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McHughs Adit, Argents Hill, Taylors Arm District, Raleigh Co., New South Wales, Australiai
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McHughs AditAdit
Argents HillHill
Taylors Arm DistrictDistrict
Raleigh Co.County
New South WalesState
AustraliaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 30° 38' 17'' South , 152° 37' 17'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -30.63824,152.62165
GeoHash:G#: r6s98yrxq
Locality type:Adit
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


A former small deposit worked via adits, located in the Mistake State Forest, approximately 18kms west of Argents Hill.

This mine and others in the area are located in what is also known as the “Taylors Arm Antimony Province”. This terminology appears on many geological maps.

The mines in the area are approximately 30-40kms west of Macksville and to the immediate east and west of the Taylors Arm River.

Regions containing this locality

New England Orogen, Australia

Orogen - 612 mineral species & varietal names listed

Nambucca Province, New England Orogen, Australia

Geologic Province - 197 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Cervantite
Formula: Sb3+Sb5+O4
Reference: 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.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: 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.
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Reference: 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.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Stibnite'2.DB.05Sb2S3
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Cervantite'4.DE.30Sb3+Sb5+O4
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Cervantite4.4.16.1Sb3+Sb5+O4
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O CervantiteSb3+Sb5+O4
O QuartzSiO2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S StibniteSb2S3
SbAntimony
Sb CervantiteSb3+Sb5+O4
Sb StibniteSb2S3

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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Cisuralian - Pennsylvanian
272.95 - 323.2 Ma



ID: 698478
Nambucca beds

Age: Paleozoic (272.95 - 323.2 Ma)

Description: Slate, phyllite, schist, lithofeldspathic sandstone, minor conglomerate.

Comments: metasedimentary siliciclastic; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Metasedimentary siliciclastic

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]

Early Permian
272.95 - 298.9 Ma



ID: 3186666
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Cisuralian (272.95 - 298.9 Ma)

Comments: New England Fold Belt

Lithology: Limestone,mudstone,tillite,siltstone,sandstone

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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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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.


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