pyrochlore Group'4.00.A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Tantalite-(Fe) ?4.DB.35Fe2+Ta2O6
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Bismutite5.BE.25(BiO)2CO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Beusite8.AB.20Mn2+Mn2+2 (PO4)2
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Graftonite8.AB.20Fe2+Fe2+2(PO4)2
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Almandine9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Bertrandite9.BD.05Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Spessartine9.AD.25Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Bismuth Ochre'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Monazite'-
'Tantalite'-(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Bismuth1.3.1.4Bi
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Cerianite-(Ce)4.4.12.1(Ce4+,Th)O2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
A2B2O6(O,OH,F)
'Pyrochlore Group'8.2.1.1A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
AB2O6
Columbite-(Fe)8.3.2.2Fe2+Nb2O6
Columbite-(Mn)8.3.2.4Mn2+Nb2O6
Tantalite-(Fe) ?8.3.2.1Fe2+Ta2O6
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Bismutite16a.3.5.1(BiO)2CO3
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
(AB)3(XO4)2
Beusite38.3.3.2Mn2+Mn2+2 (PO4)2
Graftonite38.3.3.1Fe2+Fe2+2(PO4)2
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Almandine51.4.3a.2Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Spessartine51.4.3a.3Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Bertrandite56.1.1.1Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
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
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Bismuth Ochre'-
'Bismutopyrochlore (of Chukanov et al.)'-(Bi,Ca,U,Pb)2-xNb2(O,OH)6(OH)
'Feldspar Group'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Monazite'-
'Tantalite'-(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H Bismutopyrochlore (of Chukanov et al.)(Bi,Ca,U,Pb)2-xNb2(O,OH)6(OH)
H Pyrochlore GroupA2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
BeBeryllium
Be BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
OOxygen
O BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O CassiteriteSnO2
O Columbite-(Fe)Fe2+Nb2O6
O GraftoniteFe2+Fe22+(PO4)2
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O RutileTiO2
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
O Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
O BeusiteMn2+Mn22+ (PO4)2
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O Columbite-(Mn)Mn2+Nb2O6
O Cerianite-(Ce)(Ce4+,Th)O2
O Bismutopyrochlore (of Chukanov et al.)(Bi,Ca,U,Pb)2-xNb2(O,OH)6(OH)
O Pyrochlore GroupA2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
O Tantalite-(Fe)Fe2+Ta2O6
FFluorine
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SiSilicon
Si BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
PPhosphorus
P GraftoniteFe2+Fe22+(PO4)2
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
P BeusiteMn2+Mn22+ (PO4)2
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
CaCalcium
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca Bismutopyrochlore (of Chukanov et al.)(Bi,Ca,U,Pb)2-xNb2(O,OH)6(OH)
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
MnManganese
Mn SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Mn Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Mn BeusiteMn2+Mn22+ (PO4)2
Mn Columbite-(Mn)Mn2+Nb2O6
FeIron
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe Columbite-(Fe)Fe2+Nb2O6
Fe GraftoniteFe2+Fe22+(PO4)2
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Fe Tantalite-(Fe)Fe2+Ta2O6
CuCopper
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
NbNiobium
Nb Columbite-(Fe)Fe2+Nb2O6
Nb Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Nb Columbite-(Mn)Mn2+Nb2O6
Nb Bismutopyrochlore (of Chukanov et al.)(Bi,Ca,U,Pb)2-xNb2(O,OH)6(OH)
Nb Pyrochlore GroupA2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
CeCerium
Ce Cerianite-(Ce)(Ce4+,Th)O2
TaTantalum
Ta Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Ta Tantalite-(Fe)Fe2+Ta2O6
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb Bismutopyrochlore (of Chukanov et al.)(Bi,Ca,U,Pb)2-xNb2(O,OH)6(OH)
BiBismuth
Bi BismuthBi
Bi Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
Bi Bismutopyrochlore (of Chukanov et al.)(Bi,Ca,U,Pb)2-xNb2(O,OH)6(OH)
ThThorium
Th Cerianite-(Ce)(Ce4+,Th)O2
UUranium
U Bismutopyrochlore (of Chukanov et al.)(Bi,Ca,U,Pb)2-xNb2(O,OH)6(OH)

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Vernon, R.H. and Williams, K.L. (1960) Bertrandite from Mica Creek, Queensland. American Mineralogist: 45(11-12): 1300-1303.

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