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Tumut Gold Mine (Tumut Mine), Tumut district, Buccleuch Co., New South Wales, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 35° 15' 34'' South , 148° 20' 31'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -35.2594574117, 148.341881839


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Mineral List


14 valid minerals.

Regional Geology

This information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This data will improve over time as more accurate maps and data sets are added.

Silurian-Devonian358.9 - 443.8 MaSilurian-Devonian plutonic rocks

Plutonic rocks

Deep-seated to high-level intrusions are included. Many charnockites, anorthosites, and large ophiolites, classified as plutons, are distinguished in the database using the SIGNIF item. Ophiolites were classified as plutons, even where remnants may be extrusive and/or sedimentary.

Pridoli - Ludlow419.2 - 427.4 MaSilurian granites

Igneous felsic intrusive

Mainly felsic intrusive rocks. Range in composition from alkali feldspar granite to tonalite; includes associated rocks such as migmatite and minor gabbro and diorite.

intrusion

Ludlow423 - 427.4 MaBlowering Formation

Igneous felsic volcanic

Dacite, dacitic tuff, slate, slaty siltstone, quartzite, feldspathic and lithic sandstone, conglomerate; minor trachyandesite crystal tuff, quartz trachyandesite, chert, mudstone; slightly to very foliated

igneous felsic volcanic; synthesis of multiple published descriptions


References for regional geology:

Data provided by Macrostrat.org

Raymond, O.L., Liu, S., Gallagher, R., Zhang, W., Highet, L.M. Surface Geology of Australia 1:1 million scale dataset 2012 edition. Commonwealth of Australia (Geoscience Australia).

Raymond, O.L. (editor), Gallagher, R., Highet, L.M. Surface Geology of Australia, 1:2 500 000 scale, 2012 edition [Digital Dataset]. Geoscience Australia, Commonwealth of Australia, Canberra.

Geological Survey of Canada. Generalized geological map of the world and linked databases. doi:10.4095/195142. Open File 2915d.



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References

Wagga Wagga 1:250 000 Mine Data Sheets and Metallogenic Study by P.R. Degeling, published by the Geological Survey of New South Wales, 1982.

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