|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||14° 57' 34'' South , 128° 34' 40'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-14.95972,128.57778|
|Köppen climate type:||Aw : Tropical savanna, wet|
Located 58 km north north east of Carlton Hill.
2 kilometres south south-east of Knob Peak geographic hill. Zinc rich outcropping gossan, within a massive dolomitized breccia horizon, containing an algal horizon and dolomitic shale. The gossan contains hemimorphite, hydrozincite, with lesser cerussite and massicot.
Explored by Mimets 1972-1973, Placer 1972, Mimits/CEC/St Joes Bonaparte/Aquitaine 1972-1983, D.F. Ward 1986-1994.
5 valid minerals.
Rock Types Recorded
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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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|Mississippian - Early Devonian|
323.2 - 419.2 Ma
|Paleozoic sedimentary rocks|
Age: Paleozoic (323.2 - 419.2 Ma)
Comments: Bonaparte Basin
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. 
358.9 - 382.7 Ma
Age: Late Devonian (358.9 - 382.7 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Ningbing Group
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).