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Walkers molybdenite claim (Walkers claims; Wolfram Hill), Haystack Mountain (The Haystack), Gough Co., New South Wales, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 29° 13' 54'' South , 151° 23' 57'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -29.2319444444, 151.399444444

Located NE of the Om Shalom Dwellings, on the lower slopes of Haystack Mountain.

Operated as a small opencut and numerous shallow pits from 1915

Coordinates: 344450mE, 6765270mN

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Brown, R.E., and Stroud, W.J. (1997) Inverell 1:250 000 Metallogenic Map SH/56-5: Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets. Geological Survey of New South Wales, Sydney, 576pp.

Map sheets: SH 56-5, 9139-1 & IV.

Andrews, E.C. (1916) The Molybdenum Industry in New South Wales. Geological Survey of New South Wales, Mineral Resources 24, 199p.

Kenny, E.J. (1940) North-east NSW development survey, mineral resources, 1940. Geological Survey of New South Wales, Report G21940/079 (unpublished).

Weber, C.R., Paterson, I.B.L., Townsend, D.I. (1978) Molybdenum in New South Wales. New South Wales Geological Survey-Mineral Resources 43, 218 pp.

Weber, C.R. (1974) The New England Fold Belt-plutonic rocks and intruded sediments pp350-391. In Markham, N.L. & Basden, H. eds. The Mineral Deposits of New South Wales. Geological Survey of New South Wales, Sydney.

NSW Geological Survey Mine Record MR1195.

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