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New Cobar Mine, Cobar, Cobar, Robinson Co., New South Wales, Australia
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Active open pit Cu-Au mine 3 km south of the township of Cobar.

Multiple vein.

Oxidation zone rich in a large variety of secondary minerals of Pb, Cu, As and others.

Map sheet: Cobar 1:250 000 Metallogenic Map; SH 55-14, 8034-I-N.
Coordinates: 391300mE, 6512320mN.

Mineral List

Acanthite
Agardite-(Nd)
Agardite-(Y)
Arsenopyrite
Atacamite
Azurite
Baryte
Bayldonite
Berzelianite
Bismutite
Cassiterite
Cerussite
Chalcanthite
Chalcocite
Chalcopyrite
Chenevixite
Chlorargyrite
var: Bromian Chlorargyrite

Chrysocolla
Covellite
Cuprite
Duftite
Gartrellite
Iodargyrite
Malachite
Mandarinoite
Mimetite
Olivenite
Philipsbornite ?
Plumbogummite
Segnitite
Ungemachite
Wulfenite


32 entries listed. 31 valid minerals.

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References

Andrews 1913

Gray 1920

Rayney 1969

Ryan 1993

Gilligan and Byrnes 1995.

Leverett, P., McKinnon, A. R., Sharpe, J. L. and Williams, P. A. (2005): Secondary minerals from the central Cobar mines. Australian Journal of Mineralogy, 11, 75-82.

Dr. A.R. McKinnon (2012), personal communication to Mindat.

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