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Pennant Hills Quarry (Dundas Quarry; Sir Thomas Mitchell Reserve), Cumberland Co., New South Wales, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 33° 47' 34'' South , 151° 3' 14'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -33.7930538623, 151.053923864
Other/historical region names associated with this locality:Pennant Hills Quarry


A former quarry located near the junction of Quarry Road and Yates Road, Dundas, Sydney.

The quarry extended over an area of some 3.4 acres. Once quarrying finished the area was used as a council tip and covered over. It is now a combination of rehabilitated parkland (Dundas Park and Sir Thomas Mitchell Reserve)and housing estates.

The quarry operated from around 1866 through to the late 1940s.

Mineral List


11 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

Entries shown in red are rocks recorded for this region.

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References

Crawford, E.A. (1973) Igneous Rock Deposits, Central Sydney Basin. Geological Survey of New South Wales Department of Mines Report GS1973/441.

Branagan, D.F., Packham, G.H. (2000) Field Geology of New South Wales, Department of Mineral Resources New South Wales, Sydney, Australia (418p).

 
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