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Batesford Quarry, Batesford, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria, Australiai
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Batesford QuarryQuarry
BatesfordTownship
City of Greater GeelongLocal Government Area
VictoriaState
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
38° 6' 29'' South , 144° 17' 51'' East
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Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Bell Post Hill4,919 (2015)2.4km
Hamlyn Heights6,075 (2015)3.0km
Fyansford171 (2015)3.2km
Bell Park5,286 (2015)3.6km
Drumcondra614 (2015)5.5km


Batesford Limestone has been extensively quarried at Batesford and this quarry is a major fossil site. On the southern face of the quarry at an upper level, a section through Newer Volcanic lava flows is exposed. Minerals found in this basalt have included aragonite and calcite.

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Standard Detailed Gallery Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Judy Rowe Collection
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Judy Rowe Collection
'Chabazite'
Reference: Judy Rowe Collection

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List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chabazite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
'Chabazite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C AragoniteCaCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O AragoniteCaCO3
O CalciteCaCO3
CaCalcium
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca CalciteCaCO3

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Coulson, A. (1977) Age-relationships of Newer Basalts in the Geelong District, Victoria. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria: 89: 159-165.

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