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Knob Peak (Arch; Placer), Carlton Hill Station, Wyndham-East Kimberley Shire, Western Australia, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 14° 57' 34'' South , 128° 34' 40'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -14.95972,128.57778
GeoHash:G#: qv76vuemr
Locality type:Peak
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.


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Mississippian - Early Devonian
323.2 - 419.2 Ma



ID: 3190626
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Paleozoic (323.2 - 419.2 Ma)

Comments: Bonaparte Basin

Lithology: Sandstone,limestone,conglomerate,siltstone

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]

Late Devonian
358.9 - 382.7 Ma



ID: 915403
Ningbing Group

Age: Late Devonian (358.9 - 382.7 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Ningbing Group

Description: Limestone reef complexes; cyanobacterial limestone, limestone breccia, shale and sandstone.

Comments: sedimentary carbonate; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Sedimentary carbonate

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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Ferguson, K.M. (1999) Lead, Zinc and Silver Deposits of Western Australia. Geological Survey of Western Australia, Mineral Resources Bulletin 15.

 
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