|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||30° 49' 59'' South , 151° 15' 0'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-30.83333,151.25000|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
A rhodonite (gemstone) mine located 30 km NNE of Tamworth and 17kms NW of Bendemeer.
Note: New England is not a correct locality descriptor.
16 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.
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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|Olenekian - Wordian|
247.2 - 268.8 Ma
Age: Phanerozoic (247.2 - 268.8 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Looanga Monzogranite
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). 
252.17 - 298.9 Ma
|Paleozoic intrusive rocks|
Age: Permian (252.17 - 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.