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Torrington, Clive Co., New South Wales, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 29° 18' 54'' South , 151° 42' 3'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -29.31500,151.70111
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


Torrington is a small village in County Clive and is about 13 miles north west of Deepwater and about 18 km NNE of Emmaville.
Named after the village of the same name in Devon, England.

Numerous mines and deposits are located in and around Torrington.

The mines listed as being near Torrington are located in County Clive.

Note: Other mines listed as being in the "Torrington district" are located in County Gough.



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48 valid minerals.

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Anisian - Induan
242 - 252.17 Ma



ID: 693070
Mole Granite

Age: Triassic (242 - 252.17 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Mole Granite

Description: Coarse to very coarse grained seriate leucocratic granite and minor microleucogranite. Marginal porphyritic leucogranite and microgranite; greisen.

Comments: igneous felsic intrusive; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Igneous felsic intrusive

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]

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References

Barnes, R.G., Brown, R.E., Brownlow, J.W., Henley, H.F., and Stroud, W.J. (2001) Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets: Grafton-Maclean Metallogenic Map (SH/56-6, SH/56-7). Published by the Geological Survey of New South Wales.

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