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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
AustraliaCountry

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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:
PlacePopulationDistance
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:

Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Wagga Wagga Mine Data Sheets, 1982
Beryl var: Emerald
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Wagga Wagga Mine Data Sheets, 1982
Corundum
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
Diamond
Formula: C
Reference: Wagga Wagga Mine Data Sheets, 1982
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Wagga Wagga Mine Data Sheets, 1982

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Diamond1.CB.10aC
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
var: Ruby4.CB.05Al2O3
var: Sapphire4.CB.05Al2O3
Group 9 - Silicates
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
var: Emerald9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)

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
Semi-metals and non-metals
Diamond1.3.6.1C
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
var: Emerald-Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Corundum
var: Ruby
-Al2O3
var: Sapphire-Al2O3

List of minerals for each chemical element

BeBeryllium
Be Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
CCarbon
C DiamondC
OOxygen
O Corundum (var: Ruby)Al2O3
O Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
O Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
O CorundumAl2O3
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
AlAluminium
Al Corundum (var: Ruby)Al2O3
Al Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
Al Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
SiSilicon
Si Beryl (var: Emerald)Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
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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Silurian
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

References

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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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