Stockyard Gully Mines (Mount Williamstown), Barossa and Para Wirra Goldfields, Williamstown, South Mt Lofty Ranges (Adelaide Hills), Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||34° 45' 24'' South , 138° 47' 58'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-34.75667,138.79944|
|Köppen climate type:||Csb : Warm-summer Mediterranean climate|
A Gold, Copper and Bismuth Mine in the Parra Wirra Goldfields.
An interesting locality, in that it was discovered in 1870 and alluvial gravels were mined for Gold, however it was not until 1932 that an actual mine was registered and began working on a quartz reef in the area.
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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0 - 66 Ma
|sedimentary rocks 72357|
Age: Cenozoic (0 - 66 Ma)
Description: Undifferentiated consolidated Cenozoic sedimentary rocks; sandstone, limestone, conglomerate, siltstone, duricrust; commonly ferruginised or silicified; may be poorly consolidated, highly weathered, and dissected by present day drainage.
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).