The Australian Journal
Of Mineralogy

If you want to know what's happening in minerals in Australia, the best place to find out is the Australian Journal of Mineralogy. It contains a wealth of material, published on high quality stock with numerous colour photos.

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Our Current Issue:
Volume 17 No 1 2013
  • The phosphate deposits of South Australia
  • A suite of hydrated manganese sulfates from the Womobi mine, northern Victoria, Australia
  • Paratacamite, a new mineral from the Carr Boyd Rocks mine, Western Australia
  • The silver mines of Sunny Corner, New South Wales
Volume 17 Number 1

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Vol.1 No. 1 Vol.1 No. 2
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Feature Articles:
  • Minerals of the Magnet Mine, Tas.
  • Mines of the Mt Isa District 1 - The Great Australia Mine
  • Obituary - Blair Gartrell
  • Reference to Australian minerals in other journals
Volume 1 No. 2
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Feature Articles:
  • The place of descriptive mineralogy in modern science
  • Chalcophanite from Mt Stewart, NSW
  • Zeolites from Daylesford, Vic.
  • Mines of the Mt Isa District 2 - The Mt Cobalt Mine
  • Definition of a mineral
  • Mineral names applied to synthetic substances
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Feature Articles:
  • Mines of the Mt Isa District 3 - The Mt Oxide Mine
  • Zeolites and associated minerals from Borambil, NSW
  • The Francis collection
  • Sulphates from Teutonic Bore, WA
  • Variable morphology in synthetic zincite
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Feature Articles:
  • Recent mineral discoveries from Lake Boga, Wycheproof and Pyramid Hill, Vic.
  • Zoning in Epidote from Jamieson River area, Vic.
  • Minerals from Spring Creek Mine, Wilmington, SA
  • Heulandite from the Illawarra District, NSW
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  • A special edition on Broken Hill, New South Wales. Contains many articles on the areas history, its mines, minerals as well as excellent mineral photography
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Feature Articles:
  • Coolgardie pegmatite field, WA
  • The Daydream mine, Silverton, NSW
  • Iron Phosphates in the Olary Region, SA
  • Saddlebackite, a new species from WA
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Feature Articles:
  • Mineralogy of the oxidised zones of orebodies at Northparkes, NSW
  • Beyerite from Cloncurry Qld
  • Minerals of the Whim Ck copper mine, WA
  • Platinum group minerals from Broken Hill district, NSW
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  • A special edition on the New England Region of New South Wales. Contains many articles on the areas history, minerals as well as excellent mineral photography
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Volume 5 No. 1
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Feature Articles:
  • Mineralogy of Mt Malvern Mine, SA
  • Saléeite and associated minerals from Ranger deposit NT
  • Mount Stewart Mine, Leadville NSW
  • Chabazite-offretite from Waipoua, NZ
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Feature Articles:
  • Mineralogy of Spring Creek Mine, South Australia, including a new species springcreekite, bariosincosite and johntomaite
  • Oxidation of dycrasite and associated minerals of the Consols Lode, Broken Hill, NSW
  • Bleasdaleite, a new mineral from Lake Boga, Victoria
  • Nantokite, a major new occurrence
  • New chalcotrichite occurrences in the Mt Isa Block, Queensland
Vol.6 No. 1 Vol.6 No. 2
Volume 6 No. 1
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Feature Articles:
  • Minerals from Sandy Flat Pipe, Redbank, Northern Territory
  • Additions to the Mineralogy of the Iron Monarch Deposit, Middleback Ranges, South Australia
  • Mineralogy of the Lucknow Goldfield, New South Wales
  • Additional Na-rich zeolite species and their associations from Ardglen, New South Wales
Volume 6 No. 2
December 2000
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Mineralogy in Australian Museums
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Feature Articles:
  • The mineral collection of the Australian Museum
  • The mineralogical collections of the South Australian Museum, Adelaide
  • The mineral collection of the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Launceston Tasmania
  • The mineralogical collections of the Tasmanian Museum, Hobart and the West Coast Pioneers' Memorial Museum, Zeehan
  • The geology collections of Museum Victoria
  • Mineralogy at the Western Australian Museum
  • Mineral species first described from Australia and their type specimens
   
Vol.7 No. 1 Vol.7 No. 2
Volume 7 No. 1
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Feature Articles:
  • Minerals fin podiform chromites-Tumut Serpentinite Province, southern New South Wales.
  • Betpakdalite from the tin deposits of Elsmore, New England district of New South Wales.
  • The Howard Worner Collection
  • Native Zinc from Brunswick, Victoria, Australia. The case for and against a type locality.
  • Mineralogical Note: The status of 'Chillagite'.
Volume 7 No. 2
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Feature Articles:
  • Guest Editorial: the hidden collection
  • Siderite and associated minerals from Bendalong, New South Wales.
  • Thin mesolite ribbons associated with thomsonite from Borambil, New South Wales.
  • Minerals of the Vatakoula gold mines, Fiji.
  • A note on Koechlinite from Pittong, Victoria.
   
