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Great Copper Bell Mine, Parabarana Hill, Arkaroola Region (Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary; Arkaroola Station) , North Flinders Ranges, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 29° 59' 0'' South , 139° 41' 20'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -29.98333,139.68889
Köppen climate type:BWh : Hot deserts climate


A copper mine located approx 4 km SW of Parabarana Hill.


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8 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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Calymmian
1400 - 1600 Ma



ID: 890082
Box Bore Granite

Age: Calymmian (1400 - 1600 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Box Bore Granite

Description: Granite, coarse-grained, alkaline, potassic and foliated. With fluorite and allanite accessory minerals

Comments: igneous felsic intrusive; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Igneous felsic intrusive

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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