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Mole River Arsenic Mine (Mole Mine), Clive, Clive Co., New South Wales, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 29° 6' 18'' South , 151° 45' 37'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -29.10500,151.76028
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


Located approximately 16km North-West of Clive.

Operated as shafts and underground workings 1889 to 1938.

As(CuSn) leucogranite related veins in metasediments proximal to felsic porphyry.


Commodity List

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Mineral List


17 valid minerals.

Regional Geology

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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Cisuralian
272.3 - 298.9 Ma



ID: 693459
Bondonga beds

Age: Cisuralian (272.3 - 298.9 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Bondonga beds

Description: Lithic, locally pebbly arenite, clast to matrix supported sandy to muddy conglomerate, locally pebbly mudstone; minor siltstone; rare limestone and basalt.

Comments: sedimentary siliciclastic; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Sedimentary siliciclastic

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). [5]

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References

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- Geochemical, mineralogical and biogeochemical characterisation of abandoned metalliferous mine sites, Southern New England Orogen. In Flood P.G (ed.) Regional Geology, tectonics and metallogenesis, New England Orogen 1-3 Forum, 1999, Department of Earth Science U.N.E. Australia.
- Ashley, P.M. & Lottermoser, B. G. (1999): Arsenic contamination at the Mole River mine, northern New South Wales. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 46, 861-874.
-Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets: Grafton-Maclean Metallogenic Map (SH/56-10, SH/56-11), Geological Survey of New South Wales, 2001: HF Henley, RE Brown, JW Brownlow, RG Barnes and WJ Stroud. Published by the Geological Survey of New South Wales.

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