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Moredun Creek (Clerks Creek; Kellys Creek; Branch Moredun Creek), Wandsworth, Hardinge Co., New South Wales, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 30° 0' 40'' South , 151° 30' 28'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -30.01137,151.50796
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


A placer deposit worked for sapphires.

(From geographical names board NSW)
A perennial stream rising in W slopes of the Great Dividing Range near the village of Ben Lomond, about 1 km NW of The Brothers Trig Station. It flows generally WSW for about 75 km into the Gwydir River at Bundarra.



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2 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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Holocene
0 - 0.0117 Ma



ID: 896637
alluvium 38485

Age: Anthropocene (0 - 0.0117 Ma)

Description: Channel and flood plain alluvium; gravel, sand, silt, clay; may be locally calcreted

Comments: regolith; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Regolith

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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Gilligan L.B., Brownlow J.W., Cameron R.G., Henley H.F. (1992) Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets: Dorrigo-Coffs Harbour 1:250 000 Metallogenic Map SH/56-10, SH/56-11. Geological Survey of New South Wales, Sydney, 509 pages. (GS 1992/393).

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