The Australian Journal
Of Mineralogy

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After a long absence the AJM is being revitalised under new editorial management. Details of new issues will be made available as soon as they come to hand

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
Volume 2 No. 2
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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
Vol.3 No. 1 Vol.3 No. 2
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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
Volume 3 No. 2
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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
Vol.4 No. 1 Vol.4 No. 2
Volume 4 No. 1
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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
Special Issue:
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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