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Malachite from
Burra Burra Copper Mine (Burra Mine; Monster Mine), Burra, North Mt Lofty Ranges, Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Malachite
Formula:Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Habit:botryoidal to fibrous
Colour:green
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Noble R.J., Just J. and Johnson J. E., (1983), Catalogue of South Australian Minerals-1983, Government Printer, Adelaide, South Australia.; Grguric, B., Pring, A. & Drew, G. (1994), "The Burra Burra mine, Burra, South Australia", Mineralogical Record, vol. 25, no. 2, pp. 121-129.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Azurite14 photos of Malachite associated with Azurite at this locality.
Baryte6 photos of Malachite associated with Baryte at this locality.
Chrysocolla5 photos of Malachite associated with Chrysocolla at this locality.
Calcite3 photos of Malachite associated with Calcite at this locality.
Cuprite2 photos of Malachite associated with Cuprite at this locality.
Chalcedony1 photo of Malachite associated with Chalcedony at this locality.
Dolomite1 photo of Malachite associated with Dolomite at this locality.
Opal-AN1 photo of Malachite associated with Opal-AN at this locality.
Quartz1 photo of Malachite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Libethenite1 photo of Malachite associated with Libethenite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Malachite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Burra Burra Copper Mine (Burra Mine; Monster Mine), Burra, North Mt Lofty Ranges, Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
Photo GalleryView Gallery (44 photos)
Nearest other occurrences of Malachite
1.4km (0.9 miles) Utica Mine, Burra, North Mt Lofty Ranges, Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
5.8km (3.6 miles) West Burra Mine, Burra, North Mt Lofty Ranges, Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
11.7km (7.2 miles) Princess Royal Mine, Burra, North Mt Lofty Ranges, Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
15.2km (9.4 miles) Apoinga Copper Mine (N. Grenfell; J. Granville; J.R. Ivey; ML 3; ML 553), Burra, North Mt Lofty Ranges, Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
17.5km (10.9 miles) Mongolata Gold Fields, Burra, North Mt Lofty Ranges, Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
18.6km (11.5 miles) Edelweiss Mine, Burra, North Mt Lofty Ranges, Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
20.1km (12.5 miles) Karkulto Mine, Farrell Flat, Clare, North Mt Lofty Ranges, Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
22.4km (13.9 miles) Saint Elmo Mine (Carn Brea; St. Elmo), Robertstown, North Mt Lofty Ranges, Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
39.0km (24.2 miles) Stanley Mine (Emu Flat; Pompune Mine), Clare, North Mt Lofty Ranges, Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
43.4km (27.0 miles) Bundaleer area, Spalding, North Mt Lofty Ranges, Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
 
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