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Fairview Quarry (Fairview Phosphate Workings; Lily Dora; Baldina), Robertstown, North Mt Lofty Ranges, Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 33° 50' 47'' South , 139° 7' 33'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -33.84639,139.12611
GeoHash:G#: r1fzmykw3
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate


A phosphate mine located approx 17km NNE of Robertstown.




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32 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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Neoproterozoic
541 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3186197
Neoproterozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Comments: Adelaide Fold Belt

Lithology: Sandstone,shale,limestone,siltstone,tillite,dolomite

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. [154]

Cryogenian
635 - 720 Ma



ID: 784140
Burra Group

Age: Cryogenian (635 - 720 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Burra Group

Description: Siltstone, laminated; shale; sandstone, heavy mineral lamination, quartzose to feldspathic, cross bedding; dolomite, blue-grey to pale pink, lenticular.

Comments: argillaceous detrital sediment; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Argillaceous detrital sediment

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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References

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Norrish, K., Rogers, L.E.R., and Shapter, R.E. (1957) Kingite, a new hydrated aluminum phosphate mineral from Robertstown, South Australia. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 31, n° 236, 351-357.
Noble, R.J., Just, J. and Johnson, J.E. (1983) Catalogue of South Australian Minerals. Government Printer, Adelaide, South Australia.
Record Of Mines - Summary Card No:104, SI5405.
SARIG mineral Deposit Information, Site No:477004, Deposit No:3861.

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