Field Trip

One day field trip – Geology and Mineralisation of the Ordovician and Silurian belts of NSW - 8th September 2021.

* Conference registration does not include the field trip. You must have also registered for the field trip to be able to attend.

WHAT'S IT ABOUT?

A short bus trip to inspect drill core and surface exposures of several world Cu-Au and Au projects in the Ordovician and Silurian Belts of NSW". Detailed itinerary to be advised.

WHO'S RUNNING THE SHOW?

John Greenfield, Yamei Wang, Glen Diemar, Peter Duerden

WHEN AND WHERE DO WE MEET?

Meet at the Orange Exservices Club – TBA 2 buses with a maximum of 80 people

WHAT TO BRING?

Field clothing - steel-capped boots, workwear, water. The weather will be cool in the morning so bring warm clothes, and of course a rain jacket just in case.

WHAT DO WE GET?

You will be given a bag with morning and afternoon tea (lunch will be provided). We will have extra snacks, water and sunscreen available.

WHS

The field trip will visit locations on mine sites and along roads, so please adhere to the following guidelines:

  • Always follow the instructions of the field trip leaders and the bus drivers.
  • Please where appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when instructed.
  • Do not walk away from the group.
  • Field trip guides and geological staff are trained first aiders. First aid kits will be in GSNSW vehicles.
  • Be aware of environmental factors – such as uneven ground, traffic, old mine workings, wildlife including snakes and weather conditions.
  • Please respect landholders – permission should always be granted prior to accessing private land.
  • At Ardlethan – do not take hammers off the bus, or break rock samples as this poses a risk to others.

WHERE EXACTLY ARE WE GOING?

To be advised