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Jenolan Caves, Oberon, Westmoreland Co., New South Wales, Australiai
Regional Level Types
Jenolan CavesGroup of Caves
Oberon- not defined -
Westmoreland Co.County
New South WalesState
AustraliaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
33° 49' 6'' South , 150° 1' 21'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Group of Caves
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Gingkin136 (2012)9.8km
Hampton179 (2018)18.9km
Oberon3,497 (2012)19.8km
Megalong165 (2015)23.0km
Katoomba18,593 (2012)28.5km


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

Collecting is not permitted in the caves or park areas.

Regions containing this locality

Australian Plate (Australia Plate)Tectonic Plate
Lachlan Orogen, AustraliaOrogen
Eastern Province, Lachlan Orogen, AustraliaGeologic Province

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


28 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Podgson RE, Osborne RAL, Colchester DM, Minerals of Jenolan Caves, New South Wales, Australia: Geological and Biological Interactions, Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 134, 1-18.
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Podgson RE, Osborne RAL, Colchester DM, Minerals of Jenolan Caves, New South Wales, Australia: Geological and Biological Interactions, Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 134, 1-18.
Ardealite
Formula: Ca2(HPO4)(SO4) · 4H2O
Reference: Podgson RE, Osborne RAL, Colchester DM, Minerals of Jenolan Caves, New South Wales, Australia: Geological and Biological Interactions, Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 134, 1-18.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Australian Journal of Earth Sciences (2006) 53, (377 – 405)
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'
Reference: Australian Journal of Earth Sciences (2006) 53, (377 – 405)
Crandallite
Formula: CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Reference: Frost, R.L., Xi, Y., Palmer, S.J., Pogson, R. (2011): Vibrational spectroscopic analysis of the mineral crandallite CaAl3(PO4)2(OH)5.(H2O) from the Jenolan Caves, Australia. Spectrochimica Acta - Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy 82, 461-466.
Cristobalite
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Podgson RE, Osborne RAL, Colchester DM, Minerals of Jenolan Caves, New South Wales, Australia: Geological and Biological Interactions, Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 134, 1-18.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Podgson RE, Osborne RAL, Colchester DM, Minerals of Jenolan Caves, New South Wales, Australia: Geological and Biological Interactions, Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 134, 1-18.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Podgson RE, Osborne RAL, Colchester DM, Minerals of Jenolan Caves, New South Wales, Australia: Geological and Biological Interactions, Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 134, 1-18.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Podgson RE, Osborne RAL, Colchester DM, Minerals of Jenolan Caves, New South Wales, Australia: Geological and Biological Interactions, Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 134, 1-18.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Podgson RE, Osborne RAL, Colchester DM, Minerals of Jenolan Caves, New South Wales, Australia: Geological and Biological Interactions, Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 134, 1-18.
Huntite
Formula: CaMg3(CO3)4
Reference: Podgson RE, Osborne RAL, Colchester DM, Minerals of Jenolan Caves, New South Wales, Australia: Geological and Biological Interactions, Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 134, 1-18.
Hydromagnesite
Formula: Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Reference: Podgson RE, Osborne RAL, Colchester DM, Minerals of Jenolan Caves, New South Wales, Australia: Geological and Biological Interactions, Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 134, 1-18.
Hydroxylapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Reference: Podgson RE, Osborne RAL, Colchester DM, Minerals of Jenolan Caves, New South Wales, Australia: Geological and Biological Interactions, Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 134, 1-18.
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Australian Journal of Earth Sciences (2006) 53, (377 – 405)
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Australian Journal of Earth Sciences (2006) 53, (377 – 405)
Kingsmountite
Formula: Ca4(Fe2+,Mn2+)Al4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 12H2O
Reference: Podgson RE, Osborne RAL, Colchester DM, Minerals of Jenolan Caves, New South Wales, Australia: Geological and Biological Interactions, Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 134, 1-18.
Leucophosphite
Formula: KFe3+2(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
Reference: Podgson RE, Osborne RAL, Colchester DM, Minerals of Jenolan Caves, New South Wales, Australia: Geological and Biological Interactions, Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 134, 1-18.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Australian Journal of Earth Sciences (2006) 53, (377 – 405)
Montgomeryite
