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Gunanya, Rudall River District, East Pilbara Shire, Western Australia, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 23° 0' 29'' South , 122° 58' 19'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -23.00833,122.97222
GeoHash:G#: qezmn73ws
Köppen climate type:BWh : Hot deserts climate


Located 30 km south east of Mount Connaughton.

Thin cupriferous quartz blow in amphibolite in granodiorite gneiss. Malachite, limonite, and pyrite patches in quartz.


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4 valid minerals.

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Cryogenian
635 - 720 Ma



ID: 693621
Coolbro Sandstone

Age: Cryogenian (635 - 720 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Coolbro Sandstone

Description: Thickly bedded massive sandstone, minor siltstone, shale and pelitic schist, carbonate, and basal polymictic conglomerate

Comments: sedimentary siliciclastic; argillaceous detrital sediment; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Sedimentary siliciclastic; argillaceous detrital sediment

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]

Paleoproterozoic
1600 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3192869
Paleoproterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Rudall Complex

Comments: Paterson Orogen

Lithology: Orthogneiss/paragneiss

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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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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