Georges Creek, Wandsworth, Hardinge Co., New South Wales, Australia
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||30° 6' 31'' South , 151° 33' 50'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-30.10870,151.56415|
|Age:||2.588 Ma to present day|
|Reference for age:||Gilligan L.B., Brownlow J.W., Cameron R.G., Henley H.F. (1992) Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets: Dorrigo-Coffs Harbour 1:250 000 Metallogenic Map SH/56-10, SH/56-11. Geological Survey of New South Wales, Sydney, 509 pages. (GS 1992/393).|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
Map sheets: Dorrigo-Coffs Harbour 1:250 000 Metallogenic Map, SH 56-10, 9237-IV-N.
Coordinates: 361580mE, 6668140mN.
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1 valid mineral.
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252.17 - 259.9 Ma
|Wandsworth Volcanic Group|
Age: Permian (252.17 - 259.9 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Wandsworth Volcanic Group
Description: Undifferentiated felsic volcanics, minor sediments and granites. Dominantly ignimbritic rhyolites and rhyodacites (dark crystal-lithic tuffs); rhyodacitic lavas, minor dacite, andesite. trachyte; interbedded fine-grained sediments
Comments: igneous felsic volcanic; synthesis of multiple published descriptions
Lithology: Igneous felsic volcanic
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).