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Monte Christo Mine, Bingara, Murchison Co., New South Wales, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 29° 53' 42'' South , 150° 29' 24'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -29.895007574, 150.490032005

Placer deposit which produced 18 000 carats of diamond.
Coordinates: 257150mE, 6690500mN.
County: Murchison
Parish: Derra Derra
Portion: 129

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2 valid minerals.

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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.

Map sheets: SH 56-5, 9338-II and III.

Stonier, G.A. (1894) Notes on the occurrence of diamonds at Bingara. Geological Survey of New South Wales, Records 4(2), 51-56.

Pittman, E.F. (1901) The Mineral Resources of New South Wales. Geological Survey of New South Wales, Sydney, 487 pp.

Heetveld, H. (1970) Reconnaissance in the Inverell area. In Stellar Mining NL, 1971. Quarterly reports, EL 354, Bingara-Copeton area. Geological Survey ofNew SouthWales, File GS1971/267 (unpublished).

NSW Geological Survey report GS1992/230.

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