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Cliff workings, Red Rock, Drake district, Buller Co., New South Wales, Australiai
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Red Rock- not defined -
Drake districtDistrict
Buller Co.County
New South WalesState
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
28° 50' 15'' South , 152° 18' 59'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Drake129 (2017)11.5km
Bonalbo314 (2012)32.0km
Bottle Creek158 (2014)33.1km
Old Bonalbo240 (2013)33.9km
Wallangarra381 (2012)39.0km


The town of Drake is located in Drake County while this mine is located in Buller County.
Structurally controlled sulphide rich lode.
Cliff workings also includes E Tunnel.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


9 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Annual report of the Department of Mines, New South Wales (1938) pp109-114
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Bottomer, L.R. (1986) Epithermal silver-gold mineralization in the Drake area, northeastern New South Wales. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 33(4), 457-473.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Annual report of the Department of Mines, New South Wales (1938) pp109-114
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Bottomer, L.R. (1986) Epithermal silver-gold mineralization in the Drake area, northeastern New South Wales. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 33(4), 457-473.
Linarite
Formula: PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Reference: Dieter Mylius collection
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Annual report of the Department of Mines, New South Wales (1938) pp109-114
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Bottomer, L.R. (1986) Epithermal silver-gold mineralization in the Drake area, northeastern New South Wales. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 33(4), 457-473.
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Bottomer, L.R. (1986) Epithermal silver-gold mineralization in the Drake area, northeastern New South Wales. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 33(4), 457-473.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Annual report of the Department of Mines, New South Wales (1938) pp109-114
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Bottomer, L.R. (1986) Epithermal silver-gold mineralization in the Drake area, northeastern New South Wales. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 33(4), 457-473.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Bottomer, L.R. (1986) Epithermal silver-gold mineralization in the Drake area, northeastern New South Wales. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 33(4), 457-473. Annual report of the Department of Mines, New South Wales (1938) pp109-114.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Linarite7.BC.65PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Group 9 - Silicates
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'K Feldspar'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Linarite30.2.3.1PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'K Feldspar'-
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SSulfur
S SphaleriteZnS
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
S CovelliteCuS
S LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2

References

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Bottomer, L.R. (1986) Epithermal silver-gold mineralization in the Drake area, northeastern New South Wales. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 33(4), 457-473.
Brown, R.E., Henley, H.F., Stroud, W.J. (2001) Exploration Data Package Warwick-Tweed Heads 1:250 000 Sheet area Vol. 2 Geology, Mineral Occurrences, Exploration and Geochemistry. Geological Survey of New South Wales, GS2001/087.

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