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Mount Victoria Mine (Mt Victoria copper mine), Glenorchy homestead area, Mt Victor Plumbago Station, Olary Province, South Australia, Australia

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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.


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Mineral List


15 valid minerals.

Regional Geology

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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Mesoproterozoic
1000 - 1600 Ma



ID: 931869
Crocker Well Suite

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Crocker Well Suite

Description: Sodic or biotite granitoids: alaskite, leucocratic phlogopite trondhjemite and granodiorite

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). [5]

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References

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HYL Brown 1908 The mines of South Australia.

 
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