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McPhersons Creek Sapphire prospect, Buccleuch Co., New South Wales, Australiai
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McPhersons Creek Sapphire prospectAlluvial Deposit
Buccleuch Co.County
New South WalesState
AustraliaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
35° 5' 42'' South , 148° 35' 20'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
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Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Bookham120 (2013)31.7km
Brungle337 (2017)33.2km
Berremangra174 (2012)34.2km
Jugiong229 (2012)37.3km
Yass5,591 (2015)40.7km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
McPhersons Swamp Creek Sapphire prospect


River gravels worked via sluicing and dredging.

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2 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Gilligan, L.B. (1975) Part 1. Mine Data Sheets to accompany Metallogenic Map, Canberra 1:250 000 Sheet. Geological Survey of New South Wales, Department of Mines, 297 pages.
Corundum var: Sapphire
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Gilligan, L.B. (1975) Part 1. Mine Data Sheets to accompany Metallogenic Map, Canberra 1:250 000 Sheet. Geological Survey of New South Wales, Department of Mines, 297 pages.
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Gilligan, L.B. (1975) Part 1. Mine Data Sheets to accompany Metallogenic Map, Canberra 1:250 000 Sheet. Geological Survey of New South Wales, Department of Mines, 297 pages.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
var: Sapphire4.CB.05Al2O3
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Corundum
var: Sapphire
-Al2O3

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O CorundumAl2O3
AlAluminium
Al Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
Al CorundumAl2O3
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
FeIron
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3

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Gilligan, L.B. (1975) Part 1. Mine Data Sheets to accompany Metallogenic Map, Canberra 1:250 000 Sheet. Geological Survey of New South Wales, Department of Mines, 297 pages.

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