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Cockatoo creek, Mt Mitchell, Clarke Co., New South Wales, Australiai
Regional Level Types
Cockatoo creekCreek
Mt MitchellMountain
Clarke Co.County
New South WalesState
AustraliaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 30° 1' 38'' South , 151° 49' 8'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -30.02750,151.81889
GeoHash:G#: r6evntxjh
Locality type:Creek
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


Placer deposit.
Located in the parish of Towagal approximately 4kms West of Mt Mitchell trig station.

Coordinates: 386120mE, 6677590mN.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


6 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: 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.
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: 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.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: 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.
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Reference: 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.
Spinel var: Pleonaste
Formula: (Mg,Fe)Al2O4
Reference: 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.
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: 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.
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: 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.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Gold'1.AA.05Au
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Cassiterite'4.DB.05SnO2
'Corundum'4.CB.05Al2O3
Spinel4.BB.05MgAl2O4
var: Pleonaste4.BB.05(Mg,Fe)Al2O4
Group 9 - Silicates
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)

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 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Spinel
var: Pleonaste
-(Mg,Fe)Al2O4

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O CassiteriteSnO2
O CorundumAl2O3
O Spinel (var: Pleonaste)(Mg,Fe)Al2O4
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
MgMagnesium
Mg Spinel (var: Pleonaste)(Mg,Fe)Al2O4
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
AlAluminium
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al Spinel (var: Pleonaste)(Mg,Fe)Al2O4
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
SiSilicon
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
CaCalcium
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe Spinel (var: Pleonaste)(Mg,Fe)Al2O4
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
AuGold
Au GoldAu

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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Triassic
201.3 - 251.902 Ma



ID: 3191913
Mesozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Triassic (201.3 - 251.902 Ma)

Comments: New England Fold Belt

Lithology: Intrusive igneous rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Olenekian - Wordian
247.2 - 268.8 Ma



ID: 933279
Wards Mistake Monzogranite

Age: Phanerozoic (247.2 - 268.8 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Wards Mistake Monzogranite

Description: Coarse to medium-grained, hornblende-biotite monzogranite - granodiorite. Contains abundant mafic clots and sedimentary xenoliths. Comprises quartz, orthoclase, andesine, biotite, hornblende; accessory apatite, magnetite and sphene

Comments: igneous felsic intrusive; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Igneous felsic intrusive

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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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.
Map sheet: SH 56-10, 9237 I N.
NSW Geological Survey Mine Record 6264.


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