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Carborough Downs, Isaac Region, Queensland, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 21° 57' 8'' South , 148° 12' 23'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -21.95228,148.20640
Owned/operated by:Vale SA (85%)
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


The mine produces predominantly metallurgical coal with pulverized coal injection (PCI) as a secondary product.


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Early Triassic - Wuchiapingian
247.2 - 259.9 Ma



ID: 934530
Rewan Group

Age: Phanerozoic (247.2 - 259.9 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Rewan Group

Description: Lithic sandstone, pebbly lithic sandstone, green to reddish brown mudstone and minor volcanilithic pebble conglomerate (at base); deposited in a fluvial-lacustrine environment.

Comments: feldspar- or lithic-rich arenite to rudite; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Feldspar- or lithic-rich arenite to rudite

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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