Mount Allen Mine, Mount Allen, Blaxland Co., New South Wales, Australia
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||32° 41' 12'' South , 145° 53' 58'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-32.68694,145.89960|
|Age:||At least 5000 Ma|
|Geologic Time:||: to Early Devonian|
|Reference for age:||Gilligan, L.B., Suppel, D.W. (1993) Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets: Nymagee 1:250 000 Metallogenic Map (SI/55-2). Geological Survey of New South Wales, Sydney, 171 pages.|
|Köppen climate type:||BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate|
A former underground and open cut mine.
Located approximately 15 kms North of Mount Hope.
11 valid minerals.
Rock Types Recorded
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|Early Devonian - Ludlow|
393.3 - 427.4 Ma
|Mount Hope Group|
Age: Paleozoic (393.3 - 427.4 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Mount Hope Group
Description: Massive to flow banded, spherulitic, vesicular and mottled, rhyolite and rhyodacite lavas, marine 'igniturbidite' ashflow tuffs, volcanic and lithic sandstone, conglomerate, siltstone, mudstone and breccia; rare basalt
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). 
McKinnon, A.R., Sharpe, J.L., Williams, P.A. (2005) Other notable mineral occurrences in the Cobar region. Australian Journal of Mineralogy, 11, 117-121.