Penrice marble quarry, Angaston, Barossa Valley, North Mt Lofty Ranges, Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||34° 28' 54'' South , 139° 2' 48'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-34.48167,139.04667|
A limestone quarry which commenced in the 1930's. The upper levels had some gossan opus zones with complex phosphate mineralization, and some caves.
24 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of 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.
Click on geological units on the map for more information. Click here to view full-screen map on Macrostrat.org
|Series 2 - Terreneuvian|
509 - 541 Ma
Age: Cambrian (509 - 541 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Normanville Group
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). 
Francis, G.L., Peisley, V., 2012. Minerals from Penrice quarry and the phosphate deposits Klemms and St Kitts, Angaston, South Australia. (self published).
Graham, A. M. (1996). Investigations into blast affected marble at the Penrice quarry (Doctoral dissertation, University of Tasmania).