|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||33° 34' 9'' South , 120° 9' 20'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-33.56944,120.15556|
|Köppen climate type:||Csb : Warm-summer Mediterranean climate|
Located 10 km east of Ravensthorpe and 1.2 kms north of the Ravensthorpe-Esperance Road, in cleared farmland.
Blebs and disseminated pyrrhotite, in talc, serpentine, carbonate, chlorite, and tremolite, interlayered with quartzite, and banded iron formation.
3 valid minerals.
Rock Types Recorded
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Entries shown in red are rocks recorded for this region.
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 - Mesoarchean|
2500 - 3200 Ma
|Archean sedimentary and volcanic rocks|
Age: Archean (2500 - 3200 Ma)
Comments: Yilgarn Craton
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. 
2500 - 4000 Ma
|ultramafic rocks 74480|
Age: Archean (2500 - 4000 Ma)
Description: Komatiite, peridotite, ultramafic schists, serpentinite, pyroxenite, dunite, amphibolite after pyroxenite; silica cap rock; local u/m pyroclastics; dolerite-textured high-Mg basalt, metapyroxenite and serpentinised peridotite
Comments: igneous ultramafic intrusive; igneous ultramafic volcanic; synthesis of multiple published descriptions
Lithology: Igneous ultramafic intrusive; igneous ultramafic 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).