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Leviathan lode (The Leviathan), Auburn Vale, Hardinge Co., New South Wales, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 29° 50' 18'' South , 151° 4' 37'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -29.83861,151.07722
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate

Multiple vein deposit.
Located in Auburn Vale parish in Hardinge Co.

Coordinates: 314230mE, 6697550mN.

Mineral List

8 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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Olenekian - Induan
247.2 - 252.17 Ma

ID: 696192
Gilgai Granite

Age: Early Triassic (247.2 - 252.17 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Gilgai Granite

Description: Fine to coarse grained porphyritic to equigranular biotite (hornblende) granite and monzogranite.

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]

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Carne, J.E. (1911) The Tin-Mining Industry and the Distribution of Tin Ores in New South Wales. New South Wales Geological Survey-Mineral Resources 14, 378pp.
Map sheets: SH 56-5, 9138-III-N.
Scott, K.M. (1980) Alteration at the Giants Den tin prospect, near Bendemeer, N.S.W, and implications for exploration. CSIRO Division of Mineralogy, Restricted Investigations Report 1194R In Geological Survey of New South Wales, GS1980/083 (unpublished).
Scott, K.M. (1980) Alteration patterns associated with disseminated tin mineralisation, Leviathan prospect, New England, N.S.W CSIRO Institute of Earth Resources, Division of Mineralogy, Restricted Investigation Report 1090R In Geological Survey of New South Wales, GS1980/083(unpublished).

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