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Shepherd Hill Quarry (Brukunga Quarry), Nairne, Mount Barker, South Mt Lofty Ranges (Adelaide Hills), Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 35° 0' 10'' South , 138° 56' 5'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -35.00278,138.93500
GeoHash:G#: r1fbcecqh
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Csb : Warm-summer Mediterranean climate


An old pyrite quarry located 3.5 km NNE of Nairne (Brukunga), now used as a training place for the fire brigade. It was mined for sulphur production in the 1960's.

The deposit consists of Cambrian sedimentary pyrite-rich beds at the base of the Kanmantoo Group (comprising quartzites, greywackes and siltstones).
The mineralization has a sedimentary origin and was affected by a remobilization during amphibolite facies metamorphism.
Tension Gash Veins, perpendicular to fold axis and mineral lineation, are mineralized with manganochromite, hexagonal and monoclinic pyrrhotite, nickel, graphite, 2 apatite minerals, REE phosphates (Ca-Th-Ce phosphate and lanthanide phosphate) and a PdSb2 mineral.
The mineralization also contains hyalophane and barium micas.

"PIRSA is currently responsible for managing the former Brukunga pyrite mine site and investigating different remedial options aimed at achieving an environmentally sustainable solution to acid metalliferous drainage generated from the waste rocks and tailings." (MESA Journal 61 (2011) p. 25).

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


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

Detailed Mineral List:

