|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||33° 46' 19'' South , 119° 52' 25'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-33.77197,119.87384|
|Köppen climate type:||BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate|
34 kilometres south south-west of Ravensthorpe.
Maps found place the Copper King location 7.5 kilometres north of the Last Venture location, however the source states the opposite (Ferguson). Now part of the Fitzgerald River National Park, in thick scrub. Several small cleared areas, and the map is approximate only. Accessed via an internal national park gravel road linking Culham Inlet and the West Mount Barren Ranges. The track from this road heads east, crosses the West River, with the location roughly 5 kilometres beyond this.
Quartz veins containing sphalerite aggregates, and disseminated pyrite-chalcopyrite, in a quartz-feldspar-biotite schist, hosted in a cordierite-anthophyllite horizon. There is a amphibolite-metadacite contact in the north, with granular quartz elsewhere.
Mined at the beginning of the Twentieth Century but the sources provide few other details.
6 valid minerals.
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|Neoarchean - Mesoarchean|
2500 - 3200 Ma
|Archean crystalline metamorphic rocks|
Age: Archean (2500 - 3200 Ma)
Comments: Yilgarn Craton
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. 
2500 - 4000 Ma
Age: Archean (2500 - 4000 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Manyutup Tonalite
Comments: igneous felsic intrusive; igneous intermediate intrusive; synthesis of multiple published descriptions
Lithology: Igneous felsic intrusive; igneous intermediate intrusive
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).