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Mount Noreen, Walgidee Hills, Noonkanbah Station, Derby-West Kimberley Shire, Western Australia, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 18° 21' 42'' South , 124° 39' 43'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -18.36190,124.66210
GeoHash:G#: qu8xsc24j
Locality type:Mountain
Köppen climate type:BSh : Hot semi-arid (steppe) climate


Four pipes in the area were drilled by Ellendale Resources in 2003, this one the only named and described. It is a small concealed lamproite pipe covering 6.3 Ha. It is composed mainly of pyroclastic material, cut by leucite lamproite veins and dykes. Sampling only produced 37 small diamonds.


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Permian
252.17 - 298.9 Ma



ID: 3186259
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Permian (252.17 - 298.9 Ma)

Comments: Canning Basin

Lithology: Shale,sandstone,limestone,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]

Permian
252.17 - 298.9 Ma



ID: 715937
Hardman Formation

Age: Permian (252.17 - 298.9 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Hardman Formation

Description: Fossiliferous shallow marine mottled white red-brown and dark grey micaceous sandstone, siltstone, mudstone, limestone, conglomerate; commonly ferruginised by weathering.

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]

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References

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Jaques, A.L., Lewis. J.D., Smith, C.B. (1986) The Kimberlites and Lamproites of Western Australia. Geological Society of Western Australia, Bulletin No. 132, 268p and maps.
Fetherston, J.M., Stocklmayer, S.M., Stocklmayer, V.C. (2013) Gemstones of Western Australia. Geological Survey of Western Australia, Mineral Resources Bulletin 25, 306p.

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