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Cordillera Mine, Tuena, Georgiana Co., New South Wales, Australiai
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Cordillera MineMine
Tuena- not defined -
Georgiana Co.County
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
34° 5' 2'' South , 149° 24' 10'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Burraga116 (2011)19.1km
Fullerton103 (2018)21.4km
Bigga193 (2012)23.3km
Binda130 (2012)27.9km
Laggan278 (2011)38.9km


Original operations around 1888-89 by the Cordillera Hill Silver Mining Co.
Later reworked in 1907 by the Mt Costigan and Cordillera Co. Further mining in 1928.

Located in the parish of Kangaloola.

Regions containing this locality

Australian Plate (Australia Plate)Tectonic Plate
Lachlan Orogen, AustraliaOrogen
Eastern Province, Lachlan Orogen, AustraliaGeologic Province

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

24 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Reference: Donald H. McColl (1973) A New Occurrence of Raspite at the Cordillera Mine, New South Wales, Australia. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics Record 1973/152
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Mine Data Sheets, Goulburn 1:250000 by E, Anne Felton, Department of Mines, New South Wales; Downes, P. M., & Seccombe, P. K. (2004). Sulfur isotope distribution in Late Silurian volcanic‐hosted massive sulfide deposits of the Hill End Trough, eastern Lachlan Fold Belt, New South Wales. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 51(1), 123-141.
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: http://www.amonline.net.au/geoscience/minerals/localities.htm; Donald H. McColl (1973) A New Occurrence of Raspite at the Cordillera Mine, New South Wales, Australia. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics Record 1973/152
Bournonite
Formula: PbCuSbS3
Reference: Mine Data Sheets, Goulburn 1:250000 by E, Anne Felton, Department of Mines, New South Wales; Downes, P. M., & Seccombe, P. K. (2004). Sulfur isotope distribution in Late Silurian volcanic‐hosted massive sulfide deposits of the Hill End Trough, eastern Lachlan Fold Belt, New South Wales. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 51(1), 123-141.
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: http://www.amonline.net.au/geoscience/minerals/localities.htm; Donald H. McColl (1973) A New Occurrence of Raspite at the Cordillera Mine, New South Wales, Australia. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics Record 1973/152
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Downes, P. M., & Seccombe, P. K. (2004). Sulfur isotope distribution in Late Silurian volcanic‐hosted massive sulfide deposits of the Hill End Trough, eastern Lachlan Fold Belt, New South Wales. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 51(1), 123-141.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Downes, P. M., & Seccombe, P. K. (2004). Sulfur isotope distribution in Late Silurian volcanic‐hosted massive sulfide deposits of the Hill End Trough, eastern Lachlan Fold Belt, New South Wales. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 51(1), 123-141.
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Mine Data Sheets, Goulburn 1:250000 by E, Anne Felton, Department of Mines, New South Wales; Downes, P. M., & Seccombe, P. K. (2004). Sulfur isotope distribution in Late Silurian volcanic‐hosted massive sulfide deposits of the Hill End Trough, eastern Lachlan Fold Belt, New South Wales. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 51(1), 123-141.
Cuprotungstite
Formula: Cu2(WO4)(OH)2
Reference: M. B. Duggan (1988): Cuprotungstite from the Cordillera mine, Crookwell, New South Wales. Australian Mineralogist 3 (2), 61-64. ; Donald H. McColl (1973) A New Occurrence of Raspite at the Cordillera Mine, New South Wales, Australia. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics Record 1973/152
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Mine Data Sheets, Goulburn 1:250000 by E, Anne Felton, Department of Mines, New South Wales; Downes, P. M., & Seccombe, P. K. (2004). Sulfur isotope distribution in Late Silurian volcanic‐hosted massive sulfide deposits of the Hill End Trough, eastern Lachlan Fold Belt, New South Wales. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 51(1), 123-141.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: NSwWMine records MR00002 (1889); Downes, P. M., & Seccombe, P. K. (2004). Sulfur isotope distribution in Late Silurian volcanic‐hosted massive sulfide deposits of the Hill End Trough, eastern Lachlan Fold Belt, New South Wales. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 51(1), 123-141.
Jamesonite
Formula: Pb4FeSb6S14
Reference: Mine Data Sheets, Goulburn 1:250000 by E, Anne Felton, Department of Mines, New South Wales; Downes, P. M., & Seccombe, P. K. (2004). Sulfur isotope distribution in Late Silurian volcanic‐hosted massive sulfide deposits of the Hill End Trough, eastern Lachlan Fold Belt, New South Wales. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 51(1), 123-141.
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Keith F Compton collection; Donald H. McColl (1973) A New Occurrence of Raspite at the Cordillera Mine, New South Wales, Australia. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics Record 1973/152
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Andrew Haighton Collection; Donald H. McColl (1973) A New Occurrence of Raspite at the Cordillera Mine, New South Wales, Australia. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics Record 1973/152
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Mine Data Sheets, Goulburn 1:250000 by E, Anne Felton, Department of Mines, New South Wales; Downes, P. M., & Seccombe, P. K. (2004). Sulfur isotope distribution in Late Silurian volcanic‐hosted massive sulfide deposits of the Hill End Trough, eastern Lachlan Fold Belt, New South Wales. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 51(1), 123-141.
Mimetite
Formula: Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Reference: Donald H. McColl (1973) A New Occurrence of Raspite at the Cordillera Mine, New South Wales, Australia. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics Record 1973/152
Osarizawaite
Formula: Pb(Al2Cu2+)(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Donald H. McColl (1973) A New Occurrence of Raspite at the Cordillera Mine, New South Wales, Australia. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics Record 1973/152
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: NSwWMine records MR00002 (1889); Downes, P. M., & Seccombe, P. K. (2004). Sulfur isotope distribution in Late Silurian volcanic‐hosted massive sulfide deposits of the Hill End Trough, eastern Lachlan Fold Belt, New South Wales. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 51(1), 123-141.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Mine Data Sheets, Goulburn 1:250000 by E, Anne Felton, Department of Mines, New South Wales; Downes, P. M., & Seccombe, P. K. (2004). Sulfur isotope distribution in Late Silurian volcanic‐hosted massive sulfide deposits of the Hill End Trough, eastern Lachlan Fold Belt, New South Wales. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 51(1), 123-141.
Raspite
Formula: Pb(WO4)
Reference: Brent Thorne; Donald H. McColl (1973) A New Occurrence of Raspite at the Cordillera Mine, New South Wales, Australia. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics Record 1973/152
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: Donald H. McColl (1973) A New Occurrence of Raspite at the Cordillera Mine, New South Wales, Australia. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics Record 1973/152
Scheelite var: Cuprian Scheelite
Formula: (Ca,Cu)WO4
Reference: Downes, P. M., & Seccombe, P. K. (2004). Sulfur isotope distribution in Late Silurian volcanic‐hosted massive sulfide deposits of the Hill End Trough, eastern Lachlan Fold Belt, New South Wales. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 51(1), 123-141.; Donald H. McColl (1973) A New Occurrence of Raspite at the Cordillera Mine, New South Wales, Australia. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics Record 1973/152
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: NSwWMine records MR00002 (1889); Downes, P. M., & Seccombe, P. K. (2004). Sulfur isotope distribution in Late Silurian volcanic‐hosted massive sulfide deposits of the Hill End Trough, eastern Lachlan Fold Belt, New South Wales. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 51(1), 123-141.
Stolzite
Formula: Pb(WO4)
Reference: Donald H. McColl (1973) A New Occurrence of Raspite at the Cordillera Mine, New South Wales, Australia. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics Record 1973/152
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Reference: Downes, P. M., & Seccombe, P. K. (2004). Sulfur isotope distribution in Late Silurian volcanic‐hosted massive sulfide deposits of the Hill End Trough, eastern Lachlan Fold Belt, New South Wales. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 51(1), 123-141.
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Reference: Downes, P. M., & Seccombe, P. K. (2004). Sulfur isotope distribution in Late Silurian volcanic‐hosted massive sulfide deposits of the Hill End Trough, eastern Lachlan Fold Belt, New South Wales. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 51(1), 123-141.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Bournonite2.GA.50PbCuSbS3
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Jamesonite2.HB.15Pb4FeSb6S14
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Raspite4.DG.20Pb(WO4)
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Cuprotungstite7.GB.15Cu2(WO4)(OH)2
Osarizawaite7.BC.10Pb(Al2Cu2+)(SO4)2(OH)6
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
var: Cuprian Scheelite7.GA.05(Ca,Cu)WO4
Stolzite7.GA.05Pb(WO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Mimetite8.BN.05Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

