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Tulloch Silver Mine, Rockvale, Clarke Co., New South Wales, Australia
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Arsenopyrite
Tulloch Silver Mine, Rockvale, Clarke Co., New South Wales, Australia

Photo: Jim Ferraiolo
Latitude: 30°23'3"S
Longitude: 151°58'26"E
 
 
Operated by Silver Valley Minerals NL in the early 1970s (1965 - 1970)
Located near Rockvale, about 35 km NE of Armidale.
Now rehabilitated(?).

Known for nice arsenopyrite and sphalerite specimens etched out of calcite.

Mineral List

Arsenopyrite
Calcite
Chalcopyrite
'Chlorite Group'
Covellite
Galena
Galenobismutite
Gold
var: Electrum

Kaolinite
Marcasite
Miargyrite
Muscovite
Polybasite
Pyrargyrite
Pyrite
Pyrrhotite
Quartz
Silver
Sphalerite
Stannite
Stephanite
Tetrahedrite
Valleriite


23 entries listed. 21 valid minerals.

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References

- L. McClatchie and G.C. Sylvester (1970): The Tulloch silver mine, Rockvale, Northern New South Wales. Records of the Geological Survey of New South Wales, vol. 12, pt. 1, 5-28.
- Richard Depledge information on e-minerals.
- Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets: Dorrigo-Coffs Harbour Metallogenic Map (SH/56-10, SH/56-11), 1992: LB Gilligan, JW Brownlow, RG Cameron and HF Henley. Published by the Geological Survey of New South Wales.

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