Nangerybone, Mouramba Co., New South Wales, Australia
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||32° 20' 13'' South , 146° 29' 54'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-32.33713,146.49859|
|Köppen climate type:||BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate|
|Age:||433.4 ± 0.8 to 427.4 ± 0.5 Ma|
|Reference for age:||Gilligan, L.B., Suppel, D.W. (1993) Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets: Nymagee 1:250 000 Metallogenic Map (SI/55-2). Geological Survey of New South Wales, Sydney, 171 pages.|
A former underground wolfram mine that worked three small quartz reefs.
Worked via shafts and shallow pits circa 1918.
Located approximately 3kms west of Nangerybone homestead.
1 valid mineral.
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419.2 - 443.8 Ma
Age: Silurian (419.2 - 443.8 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Erimeran Granite
Description: Medium to coarse-grained, porphyritic, cordierite-muscovite-biotite granite, microgranite, monzogranite and micromonzogranite; lesser equigranular, medium-grained, porphyritic muscovite-biotite granite and microgranite; minor foliated, coarse-grained bio
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).