Vol.8 No. 1 Vol.8 No. 2
Volume 8 No. 1
June 2002
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Feature Articles:
  • Cowelesite and associated minerals from the Barrington Tops area, New South Wales
  • Mendozalvilite from the Fitzgerald River district, Western Australia
  • Quartz from White Rock Quarry, Adelaide South Australia
  • Phillipsite and associated minerals from Hargraves quarry, Oberon, New South Wales.
  • Two occurrences of basaluminite in Victoria.
Volume 8 No. 2
December 2002
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Feature Articles:
  • A suite of secondary minerals from the Nifty copper mine, Western Australia
  • Rare secondary bismuth, tungsten and molybdenum minerals from Elsmore NSW
  • Zeolites and associated minerals from the Krui Valley, Merriwa New South Wales
  • Secondary copper minerals of the Crusader mine, north-west Queensland
  • Kasolite from the British Empire mine, Arkaroola, South Australia
  • Bismoclite from the Leinster area, Western Australia
 
   
Vol.9 No. 1 Vol.9 No. 2
Volume 9 No. 1
June 2003
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Feature Articles:
  • Preserving Australia's mineral heritage
  • Mineralogical problems and the commission on new minerals and mineral names
  • Uranium minerals from Mt Painter Northern Flinders Ranges
  • Mineralogical note: Radiation damage of a uraninite crystal from Torrington NSW
  • The Jamieson mercury deposit Victoria
  • Connellite-buttgenbachite from the Great Australia mine, Cloncurry
  • A note on perhamite from the Moculta phosphate quarry South Australia.

 

Our Current Issue:
Volume 9 No. 2
December 2003
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Feature Articles:
  • Minerals of the MKD5 nickel deposit, Mount Keith, Western Australia
  • Quartz, prehnite and associated minerals from the Wave Hill area, Northern Territory
  • Mineral localities and the revolution of GPS
  • Perite and ressellite from South Australia
  • Chiastolite - andalusite or pseudomorphs after andalusite

 

   
Vol.10 No. 1 Vol.10 No. 2
Volume 10 No. 1
June 2004
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Feature Articles:
  • New data for boothite, CuSO4.7H2O, from Burraga, New South Wales
  • Secondary bismuth and molybdenum minerals from Kingsgate, New England district of New South Wales
  • Minerals from evaporative basins in the Mallee District, south-eastern Australia
  • Metanatroautinite ('sodium autinite') from the Lake Boga Granite, Victoria
 
Volume 10 No. 2
December 2004
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Feature Articles:
  • Smoky quartz and associated minerals from Blue Hill quarry, Oberon, New South Wales
  • The mineralogy of the oxidised zone of the E26 orebody at Northparkes, New South Wales
  • Zeolites of western Tasmania
  • Fan-shaped groups of gypsum crystals from Sinclair Gap Lake, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia
 
Vol.11 No. 1 Vol.11 No. 2
Volume 11 No. 1
June 2005
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Feature Articles:
  • How do minerals grow?
  • Threadgoldite from the South Alligator Valley uranium field, Northern Territory, Australia
  • Digital combination photography
  • Okenite from the Perseverance Nickel Mine, Western Australia
  • Manganaxinite from Pyles limestone near Benambra and ferroaxinite from Corop Victoria
  • Hourglass patterns in gypsum crystals from southern South Australia and Western Australian localities
Volume 11 No. 2
December 2005
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Feature Articles:
  • Minerals of the Cobar Region
  • A short history of the Cobar field
  • Metalogenesis of the Cobar region
  • Primary mineralisation in the Cobar deposits with emphasis on gold deposits of the Cobar region
  • Unusual primary minerals from the CSA mine
  • Secondary minerals from the central Cobar mines
  • Supergene minerals from the oxidised zone of the Elura lead-zinc silver deposit
  • Copper deposits of Giralambone NSW
  • Secondary minerals of the Mineral Hill field
  • Other notable mineral occurrences in the Cobar region
Vol.12 No. 1 Vol.12 No. 2
Volume 12 No. 1
June 2006
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Feature Articles:
  • Zinc-rich zincolibethenite from Broken Hill, NSW
  • The minerals of Cometvale, WA
  • Chalcocite and associated secondary minerals from the Telfer gold mine, WA
  • A curious calcite morphology
  • Obituary - L. Laurence
  • Obituary - B. Shelton
Volume 12 No. 2
December 2006
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Special Issue: Dundas Tasmania
Feature Articles:

