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Tallawang magnetite deposit, Bligh Co., New South Wales, Australiai
Regional Level Types
Tallawang magnetite depositPit (Active)
Bligh Co.County
New South WalesState
AustraliaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 32° 14' 29'' South , 149° 26' 39'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -32.24164,149.44429
GeoHash:G#: r6628dw4b
Locality type:Pit (Active) - last checked 2018
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Gulgong2,919 (2012)15.8km
Goolma200 (2014)22.2km
Dunedoo1,654 (2012)25.6km
Leadville185 (2011)28.6km
Piambong239 (2014)29.1km


A skarn deposit worked as an open cut producing magnetitie for the coal industry.

Regions containing this locality

Australian Plate (Australia Plate)Tectonic Plate
Lachlan Orogen, AustraliaOrogen
Eastern Province, Lachlan Orogen, AustraliaGeologic Province

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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12 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Seccombe P.K., Offler R., Ayshford S. (2000) Origin of the magnetite skarn at Tallawang, NSW. Preliminary sulphur isotopes report. In Andrew A.S. & Seccombe P.K. eds. Centre for Isotope Studies, research report 1995–2000.
'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: Seccombe P.K., Offler R., Ayshford S. (2000) Origin of the magnetite skarn at Tallawang, NSW. Preliminary sulphur isotopes report. In Andrew A.S. & Seccombe P.K. eds. Centre for Isotope Studies, research report 1995–2000.
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Reference: Seccombe P.K., Offler R., Ayshford S. (2000) Origin of the magnetite skarn at Tallawang, NSW. Preliminary sulphur isotopes report. In Andrew A.S. & Seccombe P.K. eds. Centre for Isotope Studies, research report 1995–2000.
'Apatite'
Reference: Seccombe P.K., Offler R., Ayshford S. (2000) Origin of the magnetite skarn at Tallawang, NSW. Preliminary sulphur isotopes report. In Andrew A.S. & Seccombe P.K. eds. Centre for Isotope Studies, research report 1995–2000.
'Biotite'
Reference: Seccombe P.K., Offler R., Ayshford S. (2000) Origin of the magnetite skarn at Tallawang, NSW. Preliminary sulphur isotopes report. In Andrew A.S. & Seccombe P.K. eds. Centre for Isotope Studies, research report 1995–2000.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Seccombe P.K., Offler R., Ayshford S. (2000) Origin of the magnetite skarn at Tallawang, NSW. Preliminary sulphur isotopes report. In Andrew A.S. & Seccombe P.K. eds. Centre for Isotope Studies, research report 1995–2000.
Cordierite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Reference: Seccombe P.K., Offler R., Ayshford S. (2000) Origin of the magnetite skarn at Tallawang, NSW. Preliminary sulphur isotopes report. In Andrew A.S. & Seccombe P.K. eds. Centre for Isotope Studies, research report 1995–2000.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Seccombe P.K., Offler R., Ayshford S. (2000) Origin of the magnetite skarn at Tallawang, NSW. Preliminary sulphur isotopes report. In Andrew A.S. & Seccombe P.K. eds. Centre for Isotope Studies, research report 1995–2000.
Ferro-pargasite
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Fe2+4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Reference: Seccombe P.K., Offler R., Ayshford S. (2000) Origin of the magnetite skarn at Tallawang, NSW. Preliminary sulphur isotopes report. In Andrew A.S. & Seccombe P.K. eds. Centre for Isotope Studies, research report 1995–2000.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Seccombe P.K., Offler R., Ayshford S. (2000) Origin of the magnetite skarn at Tallawang, NSW. Preliminary sulphur isotopes report. In Andrew A.S. & Seccombe P.K. eds. Centre for Isotope Studies, research report 1995–2000.
Gedrite
Formula: ☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Reference: Seccombe P.K., Offler R., Ayshford S. (2000) Origin of the magnetite skarn at Tallawang, NSW. Preliminary sulphur isotopes report. In Andrew A.S. & Seccombe P.K. eds. Centre for Isotope Studies, research report 1995–2000.
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Seccombe P.K., Offler R., Ayshford S. (2000) Origin of the magnetite skarn at Tallawang, NSW. Preliminary sulphur isotopes report. In Andrew A.S. & Seccombe P.K. eds. Centre for Isotope Studies, research report 1995–2000.
Hedenbergite
Formula: CaFe2+Si2O6
Reference: Seccombe P.K., Offler R., Ayshford S. (2000) Origin of the magnetite skarn at Tallawang, NSW. Preliminary sulphur isotopes report. In Andrew A.S. & Seccombe P.K. eds. Centre for Isotope Studies, research report 1995–2000.
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Seccombe P.K., Offler R., Ayshford S. (2000) Origin of the magnetite skarn at Tallawang, NSW. Preliminary sulphur isotopes report. In Andrew A.S. & Seccombe P.K. eds. Centre for Isotope Studies, research report 1995–2000.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Seccombe P.K., Offler R., Ayshford S. (2000) Origin of the magnetite skarn at Tallawang, NSW. Preliminary sulphur isotopes report. In Andrew A.S. & Seccombe P.K. eds. Centre for Isotope Studies, research report 1995–2000.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Seccombe P.K., Offler R., Ayshford S. (2000) Origin of the magnetite skarn at Tallawang, NSW. Preliminary sulphur isotopes report. In Andrew A.S. & Seccombe P.K. eds. Centre for Isotope Studies, research report 1995–2000.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Andradite9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Cordierite9.CJ.10(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ferro-pargasite9.DE.15{Na}{Ca2}{Fe2+4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Gedrite9.DD.05☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Grossular9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Hedenbergite9.DA.15CaFe2+Si2O6
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Apatite'-
'Biotite'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Andradite51.4.3b.1Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Grossular51.4.3b.2Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with Al substituted rings
Cordierite61.2.1.1(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Hedenbergite65.1.3a.2CaFe2+Si2O6
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Gedrite66.1.2.5☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Apatite'-
'Biotite'-
Ferro-pargasite-{Na}{Ca2}{Fe2+4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Ferro-pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Gedrite☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
O AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O Ferro-pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O QuartzSiO2
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O CalciteCaCO3
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
O Gedrite☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
FFluorine
F Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
NaSodium
Na Ferro-pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Mg Gedrite☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Al Ferro-pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Al Gedrite☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Si AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si Ferro-pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Si Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Si Gedrite☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
ClChlorine
Cl Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
CaCalcium
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Ca AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Ca HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Ca Ferro-pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
TiTitanium
Ti Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
FeIron
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Fe HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Fe Ferro-pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)

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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Seccombe P.K., Offler R., Ayshford S. (2000) Origin of the magnetite skarn at Tallawang, NSW.
Preliminary sulphur isotopes report. In Andrew A.S. & Seccombe P.K. eds. Centre for Isotope Studies, research report 1995–2000.


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