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Cone No. 32, McBride Province, Charters Towers Region, Queensland, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 18° 15' South , 144° 45' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -18.25000,144.75000
GeoHash:G#: rhybjvewp
Köppen climate type:Cwa : Monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate


A small, low-relief, partially eroded olivine nephelinite scoria cone.

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16 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: MM 1999, 321-9
Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: MM 1999, 321-9
'Anorthoclase'
Formula: (Na,K)AlSi3O8
Reference: Stolz, A. J. (1987). Fluid activity in the lower crust and upper mantle: mineralogical evidence bearing on the origin of amphibole and scapolite in ultramafic and mafic granulite xenoliths. Mineralogical Magazine, 51(5), 719-732.
'Apatite'
Reference: Stolz, A. J. (1987). Fluid activity in the lower crust and upper mantle: mineralogical evidence bearing on the origin of amphibole and scapolite in ultramafic and mafic granulite xenoliths. Mineralogical Magazine, 51(5), 719-732.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: MM 1999, 321-9
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: MM 1999, 321-9
Diopside var: Chromian Diopside
Formula: Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
Reference: Stolz, A. J. (1987). Fluid activity in the lower crust and upper mantle: mineralogical evidence bearing on the origin of amphibole and scapolite in ultramafic and mafic granulite xenoliths. Mineralogical Magazine, 51(5), 719-732.
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Reference: Stolz, A. J. (1987). Fluid activity in the lower crust and upper mantle: mineralogical evidence bearing on the origin of amphibole and scapolite in ultramafic and mafic granulite xenoliths. Mineralogical Magazine, 51(5), 719-732.
Hercynite
Formula: Fe2+Al2O4
Reference: MM 1999, 321-9
'Hornblendite'
Reference: Stolz, A. J. (1987). Fluid activity in the lower crust and upper mantle: mineralogical evidence bearing on the origin of amphibole and scapolite in ultramafic and mafic granulite xenoliths. Mineralogical Magazine, 51(5), 719-732.
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Stolz, A. J. (1987). Fluid activity in the lower crust and upper mantle: mineralogical evidence bearing on the origin of amphibole and scapolite in ultramafic and mafic granulite xenoliths. Mineralogical Magazine, 51(5), 719-732.
'Lherzolite'
Reference: Stolz, A. J. (1987). Fluid activity in the lower crust and upper mantle: mineralogical evidence bearing on the origin of amphibole and scapolite in ultramafic and mafic granulite xenoliths. Mineralogical Magazine, 51(5), 719-732.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Stolz, A. J. (1987). Fluid activity in the lower crust and upper mantle: mineralogical evidence bearing on the origin of amphibole and scapolite in ultramafic and mafic granulite xenoliths. Mineralogical Magazine, 51(5), 719-732.
'Nephelinite'
Reference: Stolz, A. J. (1987). Fluid activity in the lower crust and upper mantle: mineralogical evidence bearing on the origin of amphibole and scapolite in ultramafic and mafic granulite xenoliths. Mineralogical Magazine, 51(5), 719-732.
Pargasite
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Reference: MM 1999, 321-9
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Stolz, A. J. (1987). Fluid activity in the lower crust and upper mantle: mineralogical evidence bearing on the origin of amphibole and scapolite in ultramafic and mafic granulite xenoliths. Mineralogical Magazine, 51(5), 719-732.
Pyrope
Formula: Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: MM 1999, 321-9
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Stolz, A. J. (1987). Fluid activity in the lower crust and upper mantle: mineralogical evidence bearing on the origin of amphibole and scapolite in ultramafic and mafic granulite xenoliths. Mineralogical Magazine, 51(5), 719-732.
Sillimanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Stolz, A. J. (1987). Fluid activity in the lower crust and upper mantle: mineralogical evidence bearing on the origin of amphibole and scapolite in ultramafic and mafic granulite xenoliths. Mineralogical Magazine, 51(5), 719-732.
Silvialite (TL)
Formula: (Ca,Na)4(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,CO3)
Reference: [AmMin 85:264] MM 1999, 321-9; Stolz, A. J. (1987). Fluid activity in the lower crust and upper mantle: mineralogical evidence bearing on the origin of amphibole and scapolite in ultramafic and mafic granulite xenoliths. Mineralogical Magazine, 51(5), 719-732.
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Reference: Stolz, A. J. (1987). Fluid activity in the lower crust and upper mantle: mineralogical evidence bearing on the origin of amphibole and scapolite in ultramafic and mafic granulite xenoliths. Mineralogical Magazine, 51(5), 719-732.
Spinel var: Pleonaste
Formula: (Mg,Fe)Al2O4
Reference: Stolz, A. J. (1987). Fluid activity in the lower crust and upper mantle: mineralogical evidence bearing on the origin of amphibole and scapolite in ultramafic and mafic granulite xenoliths. Mineralogical Magazine, 51(5), 719-732.
Trevorite
Formula: Ni2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Stolz, A. J. (1987). Fluid activity in the lower crust and upper mantle: mineralogical evidence bearing on the origin of amphibole and scapolite in ultramafic and mafic granulite xenoliths. Mineralogical Magazine, 51(5), 719-732.
'Websterite'
Reference: Stolz, A. J. (1987). Fluid activity in the lower crust and upper mantle: mineralogical evidence bearing on the origin of amphibole and scapolite in ultramafic and mafic granulite xenoliths. Mineralogical Magazine, 51(5), 719-732.
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Stolz, A. J. (1987). Fluid activity in the lower crust and upper mantle: mineralogical evidence bearing on the origin of amphibole and scapolite in ultramafic and mafic granulite xenoliths. Mineralogical Magazine, 51(5), 719-732.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hercynite4.BB.05Fe2+Al2O4
