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Mineral Sands Down Under
This resource describes what mineral sands are, and discusses the heavy, dark-colored minerals that they contain (rutile, ilmenite, zircon, monazite). A map shows locations of mineral sands deposits in Australia.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Map
    • Photograph
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
    • Mineralogy or petrology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright Commonwealth of Australia, 2004
DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-Edmall-2310
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contributor: Geoscience Australia