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Tallawang Southern Orebody, Bligh Co., New South Wales, Australiai
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Tallawang Southern Orebody- not defined -
Bligh Co.County
New South WalesState
AustraliaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 32° 14' 43'' South , 149° 26' 42'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -32.24545,149.44507
GeoHash:G#: r66289ysd
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Gulgong2,919 (2012)15.4km
Goolma200 (2014)21.9km
Dunedoo1,654 (2012)26.0km
Piambong239 (2014)28.7km
Leadville185 (2011)29.0km


This scarn deposit is located approximately 500 to 900 metres south of the main Tallawang open cut magnetite mine.

Regions containing this locality

Australian Plate (Australia Plate)Tectonic Plate
Lachlan Orogen, AustraliaOrogen
Eastern Province, Lachlan Orogen, AustraliaGeologic Province
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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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Early Permian - Late Carboniferous
272.95 - 323.2 Ma



ID: 3191460
Paleozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Paleozoic (272.95 - 323.2 Ma)

Comments: Lachlan 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]

Pridoli - Ludlow
419.2 - 427.4 Ma



ID: 715710
Tannabutta Group

Age: Silurian (419.2 - 427.4 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Tannabutta Group

Description: Rhyolite to dacite lava, volcanic sandstone and autoclastics, shale, black mudstone, lithic and quartz sandstone, slate, volcanic conglomerate, limestone and limestone breccia, allochthonous basalt blocks; rare latitic to trachytic lava

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

Lithology: Igneous felsic volcanic; 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]

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


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