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Blue lode (Blue shaft), Cobar, Robinson Co., New South Wales, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 31° 33' 42'' South , 145° 52' 36'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -31.5619444444, 145.876666667
Age:419.2 ± 3.2 to 393.3 ± 1.2 Ma
Geologic Time:Early Devonian
Reference for age:Gilligan, L.B., Byrnes, J.G. (1995) Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets: Cobar Metallogenic Map 1:250 000 (SH/55-14), Geological Survey of New South Wales, Sydney, 240 pages.


Mine operated via underground workings, shafts and open cut 1896 to 1943.

Note town name is Cobar and the mine is also located in the Parish of Cobar.



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18 valid minerals.

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References

Gilligan, L.B., Byrnes, J.G. (1995) Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets: Cobar Metallogenic Map 1:250 000 (SH/55-14), Geological Survey of New South Wales, Sydney, 240 pages.

Andrews, E.C. (1913) Report on the Cobar Copper and Gold-field. Part I. New South Wales Department of Mines, Geological Survey, Mineral Resources No.17, 207 pages.

NSW Geological Survey report GS1986/261.

NSW Geological Survey report GS1988/169.

Sulivan, C.J. (1947) The geology of the Cobar mineral field and its bearing on prospecting. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Australia. Record 1947/74 (unpublished).

Rayner, E.O. (1961) The Peak area, Cobar mineral field, New South Wales. Department of Mines New South Wales, Technical Report 6 (for 1958), 49-62.



 
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