  • The minerals of western Tasmania
  • Crocoite and associated minerals from Dundas Tasmania
  • Frank Mihajlowits: 'The Crocoite King'
  • Dispelling the myth of 'Chrome' Cerussite
  • Stitchtite from western Tasmania
  • Obituary - Prof. Howard Warner
  • Obituary - Oliver Chalmers
Vol.13 No. 1 Vol.13 No. 2
Volume 13 No. 1
June 2007
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Feature Articles:
  • Cloncurryite a new mineral from the Great Australian Mine, Cloncurry Queensland Australia and its relationship to nevadaite
  • Gillardite, a new mineral from the 132 North Deposit, Widgemooltha, Western Australia
  • Pseudomorphs of albite after scapolite, Mary Kathleen area Northwest Queensland
  • Parawanite: a new hydrated Na-Mg-Al- phosphate from a lava cave at Parwan Victoria
  • Secondary Minerals in Tennantite boxwork from Bali Lo Prospect Ashburton Downs Western Australia
  • Unusual post-mining sulphates from the Peelwood and Lloyd Mines New South Wales and a comment on wattevillite
Volume 13 No. 2
December 2007
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Feature Articles:
  • Secondary Minerals from the Braeside lead field, Pilbara, Western Australia
  • Cyrilovite and nartodufrenite from near Campbells Creek, Victoria
  • Sulphide-carbonate reaction in recrystallised limestone at Lilydale, Victoria
  • The Lost Mines of Kingsgate NSW
  • Schulilingite-(Nd) from the Peelwood Mine, Peelwood, NSW
  • Mineralogical Note: Betapakdalite from the Pine Mountain mine, Bringle , NSW
  • Codification of unnamed minerals
Volume 14 No. 1
June 2008
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Feature Articles:
  • Kunatite, a new member of the whitmoreite group, from Lake Boga, Victoria
  • Mutiny and mineralogy: - sourcing hematite in William Bligh's logbooks
  • Primary bismuth minerals from the Wolfram pipe, Kingsgate, NSW
  • The Woodlands variscite-gold occurrence in north Gascoyne region of Western Australia
  • Aegirine-augite crystals in scoria from Mt Shadwell and Mt Anakie, Victoria, Australia
  • The crystal structure of yellow aegirine-augite from Mt Anakie, Victoria
Volume 14 No. 2
December 2008
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Feature Articles:
  • Grandviewite, a new mineral from the Grandview Mine, Arizona, USA
  • Pegmatite minerals from the Barbara Mine, Coolgardie, Western Australia
  • Kolitshite, a new mineral from the Kintore opencut, Broken Hill, New South Wales
  • Thorian brannerite crystals of Crocker Well, South Australia
  • Gem corundum from the St Arnaud district, Western Victoria, Australia
  • Mineralogical note: Waylandite from Elsmore, New South Wales
  • Dravite from May Downs, Mount Isa, Queensland
Volume 15 No 1 & 2
2009
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Volume 15 Number 1 and 2

  • History and mineralogy of the Mullaley prehnite locality.
  • Neotocite, nambulite group, and other minerals from the Woods mine, New South Wales.
  • Coulsellite, a new mineral from the Cleveland mine, Luina, Tasmania.
  • Maldonite from the type locality, Maldon, Victoria, Australia: a new investigation of its occurrence.
  • Gold in South Australia.
  • The supergene zone of the Peak Hill Gold mine, New South Wales.
  • The gold nugget bonanza of Goanna Patch, Western Australia.

 

 

Volume 16 No 1 
2011
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Volume 16 Number 1

  • The Fletcher collection of minerals at the Western Australian Museum: a late 19th century gem.
  • Mafic-hosted secondary mineralisation from the Shangri La Pb-Ag-Au-Cu mine, Kimberley, Western Australia.
  • Quartz and associated minerals from the Pilot Range, Beechworth, Victoria
  • Chromian clinochlore from Coobina, Pilbara Province, Western Australia.
  • Mineralogical Note: Georgite from Burraga, New South Wales.
  • Remembering Ron Young - a lifelong passion for mineral collecting.

 

Volume 17 No 1 2013
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  • The phosphate deposits of South Australia
  • A suite of hydrated manganese sulfates from the Womobi mine, northern Victoria, Australia
  • Paratacamite, a new mineral from the Carr Boyd Rocks mine, Western Australia
  • The silver mines of Sunny Corner, New South Wales

 


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