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Woy Woy Council Quarry, Woy Woy, Northumberland Co., New South Wales, Australiai
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Woy Woy Council QuarryQuarry
Woy Woy- not defined -
Northumberland Co.County
New South WalesState
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 33° 30' 25'' South , 151° 17' 28'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -33.50691,151.29107
GeoHash:G#: r6596sqb1
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


A Council Quarry adjacent to the Woy Woy municipal garbage tip.
Locality now destroyed.

Regions containing this locality

Lachlan Orogen, Australia

984 mineral species & varietal names listed

Eastern Province, Lachlan Orogen, Australia

Geologic Province - 528 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: England, Brian M., "An Occurrence of Manganoan Siderite at Woy Woy, Central Coast of NSW", Australian Mineralogist July 1987, pp 5-8.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: England, Brian M., "An Occurrence of Manganoan Siderite at Woy Woy, Central Coast of NSW", Australian Mineralogist July 1987, pp 5-8.
Nontronite
Formula: Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Reference: England, Brian M., "An Occurrence of Manganoan Siderite at Woy Woy, Central Coast of NSW", Australian Mineralogist July 1987, pp 5-8.
'Pumpellyite'
Reference: England, Brian M., "An Occurrence of Manganoan Siderite at Woy Woy, Central Coast of NSW", Australian Mineralogist July 1987, pp 5-8.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: England, Brian M., "An Occurrence of Manganoan Siderite at Woy Woy, Central Coast of NSW", Australian Mineralogist July 1987, pp 5-8.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: England, Brian M., "An Occurrence of Manganoan Siderite at Woy Woy, Central Coast of NSW", Australian Mineralogist July 1987, pp 5-8.
Siderite var: Manganoan Siderite
Formula: (Fe,Mn)CO3
Reference: England, Brian M., "An Occurrence of Manganoan Siderite at Woy Woy, Central Coast of NSW", Australian Mineralogist July 1987, pp 5-8.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Aragonite'5.AB.15CaCO3
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
var: Manganoan Siderite5.AB.05(Fe,Mn)CO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Gypsum'7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Nontronite9.EC.40Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Pumpellyite-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Nontronite71.3.1a.3Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
'Pumpellyite'-
Siderite
var: Manganoan Siderite
-(Fe,Mn)CO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
CCarbon
C AragoniteCaCO3
C Siderite (var: Manganoan Siderite)(Fe,Mn)CO3
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O AragoniteCaCO3
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O Siderite (var: Manganoan Siderite)(Fe,Mn)CO3
O NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O SideriteFeCO3
NaSodium
Na NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
AlAluminium
Al NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
SSulfur
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S PyriteFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
MnManganese
Mn Siderite (var: Manganoan Siderite)(Fe,Mn)CO3
FeIron
Fe Siderite (var: Manganoan Siderite)(Fe,Mn)CO3
Fe NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe SideriteFeCO3

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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Triassic
201.3 - 251.902 Ma



ID: 3191174
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Triassic (201.3 - 251.902 Ma)

Lithology: Siltstone,sandstone,mudstone

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]

Anisian
242 - 247.2 Ma



ID: 696266
Hawkesbury Sandstone

Age: Middle Triassic (242 - 247.2 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Hawkesbury Sandstone

Description: Medium to coarse-grained quartz sandstone with minor shale and laminite lenses.

Comments: quartz-rich arenite to rudite; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Quartz-rich arenite to rudite

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]

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

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England, Brian M., "An Occurrence of Manganoan Siderite at Woy Woy, Central Coast of NSW", Australian Mineralogist July 1987, pp 5-8.


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