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Lithium show pegmatite, Noongal Station, Yalgoo Shire, Western Australia, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 28° 8' 37'' South , 116° 44' 30'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -28.14361,116.74186
GeoHash:G#: qdgpbs8gd
Locality type:Pegmatite
Köppen climate type:BWh : Hot deserts climate


Near Goolthan Hill and Harrison's Reward pegmatite. The pegmatite strikes north-east, 50-100 metres long, 25 metres wide, and is one of the few pegmatites around The Basin containing lepidolite. The pegmatite consists of albite and microcline with several well developed quartz core segments, with abundant coarse grained zinnwaldite and lepidolite.


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Archean
2500 - 4000 Ma



ID: 766333
mafic extrusive rocks 74255

Age: Archean (2500 - 4000 Ma)

Description: Metabasalt, high-Mg basalt, tholeiitic basalt, carbonated basalt, agglomerate, mafic schist, dolerite, amphibolite; porphyritic basalt and dolerite; komatiitic basalt; mafic pyroclastics; minor mafic schist with granite intercalations

Comments: igneous mafic volcanic; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Igneous mafic volcanic

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]

Neoarchean - Mesoarchean
2500 - 3200 Ma



ID: 3189631
Archean sedimentary and volcanic rocks

Age: Archean (2500 - 3200 Ma)

Comments: Yilgarn Craton

Lithology: Mafic-ultramafic volcanic rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

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Jacobson, M., Calderwood, M., Grguric, B. (2007): Pegmatites of Western Australia (2007)

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