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Mt Painter area, Arkaroola Region (Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary; Arkaroola Station) , North Flinders Ranges, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 30° 14' South , 139° 21' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -30.23333,139.35000
GeoHash:G#: r4eh4bpw4
Locality type:Area
Köppen climate type:BSh : Hot semi-arid (steppe) climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Mount Painter area (Mount Painter Province)


An area of some old uranium and copper workings, long abandoned, and some unusual highy metamorphosed schists with phlogopite, spinel, etc.


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63 valid minerals. 3 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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References

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Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 983.
Coats, R. P. and Blissett, A. H. (1971): Regional and economic geology of the Mount Painter province. Geol. Survey of South Australia Bull. 43, Dept. of Mines, Geol. Survey of South Australia, 426 pp.
Brugger, J., et al. (2004): Spriggite, a new mineral with beta-U3O8-type sheets: description and crystal structure. Am. Min. 89, 339-347.

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