Mount Victoria Mine (Mt Victoria copper mine), Glenorchy homestead area, Mt Victor Plumbago Station, Olary Province, South Australia, Australia
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||31° 58' 36'' South , 139° 50' 7'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-31.97667,139.83528|
|Köppen climate type:||BWh : Hot deserts climate|
An old abandoned copper-gold mine located 7.4 km SSE of Glenorchy homestead. Shafts were sunk to about 20m on a lode ~1m wide with very rich copper and coarse gold specimens. 35t of ore gave a return of 15% Cu and 2oz Au/t.
Commodity ListThis is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.
15 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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1000 - 1600 Ma
|Crocker Well Suite|
Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Crocker Well Suite
Comments: igneous felsic intrusive; synthesis of multiple published descriptions
Lithology: Igneous felsic intrusive
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).