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Pinyalling Hill, Warriedar Station, Yalgoo Shire, Western Australia, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 29° 5' 28'' South , 117° 18' 46'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -29.09100,117.31284
Köppen climate type:BSh : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate


Located approximately 15 kilometres north-east of the Warriedar Homestead. Prominent hill on the north-eastern shore of Mongers Lake, a dry salt lake. Jasper deposit on the eastern side of the hill. Discovered by early gold prospectors but not mined until 2009 for the specimen trade.

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1 valid mineral.

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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Archean
2500 - 4000 Ma



ID: 719660
pelitic and psammitic sedimentary rocks 74240

Age: Archean (2500 - 4000 Ma)

Description: Conglomerate, chert, small amounts felsic volcaniclastic rocks, sandstone, quartzite, siltstone, phyllite, schist, pelite, shale. Includes the former Hatfield Formation.

Comments: argillaceous detrital sediment; sedimentary siliciclastic; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Argillaceous detrital sediment; 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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