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
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
ø = 3
Bournonite3.4.3.2PbCuSbS3
2 < ø < 2.49
Jamesonite3.6.7.1Pb4FeSb6S14
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Osarizawaite30.2.4.4Pb(Al2Cu2+)(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Mimetite41.8.4.2Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Raspite48.1.4.1Pb(WO4)
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Stolzite48.1.3.2Pb(WO4)
Basic Anhydrous Molybdates and Tungstates
Cuprotungstite48.3.2.1Cu2(WO4)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Scheelite
var: Cuprian Scheelite
-(Ca,Cu)WO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H CuprotungstiteCu2(WO4)(OH)2
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H OsarizawaitePb(Al2Cu2+)(SO4)2(OH)6
CCarbon
C CerussitePbCO3
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O Scheelite (var: Cuprian Scheelite)(Ca,Cu)WO4
O CuprotungstiteCu2(WO4)(OH)2
O StolzitePb(WO4)
O RaspitePb(WO4)
O CerussitePbCO3
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O AnglesitePbSO4
O OsarizawaitePb(Al2Cu2+)(SO4)2(OH)6
O MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
AlAluminium
Al OsarizawaitePb(Al2Cu2+)(SO4)2(OH)6
SSulfur
S ChalcociteCu2S
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S GalenaPbS
S CovelliteCuS
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
S MarcasiteFeS2
S BournonitePbCuSbS3
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
S TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
S AnglesitePbSO4
S OsarizawaitePb(Al2Cu2+)(SO4)2(OH)6
ClChlorine
Cl MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
CaCalcium
Ca Scheelite (var: Cuprian Scheelite)(Ca,Cu)WO4
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Fe TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
CuCopper
Cu Scheelite (var: Cuprian Scheelite)(Ca,Cu)WO4
Cu CuprotungstiteCu2(WO4)(OH)2
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu BournonitePbCuSbS3
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Cu TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Cu OsarizawaitePb(Al2Cu2+)(SO4)2(OH)6
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Zn TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
As MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
SbAntimony
Sb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Sb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Sb TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
WTungsten
W Scheelite (var: Cuprian Scheelite)(Ca,Cu)WO4
W CuprotungstiteCu2(WO4)(OH)2
W StolzitePb(WO4)
W RaspitePb(WO4)
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb StolzitePb(WO4)
Pb RaspitePb(WO4)
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Pb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb OsarizawaitePb(Al2Cu2+)(SO4)2(OH)6
Pb MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
McColl, Donald H. (1973) A New Occurrence of Raspite at the Cordillera Mine, New South Wales, Australia. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics Record 1973/152.
Hall, P. (2012) Cordillera Mine, Tuena, New South Wales. Australia and New Zealand Micromineral News Issue Number 4, 8-14.

External Links

http://www.crocoite.com/amn/amn-04.pdf [Hall - micro-mineral news]

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