|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||32° 58' 40'' South , 137° 35' 52'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-32.97778,137.59778|
|Köppen climate type:||BSh : Hot semi-arid (steppe) climate|
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Alternative Label Names
This is a list of additional names that have been recorded for mineral labels associated with this locality in the minID database. This may include previous versions of the locality name hierarchy from mindat.org, data entry errors, and it may also include unconfirmed sublocality names or other names that can only be matched to this level.
|Whyalla, Eure Peninsula, South Australia|
Select Mineral List TypeStandard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements
Detailed Mineral List:
| ⓘ Halite|
Reference: Ludbrook N. H., (1980), A Guide to The Geology and Mineral Resources of South Australia, Government Printer, Adelaide, South Australia.
List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification
|Group 3 - Halides|
List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification
|Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES|
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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0 - 0.0117 Ma
Age: Anthropocene (0 - 0.0117 Ma)
Comments: regolith; synthesis of multiple published descriptions
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). 
541 - 1000 Ma
|Neoproterozoic sedimentary rocks|
Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)
Comments: Adelaide Fold Belt
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.