Emerald Mine, Torrington, Clive Co., New South Wales, Australia
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||29° 15' 2'' South , 151° 38' 12'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-29.25056,151.63667|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
Located in the parish of Rock Vale, approximately 9km North-West of Torrington.
Operated as underground workings, open cut, shafts, adit and pits 1980's to 1990's.
Some specimens from here can be described as "emerald banded beryls". These are generally only up to 2cms.
4 valid minerals.
This geological map and associated 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 does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.
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201.3 - 252.17 Ma
|Mesozoic intrusive rocks|
Age: Triassic (201.3 - 252.17 Ma)
Comments: New England Fold Belt
Lithology: Intrusive igneous rocks
Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. 
252.17 - 298.9 Ma
Age: Permian (252.17 - 298.9 Ma)
Comments: sedimentary siliciclastic; synthesis of multiple published descriptions
Lithology: Sedimentary siliciclastic
Reference: 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).