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Eldorado, Rural City of Wangaratta, Victoria, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 36° 18' 37'' South , 146° 30' 58'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -36.31034,146.51633


Alluvial gold and tin deposits

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21 valid minerals.

Regional Geology

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Holocene - Pliocene
0 - 5.333 Ma
Shepparton Formation

Age: Cenozoic (0 - 5.333 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Shepparton Formation

Description: Unconsolidated to poorly consolidated mottled variegated clay, silty clay with lenses of polymictic, coarse to fine sand and gravel; partly modified by pedogenesis, includes intercalated red-brown paleosols. Forms extensive flat alluvial floodplains

Comments: regolith; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Regolith

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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Australia

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References

Cochrane, G. W., Bowen, K. G. (1971) Tin deposits of Victoria (No. 60). Geological Survey of Victoria Bulletin No. 60.

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