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A1 Mine, A1 Mining Settlement, Mansfield Shire, Victoria, Australia

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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.

Mineral List


15 valid minerals.

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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Devonian
358.9 - 419.2 Ma
Norton Gully Formation, Yeringberg Formation

Age: Devonian (358.9 - 419.2 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Norton Gully Formation, Yeringberg Formation

Description: Marine turbiditic sandstone, siltstone, mudstone; minor conglomerate, diamictite

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). [5]

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References

A. B. Edwards in Geology of Australian Ore Deposits, 1953.

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

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