|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||25° 29' 44'' South , 28° 47' 29'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-25.49556,28.79139|
|Köppen climate type:||BSh : Hot semi-arid (steppe) climate|
Silver mine on farm Leeuwfontein 248 JR (coordinates are for the farm location).
Regions containing this locality
Province (Former) - 838 mineral species & varietal names listed
Complex - 527 mineral species & varietal names listed
List of minerals for each chemical element
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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251.902 - 298.9 Ma
|Ecca Group of Karoo Supergroup|
Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 298.9 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Ecca Group
Reference: Council for Geoscience. Geologic map of South Africa, 1:1M. National Science Councils of South Africa. 
2050 - 2300 Ma
2300 - 2500 Ma
|Paleoproterozoic sedimentary and volcanic rocks|
Age: Siderian (2300 - 2500 Ma)
Lithology: Felsic 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.