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Quartz from
Ashton Quarry, Ashton, South Mt Lofty Ranges (Adelaide Hills), Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Quartz
Formula:SiO2
Colour:colorless to milky
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:Bottrill (unpub)
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Quartz data
Locality Data:Click here to view Ashton Quarry, Ashton, South Mt Lofty Ranges (Adelaide Hills), Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
Nearest other occurrences of Quartz
2.5km (1.6 miles) A Uraidla mine (Bolland's), Uraidla, South Mt Lofty Ranges (Adelaide Hills), Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
2.8km (1.7 miles) B White Rock Quarry, Horsnell Gully, South Mt Lofty Ranges (Adelaide Hills), Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
3.0km (1.9 miles) C Lady Edith, Uraidla, South Mt Lofty Ranges (Adelaide Hills), Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
5.3km (3.3 miles) D Fifth Creek Central Mine (Stainbanks), Montacute, South Mt Lofty Ranges (Adelaide Hills), Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
5.9km (3.7 miles) E Castambool (Prince Albert), Montacute, South Mt Lofty Ranges (Adelaide Hills), Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
6.2km (3.9 miles) F Adelaide Mine, Montacute, South Mt Lofty Ranges (Adelaide Hills), Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
6.3km (3.9 miles) G Montacute Blue Metals Quarry (Montacute Quarry), Montacute, South Mt Lofty Ranges (Adelaide Hills), Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
6.5km (4.0 miles) H Eclipse Mine (Eclipse East), Lobethal, South Mt Lofty Ranges (Adelaide Hills), Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
6.9km (4.3 miles) I Victoria Gold Mine, Montacute, South Mt Lofty Ranges (Adelaide Hills), Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
7.4km (4.6 miles) J Torrens River (Torrens Barite; Varcoe's; Torrens Gorge Mine), Torrens Gorge, South Mt Lofty Ranges (Adelaide Hills), Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
7.8km (4.9 miles) K Wakefields Quarry (Amber Gully Quarry; Payneham & Campbelltown DC Quarry; Local Governmant Quarry; Athelstone Quarry), Torrens Gorge, South Mt Lofty Ranges (Adelaide Hills), Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
8.0km (5.0 miles) L Wheal Watkins, Glen Osmond, South Mt Lofty Ranges (Adelaide Hills), Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
8.3km (5.2 miles) M Balhannah Copper and Bismuth Mine, Balhannah, South Mt Lofty Ranges (Adelaide Hills), Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
9.2km (5.7 miles) N Riverview Quartzite Quarry(PM 31; Readymix group), Torrens Gorge, South Mt Lofty Ranges (Adelaide Hills), Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
9.3km (5.7 miles) O Grunthal Mine, Balhannah, South Mt Lofty Ranges (Adelaide Hills), Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
9.7km (6.0 miles) P Riverview Dolomite Quarry (PM 35; Readymix Group), Torrens Gorge, South Mt Lofty Ranges (Adelaide Hills), Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
10.0km (6.2 miles) Q Aldgate Barytes Mine (Aldgate Recreational Reserve; Cambridge Road), Aldgate, South Mt Lofty Ranges (Adelaide Hills), Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
10.3km (6.4 miles) R Kloppers Quarry (Highercobme District Council Quarry; Coulls Quarry; Anstey Hill Quarry; Hills Quarry), Anstey Hill Recreation Park, Tea Tree Gully, South Mt Lofty Ranges (Adelaide Hills), Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
11.6km (7.2 miles) S Tea Tree Gully Mine (Tea Tree Iron Mine; Tea Tree Silver Mine; Ironstone Quarry), Anstey Hill Recreation Park, Tea Tree Gully, South Mt Lofty Ranges (Adelaide Hills), Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
11.7km (7.3 miles) T Highways Department East (Local Government Quarry), Anstey Hill Recreation Park, Tea Tree Gully, South Mt Lofty Ranges (Adelaide Hills), Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
11.8km (7.4 miles) U Highways Department West (Local Government Quarry), Anstey Hill Recreation Park, Tea Tree Gully, South Mt Lofty Ranges (Adelaide Hills), Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
11.9km (7.4 miles) V Tea Tree Gully Sandstone Quarries (Bundey's Quarry; G. Hannaford's Quarry; Roadside Quarry; Saint Peter's Quarry; Tea Tree Gully DC Quarry; Torode's Quarry; Glen Ewin Quarry; Brown and Thompson's), Anstey Hill Recreation Park, Tea Tree Gully, South Mt Lofty Ranges (Adelaide Hills), Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
11.9km (7.4 miles) W Two-in-a-Bush Mine (Two in Bush Mine), Woodside, South Mt Lofty Ranges (Adelaide Hills), Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
12.0km (7.5 miles) X Tea Tree Gully Quarry (PM 92; Quarry Industries), Anstey Hill Recreation Park, Tea Tree Gully, South Mt Lofty Ranges (Adelaide Hills), Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
13.9km (8.6 miles) Y Hahndorf Mine, Hahndorf, South Mt Lofty Ranges (Adelaide Hills), Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
14.8km (9.2 miles) Z Onkaparinga mine, Echunga goldfield, South Mt Lofty Ranges (Adelaide Hills), Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
15.5km (9.6 miles) 0 Bird in Hand mine, Woodside, South Mt Lofty Ranges (Adelaide Hills), Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
16.0km (9.9 miles) 1 New Era Mine, Woodside, South Mt Lofty Ranges (Adelaide Hills), Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
16.9km (10.5 miles) 2 Chambers Mine ('Ben Lomond'), Coromandel Valley, South Mt Lofty Ranges (Adelaide Hills), Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
16.9km (10.5 miles) 3 Chapel Hill Diggings (Old Echunga diggings), Echunga goldfield, South Mt Lofty Ranges (Adelaide Hills), Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
17.7km (11.0 miles) 4 Almanda mine (Wheal Maria mine; Wheal Mary Anne mine), Cherry Gardens, South Mt Lofty Ranges (Adelaide Hills), Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
19.1km (11.8 miles) 5 Dunstan Talc Mine (Gumeracha Talc Mine), Gumeracha, South Mt Lofty Ranges (Adelaide Hills), Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
19.2km (12.0 miles) 6 Mount Malvern Mine, Clarendon, South Mt Lofty Ranges (Adelaide Hills), Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
19.6km (12.2 miles) 7 Shepherd Hill Quarry (Brukunga Quarry), Nairne, Mount Barker, South Mt Lofty Ranges (Adelaide Hills), Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
20.3km (12.6 miles) 8 Mount Bold Mine (Mount Bold Perseverence), Clarendon, South Mt Lofty Ranges (Adelaide Hills), Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
20.4km (12.7 miles) 9 Stockyard Gully Mines (Mount Williamstown), Barossa and Para Wirra Goldfields, Williamstown, South Mt Lofty Ranges (Adelaide Hills), Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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