Ardglen Quarry (State Rail Quarry), Ardglen, Buckland Co., New South Wales, Australia
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||31° 44' 21'' South , 150° 46' 49'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-31.73917,150.78028|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfa : Humid subtropical climate|
The quarry is located on the western side of the New England Highway.
The quarry has developed into two distinct quarry areas, the later slightly further west.
Cavities in Tertiary basalt flows and breccia zones.
19 valid minerals.
Rock Types Recorded
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Entries shown in red are rocks recorded for this region.
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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33.9 - 56 Ma
|Liverpool Range Volcanics|
Age: Eocene (33.9 - 56 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Liverpool Range Volcanics
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). 
England, Brian M. (2000) Additonal Na-rich zeolite species and their associations from Ardglen, New South Wales. Australian Journal of Mineralogy 6, 33-40.
Tschernich, R.(1992) Zeolites of the World, p.48.