Alabandite
Formula: MnS
Reference: J. Graham : "Manganochromite, palladium antimonide, and some unusual mineral associations at the Nairne pyrite deposit, South Australia", American Mineralogist, Vol. 63, 1978, pp. 1166-1174.;
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: No reference listed
Andalusite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Graham, J. (1978) Manganochromite, palladium antimonide, and some unusual mineral associations at the Nairne pyrite deposit, South Australia. American Mineralogist, Vol. 63, pp. 1166-1174.
'Apatite'
Reference: Gneneu, J., & Australia60l4, W. (1978). Manganochromite, palladium antimonide, and some unusual mineral associations at the Nairne pyrite deposit, South Australia. American Mineralogist, 63, I166-l174.
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: SA Geodata Database - Mineral Deposit Details Deposit Number: 1482 Graham, J. (1978) Manganochromite, palladium antimonide, and some unusual mineral associations at the Nairne pyrite deposit, South Australia. American Mineralogist, Vol. 63, pp. 1166-1174.
Boulangerite
Formula: Pb5Sb4S11
Reference: Graham, J. (1978) Manganochromite, palladium antimonide, and some unusual mineral associations at the Nairne pyrite deposit, South Australia. American Mineralogist, Vol. 63, pp. 1166-1174.
Breithauptite
Formula: NiSb
Reference: Graham, J. (1978) Manganochromite, palladium antimonide, and some unusual mineral associations at the Nairne pyrite deposit, South Australia. American Mineralogist, Vol. 63, pp. 1166-1174.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Graham, J. (1978) Manganochromite, palladium antimonide, and some unusual mineral associations at the Nairne pyrite deposit, South Australia. American Mineralogist, Vol. 63, pp. 1166-1174.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Graham, J. (1978) Manganochromite, palladium antimonide, and some unusual mineral associations at the Nairne pyrite deposit, South Australia. American Mineralogist, Vol. 63, pp. 1166-1174. SA Geodata Database - Mineral Deposit Details Deposit Number: 1482
Chlorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3Cl
Reference: Graham, J. (1978) Manganochromite, palladium antimonide, and some unusual mineral associations at the Nairne pyrite deposit, South Australia. American Mineralogist, Vol. 63, pp. 1166-1174.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Graham, J. (1978) Manganochromite, palladium antimonide, and some unusual mineral associations at the Nairne pyrite deposit, South Australia. American Mineralogist, Vol. 63, pp. 1166-1174.
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: Graham, J. (1978) Manganochromite, palladium antimonide, and some unusual mineral associations at the Nairne pyrite deposit, South Australia. American Mineralogist, Vol. 63, pp. 1166-1174.
Clinochlore var: Chromian Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
Reference: Graham, J. (1978) Manganochromite, palladium antimonide, and some unusual mineral associations at the Nairne pyrite deposit, South Australia. American Mineralogist, Vol. 63, pp. 1166-1174.
Cordierite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Reference: No reference listed
Cubanite
Formula: CuFe2S3
Reference: Graham, J. (1978) Manganochromite, palladium antimonide, and some unusual mineral associations at the Nairne pyrite deposit, South Australia. American Mineralogist, Vol. 63, pp. 1166-1174.
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Graham, J. (1978) Manganochromite, palladium antimonide, and some unusual mineral associations at the Nairne pyrite deposit, South Australia. American Mineralogist, Vol. 63, pp. 1166-1174. Grieco, G., & Merlini, A. (2012). Chromite alteration processes within Vourinos ophiolite. International journal of earth sciences, 101(6), 1523-1533.
Freibergite
Formula: Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Reference: Graham, J. (1978) Manganochromite, palladium antimonide, and some unusual mineral associations at the Nairne pyrite deposit, South Australia. American Mineralogist, Vol. 63, pp. 1166-1174.
Gahnite
Formula: ZnAl2O4
Reference: No reference listed
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: SA Geodata Database - Mineral Deposit Details Deposit Number: 1482 Graham, J. (1978) Manganochromite, palladium antimonide, and some unusual mineral associations at the Nairne pyrite deposit, South Australia. American Mineralogist, Vol. 63, pp. 1166-1174.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Graham, J. (1978) Manganochromite, palladium antimonide, and some unusual mineral associations at the Nairne pyrite deposit, South Australia. American Mineralogist, Vol. 63, pp. 1166-1174.
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: Graham, J. (1978) Manganochromite, palladium antimonide, and some unusual mineral associations at the Nairne pyrite deposit, South Australia. American Mineralogist, Vol. 63, pp. 1166-1174.
Gudmundite
Formula: FeSbS
Reference: Graham, J. (1978) Manganochromite, palladium antimonide, and some unusual mineral associations at the Nairne pyrite deposit, South Australia. American Mineralogist, Vol. 63, pp. 1166-1174.
Halite
Formula: NaCl
Description: Inclusions in pyrrhotite (Orebody N° 3).
Reference: Graham, J. (1978) Manganochromite, palladium antimonide, and some unusual mineral associations at the Nairne pyrite deposit, South Australia. American Mineralogist, Vol. 63, pp. 1166-1174.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: SA Geodata Database - Mineral Deposit Details Deposit Number: 1482
'Hornblende'
Description: Contains V and Cr.
Reference: Graham, J. (1978) Manganochromite, palladium antimonide, and some unusual mineral associations at the Nairne pyrite deposit, South Australia. American Mineralogist, Vol. 63, pp. 1166-1174.
Hydroxylapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Reference: Graham, J. (1978) Manganochromite, palladium antimonide, and some unusual mineral associations at the Nairne pyrite deposit, South Australia. American Mineralogist, Vol. 63, pp. 1166-1174.
Jamesonite
Formula: Pb4FeSb6S14
Reference: No reference listed
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: SA Geodata Database - Mineral Deposit Details Deposit Number: 1482
Kyanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Graham, J. (1978) Manganochromite, palladium antimonide, and some unusual mineral associations at the Nairne pyrite deposit, South Australia. American Mineralogist, Vol. 63, pp. 1166-1174.
Manganochromite (TL)
Formula: Mn2+Cr2O4
Reference: Grieco, G., & Merlini, A. (2012). Chromite alteration processes within Vourinos ophiolite. International journal of earth sciences, 101(6), 1523-1533. Graham, J. (1978) Manganochromite, palladium antimonide, and some unusual mineral associations at the Nairne pyrite deposit, South Australia. American Mineralogist, Vol. 63, pp. 1166-1174.
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Graham, J. (1978) Manganochromite, palladium antimonide, and some unusual mineral associations at the Nairne pyrite deposit, South Australia. American Mineralogist, Vol. 63, pp. 1166-1174.
Microcline var: Hyalophane
Formula: (K,Ba)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Description: Matrix mineral and inclusions in pyrite.
Reference: Graham, J. (1978) Manganochromite, palladium antimonide, and some unusual mineral associations at the Nairne pyrite deposit, South Australia. American Mineralogist, Vol. 63, pp. 1166-1174.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Graham, J. (1978) Manganochromite, palladium antimonide, and some unusual mineral associations at the Nairne pyrite deposit, South Australia. American Mineralogist, Vol. 63, pp. 1166-1174.
Nickel
Formula: Ni
Reference: Graham, J. (1978) Manganochromite, palladium antimonide, and some unusual mineral associations at the Nairne pyrite deposit, South Australia. American Mineralogist, Vol. 63, pp. 1166-1174.
Nickeline
Formula: NiAs
Reference: Graham, J. (1978) Manganochromite, palladium antimonide, and some unusual mineral associations at the Nairne pyrite deposit, South Australia. American Mineralogist, Vol. 63, pp. 1166-1174.
Pentlandite
Formula: (FexNiy)Σ9S8
Reference: Graham, J. (1978) Manganochromite, palladium antimonide, and some unusual mineral associations at the Nairne pyrite deposit, South Australia. American Mineralogist, Vol. 63, pp. 1166-1174.
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Graham, J. (1978) Manganochromite, palladium antimonide, and some unusual mineral associations at the Nairne pyrite deposit, South Australia. American Mineralogist, Vol. 63, pp. 1166-1174. SA Geodata Database - Mineral Deposit Details Deposit Number: 1482
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Reference: Graham, J. (1978) Manganochromite, palladium antimonide, and some unusual mineral associations at the Nairne pyrite deposit, South Australia. American Mineralogist, Vol. 63, pp. 1166-1174.
Pyrargyrite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Reference: Graham, J. (1978) Manganochromite, palladium antimonide, and some unusual mineral associations at the Nairne pyrite deposit, South Australia. American Mineralogist, Vol. 63, pp. 1166-1174.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Grieco, G., & Merlini, A. (2012). Chromite alteration processes within Vourinos ophiolite. International journal of earth sciences, 101(6), 1523-1533.; Graham, J. (1978) Manganochromite, palladium antimonide, and some unusual mineral associations at the Nairne pyrite deposit, South Australia. American Mineralogist, Vol. 63, pp. 1166-1174. SA Geodata Database - Mineral Deposit Details Deposit Number: 1482
Pyrophanite
Formula: Mn2+TiO3
Reference: Graham, J. (1978) Manganochromite, palladium antimonide, and some unusual mineral associations at the Nairne pyrite deposit, South Australia. American Mineralogist, Vol. 63, pp. 1166-1174.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Description: Hexagonal and monoclinic (oxidation rims around hexagonal pyrrhotite) pyrrhotite.
Reference: Grieco, G., & Merlini, A. (2012). Chromite alteration processes within Vourinos ophiolite. International journal of earth sciences, 101(6), 1523-1533.; SA Geodata Database - Mineral Deposit Details Deposit Number: 1482; Graham, J. (1978) Manganochromite, palladium antimonide, and some unusual mineral associations at the Nairne pyrite deposit, South Australia. American Mineralogist, Vol. 63, pp. 1166-1174.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: SA Geodata Database - Mineral Deposit Details Deposit Number: 1482 Graham, J. (1978) Manganochromite, palladium antimonide, and some unusual mineral associations at the Nairne pyrite deposit, South Australia. American Mineralogist, Vol. 63, pp. 1166-1174.
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Description: Contains V, Cr and Mn.
Reference: Graham, J. (1978) Manganochromite, palladium antimonide, and some unusual mineral associations at the Nairne pyrite deposit, South Australia. American Mineralogist, Vol. 63, pp. 1166-1174.
'Scapolite'
Reference: Graham, J. (1978) Manganochromite, palladium antimonide, and some unusual mineral associations at the Nairne pyrite deposit, South Australia. American Mineralogist, Vol. 63, pp. 1166-1174.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Graham, J. (1978) Manganochromite, palladium antimonide, and some unusual mineral associations at the Nairne pyrite deposit, South Australia. American Mineralogist, Vol. 63, pp. 1166-1174.
