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Henry River Granite STRATNO: 8273
Current: Yes Rank: Formation, beds Status: Formal State(s): NSW
Category: Variation of published name Usage: Briefly described Definition Card: No
Originator: Entry date: 01-JAN-88Last Update: 11-JUL-12
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Description: Foliated, fine-grained, biotite granite (monzogranite?). Characterised by an irregular texture and blue quartz, with common metasedimentary enclaves
Comments: Source: DMR NAND04 Nandewar Geology Integration and Upgrade project 18 Nov 2003. Formerly in the Hillgrove Suite; now in the Henry River Suite (Hillgrove Supersuite). Not to be confused with Henry River nomenclature in WA - Henry River Formation.
Geological province: No province information available
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Unit Age Event: intrusion
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Maximum age: Namurian Ma: % from base of biozone: Age method:

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First Reference:
REFID: 30789 Flinter, B.H., Hesp, W.R., Rigby, D., 1972, Selected geochemical, mineralogical & petrological features of granitoids of the New England Complex, Australia and their relation to Sn, W, Mo and Cu mineralization., Economic Geology, 67(8), p1241-1262

Use on maps:
REFID: 23811 Henley, H.F., Brown, R.E., Brownlow, J.W., Barnes, R.G., Stroud, W.J., 2001, Grafton-Maclean 1:250 000 Metallogenic Map SH56-6, 7, Geological Survey of New South Wales, Sydney, Map, Map Legend
REFID: 29988 Brunker, R.L., Chesnut, W.S., Cameron, R.G., Hitchins, B.L., 1976, Grafton, New South Wales 1:250 000 geological series map. Sheet SH 56-6, 1st Edition., Geological Survey of New South Wales, 1v
REFID: 30911 Geological Survey of New South Wales., 1973, New England, New South Wales, 1:500 000 geological series map. 1st edition., Geological Survey of New South Wales, 1v
REFID: 60079 Barnes, R.G, Willis, I.L., 1989, Preliminary geological plan of the 1:250 000 Grafton-Maclean sheet area (Plan Number 18345) -SH 56-6, SH 56-7, New South Wales Geological Survey - Report, GS1989/117 (unpubl.), Map


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REFID: 23812 Henley, H.F. , Brown, R.E. , Brownlow, J.W. , Barnes, R.G. , Stroud, W.J. 2001 Grafton-Maclean 1:250 000 Metallogenic Map SH/56-6 and SH/56-7: Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets Geological Survey of New South Wales, Sydney 1v 292pp
Usage: Briefly described (p22 Tb.2, p14) Min age from reference: Early Permian Max age from reference: Early Permian Comments: Of Hilgrove Plutonic Suite.
REFID: 23811 Henley, H.F. , Brown, R.E. , Brownlow, J.W. , Barnes, R.G. , Stroud, W.J. 2001 Grafton-Maclean 1:250 000 Metallogenic Map SH56-6, 7 Geological Survey of New South Wales, Sydney Map Map Legend
Usage: Briefly described (Map Legend) Min age from reference: Early Permian Max age from reference: Late Carboniferous Comments: Of Hillgrove Plutonic Suite. Foliated, fine-grained, biotite granite (monzogranite?); characterised by an irregular texture and blue quartz; with common metasedimentary enclaves.
REFID: 22490 Brown, R.E. 1997 Mineral deposits of the Glen Innes 1:100 000 map sheet area Geological Survey of New South Wales. Quarterly Notes 103 p1-19
Usage: Briefly described (4) Min age from reference: Early Permian Max age from reference: Early Permian Comments: Geol. Province: New England Fold Belt.
REFID: 60079 Barnes, R.G , Willis, I.L. 1989 Preliminary geological plan of the 1:250 000 Grafton-Maclean sheet area (Plan Number 18345) -SH 56-6, SH 56-7 New South Wales Geological Survey - Report GS1989/117 (unpubl.) Map
Usage: Briefly described (Map Legend) Min age from reference: Early Permian Max age from reference: Late Carboniferous Comments: Of the Hillgrove Suite.
REFID: 40679 Willis, I.L. , Barnes, R.G. 1986 A basaltic diatreme intruding granitoids of the New England Batholith east of Glen Innes, New South Wales. Geological Survey of New South Wales. Quarterly Notes 63 p1-10
Usage: Mentioned (Fig.1 REF) Comments:
REFID: 35257 Weber, C.R. , Paterson, I.B.L. , Townsend, D.J. 1978 Molybdenum in New South Wales. New South Wales. Department of Mines. Mineral Resources 43
Usage: Mentioned (Fig.12) Comments:
REFID: 29988 Brunker, R.L. , Chesnut, W.S. , Cameron, R.G. , Hitchins, B.L. 1976 Grafton, New South Wales 1:250 000 geological series map. Sheet SH 56-6, 1st Edition. Geological Survey of New South Wales 1v
Usage: Mentioned (Map legend) Min age from reference: Permian Max age from reference: Permian Comments:
REFID: 30911 Geological Survey of New South Wales. 1973 New England, New South Wales, 1:500 000 geological series map. 1st edition. Geological Survey of New South Wales 1v
Usage: Mentioned (Map legend) Min age from reference: Permian Max age from reference: Permian Comments:
REFID: 30789 Flinter, B.H. , Hesp, W.R. , Rigby, D. 1972 Selected geochemical, mineralogical & petrological features of granitoids of the New England Complex, Australia and their relation to Sn, W, Mo and Cu mineralization. Economic Geology 67(8) p1241-1262
Usage: Mentioned (Fig.1B) Comments: Petrology and geochemistry.

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