A1 Mine, A1 Mining Settlement, Mansfield Shire, Victoria, Australia
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||37° 30' 0'' South , 146° 12' 12'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-37.50014,146.20339|
The A1 mining settlement is located at the junction of Raspberry Creek and Dry Gully and the A1 mine is situated about 600 m upstream in Dry Gully. The reef was found in 1861 and operations began in 1864 and more than 400,000 oz. of gold were recovered. In mining for gold in the quartz reefs, depths of at least 2000 feet were reached.
Located in Mansfield Shire.
15 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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358.9 - 419.2 Ma
|Norton Gully Formation, Yeringberg Formation|
Age: Devonian (358.9 - 419.2 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Norton Gully Formation, Yeringberg Formation
Comments: sedimentary siliciclastic; synthesis of multiple published descriptions
Lithology: Sedimentary siliciclastic
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). 
Lloyd, B & Combes, H 1981: Gold at Gaffneys Creek, Shoestring Bookshop. ISBN 0 9598391 2 7 (Mining history)
F.Bussat 1980. Minerals from some mines in the Woods Point district, Victoria. The Australian Mineralogist, No.31, July 1980, pp.147-152