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Kingston Mine, Navilawa, Sabeto River Valley, Viti Levu, Fijii
Regional Level Types
Kingston MineMine
Navilawa- not defined -
Sabeto River ValleyValley
Viti Levu- not defined -
FijiCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 17° 41' 35'' South , 177° 35' 30'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -17.69333,177.59167
GeoHash:G#: ruy735n2c
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Af : Tropical rainforest climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Lautoka52,500 (2016)17.2km
Ba14,596 (2016)19.7km
Nadi42,284 (2017)22.2km


Explorations for copper and gold.
The Kingston deposit is located 1.8kms north of Tuvatu deposit.

Regions containing this locality

Australian Plate (Australia Plate)Tectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


8 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

Note: this is a very new system on mindat.org and data is currently VERY limited. Please bear with us while we work towards adding this information!

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Alphabetical List Tree Diagram

Detailed Mineral List:

Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Lum, J. (1995). Placer gold potential of Fiji, the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu (Vol. 214). South Pacific Applied Geoscience Commission.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Lum, J. (1995). Placer gold potential of Fiji, the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu (Vol. 214). South Pacific Applied Geoscience Commission.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Lum, J. (1995). Placer gold potential of Fiji, the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu (Vol. 214). South Pacific Applied Geoscience Commission.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Lum, J. (1995). Placer gold potential of Fiji, the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu (Vol. 214). South Pacific Applied Geoscience Commission.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Lum, J. (1995). Placer gold potential of Fiji, the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu (Vol. 214). South Pacific Applied Geoscience Commission.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Lum, J. (1995). Placer gold potential of Fiji, the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu (Vol. 214). South Pacific Applied Geoscience Commission.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Lum, J. (1995). Placer gold potential of Fiji, the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu (Vol. 214). South Pacific Applied Geoscience Commission.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Lum, J. (1995). Placer gold potential of Fiji, the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu (Vol. 214). South Pacific Applied Geoscience Commission.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Lum, J. (1995). Placer gold potential of Fiji, the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu (Vol. 214). South Pacific Applied Geoscience Commission.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Lum, J. (1995). Placer gold potential of Fiji, the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu (Vol. 214). South Pacific Applied Geoscience Commission.
'Zeolite Group'
Reference: Lum, J. (1995). Placer gold potential of Fiji, the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu (Vol. 214). South Pacific Applied Geoscience Commission.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Zeolite Group'9.G0.
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
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
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 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, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Zeolite Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O CalciteCaCO3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
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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Neogene - Cretaceous
2.588 - 145 Ma



ID: 3186213
Mesozoic-Cenozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (2.588 - 145 Ma)

Comments: Fiji

Lithology: Mafic-intermediate volcanic 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]

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

References

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Scherbarth, N.L., Spry, P.G. (2006) Mineralogical, petrological, stable isotope, and fluid inclusion characteristics of the Tuvatu gold-silver telluride deposit, Fiji: Comparisons with the Emperor deposit. Economic Geology, 101(1), 135-158.
Forsythe, N.A., Spry, P.G., Thompson, M.L. (2019) Petrological and Mineralogical Aspects of Epithermal Low-Sulfidation Au- and Porphyry Cu-Style Mineralization, Navilawa Caldera, Fiji. Geosciences, 9:1, 42 [https://doi.org/10.3390/geosciences9010042. http://www.mdpi.com/2076-3263/9/1/42].


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