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Cordierite from
Mount Gibson Gold Mine, Mount Gibson Conservation Reserve, Retaliation Goldfield, Yalgoo Shire, Western Australia, Australia

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Cordierite
Formula:(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Hough, R. Phang, C., Anand, R., Mineral Hosts for Gold, CRC LEME (2003), Yeats, C., McNaughton, N., Groves, D., Shrimp U-Pb Geochronological Constraints on Archaean Volcanic Hosted Massive Sulphide & Lode Gold Mineralisation at Mt Gibson (1996); Yeats, C., Groves, D., The Archaean Mt Gibson Gold Deposits (1998)
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Cordierite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Mount Gibson Gold Mine, Mount Gibson Conservation Reserve, Retaliation Goldfield, Yalgoo Shire, Western Australia, Australia
Nearest other occurrences of Cordierite
153.5km (95.4 miles) A Bonnie Rock, Mukinbudin Shire, Western Australia, Australia
218.2km (135.6 miles) B Lovers Lane Quarry, Toodyay Shire, Western Australia, Australia
226.3km (140.6 miles) C Edna May Gold Mine, Westonia, Westonia Shire, Western Australia, Australia
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