Siderite var: Manganoan Siderite
Formula: (Fe,Mn)CO3
Reference: Graham, J. (1978) Manganochromite, palladium antimonide, and some unusual mineral associations at the Nairne pyrite deposit, South Australia. American Mineralogist, Vol. 63, pp. 1166-1174.
Sillimanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Graham, J. (1978) Manganochromite, palladium antimonide, and some unusual mineral associations at the Nairne pyrite deposit, South Australia. American Mineralogist, Vol. 63, pp. 1166-1174.
Spessartine
Formula: Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Graham, J. (1978) Manganochromite, palladium antimonide, and some unusual mineral associations at the Nairne pyrite deposit, South Australia. American Mineralogist, Vol. 63, pp. 1166-1174.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Description: Contains up to 7.5% Mn
Reference: Graham, J. (1978) Manganochromite, palladium antimonide, and some unusual mineral associations at the Nairne pyrite deposit, South Australia. American Mineralogist, Vol. 63, pp. 1166-1174. SA Geodata Database - Mineral Deposit Details Deposit Number: 1482
Stannite
Formula: Cu2FeSnS4
Reference: Graham, J. (1978) Manganochromite, palladium antimonide, and some unusual mineral associations at the Nairne pyrite deposit, South Australia. American Mineralogist, Vol. 63, pp. 1166-1174.
'Stilbite subgroup'
Reference: R Bottrill, unpub data.
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: Graham, J. (1978) Manganochromite, palladium antimonide, and some unusual mineral associations at the Nairne pyrite deposit, South Australia. American Mineralogist, Vol. 63, pp. 1166-1174. SA Geodata Database - Mineral Deposit Details Deposit Number: 1482
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Graham, J. (1978) Manganochromite, palladium antimonide, and some unusual mineral associations at the Nairne pyrite deposit, South Australia. American Mineralogist, Vol. 63, pp. 1166-1174.
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Graham, J. (1978) Manganochromite, palladium antimonide, and some unusual mineral associations at the Nairne pyrite deposit, South Australia. American Mineralogist, Vol. 63, pp. 1166-1174. SA Geodata Database - Mineral Deposit Details Deposit Number: 1482
Ullmannite
Formula: NiSbS
Reference: Graham, J. (1978) Manganochromite, palladium antimonide, and some unusual mineral associations at the Nairne pyrite deposit, South Australia. American Mineralogist, Vol. 63, pp. 1166-1174.
'UM1978-21-Sb:Pd'
Formula: PdSb2
Reference: Graham, J. (1978) Manganochromite, palladium antimonide, and some unusual mineral associations at the Nairne pyrite deposit, South Australia. American Mineralogist, Vol. 63, pp. 1166-1174.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Nickel1.AA.05Ni
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Alabandite'2.CD.10MnS
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
'Boulangerite'2.HC.15Pb5Sb4S11
'Breithauptite'2.CC.05NiSb
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cubanite2.CB.55aCuFe2S3
Freibergite2.GB.05Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Gudmundite2.EB.20FeSbS
Jamesonite2.HB.15Pb4FeSb6S14
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Nickeline2.CC.05NiAs
Pentlandite2.BB.15(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Pyrargyrite2.GA.05Ag3SbS3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stannite2.CB.15aCu2FeSnS4
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Ullmannite2.EB.25NiSbS
Group 3 - Halides
Halite3.AA.20NaCl
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Anatase'4.DD.05TiO2
Gahnite4.BB.05ZnAl2O4
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Manganochromite (TL)4.BB.05Mn2+Cr2O4
Pyrophanite4.CB.05Mn2+TiO3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
var: Manganoan Siderite5.AB.05(Fe,Mn)CO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Chlorapatite'8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3Cl
Hydroxylapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Group 9 - Silicates
'Andalusite'9.AF.10Al2(SiO4)O
Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
var: Chromian Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
Cordierite9.CJ.10(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Kyanite9.AF.15Al2(SiO4)O
Microcline
var: Hyalophane
9.FA.30(K,Ba)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Phlogopite9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Prehnite9.DP.20Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Sillimanite9.AF.05Al2(SiO4)O
Spessartine9.AD.25Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
Garnet Group-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Hornblende-
Scapolite-
Stilbite subgroup-
UM1978-21-Sb:Pd-PdSb2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Nickel1.1.11.5Ni
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
Pentlandite2.7.1.1(FexNiy)Σ9S8
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Alabandite2.8.1.4MnS
Breithauptite2.8.11.2NiSb
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Nickeline2.8.11.1NiAs
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Cubanite2.9.13.1CuFe2S3
Stannite2.9.2.1Cu2FeSnS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Gudmundite2.12.4.2FeSbS
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Ullmannite2.12.3.3NiSbS
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Freibergite3.3.6.3Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ø = 3
Pyrargyrite3.4.1.2Ag3SbS3
2.5 < ø < 3
Boulangerite3.5.2.1Pb5Sb4S11
2 < ø < 2.49
Jamesonite3.6.7.1Pb4FeSb6S14
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Pyrophanite4.3.5.3Mn2+TiO3
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Gahnite7.2.1.4ZnAl2O4
