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Tanami mine (The Granites mine; Ivy mine; Shoe mine; Quorn mine), Tanami Range, Central Desert Region, Northern Territory, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 20° 32' 5'' South , 130° 18' 4'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -20.53488,130.30118
Owned/operated by:Newmont Mining Corporation
Köppen climate type:BSh : Hot semi-arid (steppe) climate


Map sheets: The Granites 250K Map; Granites 100K Map.
Coordinates:AMG 637200mE, 7728400mN.
Longitude = 130.316036
Latitude = -20.53819
References: Modat Northern Territory Mineral Occurrence Database 2002; Ahmad 1994; Crohn 1961; Ireland and Mayer 1984; North Flinders Mines annual report 1994.
Multi veined.
Map sheets:The Granites 250K Map; Granites 100K Map.
Coordinates: AMG 633000mE, 7728000mN.
Longitude = 130.275787
Latitude = -20.542105
References: Modat Northern Territory Mineral Occurrences Database 2002; Mayer 1990; Ahmad 1994.
Multiple vein.
Map sheets: The Granites 250K Map; Granites 100K Map.
Coordinates: AMG 634900mE, 7728300mN.
Longitude = 130.293986
Latitude = -20.53926
References: Modat Northern Territory Mineral Occurrences Database 2002; Ireland and Mayer 1984; Crohn 1961; Lovett et al 1993; Mayer 1990.
Map sheets: The Granite 250K Map; Granites 100K Map.
Coordinates: AMG 636300mE, 7728700mN.
Longitude = 130.307382
Latitude = -20.535546
References: Modat Northern Territory Mineral Occurrence Database 2002; Ireland and Mayer 1984; Lovett et al 1994; North Flinders Mines annual report 1994.

Mineral List


10 valid minerals.

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Orosirian
1800 - 2050 Ma



ID: 887971
Dead Bullock Formation

Age: Orosirian (1800 - 2050 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Dead Bullock Formation

Description: Grey siltstone, intercalated chert, interbedded silty shale, fine grained sandstone, laminated siltstone, massive quartzite, fine grained black shale, boudin chert, calc-silicate? (Fe-amphibolite interlayered with massive chert), amphibolite.

Comments: sedimentary siliciclastic; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Sedimentary siliciclastic

Reference: Raymond, O.L., Liu, S., Gallagher, R., Zhang, W., Highet, L.M. Surface Geology of Australia 1:1 million scale dataset 2012 edition. Commonwealth of Australia (Geoscience Australia). [5]

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