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Adelaide Mine (Adelaide Pty Mine; Adelaide Proprietary Mine), Dundas mineral field, Zeehan District, West Coast municipality, Tasmania, Australia

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Detailed Mineral List:


Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
'Bindheimite'
Formula: Pb2Sb2O6O
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Habit: platey to blocky crystals
Colour: white, yellow
Reference: N.R. Kemp and R.S. Bottrill : "Crocoite : mine is from which mine", 5th International Conference "Mineralogy & Museums", Paris, Sept. 5-8th 2004, Bull. de Liaison de la Soc. Franç. de Minéralogie et Cristallographie, 2004, Vol 16, N°2.
Cerussite var: Chrome-Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Habit: blocky to platey crystals
Colour: yellow
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Chalcophanite
Formula: (Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
Reference: Bottrill RS & Baker, WE (in prep) Catalogue of Minerals of Tasmania. Mineral Resources Tasmania
Chlorargyrite
Formula: AgCl
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: Anthony, J. W. et al. (1997): Handbook of Mineralogy, Vol. 3, 39
Coronadite
Formula: Pb(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Reference: N.R. Kemp and R.S. Bottrill : "Crocoite : mine is from which mine", 5th International Conference "Mineralogy & Museums", Paris, Sept. 5-8th 2004, Bull. de Liaison de la Soc. Franç. de Minéralogie et Cristallographie, 2004, Vol 16, N°2.
Crocoite
Formula: Pb(CrO4)
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 648; Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Dundasite (TL)
Formula: PbAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · H2O
Type Locality: Adelaide Mine (Adelaide Pty Mine; Adelaide Proprietary Mine), Dundas mineral field, Zeehan District, West Coast municipality, Tasmania, Australia
Habit: fibrous to botryoidal
Colour: white
Reference: N.R. Kemp and R.S. Bottrill : "Crocoite : mine is from which mine", 5th International Conference "Mineralogy & Museums", Paris, Sept. 5-8th 2004, Bull. de Liaison de la Soc. Franç. de Minéralogie et Cristallographie, 2004, Vol 16, N°2.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Gersdorffite
Formula: NiAsS
Reference: Bottrill & Baker, 2008
Gibbsite
Formula: Al(OH)3
Description: Mostly botryoidal, some very fine platey crystal aggregates
Reference: N.R. Kemp and R.S. Bottrill : "Crocoite : mine is from which mine", 5th International Conference "Mineralogy & Museums", Paris, Sept. 5-8th 2004, Bull. de Liaison de la Soc. Franç. de Minéralogie et Cristallographie, 2004, Vol 16, N°2.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: N.R. Kemp and R.S. Bottrill : "Crocoite : mine is from which mine", 5th International Conference "Mineralogy & Museums", Paris, Sept. 5-8th 2004, Bull. de Liaison de la Soc. Franç. de Minéralogie et Cristallographie, 2004, Vol 16, N°2.
Hisingerite
Formula: Fe3+2(Si2O5)(OH)4 · 2H2O
Reference: Ralph Bottrill pers comm
Lepidocrocite
Formula: γ-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: N.R. Kemp and R.S. Bottrill : "Crocoite : mine is from which mine", 5th International Conference "Mineralogy & Museums", Paris, Sept. 5-8th 2004, Bull. de Liaison de la Soc. Franç. de Minéralogie et Cristallographie, 2004, Vol 16, N°2.
Mimetite
Formula: Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Colour: red and yellow crystals
Reference: N.R. Kemp and R.S. Bottrill : "Crocoite : mine is from which mine", 5th International Conference "Mineralogy & Museums", Paris, Sept. 5-8th 2004, Bull. de Liaison de la Soc. Franç. de Minéralogie et Cristallographie, 2004, Vol 16, N°2.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Muscovite var: Fuchsite
Formula: K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Philipsbornite
Formula: PbAl3(AsO4)2(OH)5 · H2O
Colour: yellow, grey, green
Description: Poorly crystalline
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Phosgenite
Formula: Pb2CO3Cl2
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Stichtite ?
Formula: Mg6Cr3+2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
Reference: Anthony, J. W. et al. (1997): Handbook of Mineralogy, Vol. 3, 39

References

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- Dana 7:II:648.
- Chapman, A.H. (1972) On a spectacular find of croxoite in the Adelaide mine, Dundas, Tasmania. The Mineralogical Record: 3: 111-114
- Lancaster, K., (1977) Crocoite and its increasing scarcity. The Mineralogical Record: 8: 24-26
- Bottrill, R.S., Williams, P., Dohnt, S., Sorrell, S. and Kemp, N.R. (2006). Crocoite and associated minerals from Dundas and other locations in Tasmania. Australian Journal of Mineralogy. 12, 59-90
- Praszkier, T. & Wright, A. (2011): Ein neuer Krokoit-Sensationsfund in der Adelaide Mine/Tasmanien. Mineralien Welt. 22 (2): 70-79
- Bottrill, R. S. & Baker, W. E. (2008): A Catalogue of the Minerals of Tasmania. Geological Survey Bulletin 73, Mineral Resources Tasmania
- Thomas P. Moore, Wendell E. Wilson, 2012,
Major Crocoite Discoveries at the Adelaide Mine Tasmania
The Mineralogical Record, 43, p. 651-673
- - CHAPMAN, A. H. (1972) On a spectacular find of crocoite in
the Adelaide mine, Dundas, Tasmania.
Mineralogical Record, 3(3), 111–113.
- COOPER, M. P. (1994) Letter from Europe: the Munich Show.
Mineralogical Record, 25(2), 137–141.
- GREENE, E. (2012) Crocoite: the most beautiful mineral on the
planet? www.treasuremountainmining.com.
- HAUPT, J. (1988) Minerals of Western Tasmania.
Mineralogical Record, 19(6), 381–388.
- KISSLING, A. (1996) Letter: crocoite find.
Mineralogical Record, 27(1), 67–68.
- PRASZKIER, T., and WRIGHT, A. (2010) Great new find: Adelaide
Mine 2010.Minerals: Newspaper for Collectors,1, 8–11.

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