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
var: Pleonaste4.BB.05(Mg,Fe)Al2O4
Trevorite4.BB.05Ni2+Fe3+2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
'Almandine'9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
'Anorthoclase'9.FA.30(Na,K)AlSi3O8
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
var: Chromian Diopside9.DA.15Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
Forsterite9.AC.05Mg2SiO4
Pargasite9.DE.15{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pyrope9.AD.25Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Sillimanite9.AF.05Al2(SiO4)O
Silvialite (TL)9.FB.15(Ca,Na)4(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,CO3)
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Apatite'-
Hornblendite-
Lherzolite-
Nephelinite-
Websterite-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Hercynite7.2.1.3Fe2+Al2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Trevorite7.2.2.5Ni2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Forsterite51.3.1.2Mg2SiO4
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Almandine51.4.3a.2Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Pyrope51.4.3a.1Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
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
Sillimanite52.2.2a.1Al2(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
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Pargasite66.1.3a.12{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
'Anorthoclase'76.1.1.6(Na,K)AlSi3O8
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Apatite'-
Diopside
var: Chromian Diopside
-Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
'Hornblendite'-
'Lherzolite'-
'Nephelinite'-
Silvialite (TL)-(Ca,Na)4(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,CO3)
Spinel
var: Pleonaste
-(Mg,Fe)Al2O4
'Websterite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C Silvialite(Ca,Na)4(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,CO3)
OOxygen
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O Anorthoclase(Na,K)AlSi3O8
O CalciteCaCO3
O Diopside (var: Chromian Diopside)Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O ForsteriteMg2SiO4
O HercyniteFe2+Al2O4
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Spinel (var: Pleonaste)(Mg,Fe)Al2O4
O PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
O RutileTiO2
O SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O Silvialite(Ca,Na)4(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,CO3)
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O TrevoriteNi2+Fe23+O4
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
NaSodium
Na Anorthoclase(Na,K)AlSi3O8
Na Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Na Silvialite(Ca,Na)4(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,CO3)
MgMagnesium
Mg Diopside (var: Chromian Diopside)Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Mg Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg Spinel (var: Pleonaste)(Mg,Fe)Al2O4
Mg PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
AlAluminium
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al Anorthoclase(Na,K)AlSi3O8
Al HercyniteFe2+Al2O4
Al Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Spinel (var: Pleonaste)(Mg,Fe)Al2O4
Al PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
Al SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al Silvialite(Ca,Na)4(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,CO3)
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
SiSilicon
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si Anorthoclase(Na,K)AlSi3O8
Si Diopside (var: Chromian Diopside)Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Si Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si PyropeMg3Al2(SiO4)3
Si SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si Silvialite(Ca,Na)4(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,CO3)
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
SSulfur
S Silvialite(Ca,Na)4(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,CO3)
KPotassium
K Anorthoclase(Na,K)AlSi3O8
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Diopside (var: Chromian Diopside)Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Ca Silvialite(Ca,Na)4(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,CO3)
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti RutileTiO2
CrChromium
Cr Diopside (var: Chromian Diopside)Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
FeIron
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Fe HercyniteFe2+Al2O4
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Spinel (var: Pleonaste)(Mg,Fe)Al2O4
Fe TrevoriteNi2+Fe23+O4
NiNickel
Ni TrevoriteNi2+Fe23+O4
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(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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Quaternary - Cenozoic
0 - 66 Ma



ID: 701754
McBride Basalt Group

Age: Cenozoic (0 - 66 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: McBride Basalt Group

Description: Olivine basalt, including flows, vents, and plugs

Comments: igneous mafic volcanic; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Igneous mafic volcanic

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]

Quaternary
0 - 2.588 Ma



ID: 3190319
Cenozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Pleistocene (0 - 2.588 Ma)

Comments: East Australia Cainozoic Volcanic Belt; Mcbride

Lithology: Shield volcano(es); mafic volcanic rocks; basalt

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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Stolz, A. J. (1987). Fluid activity in the lower crust and upper mantle: mineralogical evidence bearing on the origin of amphibole and scapolite in ultramafic and mafic granulite xenoliths. Mineralogical Magazine, 51(5), 719-732.
Rudnick, R. L., & Taylor, S. R. (1991). Petrology and geochemistry of lower crustal xenoliths from northern Queensland and inferences on lower crustal composition. The Australian Lithosphere, 189-208.


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