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Kintore opencut, Broken Hill South Mine (BHS Mine; South Mine), Broken Hill, Yancowinna Co., New South Wales, Australia

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Detailed Mineral List:


Adamite
Formula: Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
Adamite var: Cuprian Adamite
Formula: (Zn,Cu)2AsO4OH
Agardite-(Y)
Formula: YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Antlerite
Formula: Cu3(SO4)(OH)4
'Apatite'
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Arseniosiderite
Formula: Ca2Fe3+3(AsO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Atacamite
Formula: Cu2(OH)3Cl
Aurichalcite
Formula: (Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Bastnäsite-(Ce)
Formula: Ce(CO3)F
Bayldonite
Formula: PbCu3(AsO4)2(OH)2
Beraunite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
Beudantite
Formula: PbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
'Beudantite-Segnitite Series'
'Bindheimite'
Formula: Pb2Sb2O6O
Boleite
Formula: KPb26Ag9Cu24(OH)48Cl62
Brianyoungite
Formula: Zn3(CO3,SO4)(OH)4
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Bromargyrite
Formula: AgBr
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Campigliaite
Formula: Mn2+Cu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 4H2O
Carminite
Formula: PbFe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Chalcanthite
Formula: CuSO4 · 5H2O
Chalcophanite
Formula: (Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Chalcosiderite
Formula: CuFe3+6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Chlorargyrite
Formula: AgCl
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Conichalcite
Formula: CaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Connellite
Formula: Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Copper
Formula: Cu
Corkite
Formula: PbFe3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Cornwallite
Formula: Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Coronadite
Formula: Pb(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Crandallite
Formula: CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Cryptomelane
Formula: K(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Cyrilovite
Formula: NaFe3+3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Dufrénite
Formula: Ca0.5Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Duftite
Formula: PbCu(AsO4)(OH)
Faustite
Formula: (Zn,Cu)Al6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Fornacite
Formula: Pb2Cu(CrO4)(AsO4)(OH)
Gahnite
Formula: ZnAl2O4
Galena
Formula: PbS
'Garnet'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Gartrellite
Formula: Pb(Cu,Fe3+,Zn)2(AsO4,SO4)2 · 2(H2O,OH)
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Goslarite
Formula: ZnSO4 · 7H2O
Goslarite var: Mangangoslarite
Formula: ZnSO4 · 7H2O
Graphite
Formula: C
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
'Halotrichite-Pickeringite Series'
Hawleyite
Formula: CdS
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Hidalgoite
Formula: PbAl3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Hinsdalite
Formula: PbAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Hopeite
Formula: Zn3(PO4)2 · 4H2O
Hydrocerussite
Formula: Pb3(CO3)2(OH)2
Hydrozincite
Formula: Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Iodargyrite
Formula: AgI
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Kidwellite
Formula: NaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
Kintoreite (TL)
Formula: PbFe3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Type Locality: Kintore opencut, Broken Hill South Mine (BHS Mine; South Mine), Broken Hill, Yancowinna Co., New South Wales, Australia
Kleemanite
Formula: ZnAl2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 3H2O
Kolitschite (TL)
Formula: PbZn0.5Fe3(AsO4)2(OH)6
Type Locality: Kintore opencut, Broken Hill South Mine (BHS Mine; South Mine), Broken Hill, Yancowinna Co., New South Wales, Australia
Ktenasite
Formula: Zn(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 6H2O
Langite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Leadhillite
Formula: Pb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
Leucophosphite
Formula: KFe3+2(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
Linarite
Formula: PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Marshite
Formula: CuI
Mawbyite (TL)
Formula: Pb(Fe3+,Zn)2(AsO4)2 · 2(OH,H2O)
Type Locality: Kintore opencut, Broken Hill South Mine (BHS Mine; South Mine), Broken Hill, Yancowinna Co., New South Wales, Australia
Miersite
Formula: (Ag,Cu)I
Mimetite
Formula: Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Minium
Formula: Pb3O4
Mottramite
Formula: PbCu(VO4)(OH)
Munakataite
Formula: Pb2Cu2(Se4+O3)(SO4)(OH)4
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Natrodufrénite
Formula: NaFe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Natrojarosite
Formula: NaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6
Olivenite
Formula: Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Opal var: Opal-AN
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Paratacamite
Formula: Cu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
Pharmacosiderite
Formula: KFe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
Philipsbornite
Formula: PbAl3(AsO4)2(OH)5 · H2O
Plumbogummite
Formula: PbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Plumbojarosite
Formula: Pb0.5Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Pseudomalachite
Formula: Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
'Rhabdophane'
Rhabdophane-(Ce)
Formula: (Ce,La)(PO4) · H2O
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
Rockbridgeite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+4(PO4)3(OH)5
Rosasite
Formula: (Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Sampleite
Formula: NaCaCu5(PO4)4Cl · 5H2O
Schulenbergite
Formula: (Cu,Zn)7(SO4)2(OH)10 · 3H2O
Scorodite
Formula: Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Segnitite (TL)
Formula: PbFe3+3(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)6
Type Locality: Kintore opencut, Broken Hill South Mine (BHS Mine; South Mine), Broken Hill, Yancowinna Co., New South Wales, Australia
Serpierite
Formula: Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Shannonite
Formula: Pb2OCO3
Silver
Formula: Ag
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Spangolite
Formula: Cu6Al(SO4)(OH)12Cl · 3H2O
Spessartine
Formula: Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Stolzite
Formula: Pb(WO4)
Strengite
Formula: FePO4 · 2H2O
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Tarbuttite
Formula: Zn2(PO4)(OH)
Tocornalite ?
Formula: (Ag,Hg)I
Tsumcorite
Formula: PbZn2(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
Turquoise
Formula: Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Variscite
Formula: AlPO4 · 2H2O
Vauquelinite
Formula: Pb2Cu(CrO4)(PO4)(OH)
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)
Yancowinnaite (TL)
Formula: PbCuAl(AsO4)2OH · H2O
Zincrosasite
Formula: (Zn,Cu)2(CO3)(OH)2

References

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Birch, W.D. and Van Der Heyden, A. (1988): Minerals from the Kintore Opencut, Broken Hill, New South Wales. Mineralogical Record: 19: 425-436.
Elliott, P. (1996): Mimetite and Wulfenite from the Kintore Opencut Broken Hill New South Wales. Mineralogical Record, 27, 375-380.
Birch, W.D. and van der Heyden, A. (1997): Minerals of the Kintore and Block 14 open cuts at Broken Hill NSW. Australian Journal of Mineralogy: 3: 23-71.
Birch, W.D. (1999). Minerals of Broken Hill. Publisher Broken Hill Council (Melbourne).
Grey, I. E., Mumme, W. G., Bordet, P. & Mills, S. J. (2008) A new crystal-chemical variation of the alunite-type structure in monoclinic PbZn0.5Fe3(AsO4)2(OH)6, Canadian Mineralogist, 46(5), 1355–1364.
Mills, S. J., Grey, I. E., Mumme, W. G., Miyawaki, R., Matsubara, S., Bordet, P., Birch, W. D. & Raudsepp, M. (2008): Kolitschite, Pb[Zn0.5,0.5]Fe3(AsO4)2(OH)6, a new mineral from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia. Australian Journal of Mineralogy, 14(2), 63–67.
Mills, S. J. & Birch, W. D. (2009) Kolitschit, ein neues Arsenatmineral aus Australien. Mineralien-Welt, 21(1), 82-85 (in German).

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