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Donald Road prospect, Armidale, Sandon Co., New South Wales, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 30° 28' 40'' South , 151° 43' 5'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -30.47800,151.71819
GeoHash:G#: r6efs7tuf
Age:358.9 ± 0.4 to 298.9 ± 0.15 Ma
Geologic Time:Carboniferous
Reference for age:Gilligan, L.B., Brownlow, J.W., Cameron, R.G., Henley, H.F. (1992) Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets: Dorrigo-Coffs Harbour 1:250 000 Metallogenic Map SH/56-10, SH/56-11. Geological Survey of New South Wales, Sydney, 509 pages.
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


A former small mine worked via shafts in the 1960s.

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5 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Berthierite
Formula: FeSb2S4
Reference: Gilligan, L.B., Brownlow, J.W., Cameron, R.G., Henley, H.F. (1992) Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets: Dorrigo-Coffs Harbour 1:250 000 Metallogenic Map SH/56-10, SH/56-11. Geological Survey of New South Wales, Sydney, 509 pages.
'Chert'
Reference: Gilligan, L.B., Brownlow, J.W., Cameron, R.G., Henley, H.F. (1992) Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets: Dorrigo-Coffs Harbour 1:250 000 Metallogenic Map SH/56-10, SH/56-11. Geological Survey of New South Wales, Sydney, 509 pages.
Gudmundite
Formula: FeSbS
Reference: Gilligan, L.B., Brownlow, J.W., Cameron, R.G., Henley, H.F. (1992) Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets: Dorrigo-Coffs Harbour 1:250 000 Metallogenic Map SH/56-10, SH/56-11. Geological Survey of New South Wales, Sydney, 509 pages.
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Gilligan, L.B., Brownlow, J.W., Cameron, R.G., Henley, H.F. (1992) Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets: Dorrigo-Coffs Harbour 1:250 000 Metallogenic Map SH/56-10, SH/56-11. Geological Survey of New South Wales, Sydney, 509 pages.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Gilligan, L.B., Brownlow, J.W., Cameron, R.G., Henley, H.F. (1992) Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets: Dorrigo-Coffs Harbour 1:250 000 Metallogenic Map SH/56-10, SH/56-11. Geological Survey of New South Wales, Sydney, 509 pages.
'Sandstone'
Reference: Gilligan, L.B., Brownlow, J.W., Cameron, R.G., Henley, H.F. (1992) Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets: Dorrigo-Coffs Harbour 1:250 000 Metallogenic Map SH/56-10, SH/56-11. Geological Survey of New South Wales, Sydney, 509 pages.
Scorodite
Formula: Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Gilligan, L.B., Brownlow, J.W., Cameron, R.G., Henley, H.F. (1992) Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets: Dorrigo-Coffs Harbour 1:250 000 Metallogenic Map SH/56-10, SH/56-11. Geological Survey of New South Wales, Sydney, 509 pages.
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Reference: Gilligan, L.B., Brownlow, J.W., Cameron, R.G., Henley, H.F. (1992) Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets: Dorrigo-Coffs Harbour 1:250 000 Metallogenic Map SH/56-10, SH/56-11. Geological Survey of New South Wales, Sydney, 509 pages.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Berthierite'2.HA.20FeSb2S4
'Gudmundite'2.EB.20FeSbS
'Stibnite'2.DB.05Sb2S3
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Scorodite'8.CD.10Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chert'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Sandstone'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Gudmundite2.12.4.2FeSbS
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 2
Berthierite3.7.9.3FeSb2S4
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Scorodite40.4.1.3Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chert'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Sandstone'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
OOxygen
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O QuartzSiO2
O ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S BerthieriteFeSb2S4
S GudmunditeFeSbS
S StibniteSb2S3
FeIron
Fe BerthieriteFeSb2S4
Fe GudmunditeFeSbS
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
AsArsenic
As ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
SbAntimony
Sb BerthieriteFeSb2S4
Sb GudmunditeFeSbS
Sb StibniteSb2S3

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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Cenozoic
0 - 66 Ma



ID: 3189803
Cenozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Cenozoic (0 - 66 Ma)

Comments: East Australia Cainozoic Volcanic Belt

Lithology: Mafic volcanic rocks; basalt

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: 693321
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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