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.
Some specimens of fibrous erythrite are being sold labelled as this locality but appear to actually be from Mt Cobalt, Queensland.
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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|Early Silurian - Cambrian|
427.4 - 541 Ma
|Paleozoic sedimentary rocks|
Age: Paleozoic (427.4 - 541 Ma)
Comments: Lachlan Fold Belt
Lithology: Sedimentary rocks
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. 
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).