D. Bourkes lease, Tallebung, Blaxland Co., New South Wales, Australia
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||32° 44' 29'' South , 146° 34' 35'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-32.74155,146.57639|
|Age:||485.4 ± 1.9 to 443.8 ± 1.5 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.|
|Köppen climate type:||BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate|
A former tin mine that operated via underground workings, shafts, open cut and shallow pits pre 1910.
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2 valid minerals.
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|Hirnantian - Sandbian|
443.8 - 458.4 Ma
Age: Late Ordovician (443.8 - 458.4 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Currawalla Shale
Comments: argillaceous detrital sediment; synthesis of multiple published descriptions
Lithology: Argillaceous detrital sediment
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).