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Jenolan Caves, Oberon, Westmoreland Co., New South Wales, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 33° 49' 7'' South , 150° 1' 21'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -33.818565499, 150.022584297


Show caves 100 km west of Sydney.
May be formed 340 million years ago.

Collecting is not permitted in the caves or park areas.

Mineral List


28 valid minerals.

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References

- Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 1000.
- Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 53 (2006) 377–405.

Civita, M., Cocozza, T., Forti, P., Perna, G., Turi, B., Cortecci, G., ... & De Waele, J. Cave Aragonite in NSW, Australia Jill Rowling. In Geophysical Research Abstracts (Vol. 7, p. 01160). 14th International Congress of Speleology

Pogson, R. E., Osborne, R. A. L., & Colchester, D. M. (2014). Minerals of Jenolan Caves, New South Wales, Australia: Geological and Biological Interactions. In Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales (Vol. 136, p. 1).

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