|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||32° 39' 53'' South , 122° 58' 32'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-32.66481,122.97546|
|Köppen climate type:||BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate|
Located 130 km south east of the town of Norseman. Exact location remains unclear.
Suite of olivine lamprophyre dykes. Olivine and phlogopite rich, within a groundmass containing clinopyroxene, nepheline, perovskite, ilmenite, spinel and apatite. Olivine and ilmenite occur as macrocrysts up to 6 mms across.
8 valid minerals.
Rock Types Recorded
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Entries shown in red are rocks recorded for this region.
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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0 - 2.588 Ma
|lunette dunes 72955|
Age: Pleistocene (0 - 2.588 Ma)
Comments: regolith; synthesis of multiple published descriptions
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). 
1000 - 1200 Ma
|Mesoproterozoic intrusive rocks|
Age: Stenian (1000 - 1200 Ma)
Comments: Albany-Fraser Orogen
Lithology: Intrusive igneous rocks
Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529.