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Sabbath Creek (Sunday Creek), Corinna goldfield, Corinna, Corinna-Savage River district, Waratah-Wynyard municipality, Tasmania, Australiai
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Sabbath Creek (Sunday Creek)Creek
Corinna goldfieldOre Field
Corinna- not defined -
Corinna-Savage River districtDistrict
Waratah-Wynyard municipalityMunicipality
TasmaniaState
AustraliaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
41° 34' 53'' South , 145° 5' 17'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
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Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Zeehan845 (2012)39.4km
Waratah280 (2012)40.1km
Rosebery1,035 (2012)43.4km


A small stream 6.7 km N of Corinna worked for alluvial gold in the 1880's, and still popular with fossickers. Diamonds were also reportedly found in this area.

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3 valid minerals.

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Diamond ?
Formula: C
Description: Supposed very small diamonds found early 2000's
Reference: P Harris Collection
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: R.S Bottrill 2010 - Alluvial gold in Tasmania (Second Edition); R Bottrill collection
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: R Bottrill collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Diamond ?1.CB.10aC
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2

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
Semi-metals and non-metals
Diamond ?1.3.6.1C
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C DiamondC
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
AuGold
Au GoldAu

References

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Bottrill, R. S. (2010): Alluvial gold in Tasmania. Mineral Resources of Tasmania 11, Mineral Resources Tasmania, 28 pp.
Bottrill, R. S., Huston, D. L., Tahiri, J., and Zaw, K., 1992, Gold in Tasmania, Tasmania: an Island of Potential, in: Geol. Survey Bull. 70, Tas. Dept. of Mines, p. 24-46.

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