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Inverell Metallogenic Map Explanatory Notes (1997)

Geological Survey of New South Wales
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Inverell map sheet 1:250000 is one of the most extensively mineralised regions in the New England area. Significant mineral commodities include casseterite, gold, base-metals, wolframite, diamonds and sapphires with minor deposits of fluorite, bauxite, clays, manganese oxide/rhodonite, chromite, limestone. The report presents results of the Inverell 1:250000 scale Metallogenic mapping involving the assessment of the mineral resources of the New England Fold Belt in New South Wales. The results are presented in three parts: (1) Metallogenic Map, displaying all recorded mineral occurrences in the context of the revised geological framework, (2) Metallogenic Study, including a summary of the regional geological setting and a description of the deposit types and finally (3) Mineral Deposit Data Sheets, including explanatory notes, a comprehensive deposit index and lists of unpublished reports and other references used in compiling the data sheets.


Brown, R.E. & Stroud, W.J. 1997. Inverelll: 250 000 Metallogenic Map SH/56-5:Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets. Geological Survey of NewSouthWales, Sydney, viii +576 pp. Edited by :J.R. Stewart