Tourmaline Hill granite pegmatites, Umberatana, North Flinders Ranges, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||30° 14' 29'' South , 139° 10' 35'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-30.24139,139.17639|
|Köppen climate type:||BSh : Hot semi-arid (steppe) climate|
Cluster of alkaline to peralkaline granitic pegmatites occurring in the Neoproterozoic sedimentary rocks. Located 17km Northwest of Arkaroola Village and 4km East of Umberatana Station, these are the western extention of a series of pegmatite plugs that follow a west-north-west trend along the southern boundary of Arkaroola.
20 valid minerals.
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541 - 1000 Ma
|breccia diapiric 73027|
Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)
Comments: fault / shear rock; synthesis of multiple published descriptions
Lithology: Fault / shear rock
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).