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Adelaide Mine (Adelaide Pty Mine; Adelaide Proprietary Mine), Dundas mineral field, Zeehan District, West Coast municipality, Tasmania, Australia

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List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification


Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Gersdorffite2.EB.25NiAsS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
'Chlorargyrite'3.AA.15AgCl
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Bindheimite'4.DH.20Pb2Sb2O6O
'Chalcophanite'4.FL.20(Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Coronadite4.DK.05aPb(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Gibbsite4.FE.10Al(OH)3
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Lepidocrocite4.FE.15γ-Fe3+O(OH)
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Cerussite'5.AB.15PbCO3
var: Chrome-Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Dundasite (TL)5.DB.10PbAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · H2O
Phosgenite5.BE.20Pb2CO3Cl2
Rhodochrosite5.AB.05MnCO3
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Stichtite ?5.DA.50Mg6Cr3+2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Anglesite'7.AD.35PbSO4
Crocoite7.FA.20PbCrO4
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Mimetite8.BN.05Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Philipsbornite8.BL.10PbAl3(AsO4)(AsO3OH)(OH)6
Group 9 - Silicates
Hisingerite9.ED.10Fe3+2(Si2O5)(OH)4 · 2H2O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Fuchsite9.EC.15K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Limonite-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

References

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Dana 7: II: 648.
Chapman, A.H. (1972) On a spectacular find of crocoite in the Adelaide mine, Dundas, Tasmania. The Mineralogical Record: 3:3, 111-114.
Lancaster, K. (1977) Crocoite and its increasing scarcity. The Mineralogical Record: 8: 24-26.
Bottrill, R.S., Williams, P., Dohnt, S., Sorrell, S., and Kemp, N.R. (2006) Crocoite and associated minerals from Dundas and other locations in Tasmania. Australian Journal of Mineralogy. 12, 59-90.
Praszkier, T. and Wright, A. (2011) Ein neuer Krokoit-Sensationsfund in der Adelaide Mine/Tasmanien. Mineralien-Welt. 22 (2): 70-79.
Bottrill, R.S. and Baker, W.E. (2008) A Catalogue of the Minerals of Tasmania. Geological Survey Tasmania Bulletin 73, 254 pages.
Moore, T.P. and Wilson, W.E. (2012) Major Crocoite Discoveries at the Adelaide Mine Tasmania. The Mineralogical Record, 43, pp. 651-673.
Cooper, M.P. (1994) Letter from Europe: the Munich Show. Mineralogical Record, 25(2), 137–141.
Haupt, J. (1988) Minerals of Western Tasmania. Mineralogical Record, 19(6), 381–388.
Kissling, A. (1996) Letter: crocoite find. Mineralogical Record, 27(1), 67–68.
Praszkier, T. and Wright, A. (2010) Great new find: Adelaide Mine 2010. Minerals: Newspaper for Collectors, 1, 8–11.

External Links

http://www.theadelaidemine.com/

http://www.spiriferminerals.com/80,New-great-find-of-crocoites--Tasmania-.html

www.treasuremountainmining.com. [Greene, E. (2012) Crocoite: the most beautiful mineral on the planet? ]

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