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Rockley Asbestos Mine, Rockley, Georgiana Co., New South Wales, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 33° 40' 48'' South , 149° 35' 50'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -33.68028,149.59739


A former underground mine located approximately 3.5 kms ENE of Rockley.

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2 valid minerals.

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Late Ordovician
443.8 - 458.4 Ma
Rockley Volcanics

Age: Late Ordovician (443.8 - 458.4 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Rockley Volcanics

Description: Mafic volcaniclastic sandstone, chert, siltstone, breccia, conglomerate, greywacke, slate; mafic schists, andesite, peridotite, pyroxenite.

Comments: feldspar- or lithic-rich arenite to rudite; sedimentary non-carbonate chemical or biochemical; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Feldspar- or lithic-rich arenite to rudite; sedimentary non-carbonate chemical or biochemical

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]

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References

Stevens, B.P.J. (1972) Mine Data Sheets to accompany Metallogenic Map Bathurst 1:250,000 Sheet, Department of Mines, Geological Survey of New South Wales.

 
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