Wharetea Creek

Producer in New Zealand with commodities Platinum, Gold, Osmium, Iridium, Iron

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10109547
MRDS ID M045506
Record type Site
Current site name Wharetea Creek

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: 171.71505, -41.73011 (WGS84)
Relative position NEAR WEST PORT
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Geographic areas

New Zealand


Commodity Importance
Platinum Primary
Gold Primary
Osmium Tertiary
Iridium Tertiary
Iron Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Gold Ore

Nearby scientific data

(1) 171.71505, -41.73011

Comments on the geologic information


Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M045506

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