Collerina Mine (West Bogan Mine), Tottenham district, Flinders Co., New South Wales, Australia
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||32° 2' 32'' South , 147° 3' 7'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-32.04240,147.05206|
|Köppen climate type:||BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate|
A small mine at Collerina Hall, 35 km NW of Tottenham, Cobar region. Mining started at about 1900. The deposit is mainly known for pseudomalachite and libethenite.
Today (2008), only a small, not very rewarding dump remains directly adjacent to the road.
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It should be noted that this mine has also has been called the West Bogan Mine.
7 valid minerals.
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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0 - 0.0117 Ma
Age: Anthropocene (0 - 0.0117 Ma)
Comments: regolith; synthesis of multiple published descriptions
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).