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Staggy Creek lead, Copeton Dam, Hardinge Co., New South Wales, Australiai
Regional Level Types
Staggy Creek lead- not defined -
Copeton DamDam
Hardinge Co.County
New South WalesState
AustraliaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 29° 50' 5'' South , 150° 53' 5'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -29.83473,150.88483
GeoHash:G#: r6eq32ybp
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Copeton125 (2018)7.2km
Myall Creek230 (2012)14.8km
Mount Russell239 (2013)18.0km
Howell199 (2018)19.2km
Delungra575 (2012)20.8km


Map sheets: SH 56-5, 9038-II-N.
Coordinates: 295600mE, 6697500mN.
Placer deposit.

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


9 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: R.E Brown and W.J Stroud, Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets, 1997.; Antony Burnham, Bill Griffin, Hugh O'Neil (2018) Hybrid lithologies in the source of diamonds from Copeton and Bingara, NSW, Australia. in abstracts of the 22nd IMA Meeting Melbourne p 126
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: R.E Brown and W.J Stroud, Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets, 1997.
Diamond
Formula: C
Description: Alluvial deposit. Heavy carbon isotopes. Attributed to either a subducted limestone or metarodingite source.
Reference: R.E Brown and W.J Stroud, Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets, 1997.; Antony Burnham, Bill Griffin, Hugh O'Neil (2018) Hybrid lithologies in the source of diamonds from Copeton and Bingara, NSW, Australia. in abstracts of the 22nd IMA Meeting Melbourne p 126
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Antony Burnham, Bill Griffin, Hugh O'Neil (2018) Hybrid lithologies in the source of diamonds from Copeton and Bingara, NSW, Australia. in abstracts of the 22nd IMA Meeting Melbourne p 126
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: R.E Brown and W.J Stroud, Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets, 1997.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: R.E Brown and W.J Stroud, Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets, 1997.
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Antony Burnham, Bill Griffin, Hugh O'Neil (2018) Hybrid lithologies in the source of diamonds from Copeton and Bingara, NSW, Australia. in abstracts of the 22nd IMA Meeting Melbourne p 126
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: R.E Brown and W.J Stroud, Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets, 1997.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: R.E Brown and W.J Stroud, Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets, 1997.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: R.E Brown and W.J Stroud, Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets, 1997.
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Antony Burnham, Bill Griffin, Hugh O'Neil (2018) Hybrid lithologies in the source of diamonds from Copeton and Bingara, NSW, Australia. in abstracts of the 22nd IMA Meeting Melbourne p 126

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Diamond1.CB.10aC
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Grossular9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Diamond1.3.6.1C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Grossular51.4.3b.2Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C DiamondC
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CassiteriteSnO2
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O CalciteCaCO3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
MgMagnesium
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
AlAluminium
Al GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
SiSilicon
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2

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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Permian
251.902 - 298.9 Ma



ID: 3192842
Paleozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 298.9 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. [154]

Cisuralian
272.95 - 298.9 Ma



ID: 703891
granite 67924

Age: Cisuralian (272.95 - 298.9 Ma)

Description: Coarse to very coarse grained, porphyritic and equigranular (biotite) - (muscovite) - (garnet) -(cordierite) granite and leucogranite. K-feldspar megacrysts abundant in places

Comments: igneous felsic intrusive; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Igneous felsic intrusive

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

References

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Stonier 1895;
Cotton 1915;
MacNevin 1977;
NSW Geological Survey report GS 1993/005.


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