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Carrapateena Project (Carrapateena Deposit), Andamooka Ranges, Stuart Shelf, South Australia, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 31° 12' 51'' South , 137° 29' 49'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -31.21444,137.49722
GeoHash:G#: r43y2vd6t
Locality type:Project (Planned Future Operation) - last checked 2018
Köppen climate type:BWh : Hot deserts climate


Iron-oxide copper-gold deposit in brecciated basement.

The cylindrical ore body is 470 metres below the surface and extends at least a further kilometre. The ore is hosted in a brecciated granite complex and is very similar to that found at Prominent Hill.


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14 valid minerals.

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Vella, L. and Cawood, M. (2012) Geophysical characteristics of the Carrapateena iron-oxide copper-gold deposit. ASEG Extended Abstracts, 2012(1), 1-4.

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