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Horse Gully alluvials (Swamp Oak alluvials), Sapphire, Arrawatta Co., New South Wales, Australiai
Regional Level Types
Horse Gully alluvials (Swamp Oak alluvials)Alluvials
Sapphire- not defined -
Arrawatta Co.County
New South WalesState
AustraliaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 29° 41' 49'' South , 151° 21' 23'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -29.69694,151.35639
GeoHash:G#: r6exh1y6g
Locality type:Alluvials
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Elsmore326 (2013)14.8km
Inverell8,561 (2012)25.1km
Gilgai1,096 (2012)28.8km
Bukkulla146 (2013)30.6km
Oakwood694 (2013)30.7km


Located South-East of Sapphire
Map sheets: SH 56-5, 9138-I-S.
Coordinates: 341000mE, 6713650mN.
County: Arrawatta
Parish: Swamp Oak

Regions containing this locality

Australian Plate (Australia Plate)Tectonic Plate
New England Orogen, AustraliaOrogen
Woolomin Province, New England Orogen, AustraliaGeologic Province

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: R.E Brown and W.J Stroud, Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets, 1997.
Corundum
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.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: R.E Brown and W.J Stroud, Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets, 1997.
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: R.E Brown and W.J Stroud, Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets, 1997.
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets: Inverell Metallogenic Map (SH/56-5), Geological Survey of New South Wales, 1997: RE Brown, WJ Stroud and JW Brownlow. Published by the Geological Survey of New South Wales.
Zircon
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
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
var: Sapphire4.CB.05Al2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Corundum
var: Sapphire
-Al2O3
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

BeBeryllium
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
OOxygen
O Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
O CorundumAl2O3
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O QuartzSiO2
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
AlAluminium
Al Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
SiSilicon
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
ZrZirconium
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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Cenozoic
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]

Holocene
0 - 0.0117 Ma



ID: 830362
alluvium 38485

Age: Anthropocene (0 - 0.0117 Ma)

Description: Channel and flood plain alluvium; gravel, sand, silt, clay; may be locally calcreted

Comments: regolith; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Regolith

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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets: Inverell Metallogenic Map (SH/56-5), Geological Survey of New South Wales, 1997: RE Brown, WJ Stroud and JW Brownlow. Published by the Geological Survey of New South Wales.


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