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Fairview Quarry (Fairview Phosphate Workings; Lily Dora; Baldina), Robertstown, North Mt Lofty Ranges, Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australiai
Regional Level Types
Fairview Quarry (Fairview Phosphate Workings; Lily Dora; Baldina)Quarry
Robertstown- not defined -
North Mt Lofty RangesMountain
Mt Lofty RangesMountain
South AustraliaState
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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
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Robertstown319 (2013)17.9km
Point Pass320 (2014)26.4km
Burra978 (2013)26.7km
Manoora277 (2012)33.3km
Hampden319 (2011)34.5km


A phosphate mine located approx 17km NNE of Robertstown.


Regions containing this locality

Australian PlatePlate
Delamerian Orogen, AustraliaOrogen

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


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

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Aldermanite
Formula: Mg5Al12(PO4)8(OH)22 · 32H2O
Aurorite
Formula: (Mn2+,Ag,Ca)Mn4+3O7 · 3H2O
Autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Beidellite ?
Formula: (Na,Ca0.5)0.3Al2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Berlinite
Formula: AlPO4
Cacoxenite
Formula: Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Crandallite
Formula: CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Cyrilovite
Formula: NaFe3+3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
Dufrénite
Formula: Ca0.5Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Fluellite
Formula: Al2(PO4)F2(OH) · 7H2O
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Halite
Formula: NaCl
'Halloysite'
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Hydroxylapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Kingite (TL)
Formula: Al3(PO4)2F2(OH) · 7H2O
Type Locality:
Leucophosphite
Formula: KFe3+2(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Metanatroautunite
Formula: Na(UO2)(PO4)(H2O)3
Metatorbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Minyulite
Formula: KAl2(PO4)2(OH,F) · 4H2O
Natrodufrénite
Formula: NaFe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Strelkinite
Formula: Na2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 6H2O
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Thomsonite-Ca
Formula: NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Torbernite ?
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Turquoise
Formula: Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Variscite
Formula: AlPO4 · 2H2O
Vivianite
Formula: Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Wavellite
Formula: Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 3 - Halides
Halite3.AA.20NaCl
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Aurorite4.FL.20(Mn2+,Ag,Ca)Mn4+3O7 · 3H2O
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Strelkinite4.HB.30Na2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 6H2O
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Aldermanite8.DE.35Mg5Al12(PO4)8(OH)22 · 32H2O
Autunite8.EB.05Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Berlinite8.AA.05AlPO4
Cacoxenite8.DC.40Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Crandallite8.BL.10CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Cyrilovite8.DL.10NaFe3+3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
Dufrénite8.DK.15Ca0.5Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Fluellite8.DE.10Al2(PO4)F2(OH) · 7H2O
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Hydroxylapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Kingite (TL)8.DC.47Al3(PO4)2F2(OH) · 7H2O
Leucophosphite8.DH.10KFe3+2(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
Metatorbernite8.EB.10Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Minyulite8.DH.05KAl2(PO4)2(OH,F) · 4H2O
Natrodufrénite8.DK.15NaFe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Torbernite ?8.EB.05Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Turquoise8.DD.15Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Variscite8.CD.10AlPO4 · 2H2O
Vivianite8.CE.40Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Wavellite8.DC.50Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Beidellite ?9.EC.40(Na,Ca0.5)0.3Al2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
'Halloysite'9.ED.10Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Thomsonite-Ca9.GA.10NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Metanatroautunite-Na(UO2)(PO4)(H2O)3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB3X7
Aurorite7.8.2.2(Mn2+,Ag,Ca)Mn4+3O7 · 3H2O
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Halite9.1.1.1NaCl
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 38 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
AXO4
Berlinite38.4.2.1AlPO4
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Autunite40.2a.1.1Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Metanatroautunite40.2a.5.1Na(UO2)(PO4)(H2O)3
Metatorbernite40.2a.13.2Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Strelkinite40.2a.29.1Na2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 6H2O
Torbernite ?40.2a.13.1Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Vivianite40.3.6.1Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Variscite40.4.1.1AlPO4 · 2H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Hydroxylapatite41.8.1.3Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Fluellite42.6.9.1Al2(PO4)F2(OH) · 7H2O
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Crandallite42.7.3.1CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Cyrilovite42.7.8.1NaFe3+3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
(AB)7(XO4)4Zq·xH2O
Dufrénite42.9.1.2Ca0.5Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Natrodufrénite42.9.1.3NaFe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Turquoise42.9.3.1Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
A3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Kingite (TL)42.10.3.1Al3(PO4)2F2(OH) · 7H2O
Wavellite42.10.2.1Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Leucophosphite42.11.6.1KFe3+2(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
Minyulite42.11.5.1KAl2(PO4)2(OH,F) · 4H2O
Miscellaneous
Aldermanite42.13.1.1Mg5Al12(PO4)8(OH)22 · 32H2O
Cacoxenite42.13.5.1Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
'Halloysite'71.1.1.4Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Beidellite ?71.3.1a.1(Na,Ca0.5)0.3Al2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Thomsonite-Ca-NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H KingiteAl3(PO4)2F2(OH) · 7H2O
H AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
H DufréniteCa0.5Fe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
H HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H LeucophosphiteKFe23+(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
H Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
H VivianiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
H CyriloviteNaFe33+(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
H CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
H FluelliteAl2(PO4)F2(OH) · 7H2O
H MetanatroautuniteNa(UO2)(PO4)(H2O)3
H NatrodufréniteNaFe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
H StrelkiniteNa2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 6H2O
H TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
H WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
H AldermaniteMg5Al12(PO4)8(OH)22 · 32H2O
H Aurorite(Mn2+,Ag,Ca)Mn34+O7 · 3H2O
H CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
H HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H MinyuliteKAl2(PO4)2(OH,F) · 4H2O
H VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H Beidellite(Na,Ca0.5)0.3Al2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
OOxygen
O KingiteAl3(PO4)2F2(OH) · 7H2O
O AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
O DufréniteCa0.5Fe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
O HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O LeucophosphiteKFe23+(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
O Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
O VivianiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
O CyriloviteNaFe33+(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
O BerliniteAlPO4
O CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
O FluelliteAl2(PO4)F2(OH) · 7H2O
O MetanatroautuniteNa(UO2)(PO4)(H2O)3
O NatrodufréniteNaFe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
O StrelkiniteNa2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 6H2O
O TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
O WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
O AldermaniteMg5Al12(PO4)8(OH)22 · 32H2O
O Aurorite(Mn2+,Ag,Ca)Mn34+O7 · 3H2O
O CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
O HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O MinyuliteKAl2(PO4)2(OH,F) · 4H2O
O VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O Beidellite(Na,Ca0.5)0.3Al2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
FFluorine
F KingiteAl3(PO4)2F2(OH) · 7H2O
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
F FluelliteAl2(PO4)F2(OH) · 7H2O
F WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
F MinyuliteKAl2(PO4)2(OH,F) · 4H2O
NaSodium
Na Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Na CyriloviteNaFe33+(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
Na HaliteNaCl
Na MetanatroautuniteNa(UO2)(PO4)(H2O)3
Na NatrodufréniteNaFe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Na StrelkiniteNa2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 6H2O
Na Beidellite(Na,Ca0.5)0.3Al2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
MgMagnesium
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Mg AldermaniteMg5Al12(PO4)8(OH)22 · 32H2O
AlAluminium
Al KingiteAl3(PO4)2F2(OH) · 7H2O
Al HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Al BerliniteAlPO4
Al CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Al FluelliteAl2(PO4)F2(OH) · 7H2O
Al TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Al WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Al AldermaniteMg5Al12(PO4)8(OH)22 · 32H2O
Al CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Al MinyuliteKAl2(PO4)2(OH,F) · 4H2O
Al VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
Al Beidellite(Na,Ca0.5)0.3Al2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Beidellite(Na,Ca0.5)0.3Al2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
PPhosphorus
P KingiteAl3(PO4)2F2(OH) · 7H2O
P AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
P DufréniteCa0.5Fe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
P LeucophosphiteKFe23+(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
P VivianiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
P CyriloviteNaFe33+(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
P MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
P BerliniteAlPO4
P CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
P FluelliteAl2(PO4)F2(OH) · 7H2O
P MetanatroautuniteNa(UO2)(PO4)(H2O)3
P NatrodufréniteNaFe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
P TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
P WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
P AldermaniteMg5Al12(PO4)8(OH)22 · 32H2O
P CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
P HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
P MinyuliteKAl2(PO4)2(OH,F) · 4H2O
P VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
P TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
SSulfur
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
ClChlorine
Cl HaliteNaCl
KPotassium
K LeucophosphiteKFe23+(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
K MinyuliteKAl2(PO4)2(OH,F) · 4H2O
CaCalcium
Ca AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Ca DufréniteCa0.5Fe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Ca Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Ca Aurorite(Mn2+,Ag,Ca)Mn34+O7 · 3H2O
Ca HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4)3(OH)
Ca Beidellite(Na,Ca0.5)0.3Al2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
VVanadium
V StrelkiniteNa2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 6H2O
MnManganese
Mn Aurorite(Mn2+,Ag,Ca)Mn34+O7 · 3H2O
FeIron
Fe DufréniteCa0.5Fe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Fe LeucophosphiteKFe23+(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
Fe VivianiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Fe CyriloviteNaFe33+(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe NatrodufréniteNaFe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Fe TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Fe CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
CuCopper
Cu MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Cu TurquoiseCu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Cu TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
AgSilver
Ag Aurorite(Mn2+,Ag,Ca)Mn34+O7 · 3H2O
UUranium
U AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
U MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
U MetanatroautuniteNa(UO2)(PO4)(H2O)3
U StrelkiniteNa2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 6H2O
U TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O

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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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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
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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