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Beta Creek, Carson River Station, Wyndham-East Kimberley Shire, Western Australia, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 14° 14' 16'' South , 127° 17' 23'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -14.23802,127.28996
GeoHash:G#: qv6x0819x
Locality type:Creek
Köppen climate type:Aw : Tropical savanna, wet


Located 40 to 70 kilometres east south-east of Kalumburu in the King George River region of the northern Kimberley. The area is extremely remote, with virtually no viable land based access.

Small amounts of diamonds were found in the Beta Creek gravels and in nearby streams, but nothing economic.


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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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Statherian
1600 - 1800 Ma



ID: 698937
Warton Sandstone

Age: Statherian (1600 - 1800 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Warton Sandstone

Description: Massive to blocky, thin bedded, medium-grained quartz sandstone, commonly white to purple, and minor feldspathic sandstone

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]

Statherian - Paleoproterozoic
1600 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3184928
Paleoproterozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Kimberley Group

Comments: Kimberley Basin

Lithology: Sandstone,siltstone

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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References

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Fetherston, J.M., Stocklmayer, S., Stocklmayer, V.C.(2013): Gemstones of Western Australia-mineral resources bulletin 25, Geological Survey of Australia (2013): 25

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