Formula: Ca4MgAl4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 12H2O
Reference: Podgson RE, Osborne RAL, Colchester DM, Minerals of Jenolan Caves, New South Wales, Australia: Geological and Biological Interactions, Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 134, 1-18.; Frost, R. L., Xi, Y., Palmer, S. J., & Pogson, R. E. (2012). Identification of montgomeryite mineral [Ca 4 MgAl 4 (PO 4) 6·(OH) 4· 12H 2 O] found in the Jenolan Caves—Australia. Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, 94, 1-5.
Montmorillonite
Formula: (Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Reference: Podgson RE, Osborne RAL, Colchester DM, Minerals of Jenolan Caves, New South Wales, Australia: Geological and Biological Interactions, Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 134, 1-18.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Podgson RE, Osborne RAL, Colchester DM, Minerals of Jenolan Caves, New South Wales, Australia: Geological and Biological Interactions, Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 134, 1-18.
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Reference: Australian Journal of Earth Sciences (2006) 53, (377 – 405)
Niter
Formula: KNO3
Reference: Podgson RE, Osborne RAL, Colchester DM, Minerals of Jenolan Caves, New South Wales, Australia: Geological and Biological Interactions, Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 134, 1-18.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Australian Journal of Earth Sciences (2006) 53, (377 – 405)
Romanèchite
Formula: (Ba,H2O)2(Mn4+,Mn3+)5O10
Reference: Australian Journal of Earth Sciences (2006) 53, (377 – 405)
Sylvite
Formula: KCl
Reference: Podgson RE, Osborne RAL, Colchester DM, Minerals of Jenolan Caves, New South Wales, Australia: Geological and Biological Interactions, Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 134, 1-18.
Taranakite
Formula: (K,NH4)Al3(PO4)3(OH) · 9H2O
Description: Katies Bower of the Chifley Cave system.
Reference: 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.; Frost, R. L., Xi, Y., Palmer, S. J., & Pogson, R. E. (2011). Vibrational spectroscopic analysis of taranakite (K, NH4) Al3 (PO4) 3 (OH)· 9 (H2O) from the Jenolan Caves, Australia. Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, 83(1), 106-111.
Variscite
Formula: AlPO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Podgson RE, Osborne RAL, Colchester DM, Minerals of Jenolan Caves, New South Wales, Australia: Geological and Biological Interactions, Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 134, 1-18.
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Australian Journal of Earth Sciences (2006) 53, (377 – 405)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 3 - Halides
Sylvite3.AA.20KCl
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cristobalite4.DA.15SiO2
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Romanèchite4.DK.10(Ba,H2O)2(Mn4+,Mn3+)5O10
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Huntite5.AB.25CaMg3(CO3)4
Hydromagnesite5.DA.05Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Niter5.NA.10KNO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Ardealite8.CJ.50Ca2(HPO4)(SO4) · 4H2O
Crandallite8.BL.10CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Hydroxylapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Kingsmountite8.DH.25Ca4(Fe2+,Mn2+)Al4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 12H2O
Leucophosphite8.DH.10KFe3+2(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
Montgomeryite8.DH.25Ca4MgAl4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 12H2O
Taranakite8.CH.25(K,NH4)Al3(PO4)3(OH) · 9H2O
Variscite8.CD.10AlPO4 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Montmorillonite9.EC.40(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite9.EC.15K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
AB8X16
Romanèchite7.9.2.1(Ba,H2O)2(Mn4+,Mn3+)5O10
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Sylvite9.1.1.2KCl
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Miscellaneous
Huntite14.4.3.1CaMg3(CO3)4
Group 16b - HYDRATED CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Hydromagnesite16b.7.1.1Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Group 18 - NORMAL NITRATES
AXO3·xH2O, where x can equal zero
Niter18.1.2.1KNO3
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 39 - HYDRATED ACID PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
Miscellaneous
Taranakite39.3.6.1(K,NH4)Al3(PO4)3(OH) · 9H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Variscite40.4.1.1AlPO4 · 2H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Hydroxylapatite41.8.1.3Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Crandallite42.7.3.1CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Kingsmountite42.11.8.2Ca4(Fe2+,Mn2+)Al4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 12H2O
Leucophosphite42.11.6.1KFe3+2(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
Montgomeryite42.11.8.1Ca4MgAl4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 12H2O
Group 43 - COMPOUND PHOSPHATES, ETC.
Acid Compound Phosphates, etc·
Ardealite43.1.1.1Ca2(HPO4)(SO4) · 4H2O
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite71.2.2d.2K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Montmorillonite71.3.1a.2(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Cristobalite75.1.1.1SiO2
