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Wilsons Creek shaft, Uralla, Sandon Co., New South Wales, Australiai
Regional Level Types
Wilsons Creek shaftGroup of Shafts
UrallaTown
Sandon Co.County
New South WalesState
AustraliaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 30° 38' 34'' South , 151° 24' 36'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -30.64296,151.41018
GeoHash:G#: r6e9tmtec
Locality type:Group of Shafts
Age:358.9 ± 0.4 to 323.2 ± 0.4 Ma
Geologic Time:Mississippian
Reference for age:Brown, R.E., Brownlow, J.W., Krynen, J.P. (1992) Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets, Manilla-Narrabri 1:250 000 Metallogenic Map SH/56-9, SH/55-12. Geological Survey of New South Wales, Sydney, 319 pages.
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


A minor underground deposit located approximately 7.5 Kms West Of Uralla.

Regions containing this locality

New England Orogen, Australia

Orogen - 612 mineral species & varietal names listed

Woolomin Province, New England Orogen, Australia

Geologic Province - 428 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


10 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Brown, R.E., Brownlow, J.W., Krynen, J.P. (1992) Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets, Manilla-Narrabri 1:250 000 Metallogenic Map SH/56-9, SH/55-12. Geological Survey of New South Wales, Sydney, 319 pages.; Robertson, R. A. (2010). The mineralisation and eharacterisation of the Wilsons Creek Au deposit, west of Uralla, NSW, Australia, as an intrusion-related gold deposit. New England Orogen 2010, 291.
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: Robertson, R. A. (2010). The mineralisation and eharacterisation of the Wilsons Creek Au deposit, west of Uralla, NSW, Australia, as an intrusion-related gold deposit. New England Orogen 2010, 291.
'Breccia'
Reference: Brown, R.E., Brownlow, J.W., Krynen, J.P. (1992) Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets, Manilla-Narrabri 1:250 000 Metallogenic Map SH/56-9, SH/55-12. Geological Survey of New South Wales, Sydney, 319 pages.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Robertson, R. A. (2010). The mineralisation and eharacterisation of the Wilsons Creek Au deposit, west of Uralla, NSW, Australia, as an intrusion-related gold deposit. New England Orogen 2010, 291.
'Electrum'
Formula: (Au, Ag)
Reference: Robertson, R. A. (2010). The mineralisation and eharacterisation of the Wilsons Creek Au deposit, west of Uralla, NSW, Australia, as an intrusion-related gold deposit. New England Orogen 2010, 291.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Brown, R.E., Brownlow, J.W., Krynen, J.P. (1992) Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets, Manilla-Narrabri 1:250 000 Metallogenic Map SH/56-9, SH/55-12. Geological Survey of New South Wales, Sydney, 319 pages.; Robertson, R. A. (2010). The mineralisation and eharacterisation of the Wilsons Creek Au deposit, west of Uralla, NSW, Australia, as an intrusion-related gold deposit. New England Orogen 2010, 291.
Gold ?
Formula: Au
Reference: Brown, R.E., Brownlow, J.W., Krynen, J.P. (1992) Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets, Manilla-Narrabri 1:250 000 Metallogenic Map SH/56-9, SH/55-12. Geological Survey of New South Wales, Sydney, 319 pages.
'commodity:Gold'
Formula: Au
Reference:  
'Hornfels'
Reference: Robertson, R. A. (2010). The mineralisation and eharacterisation of the Wilsons Creek Au deposit, west of Uralla, NSW, Australia, as an intrusion-related gold deposit. New England Orogen 2010, 291.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Robertson, R. A. (2010). The mineralisation and eharacterisation of the Wilsons Creek Au deposit, west of Uralla, NSW, Australia, as an intrusion-related gold deposit. New England Orogen 2010, 291.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Robertson, R. A. (2010). The mineralisation and eharacterisation of the Wilsons Creek Au deposit, west of Uralla, NSW, Australia, as an intrusion-related gold deposit. New England Orogen 2010, 291.
'Orthoquartzite'
