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Glenbawn Dam Quarry, Durham Co., New South Wales, Australiai
Regional Level Types
Glenbawn Dam QuarryQuarry (Abandoned)
Durham Co.County
New South WalesState
AustraliaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
32° 7' 34'' South , 151° 0' 22'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Quarry (Abandoned) - last checked 2019
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Gundy355 (2013)12.2km
Muswellbrook11,791 (2016)18.6km
Parkville718 (2013)21.0km
Moonan Flat185 (2012)32.7km
Greenland171 (2018)33.1km


A former small quarry used to source rock for the construction of the embankment for Glenbawn Dam between 1947 and 1957. The dam is one of the largest rock dams in Australia.

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7 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: Byrnes, J., Slansky, E., Ferguson, A. (1983) Occurrence and significance of Laumontite cement in early Carboniferous Sandstone at Glenbawn Dam. Geological Survey of New South Wales Department of Mineral Resources, GS 1983/075.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: Byrnes, J., Slansky, E., Ferguson, A. (1983) Occurrence and significance of Laumontite cement in early Carboniferous Sandstone at Glenbawn Dam. Geological Survey of New South Wales Department of Mineral Resources, GS 1983/075.
Laumontite
Formula: CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Reference: Byrnes, J., Slansky, E., Ferguson, A. (1983) Occurrence and significance of Laumontite cement in early Carboniferous Sandstone at Glenbawn Dam. Geological Survey of New South Wales Department of Mineral Resources, GS 1983/075.
Magnesite
Formula: MgCO3
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Byrnes, J., Slansky, E., Ferguson, A. (1983) Occurrence and significance of Laumontite cement in early Carboniferous Sandstone at Glenbawn Dam. Geological Survey of New South Wales Department of Mineral Resources, GS 1983/075.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Byrnes, J., Slansky, E., Ferguson, A. (1983) Occurrence and significance of Laumontite cement in early Carboniferous Sandstone at Glenbawn Dam. Geological Survey of New South Wales Department of Mineral Resources, GS 1983/075.
'Pyroxene Group'
Reference: Byrnes, J., Slansky, E., Ferguson, A. (1983) Occurrence and significance of Laumontite cement in early Carboniferous Sandstone at Glenbawn Dam. Geological Survey of New South Wales Department of Mineral Resources, GS 1983/075.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Byrnes, J., Slansky, E., Ferguson, A. (1983) Occurrence and significance of Laumontite cement in early Carboniferous Sandstone at Glenbawn Dam. Geological Survey of New South Wales Department of Mineral Resources, GS 1983/075.
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Byrnes, J., Slansky, E., Ferguson, A. (1983) Occurrence and significance of Laumontite cement in early Carboniferous Sandstone at Glenbawn Dam. Geological Survey of New South Wales Department of Mineral Resources, GS 1983/075.
'Smectite Group'
Formula: A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
Reference: Byrnes, J., Slansky, E., Ferguson, A. (1983) Occurrence and significance of Laumontite cement in early Carboniferous Sandstone at Glenbawn Dam. Geological Survey of New South Wales Department of Mineral Resources, GS 1983/075.
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Byrnes, J., Slansky, E., Ferguson, A. (1983) Occurrence and significance of Laumontite cement in early Carboniferous Sandstone at Glenbawn Dam. Geological Survey of New South Wales Department of Mineral Resources, GS 1983/075.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Magnesite5.AB.05MgCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Laumontite9.GB.10CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Feldspar Group'-
'Pyroxene Group'-
'Smectite Group'-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Magnesite14.1.1.2MgCO3
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Laumontite77.1.1.4CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Feldspar Group'-
'Pyroxene Group'-
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2
'Smectite Group'-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Smectite GroupA0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
H LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C MagnesiteMgCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O MagnesiteMgCO3
O CalciteCaCO3
O Smectite GroupA0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
O LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O QuartzSiO2
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
FFluorine
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
MgMagnesium
Mg MagnesiteMgCO3
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
AlAluminium
Al LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
KPotassium
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
FeIron
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)

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Byrnes, J., Slansky, E., Ferguson, A. (1983) Occurrence and significance of Laumontite cement in early Carboniferous Sandstone at Glenbawn Dam. Geological Survey of New South Wales Department of Mineral Resources, GS 1983/075.

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