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Swan Brook alluvials, Swan Brook, Gough Co., New South Wales, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 29° 44' 19'' South , 151° 11' 33'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -29.73851,151.19261
GeoHash:G#: r6ewb6r0e
Locality type:Alluvials
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate

A series of workings along the banks of Swan Brook.
Map sheets: SH 56-5, 9138-I-S.
Coordinates: 333000mE, 6708550mN.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Formula: Al2O3
Reference: R.E Brown and W.J Stroud, Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets, 1997.
Corundum var: Sapphire
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: R.E Brown and W.J Stroud, Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets, 1997.
Formula: SiO2
Reference: R.E Brown and W.J Stroud, Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets, 1997.
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: R.E Brown and W.J Stroud, Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets, 1997.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
var: Sapphire4.CB.05Al2O3
Group 9 - Silicates

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
var: Sapphire

List of minerals for each chemical element

O CorundumAl2O3
O QuartzSiO2
O Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
Si QuartzSiO2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)

Regional Geology

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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0 - 66 Ma

ID: 3189803
Cenozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Cenozoic (0 - 66 Ma)

Comments: East Australia Cainozoic Volcanic Belt

Lithology: Mafic volcanic rocks; basalt

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. [154]

Bashkirian - Tournaisian
315.2 - 358.9 Ma

ID: 699443
Texas beds

Age: Carboniferous (315.2 - 358.9 Ma)

Description: Greywacke, conglomerate, siltstone, mudstone, slate, local phyllite, chert, basalt limestone and rare tuff; low grade regionally metamorphosed, variably deformed.

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). [5]

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McCusker K. (1992) In Sapphire Mines NL and G & J The Gem Merchants Pty Ltd 1992. Exploration reports, ELs 2991 - 2996, 2998 - 3005, 3093, Inverell-Glen Innes area. Geological Survey of New South Wales, GS1992/047.
Brown R.E., Brownlow J.W. and Stroud W.J. (1997) Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets: Inverell Metallogenic Map (SH/56-5). Published by the Geological Survey of New South Wales

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