|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||35° 26' 9'' South , 138° 26' 20'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-35.43611,138.43889|
|Köppen climate type:||Csb : Warm-summer Mediterranean climate|
Small uranium mineralisation discovered in 1953 by a prospector (W. F. Wenham). The mineralisation which is hosted in the Proterozoic basement, was mined on two different lodes. The total production was 340.41 tonnes at 0.34 % U3O8, giving a total of 1,246 kg U3O8.
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7 valid minerals.
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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541 - 1000 Ma
|Neoproterozoic sedimentary rocks|
Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)
Comments: Adelaide Fold Belt
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. 
|Mesoproterozoic - Paleoproterozoic|
1000 - 2500 Ma
Age: Proterozoic (1000 - 2500 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Barossa Complex
Comments: metamorphic; synthesis of multiple published descriptions
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).