|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||28° 18' 41'' South , 114° 34' 42'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-28.31149,114.57846|
|Köppen climate type:||BSh : Hot semi-arid (steppe) climate|
8 kilometres north-west of Northampton, and just south of the Scott and Gales mine, approximately 400 metres south of the Martin Springs mine.
Production started here in 1957, and over the 10 years produced 23.3 tonnes of lead, and 808 grams of silver from 371.8 tonnes of ore.
3 valid minerals.
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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|Neoproterozoic - Mesoproterozoic|
541 - 1600 Ma
|quartzofeldspathic gneiss 74409|
Age: Proterozoic (541 - 1600 Ma)
Description: Quartzofeldspathic gneiss; Northhampton Block, Pinjarra Orogen
Comments: high grade metamorphic rock; synthesis of multiple published descriptions
Lithology: High grade metamorphic rock
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). 
1600 - 2500 Ma
|Paleoproterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks|
Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Northampton Complex
Lithology: Crystalline metamorphic 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.