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Diorite-Killaloe Mine, Pambula, Auckland Co., New South Wales, Australiai
Regional Level Types
Diorite-Killaloe MineMine
PambulaTown
Auckland Co.County
New South WalesState
AustraliaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 36° 58' 1'' South , 149° 51' 7'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -36.96682,149.85201
GeoHash:G#: r36t9yqus
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Pambula652 (2014)4.5km
Nethercote483 (2014)5.6km
Millingandi538 (2018)9.0km
Merimbula6,367 (2012)10.0km
Eden3,008 (2017)11.9km


Part of the Panbula goldfields.
This mine was part of the gold field covering the parishes of Panbula, Gnupa and Yowaka. (Note the spelling of Panbula - not to be confused with Pambula).


Regions containing this locality

Australian Plate (Australia Plate)Tectonic Plate
Lachlan Orogen, AustraliaOrogen
Mallacoota Zone, Lachlan Orogen, AustraliaZone (Tectonic)

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Hertzberger, G.A., Barnes, R.G. (1978) Mine Data Sheets to accompany Metallogenic Map Bega 1:125 000 Sheet (SJ-55-4). Geological Survey of New South Wales, Department of Mines, 345 pages.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Hertzberger, G.A., Barnes, R.G. (1978) Mine Data Sheets to accompany Metallogenic Map Bega 1:125 000 Sheet (SJ-55-4). Geological Survey of New South Wales, Department of Mines, 345 pages.
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Hertzberger, G.A., Barnes, R.G. (1978) Mine Data Sheets to accompany Metallogenic Map Bega 1:125 000 Sheet (SJ-55-4). Geological Survey of New South Wales, Department of Mines, 345 pages.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Hertzberger, G.A., Barnes, R.G. (1978) Mine Data Sheets to accompany Metallogenic Map Bega 1:125 000 Sheet (SJ-55-4). Geological Survey of New South Wales, Department of Mines, 345 pages.
Pyrophyllite
Formula: Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Hertzberger, G.A., Barnes, R.G. (1978) Mine Data Sheets to accompany Metallogenic Map Bega 1:125 000 Sheet (SJ-55-4). Geological Survey of New South Wales, Department of Mines, 345 pages.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Pyrophyllite9.EC.10Al2Si4O10(OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Pyrophyllite71.2.1.1Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
OOxygen
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
AlAluminium
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
AuGold
Au GoldAu

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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Permian
251.902 - 298.9 Ma



ID: 3185882
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 298.9 Ma)

Lithology: Mudstone,limestone,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]

Frasnian - Givetian
372.2 - 387.7 Ma



ID: 929525
Boyd Volcanic Complex

Age: Devonian (372.2 - 387.7 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Boyd Volcanic Complex

Description: Acid volcanics, basalts; quartz porphyries and minor sediments

Comments: igneous felsic volcanic; igneous mafic volcanic; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Igneous felsic volcanic; igneous mafic 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). [5]

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

References

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Hertzberger, G.A., Barnes, R.G. (1978) Mine Data Sheets to accompany Metallogenic Map Bega 1:125 000 Sheet (SJ-55-4). Geological Survey of New South Wales, Department of Mines, 345 pages.
Willis, J.L. (1970) Mining History of Gold Deposits of the Far South Coast, New South Wales. Bulletin No. 24, New South Wales Department of Mines, 117 pages plus maps.


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