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Dolerite sills (Manganese Group), East Pilbara Shire, Western Australia, Australia

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Ca. 525 Ma quartz dolerite sills intruding the Manganese Group in southeastern Pilbara Region.

Loaded onto Mindat due to publicity at the time regarding the 'Moon' mineral Tranquillityite. Location uncertain and is needed. 'Manganese Group' needs clarification.

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Rasmussen et al. (2012): Tranquillityite- The last lunar mineral comes down to Earth, Geology (January 2012):40(1): 83–86

Hickman, A.H. (1978): Nullagine, Western Australia, Geological Survey of Australia 1:250,000 Geological Series Explanatory Notes (1978): 22

Rasmussen, B., and Fletcher, I.R. (2004) Zirconolite, a new U-Pb geochronometer. Geology (2004):32: 785-788. doi:10.1130/G20658.1.

Rasmussen, B. et al (2012): Tranquillityite- the last lunar mineral comes down to Earth. Geology, 40(1) 83-86.

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