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Taranakite(K,NH4)Al3(PO4)3(OH) · 9H2O
H Romanèchite(Ba,H2O)2(Mn4+,Mn3+)5O10
H Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
H ArdealiteCa2(HPO4)(SO4) · 4H2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
H KingsmountiteCa4(Fe2+,Mn2+)Al4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 12H2O
H LeucophosphiteKFe23+(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
H MontgomeryiteCa4MgAl4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 12H2O
H Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
H HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C AragoniteCaCO3
C HuntiteCaMg3(CO3)4
C HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
NNitrogen
N NiterKNO3
OOxygen
O Taranakite(K,NH4)Al3(PO4)3(OH) · 9H2O
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O Romanèchite(Ba,H2O)2(Mn4+,Mn3+)5O10
O CalciteCaCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
O ArdealiteCa2(HPO4)(SO4) · 4H2O
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O AragoniteCaCO3
O CristobaliteSiO2
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O HuntiteCaMg3(CO3)4
O HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
O KingsmountiteCa4(Fe2+,Mn2+)Al4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 12H2O
O LeucophosphiteKFe23+(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
O MontgomeryiteCa4MgAl4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 12H2O
O Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O NiterKNO3
O VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
NaSodium
Na Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Mg HuntiteCaMg3(CO3)4
Mg HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Mg MontgomeryiteCa4MgAl4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 12H2O
Mg Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al Taranakite(K,NH4)Al3(PO4)3(OH) · 9H2O
Al Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Al KingsmountiteCa4(Fe2+,Mn2+)Al4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 12H2O
Al MontgomeryiteCa4MgAl4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 12H2O
Al Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si CristobaliteSiO2
Si Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
PPhosphorus
P Taranakite(K,NH4)Al3(PO4)3(OH) · 9H2O
P CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
P ArdealiteCa2(HPO4)(SO4) · 4H2O
P KingsmountiteCa4(Fe2+,Mn2+)Al4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 12H2O
P LeucophosphiteKFe23+(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
P MontgomeryiteCa4MgAl4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 12H2O
P VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
P HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
SSulfur
S ArdealiteCa2(HPO4)(SO4) · 4H2O
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
ClChlorine
Cl SylviteKCl
KPotassium
K Taranakite(K,NH4)Al3(PO4)3(OH) · 9H2O
K Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
K LeucophosphiteKFe23+(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K NiterKNO3
K SylviteKCl
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Ca ArdealiteCa2(HPO4)(SO4) · 4H2O
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca HuntiteCaMg3(CO3)4
Ca KingsmountiteCa4(Fe2+,Mn2+)Al4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 12H2O
Ca MontgomeryiteCa4MgAl4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 12H2O
Ca Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
MnManganese
Mn Romanèchite(Ba,H2O)2(Mn4+,Mn3+)5O10
Mn KingsmountiteCa4(Fe2+,Mn2+)Al4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 12H2O
FeIron
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe KingsmountiteCa4(Fe2+,Mn2+)Al4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 12H2O
Fe LeucophosphiteKFe23+(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
BaBarium
Ba Romanèchite(Ba,H2O)2(Mn4+,Mn3+)5O10

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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Lochkovian - Wenlock
410.8 - 433.4 Ma



ID: 703096
Mumbil Group undifferentiated sediments

Age: Paleozoic (410.8 - 433.4 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Mumbil Group

Description: Feldspathic, micaceous and carbonaceous siltstone, limestone, shale, sandstone; minor volcaniclastic sandstone

Comments: sedimentary siliciclastic; sedimentary carbonate; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Sedimentary siliciclastic; sedimentary carbonate

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]

Ordovician
443.8 - 485.4 Ma



ID: 3186279
Paleozoic sedimentary and volcanic rocks

Age: Ordovician (443.8 - 485.4 Ma)

Comments: Lachlan Fold Belt

Lithology: Intermediate-felsic volcanic rocks; sandstone,phyllite,conglomerate,slate,chert,siltstone

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]

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

References

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- 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).
Jill Rowling (2017) Water Travelling on the Edge of Fringed Cave Shawls. In 17th International Congress of Speleology (No. I, pp. 266-269). Australian Speleological Federation Inc.

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