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Watsons Creek alluvial tin, Watsons Creek, Inglis Co., New South Wales, Australiai
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Watsons Creek alluvial tin- not defined -
Watsons CreekCreek
Inglis Co.County
New South WalesState
AustraliaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 30° 45' 22'' South , 151° 2' 50'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -30.75619,151.04742
GeoHash:G#: r6e3j1j25
Age:2.588 Ma to present day
Geologic Time:Quaternary
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 former alluvial tin dredging operation.

Regions containing this locality

New England Orogen, Australia

610 mineral species & varietal names listed

Woolomin Province, New England Orogen, Australia

Geologic Province - 428 mineral species & varietal names listed

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4 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
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.
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
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.
Corundum var: Sapphire
Formula: Al2O3
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.
Diamond
Formula: C
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.
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.
'Gravel'
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.
'Sand'
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
'Diamond'1.CB.10aC
'Gold'1.AA.05Au
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Cassiterite'4.DB.05SnO2
'Corundum'4.CB.05Al2O3
var: Sapphire4.CB.05Al2O3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Gravel'-
'Sand'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Semi-metals and non-metals
Diamond1.3.6.1C
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Corundum
var: Sapphire
-Al2O3
'Gravel'-
'Sand'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C DiamondC
OOxygen
O CassiteriteSnO2
O CorundumAl2O3
O Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
AlAluminium
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
AuGold
Au GoldAu

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]

Sakmarian
290.1 - 295 Ma



ID: 697435
Banalasta Monzogranite

Age: Cisuralian (290.1 - 295 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Banalasta Monzogranite

Description: Porphyritic biotite-muscovite-cordierite granite

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). [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.


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