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Murramarang Beach alluvials, St Vincent Co., New South Wales, Australiai
Regional Level Types
Murramarang Beach alluvialsAlluvial Deposit (Inactive)
St Vincent Co.- not defined -
New South WalesState
AustraliaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 35° 29' 59'' South , 150° 23' 27'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -35.49988,150.39086
GeoHash:G#: r3dyn1rq1
Locality type:Alluvial Deposit (Inactive)
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Kioloa194 (2012)6.1km
Morton285 (2018)11.3km
Ulladulla9,250 (2012)17.3km
Benandarah596 (2018)19.5km
Durras250 (2012)20.4km


Placer gold dredged from beach sands.
Worked sporadically from 1896 to 1936.

Regions containing this locality

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

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2 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Paix, J.G. (1970) Field Geology of the Shoalhaven District NSW Australia. Council of the Shire of Shoalhaven, 95 pages (upated 2013). McIlveen, G.R. (1975) Part 1. Mine Data Sheets to accompany Metallogenic Map, Ulladulla 1:250 000 Sheet. Geological Survey of New South Wales, 81 pages.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Paix, J.G. (1970) Field Geology of the Shoalhaven District NSW Australia. Council of the Shire of Shoalhaven, 95 pages (upated 2013).

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4

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 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
FeIron
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
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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Holocene
0 - 0.0117 Ma



ID: 840546
alluvium 38485

Age: Anthropocene (0 - 0.0117 Ma)

Description: Channel and flood plain alluvium; gravel, sand, silt, clay; may be locally calcreted

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]

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]

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Paix, J.G. (1970) Field Geology of the Shoalhaven District NSW Australia. Council of the Shire of Shoalhaven, 95 pages (upated 2013).
McIlveen, G.R. (1975) Part 1. Mine Data Sheets to accompany Metallogenic Map, Ulladulla 1:250 000 Sheet. Geological Survey of New South Wales, 81 pages.


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