|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||32° 34' 33'' South , 146° 59' 15'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-32.57577,146.98760|
|Köppen climate type:||BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate|
Mineral Hill was mined for copper and gold from the late nineteenth century, however modern mining operations commenced at Mineral Hill mine from 1987, as the Triako open cut. The average head grade of mining at Mineral Hill when operated by Triako was 9.1g/t and at times one ounce of gold per tonne.
3 valid minerals.
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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|Middle Devonian - Early Devonian|
382.7 - 419.2 Ma
|Paleozoic sedimentary and volcanic rocks|
Age: Devonian (382.7 - 419.2 Ma)
Comments: Lachlan Fold Belt
Lithology: Felsic volcanic 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. 
419.2 - 423 Ma
|Mineral Hill Volcanics|
Age: Pridoli (419.2 - 423 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Mineral Hill Volcanics
Comments: igneous felsic volcanic; synthesis of multiple published descriptions
Lithology: Igneous felsic volcanic
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).