Jenolan Caves, Oberon, Westmoreland Co., New South Wales, Australia
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||33° 49' 6'' South , 150° 1' 21'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-33.81857,150.02258|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
Show caves 100 km west of Sydney.
May be formed 340 million years ago.
Collecting is not permitted in the caves or park areas.
28 valid minerals.
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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|Lochkovian - Wenlock|
410.8 - 433.4 Ma
|Mumbil Group undifferentiated sediments|
Age: Paleozoic (410.8 - 433.4 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Mumbil Group
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). 
443.8 - 485.4 Ma
|Paleozoic sedimentary and volcanic rocks|
Age: Ordovician (443.8 - 485.4 Ma)
Comments: Lachlan Fold Belt
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.