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Bald Hill Alluvials, Tumbarumba, Selwyn Co., New South Wales, Australiai
Regional Level Types
Bald Hill AlluvialsAlluvials
Tumbarumba- not defined -
Selwyn Co.County
New South WalesState

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 35° 55' 8'' South , 148° 5' 8'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -35.91890,148.08550
GeoHash:G#: r3979v0t4
Locality type:Alluvials
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
Khancoban378 (2016)33.3km
Rosewood364 (2017)33.9km

A former gold mine.

Regions containing this locality

Australian Plate (Australia Plate)Tectonic Plate
Lachlan Orogen, AustraliaOrogen
Central NSW - Omeo Province, Lachlan Orogen, AustraliaGeologic Province

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Wagga Wagga Mine Data Sheets, 1982
Beryl var: Emerald
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Wagga Wagga Mine Data Sheets, 1982
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Wagga Wagga Mine Data Sheets, 1982
Corundum var: Ruby
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Wagga Wagga Mine Data Sheets, 1982
Corundum var: Sapphire
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Wagga Wagga Mine Data Sheets, 1982
Formula: C
Reference: Wagga Wagga Mine Data Sheets, 1982
Formula: Au
Reference: Wagga Wagga Mine Data Sheets, 1982

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
var: Ruby4.CB.05Al2O3
var: Sapphire4.CB.05Al2O3
Group 9 - Silicates
var: Emerald9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Semi-metals and non-metals
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
var: Emerald-Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Ruby
var: Sapphire-Al2O3

List of minerals for each chemical element

Be Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
C DiamondC
O Corundum (var: Ruby)Al2O3
O Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
O Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
O CorundumAl2O3
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al Corundum (var: Ruby)Al2O3
Al Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
Al Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
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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419.2 - 443.8 Ma

ID: 3186091
Paleozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Silurian (419.2 - 443.8 Ma)

Comments: Lachlan Fold Belt

Lithology: Intrusive igneous rocks

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]

Pridoli - Ludlow
419.2 - 427.4 Ma

ID: 916512
Green Hills Granodiorite

Age: Silurian (419.2 - 427.4 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Green Hills Granodiorite

Description: Medium to coarse-grained biotite granodiorite, fine to medium-grained biotite-muscovite granodiorite/granite; biotite granodiorite and tonalite commonly containing cordierite, common metasedimentary xenoliths.

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]

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


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Degeling P.R.: Wagga Wagga 1:250 000 Metallogenic Map (SI 55-15) Mine Data Sheets and Metallogenic Study. Published by the Geological Survey of N.S.W. (1982)

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