Manganochromite (TL)7.2.3.2Mn2+Cr2O4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Halite9.1.1.1NaCl
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Chlorapatite41.8.1.2Ca5(PO4)3Cl
Hydroxylapatite41.8.1.3Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Spessartine51.4.3a.3Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
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
Kyanite52.2.2c.1Al2(SiO4)O
Sillimanite52.2.2a.1Al2(SiO4)O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with Al substituted rings
Cordierite61.2.1.1(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
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
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(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
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Clinochlore71.4.1.4Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 4-membered rings
Prehnite72.1.3.1Ca2Al2Si3O10(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
Microcline
var: Hyalophane
76.1.1.3(K,Ba)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
Clinochlore
var: Chromian Clinochlore
-Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Hornblende'-
'Scapolite'-
Siderite
var: Manganoan Siderite
-(Fe,Mn)CO3
'Stilbite subgroup'-
'UM1978-21-Sb:Pd'-PdSb2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Clinochlore (var: Chromian Clinochlore)Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C GraphiteC
C Siderite (var: Manganoan Siderite)(Fe,Mn)CO3
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O AnataseTiO2
O AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
O CalciteCaCO3
O ChlorapatiteCa5(PO4)3Cl
O Clinochlore (var: Chromian Clinochlore)Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O GahniteZnAl2O4
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O HematiteFe2O3
O Microcline (var: Hyalophane)(K,Ba)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
O HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O Siderite (var: Manganoan Siderite)(Fe,Mn)CO3
O ManganochromiteMn2+Cr2O4
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
O PyrophaniteMn2+TiO3
O QuartzSiO2
O RutileTiO2
O SideriteFeCO3
O SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
NaSodium
Na HaliteNaCl
MgMagnesium
Mg Clinochlore (var: Chromian Clinochlore)Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Mg Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Al Clinochlore (var: Chromian Clinochlore)Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Al GahniteZnAl2O4
Al Microcline (var: Hyalophane)(K,Ba)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Al KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Al SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
SiSilicon
Si AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Si Clinochlore (var: Chromian Clinochlore)Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si Microcline (var: Hyalophane)(K,Ba)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Si KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
PPhosphorus
P ChlorapatiteCa5(PO4)3Cl
P HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
SSulfur
S AlabanditeMnS
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CubaniteCuFe2S3
S FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
S GalenaPbS
S GudmunditeFeSbS
S JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
S MarcasiteFeS2
S Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
S PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
S StanniteCu2FeSnS4
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
S UllmanniteNiSbS
ClChlorine
Cl ChlorapatiteCa5(PO4)3Cl
Cl HaliteNaCl
KPotassium
K Microcline (var: Hyalophane)(K,Ba)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca ChlorapatiteCa5(PO4)3Cl
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
Ca PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
TiTitanium
Ti AnataseTiO2
Ti PyrophaniteMn2+TiO3
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
CrChromium
Cr Clinochlore (var: Chromian Clinochlore)Mg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8
Cr ManganochromiteMn2+Cr2O4
MnManganese
Mn AlabanditeMnS
Mn Siderite (var: Manganoan Siderite)(Fe,Mn)CO3
Mn ManganochromiteMn2+Cr2O4
Mn PyrophaniteMn2+TiO3
Mn SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Fe CubaniteCuFe2S3
Fe FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Fe GudmunditeFeSbS
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe Siderite (var: Manganoan Siderite)(Fe,Mn)CO3
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe StanniteCu2FeSnS4
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
NiNickel
Ni BreithauptiteNiSb
Ni NickelNi
Ni NickelineNiAs
Ni Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8
Ni UllmanniteNiSbS
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CubaniteCuFe2S3
Cu FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Cu StanniteCu2FeSnS4
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ZnZinc
Zn GahniteZnAl2O4
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As NickelineNiAs
PdPalladium
Pd UM1978-21-Sb:PdPdSb2
AgSilver
Ag FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Ag PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
SnTin
Sn StanniteCu2FeSnS4
SbAntimony
Sb BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
Sb BreithauptiteNiSb
Sb FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Sb GudmunditeFeSbS
Sb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Sb PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Sb UllmanniteNiSbS
Sb UM1978-21-Sb:PdPdSb2
BaBarium
Ba Microcline (var: Hyalophane)(K,Ba)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
PbLead
Pb BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14

