Carcoar Mine (Carcoar cobalt mine; Wilsons mine; Wilsons quarry), Carcoar, Bathurst Co., New South Wales, Australia
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||33° 37' 23'' South , 149° 8' 54'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-33.62329,149.14840|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
The Carcoar Mine is an open cut uranium, cobalt, copper, gold, molybdenum and silver mine. It is also known as the Wilsons Mine.
Located approximately 1km South-East of Carcoar.
Commodity ListThis is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.
36 valid minerals.
Rock Types Recorded
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Entries shown in red are rocks recorded for this region.
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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458.4 - 470 Ma
Age: Middle Ordovician (458.4 - 470 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Coombing Formation
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).