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Carcoar Mine (Carcoar cobalt mine; Wilsons mine; Wilsons quarry), Carcoar, Bathurst Co., New South Wales, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 33° 37' 23'' South , 149° 8' 54'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -33.62329, 149.1484

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.

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36 valid minerals.

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George W. Card, (1898) Copper-Uranite (Torbernite) from Carcoar. Mineralogical and Petrological Notes, No.2 Records Geological Survey of New South Wales Vol 1A 1894-98.

George W. Card, (1898) Supposed Lavendulan from Carcoar. Mineralogical Notes, No.3 Records Geological Survey of New South Wales Vol 1A 1894-98.

Stevens, B.P.J. (1972) Mine Data Sheets to accompany Metallogenic Map Bathurst 1:250,000 Sheet, Department of Mines, Geological Survey of New South Wales.

Downes, P.M., (1997) NSW Metallic Mineral Occurrence Database. NSW Department Of Mineral Resources.

Vera Munro-Smith (2006) Cobalt Mineralisation in Selected Australian Deposits. PhD thesis, University of Western Sydney.

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