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Edwards Creek Prospect, Strangways Range, Central Desert Region, Northern Territory, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 23° 0' 38'' South , 134° 1' 32'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -23.0107605127, 134.025611691

Cu-Pb-Zn prospect. Prominent siliceous gossan , with some malachite staining along a ridge for a length of 500 metres, and 20 metres wide. Under this is marble with finely disseminated galena, very coarse grained honey-brown coloured sphalerite, chalcopyrite, and pyrite. Hosted by cordierite-quartzite, and cordierite-garnet-quartz-sillimanite-biotite gneiss. The deposit is on the western limb and north axial zone of an upright south plunging synform.

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14 valid minerals.

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Entries shown in red are rocks recorded for this region.

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Skwarnecki, M.S., Fraser, S.J. (2002) Geochemical Orientation Soil-Lag Traverse at the Edwards Creek Base-Metal Prospect, Strangways Range, Northern Territory. CRC LEME Open File Report 84.

Anderson, J.A. (1993) Exploration Licence 7858 Strangways Range, Northern Territory (Alice Springs/Alcoota 1:250,000 Sheets) Annual Exploration Report to 14th September 1993. Aberfoyle Resources Limited.

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