Rochfort Hydraulic Sluicing Claim

Producer in New Zealand with commodities Platinum, Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10038203
MRDS ID M045507
Record type Site
Current site name Rochfort Hydraulic Sluicing Claim
Alternate or previous names Mount Rochfort Sluicing Claim

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: 171.71533, -41.73039 (WGS84)
Relative position S. OF FAIRDOWN
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Geographic areas

New Zealand


Commodity Importance
Platinum Primary
Gold Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Gold Ore

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Unconsolidated Deposit > Sand and Gravel
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Pleistocene

Nearby scientific data

(1) 171.71533, -41.73039

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No

Comments on the production information


Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M045507

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    MORGAN AND BARTRUM, 1915, GEOL. SURV. N.Z. BULL. NO. 17, P. 122

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-DEC-1974 Page, Norman J. U.S. Geological Survey