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Sempill Creek, Barrington Tops, Gloucester Co., New South Wales, Australiai
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Sempill CreekCreek
Barrington Tops- not defined -
Gloucester Co.County
New South WalesState
AustraliaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 32° 0' 53'' South , 151° 17' 10'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -32.01493,151.28616
GeoHash:G#: r679feg5x
Locality type:Creek
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Moonan Flat185 (2012)11.4km
Gundy355 (2013)27.0km
Lostock254 (2018)38.6km
Parkville718 (2013)40.1km
Greenland171 (2018)42.1km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Sempills Creek


Sometimes known as Sempills Creek.

Regions containing this locality

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

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Barringtonite'
Formula: MgCO3 · 2H2O
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1965 34 : 370-372
Nesquehonite
Formula: MgCO3 · 3H2O
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1965 34 : 370-372

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Barringtonite'5.CA.15MgCO3 · 2H2O
Nesquehonite5.CA.05MgCO3 · 3H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 13 - ACID CARBONATES
Miscellaneous
Nesquehonite13.1.5.1MgCO3 · 3H2O
Group 15 - HYDRATED NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)·xH2O
'Barringtonite'15.1.5.1MgCO3 · 2H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BarringtoniteMgCO3 · 2H2O
H NesquehoniteMgCO3 · 3H2O
CCarbon
C BarringtoniteMgCO3 · 2H2O
C NesquehoniteMgCO3 · 3H2O
OOxygen
O BarringtoniteMgCO3 · 2H2O
O NesquehoniteMgCO3 · 3H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg BarringtoniteMgCO3 · 2H2O
Mg NesquehoniteMgCO3 · 3H2O

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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Mississippian - Late Devonian
323.2 - 382.7 Ma



ID: 3188786
Paleozoic sedimentary and volcanic rocks

Age: Paleozoic (323.2 - 382.7 Ma)

Comments: New England Fold Belt

Lithology: Shale,chert,schist,phyllite,greywacke,volcanigenic siltstone,limestone

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]

Tournaisian
346.7 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 805311
Waverley Formation

Age: Mississippian (346.7 - 358.9 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Waverley Formation

Description: Medium-coarse grained, pinkish brown to green crossbedded lithic sandstone, conglomerate and heavy mineral sandstone in the west; increasing amounts of thin, laminated mudstone and minor oolitic/biogenic limestone in east near Omadale Brook.

Comments: sedimentary siliciclastic; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Sedimentary siliciclastic

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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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