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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Cambrian
485.4 - 541 Ma



ID: 3187119
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Cambrian (485.4 - 541 Ma)

Comments: Adelaide Fold Belt

Lithology: Amphibolite grade metasedimentary/metavolcanic schist

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]

Series 2 - Terreneuvian
509 - 541 Ma



ID: 921593
Talisker Formation

Age: Cambrian (509 - 541 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Talisker Formation

Description: Siltstone, laminated calcareous, light and dark grey (lighter bands being more calcareous), massive or laminated, local lenticular sandstone interbeds; sulphidic siltstone bands.

Comments: argillaceous detrital sediment; sedimentary carbonate; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Argillaceous detrital sediment; sedimentary carbonate

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

References

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Skinner, B. J. (1958) The geology and metamorphism of the Nairne pyritic formation. Econ. Geol., 53, 546-562
LaGanza, R. F. (1959a) The Nairne sulphide deposit M.Sc. Thesis, University of Adelaide.
LaGanza, R. F. (1959b) Pyrite investigations at Nairne, South Australia. Econ. Geol.. 54, 895-902.
George, R. J. (1967). Metamorphism of the Nairne Pyrite Deposit. Ph.D. Thesis, University of Adelaide.
George, R. J. (1969a) Sulphide-silicate reactions during metamorphism of the Nairne Pyrite Deposit Proc. Australasian Inst. Min. Metall. 230, l-9.
George, R. J. (1969b) Sulphide vein formation during metamorphism of the Nairne Pyrite Deposit. Proc. Australasian Inst Min. Metall., 230, 9-t9.
Graham, J. (1978) Manganochromite, palladium antimonide, and some unusual mineral associations at the Nairne pyrite deposit, South Australia. American Mineralogist, 63, 1166-1174.

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