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New Cobar Mine, Cobar, Robinson Co., New South Wales, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 31° 31' 2'' South , 145° 51' 16'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -31.5173432041, 145.854322911

Active open pit Cu-Au mine 3 km south of the township of Cobar.
Located in the parish of Cobar.
Multiple vein.

Oxidation zone rich in a large variety of secondary minerals of Pb, Cu, As and others.

Map sheet: Cobar 1:250 000 Metallogenic Map; SH 55-14, 8034-I-N.
Coordinates: 391300mE, 6512320mN.

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33 valid minerals.

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Byrnes J.G. and Gilligan L.B.: Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets: Cobar Metallogenic Map (SH/55-14), published by the Geological Survey of New South Wales (1995);

Andrews 1913;
Gray 1920;
Rayney 1969;
Ryan 1993;

Leverett, P., McKinnon, A.R., Sharpe, J.L. and Williams, P.A. (2005) Secondary minerals from the central Cobar mines. Australian Journal of Mineralogy, 11, 75-82.

Leverett, P., McKinnon, A.R., Williams, P.A. (2003) Mineralogy of the oxidised zone at the New Cobar orebody. Advances in Regolith. CRC LEME, Bentley, 267-270.

Dr. A.R. McKinnon (2012) personal communication to Mindat.

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