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Drake, Drake Co., New South Wales, Australia

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View of the small village of Drake

Drake, Drake Co., New South Wales, Australia
View of the small village of Drake

Drake, Drake Co., New South Wales, Australia
View of the small village of Drake

Drake, Drake Co., New South Wales, Australia
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 28° 54' 54'' South , 152° 22' 4'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -28.915, 152.367777778


The Drake area is located near the northeastern boundary of the New England Province of the New England Orogen.

Volcanic hosted Au-Ag epithermal deposits with associated base metals contained in fissure lodes, stockworks and disseminations.

Please note that New England is not a locality descriptor for this location.

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29 valid minerals.

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References

- Bottomer L.R. Epithermal silver-gold mineralization in the Drake area, northeastern New South Wales. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences (1986) 33, 457-473
- Warwick – Tweed Heads Exploration Data Package Vol. 2, Mineral occurrence data sheets, occurrence lists and mineral occurrence maps: R.E. Brown, H.F. Henley and W.J. Stroud, December, 2001. Published by the Geological Survey of New South Wales.

 
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