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Barker Well, Braeside Station, Gregory Ranges District, East Pilbara Shire, Western Australia, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 21° 0' 25'' South , 121° 3' 9'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -21.00721,121.05263
GeoHash:G#: qsq06xgb4
Locality type:Well
Köppen climate type:BWh : Hot deserts climate


Located 50 km south east of Warrawagine. About 10 kilometres north-west of Koogalin Well. The Mindat co-ordinates are very approximate and only mark the general area.


Mineral List


6 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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Neoarchean
2500 - 2800 Ma



ID: 722897
Kylena Formation

Age: Neoarchean (2500 - 2800 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Kylena Formation

Description: Basalt, andesite, dacite, high-Mg basalt, rhyolite; basaltic agglomerate; dolerite; grey carbonate rock with microbial laminations and stromatolites; sandstone; pillow breccia; tuff, limestone, conglomerate

Comments: igneous felsic volcanic; igneous mafic volcanic; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Igneous felsic volcanic; igneous mafic volcanic

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]

Paleoarchean
3200 - 3600 Ma



ID: 3192463
Archean volcanic and intrusive rocks

Age: Paleoarchean (3200 - 3600 Ma)

Comments: Pilbara Craton

Lithology: Felsic volcanic rocks

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]

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References

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Hancock, E.A., Downes, P.J., Bevan A.W.R. (2007): Secondary Minerals from the Braeside Lead Field Pilbara Western Australia, Australian Journal of Mineralogy (Dec 2007):13(2):55-63
Ferguson, K.M.(1999): Lead Zinc and Silver Deposits of Western Australia, geological Survey of Western Australia (1999)

 
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