Birch, W. D. and van der Heyden, A., 1997: Minerals of the Kintore and Block 14 open cuts at Broken Hill, New South Wales. Australian Journal of Mineralogy, 3(1), 23-72.
The Broken Hill silver-lead-zinc deposit, in far western New South Wales, has been a mainstay of the Australian mining industry for nearly 114 years. During this time it has also become renowned throughout the world as a source of rare, exotic and aesthetic mineral specimens. Such is its diversity, with nearly 300 recorded species, the deposit has been recognised as one of the world’s ‘mineralogical rainforests’.