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Copeton Dam, Hardinge Co., New South Wales, Australiai
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Copeton DamDam
Hardinge Co.County
New South WalesState
AustraliaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 29° 54' 24'' South , 150° 55' 28'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -29.90655,150.92456
GeoHash:G#: r6emf7evt
Locality type:Dam
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Copeton125 (2018)2.5km
Howell199 (2018)11.5km
Gilgai1,096 (2012)19.6km
Myall Creek230 (2012)23.1km
Inverell8,561 (2012)23.3km


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Regions containing this locality

Australian Plate (Australia Plate)Tectonic Plate
New England Orogen, AustraliaOrogen
Woolomin Province, New England Orogen, AustraliaGeologic Province

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Mineral List

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22 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: R.E Brown and W.J Stroud, Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets, 1997.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: R.E Brown and W.J Stroud, Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets, 1997.; Antony Burnham, Bill Griffin, Hugh O'Neil (2018) Hybrid lithologies in the source of diamonds from Copeton and Bingara, NSW, Australia. in abstracts of the 22nd IMA Meeting Melbourne p 126
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: R.E Brown and W.J Stroud, Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets, 1997.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
'Chlorite Group'
Diamond
Formula: C
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Antony Burnham, Bill Griffin, Hugh O'Neil (2018) Hybrid lithologies in the source of diamonds from Copeton and Bingara, NSW, Australia. in abstracts of the 22nd IMA Meeting Melbourne p 126
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: R.E Brown and W.J Stroud, Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets, 1997.
Galena
Formula: PbS
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: R.E Brown and W.J Stroud, Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets, 1997.
Gold
Formula: Au
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Antony Burnham, Bill Griffin, Hugh O'Neil (2018) Hybrid lithologies in the source of diamonds from Copeton and Bingara, NSW, Australia. in abstracts of the 22nd IMA Meeting Melbourne p 126
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: R.E Brown and W.J Stroud, Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets, 1997.
'K Feldspar'
Reference: R.E Brown and W.J Stroud, Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets, 1997.
'K Feldspar var: Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Reference: R.E Brown and W.J Stroud, Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets, 1997.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: R.E Brown and W.J Stroud, Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets, 1997.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: R.E Brown and W.J Stroud, Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets, 1997.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Psilomelane'
Reference: R.E Brown and W.J Stroud, Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets, 1997.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Rhodonite
Formula: Mn2+SiO3
Reference: R.E Brown and W.J Stroud, Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets, 1997.
Scorodite
Formula: Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Silver
Formula: Ag
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Antony Burnham, Bill Griffin, Hugh O'Neil (2018) Hybrid lithologies in the source of diamonds from Copeton and Bingara, NSW, Australia. in abstracts of the 22nd IMA Meeting Melbourne p 126

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Diamond1.CB.10aC
Gold1.AA.05Au
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Scorodite8.CD.10Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Grossular9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Rhodonite9.DK.05Mn2+SiO3
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
'Psilomelane'-

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
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Semi-metals and non-metals
Diamond1.3.6.1C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Scorodite40.4.1.3Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Grossular51.4.3b.2Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=5
Rhodonite65.4.1.1Mn2+SiO3
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Psilomelane'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C DiamondC
C CalciteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C CerussitePbCO3
OOxygen
O CassiteriteSnO2
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O CalciteCaCO3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O QuartzSiO2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
O RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
O ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O CerussitePbCO3
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
MgMagnesium
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
AlAluminium
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
SiSilicon
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Si RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
MnManganese
Mn RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
FeIron
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
AgSilver
Ag SilverAg
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb CerussitePbCO3

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: 3192842
Paleozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 298.9 Ma)

Comments: New England 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]

Cisuralian
272.95 - 298.9 Ma



ID: 703891
granite 67924

Age: Cisuralian (272.95 - 298.9 Ma)

Description: Coarse to very coarse grained, porphyritic and equigranular (biotite) - (muscovite) - (garnet) -(cordierite) granite and leucogranite. K-feldspar megacrysts abundant in places

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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