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Sericite from
MacDonnell Range Reef (Macdonnell Reef Prospect; MacDonnell Range Gold Mine), Arltunga gold field, Central Desert Region, Northern Territory, Australia

Locality type:Reef
Classification
Species:Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula:KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Dirks, P.H.G.M. (1991) Structural controls on the distribution of gold-bearing quartz veins in the Arltunga gold field, Northern Territory, Australia. Economic Geology vol.86(2), pp.249-260.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Sericite data
Locality Data:Click here to view MacDonnell Range Reef (Macdonnell Reef Prospect; MacDonnell Range Gold Mine), Arltunga gold field, Central Desert Region, Northern Territory, Australia
Nearest other occurrences of Sericite
1.4km (0.8 miles) Golden Chance Prospect (Golden Chance Gold Mine), Arltunga gold field, Central Desert Region, Northern Territory, Australia
2.7km (1.7 miles) Arltunga Gold Field, Central Desert Region, Northern Territory, Australia
5.5km (3.4 miles) Jenkin's Gold Workings, Arltunga Gold Field, Central Desert Region, Northern Territory, Australia
16.6km (10.3 miles) John Bull's Surprise Gold Prospect, The Gardens Station, Central Desert Region, Northern Territory, Australia
34.9km (21.7 miles) Tourmaline Gorge, Ruby Gap Nature Park, MacDonnell Region, Northern Territory, Australia
35.2km (21.9 miles) Ciccone workings, Winnecke Goldfield, Georgina Range, Central Desert Region, Northern Territory, Australia
38.2km (23.7 miles) Coorong Gold Mine, Winnecke Goldfield, Georgina Range, Central Desert Region, Northern Territory, Australia
38.8km (24.1 miles) Winnecke Goldfield, Georgina Range, Central Desert Region, Northern Territory, Australia
42.0km (26.1 miles) Mistral Ruby Mine (Hillrise Prospect), Spriggs Creek Bore (Spriggs Bore), Ambalindum Station, Harts Range (Harts Ranges; Hartz Range; Hartz Ranges), Central Desert Region, Northern Territory, Australia
57.3km (35.6 miles) Midland Prospect (The Midland Prospect), Pinnacles Bore Copper Area, Strangways Range, Central Desert Region, Northern Territory, Australia
 
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