Wilga Downs prospect, Cowper Co., New South Wales, Australia
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||30° 47' 17'' South , 146° 3' 23'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-30.78828936, 146.0564223|
|Age:||541 ± 1.0 to 443.8 ± 1.5 Ma|
|Geologic Time:||: Cambrian to Ordovician|
|Reference for age:||Byrnes, J.G. (1993) Bourke 1:250 000 Metallogenic Map (SH/55-10): Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets. Geological Survey of New South Wales, Sydney, 127p.|
A former minor prospect.
9 valid minerals.
Rock Types Recorded
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Entries shown in red are rocks recorded for this region.
- Igneous rock
- Metamorphic rock
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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0 - 2.588 Ma
Age: Pleistocene (0 - 2.588 Ma)
Comments: regolith; synthesis of multiple published descriptions
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).