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Razorback Mine, Running Stream, Roxburgh Co., New South Wales, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 33° 2' 57'' South , 149° 47' 46'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -33.04926,149.79621
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


Sb (stibnite) mine.
The NSW Geological Survey Report GS 1970/88 clearly states that this mine is located about 9 miles North-East of Sofala.
First operated around 1876 to 1903.
A former underground mine operated circa 1910.

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8 valid minerals.

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Hirnantian - Sandbian
443.8 - 458.4 Ma



ID: 693745
Sofala Volcanics

Age: Late Ordovician (443.8 - 458.4 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Sofala Volcanics

Description: Mafic volcanic sandstone, basalt to andesite flows and sills, mudstone, radiolarian chert, basaltic conglomerate.

Comments: feldspar- or lithic-rich arenite to rudite; igneous mafic volcanic; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Feldspar- or lithic-rich arenite to rudite; igneous mafic volcanic

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]

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References

Diemar, G.A., Filella, M., Leverett, P. and Williams, P.A. (2009) Dispersion of antimony from oxidizing ore deposits. Pure and Applied Chemistry, 81, 1547-1553.

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.

New South Wales Geological Survey report GS 1970/88.
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.

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