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Darke Peak Quartzite Quarry, Darke Peak, Kimba, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia, Australia

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Darke Peak Quartzite quarries on deposit of flaggy, weakly sericitic quartzite of the Palaeoproterozoic Warrow Quartzite in 2 quarries, main pit, and a newer pit ~500m to the north, both on the eastern flank of Darke Peake Range . Activity is periodic, with product mainly used for railway ballast. Production from 1955-1973 was estimated at 456,000 tonne.

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SA Geodata Database, Deposit Number: 478

 
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