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Tayatea Quarry, Trowutta, Arthur River district, Circular Head municipality, Tasmania, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 41° 7' 44'' South , 145° 11' 59'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -41.12902,145.19978
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


A small quarry in Precambrian siltstone, for road gravel, with some pyrite, wavellite and turquoise.

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3 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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Cryogenian - Stenian
635 - 1200 Ma



ID: 698552
Rocky Cape Group and correlates

Age: Proterozoic (635 - 1200 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Rocky Cape Group and correlates

Description: Interbedded black, dark grey and green, commonly pyritic, laminated siltstone and mudstone, with rare sandstone and mud-pellet conglomerate. Some laminated grey siltstone, mudstone and dolomite, orthoquartzite and conglomerate

Comments: sedimentary siliciclastic; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Sedimentary siliciclastic

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

Bottrill & Baker 2008 Catalogue of Minerals of Tasmania

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