Reference: Brown, R.E., Brownlow, J.W., Krynen, J.P. (1992) Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets, Manilla-Narrabri 1:250 000 Metallogenic Map SH/56-9, SH/55-12. Geological Survey of New South Wales, Sydney, 319 pages.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Brown, R.E., Brownlow, J.W., Krynen, J.P. (1992) Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets, Manilla-Narrabri 1:250 000 Metallogenic Map SH/56-9, SH/55-12. Geological Survey of New South Wales, Sydney, 319 pages.; Robertson, R. A. (2010). The mineralisation and eharacterisation of the Wilsons Creek Au deposit, west of Uralla, NSW, Australia, as an intrusion-related gold deposit. New England Orogen 2010, 291.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Robertson, R. A. (2010). The mineralisation and eharacterisation of the Wilsons Creek Au deposit, west of Uralla, NSW, Australia, as an intrusion-related gold deposit. New England Orogen 2010, 291.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Robertson, R. A. (2010). The mineralisation and eharacterisation of the Wilsons Creek Au deposit, west of Uralla, NSW, Australia, as an intrusion-related gold deposit. New England Orogen 2010, 291.
'Sandstone'
Reference: Brown, R.E., Brownlow, J.W., Krynen, J.P. (1992) Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets, Manilla-Narrabri 1:250 000 Metallogenic Map SH/56-9, SH/55-12. Geological Survey of New South Wales, Sydney, 319 pages.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Brown, R.E., Brownlow, J.W., Krynen, J.P. (1992) Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets, Manilla-Narrabri 1:250 000 Metallogenic Map SH/56-9, SH/55-12. Geological Survey of New South Wales, Sydney, 319 pages.; Robertson, R. A. (2010). The mineralisation and eharacterisation of the Wilsons Creek Au deposit, west of Uralla, NSW, Australia, as an intrusion-related gold deposit. New England Orogen 2010, 291.
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Robertson, R. A. (2010). The mineralisation and eharacterisation of the Wilsons Creek Au deposit, west of Uralla, NSW, Australia, as an intrusion-related gold deposit. New England Orogen 2010, 291.
'Wacke'
Reference: Brown, R.E., Brownlow, J.W., Krynen, J.P. (1992) Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets, Manilla-Narrabri 1:250 000 Metallogenic Map SH/56-9, SH/55-12. Geological Survey of New South Wales, Sydney, 319 pages.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Electrum'1.AA.05(Au, Ag)
'Gold' ?1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
'Bismuthinite'2.DB.05Bi2S3
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Pyrrhotite'2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
'Muscovite'9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Breccia'-
'Hornfels'-
'Orthoquartzite'-
'Sandstone'-
Tourmaline-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Wacke-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold ?1.1.1.1Au
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Breccia'-
'Electrum'-(Au, Ag)
'Hornfels'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Orthoquartzite'-
'Sandstone'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Wacke'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
OOxygen
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
AlAluminium
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
AgSilver
Ag Electrum(Au, Ag)
AuGold
Au Electrum(Au, Ag)
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
BiBismuth
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3

Regional Geology

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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Permian
251.902 - 298.9 Ma



ID: 3192842
Paleozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 298.9 Ma)

Comments: New England Fold Belt

Lithology: Intrusive igneous rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Mississippian - Late Devonian
323.2 - 382.7 Ma



ID: 914554
Sandon beds, Lochaber Greywacke, Oxley Metamorphics, Wybeena Metamorphics

Age: Paleozoic (323.2 - 382.7 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Sandon beds; Lochaber Greywacke; Oxley Metamorphics; Wybeena Metamorphics

Description: Low grade regionally metamorphosed, multiply deformed lithic wacke, paraconglomerate, siltstone, mudstone, chert, jasper and minor basalt plus Permian volcanics

Comments: sedimentary siliciclastic; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Sedimentary siliciclastic

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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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Brown, R.E., Brownlow, J.W., Krynen, J.P. (1992) Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets, Manilla-Narrabri 1:250 000 Metallogenic Map SH/56-9, SH/55-12. Geological Survey of New South Wales, Sydney, 319 pages.
Robertson, R. A. (2010). The mineralisation and eharacterisation of the Wilsons Creek Au deposit, west of Uralla, NSW, Australia, as an intrusion-related gold deposit. New England Orogen 2010, 291.


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