English: Monkcollum
Bundjalung: munggulam
Part of Speech: place name
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Category: location
Comment: Mountain close to the head waters of Wilson's Creek station, so called on account of a peculiar-looking shale which is found on the top of the mountain, and seems to be peculiar to that mountain, north-east, Mullumbimby. Mur:Sc:Herbne lists as 'a piece of black feldspar'.
Gold Coast Tweed: Mur:Sc4/11 monkcollum; Mur:Sc:AndFrench montecollum a piece of black feldspar


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