Wattle Gully Gold Mine (Wattle Gully Quartz Mine), Chewton, Mount Alexander Shire, Victoria, Australia
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||37° 5' 41'' South , 144° 15' 8'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-37.09461,144.25219|
This mine was first worked in 1853 until around 2010. The mine is approximately 1200 feet deep.
Located just south of the town of Chewton.
9 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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|Darriwilian - Tremadocian|
458.4 - 485.4 Ma
Age: Ordovician (458.4 - 485.4 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Castlemaine Group
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).