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Conrad Mine, Howell, Hardinge Co., New South Wales, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 29° 57' 18'' South , 151° 1' 27'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -29.95527,151.02430
GeoHash:G#: r6emsdu9c
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


A lead-silver mine located 13 miles SSW of Inverell that has produced more than 3,500,000 ounces of silver between 1890 and 1950's.
Map sheets: SH 56-5, 9138-III-S.
Coordinates: 309250mE, 6684380mN.
Vein deposit.

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Commodity List

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Mineral List


16 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: Maher, D. K. (2010) Geochemical and mineralogical zonation of the Conrad Silver Deposit. New England Orogen 2010, 258.
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Reference: Ben Grguric SA Museum
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: R.E Brown and W.J Stroud, Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets, 1997.; Maher, D. K. (2010) Geochemical and mineralogical zonation of the Conrad Silver Deposit. New England Orogen 2010, 258.
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Maher, D. K. (2010) Geochemical and mineralogical zonation of the Conrad Silver Deposit. New England Orogen 2010, 258.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: R.E Brown and W.J Stroud, Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets, 1997.; Maher, D. K. (2010) Geochemical and mineralogical zonation of the Conrad Silver Deposit. New England Orogen 2010, 258.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Maher, D. K. (2010) Geochemical and mineralogical zonation of the Conrad Silver Deposit. New England Orogen 2010, 258.
'commodity:Copper'
Formula: Cu
Reference:  
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: R.E Brown and W.J Stroud, Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets, 1997.; Maher, D. K. (2010) Geochemical and mineralogical zonation of the Conrad Silver Deposit. New England Orogen 2010, 258.
'Granite'
Reference: Maher, D. K. (2010) Geochemical and mineralogical zonation of the Conrad Silver Deposit. New England Orogen 2010, 258.
'Greisen'
Reference: Maher, D. K. (2010) Geochemical and mineralogical zonation of the Conrad Silver Deposit. New England Orogen 2010, 258.
'commodity:Lead'
Formula: Pb
Reference:  
'Leucomonzogranite'
Reference: Maher, D. K. (2010) Geochemical and mineralogical zonation of the Conrad Silver Deposit. New England Orogen 2010, 258.
'Monzogranite'
Reference: Maher, D. K. (2010) Geochemical and mineralogical zonation of the Conrad Silver Deposit. New England Orogen 2010, 258.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Maher, D. K. (2010) Geochemical and mineralogical zonation of the Conrad Silver Deposit. New England Orogen 2010, 258.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Maher, D. K. (2010) Geochemical and mineralogical zonation of the Conrad Silver Deposit. New England Orogen 2010, 258.
Proustite
Formula: Ag3AsS3
Reference: Maher, D. K. (2010) Geochemical and mineralogical zonation of the Conrad Silver Deposit. New England Orogen 2010, 258.
Pyrargyrite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Reference: Maher, D. K. (2010) Geochemical and mineralogical zonation of the Conrad Silver Deposit. New England Orogen 2010, 258.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: R.E Brown and W.J Stroud, Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets, 1997.; Maher, D. K. (2010) Geochemical and mineralogical zonation of the Conrad Silver Deposit. New England Orogen 2010, 258.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Maher, D. K. (2010) Geochemical and mineralogical zonation of the Conrad Silver Deposit. New England Orogen 2010, 258.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: R.E Brown and W.J Stroud, Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets, 1997.; Maher, D. K. (2010) Geochemical and mineralogical zonation of the Conrad Silver Deposit. New England Orogen 2010, 258.
'commodity:Silver'
Formula: Ag
Reference:  
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: R.E Brown and W.J Stroud, Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets, 1997.; Hawley, J.E. & Stanton, R.L. (1962): The Sudbury ores: their mineralogy and origin. Part II. The facts: The ores, their minerals, metals and distribution, Canadian Mineralogist 7, 30-145.; Maher, D. K. (2010) Geochemical and mineralogical zonation of the Conrad Silver Deposit. New England Orogen 2010, 258.
Stannite
Formula: Cu2FeSnS4
Reference: R.E Brown and W.J Stroud, Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets, 1997.; Hawley, J.E. & Stanton, R.L. (1962): The Sudbury ores: their mineralogy and origin. Part II. The facts: The ores, their minerals, metals and distribution, Canadian Mineralogist 7, 30-145.; Maher, D. K. (2010) Geochemical and mineralogical zonation of the Conrad Silver Deposit. New England Orogen 2010, 258.
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Reference: Maher, D. K. (2010) Geochemical and mineralogical zonation of the Conrad Silver Deposit. New England Orogen 2010, 258.
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: R.E Brown and W.J Stroud, Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets, 1997.
'commodity:Zinc'
Formula: Zn
Reference:  

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Acanthite'2.BA.35Ag2S
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Proustite'2.GA.05Ag3AsS3
'Pyrargyrite'2.GA.05Ag3SbS3
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Pyrrhotite'2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stannite2.CB.15aCu2FeSnS4
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Cassiterite'4.DB.05SnO2
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Anglesite'7.AD.35PbSO4
Group 9 - Silicates
'Muscovite'9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Granite'-
'Greisen'-
'Leucomonzogranite'-
'Monzogranite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Stannite2.9.2.1Cu2FeSnS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ø = 3
Proustite3.4.1.1Ag3AsS3
Pyrargyrite3.4.1.2Ag3SbS3
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
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
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Granite'-
'Greisen'-
'Leucomonzogranite'-
'Monzogranite'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
OOxygen
O AnglesitePbSO4
O CassiteriteSnO2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S AcanthiteAg2S
S AnglesitePbSO4
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S ProustiteAg3AsS3
S PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
S StanniteCu2FeSnS4
S TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe StanniteCu2FeSnS4
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu StanniteCu2FeSnS4
Cu TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As ProustiteAg3AsS3
As TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag ProustiteAg3AsS3
Ag PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
Sn StanniteCu2FeSnS4
SbAntimony
Sb PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
PbLead
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb GalenaPbS

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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Olenekian - Induan
247.2 - 251.902 Ma



ID: 696192
Gilgai Granite

Age: Early Triassic (247.2 - 251.902 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Gilgai Granite

Description: Fine to coarse grained porphyritic to equigranular biotite (hornblende) granite and monzogranite.

Comments: igneous felsic intrusive; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Igneous felsic intrusive

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: 3192842
Paleozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 298.9 Ma)

Comments: New England Fold Belt

Lithology: Intrusive igneous rocks

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]

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

References

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Rocks & Min.: 22: 327;
Cotton 1910;
Andrews 1916;
Edwards and Wade 1953;
Eadington 1982;
NSW Geological Survey report GS1984/415.
Maher, D. K. (2010) Geochemical and mineralogical zonation of the Conrad Silver Deposit. New England Orogen 2010, 258.


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