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Narooma Mine, Bodalla, Dampier Co., New South Wales, Australiai
Regional Level Types
Narooma MineMine
Bodalla- not defined -
Dampier Co.County
New South WalesState
AustraliaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 36° 15' 37'' South , 150° 5' 36'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -36.26028,150.09333
GeoHash:G#: r3d9xrn8s
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Narooma2,499 (2016)5.9km
Central Tilba222 (2014)6.1km
Kianga687 (2016)7.9km
Bermagui1,927 (2014)17.8km
Bodalla960 (2012)19.2km


An old underground gold mine.

Located just off (380 m) the Princes Highway, and 3.3 km away from the small town of Bodalla (in Eurobodalla Shire).

Regions containing this locality

Australian Plate (Australia Plate)Tectonic Plate
Lachlan Orogen, AustraliaOrogen
Eastern Province, Lachlan Orogen, AustraliaGeologic Province

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Faustite
Formula: (Zn,Cu)Al6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Reference: David Shannon
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Maggie Wilson
Turquoise
Formula: Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Reference: Maggie Wilson
Wavellite
Formula: Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Reference: Maggie Wilson

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Faustite8.DD.15(Zn,Cu)Al6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Turquoise8.DD.15Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Wavellite8.DC.50Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)7(XO4)4Zq·xH2O
Faustite42.9.3.3(Zn,Cu)Al6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Turquoise42.9.3.1Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
A3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Wavellite42.10.2.1Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
H TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
H Faustite(Zn,Cu)Al6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
OOxygen
O WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
O TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
O Faustite(Zn,Cu)Al6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
FFluorine
F WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
AlAluminium
Al WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Al TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Al Faustite(Zn,Cu)Al6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
PPhosphorus
P WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
P TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
P Faustite(Zn,Cu)Al6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
FeIron
Fe TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
CuCopper
Cu TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Cu Faustite(Zn,Cu)Al6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
ZnZinc
Zn Faustite(Zn,Cu)Al6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
AuGold
Au GoldAu

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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Permian
251.902 - 298.9 Ma



ID: 3185882
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 298.9 Ma)

Lithology: Mudstone,limestone,tillite,siltstone,sandstone

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]

Sandbian - Guzhangian
453 - 500.5 Ma



ID: 793466
Narooma Chert

Age: Paleozoic (453 - 500.5 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Narooma Chert

Description: Chert and fine sediments

Comments: sedimentary non-carbonate chemical or biochemical; argillaceous detrital sediment; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Sedimentary non-carbonate chemical or biochemical; argillaceous detrital sediment

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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