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Surface Hill, Bingara, Murchison Co., New South Wales, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 29° 52' 32'' South , 150° 28' 56'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -29.87558,150.48226


Map sheets: SH 56-5, 9338-II and III.
Coordinates:256870mE, 6692150mE.
County: Murchison
Parish: Derra Derra
Placer deposit

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2 valid minerals.

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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Tournaisian
346.7 - 358.9 Ma
Luton Formation

Age: Mississippian (346.7 - 358.9 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Luton Formation

Description: Calcareous and arkosic arenite, siltstone and claystone with orthoconglomerate towards the base; rare limestone lenses and tuff; laminite extensively developed in the north

Comments: sedimentary siliciclastic; sedimentary carbonate; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Sedimentary siliciclastic; sedimentary carbonate

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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References

Brown, R.E., and Stroud, W.J. (1997) Inverell 1:250 000 Metallogenic Map SH/56-5: Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets. Geological Survey of New South Wales, Sydney, 576pp.

Stonier, G.A. (1895) Report on Bingara diamond fields. Department of Mines New South Wales, Annual Report for 1894, 131-136.

NSW Geological Survey report GS1978/355.

NSW Geological Survey report GS1992/230.

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