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Oakdale prospect, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia, Australiai
Regional Level Types
Oakdale prospect- not defined -
Eyre PeninsulaPeninsula
South AustraliaState
AustraliaCountry

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Lock Map
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 33° 47' South , 135° 31' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -33.78333,135.51667
GeoHash:G#: r1brgcbjz
Köppen climate type:Csb : Warm-summer Mediterranean climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Murdinga205 (2016)19.9km
Lock292 (2015)32.6km
Mount Hope228 (2013)39.0km
Bramfield120 (2018)49.8km
Brooker149 (2018)49.9km


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Regions containing this locality

Australian Plate (Australia Plate)Tectonic Plate
Eucla Basin, AustraliaBasin
Gawler Craton, South Australia, AustraliaCraton

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Commodity List

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6 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: Keeling, J. (2017) Graphite: properties, uses and South Australian resources. MESA Journal 84:21-44
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Keeling, J. (2017) Graphite: properties, uses and South Australian resources. MESA Journal 84:21-44
Nontronite
Formula: Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Reference: Keeling, J. (2017) Graphite: properties, uses and South Australian resources. MESA Journal 84:21-44
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Keeling, J. (2017) Graphite: properties, uses and South Australian resources. MESA Journal 84:21-44
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Keeling, J. (2017) Graphite: properties, uses and South Australian resources. MESA Journal 84:21-44
Sillimanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Keeling, J. (2017) Graphite: properties, uses and South Australian resources. MESA Journal 84:21-44

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Nontronite9.EC.40Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Sillimanite9.AF.05Al2(SiO4)O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Sillimanite52.2.2a.1Al2(SiO4)O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Nontronite71.3.1a.3Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
CCarbon
C GraphiteC
OOxygen
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O QuartzSiO2
O SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
NaSodium
Na NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
AlAluminium
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Al SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
SiSilicon
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si SillimaniteAl2(SiO4)O
SSulfur
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
FeIron
Fe NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8

Regional Geology

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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Late Pleistocene
0.0117 - 0.126 Ma



ID: 921705
Bridgewater Formation

Age: Pleistocene (0.0117 - 0.126 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Bridgewater Formation

Description: Poorly consolidated yellow pinkish-brown fine to coarse fossiliferous calcareous sand, calcarenite. Locally capped by calcrete. As coastal beach and associated aeolian dune. Forms stranded series of elongated beach ridges, subparallel to present coast

Comments: sedimentary siliciclastic; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Sedimentary siliciclastic

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). [5]

Miocene - Oligocene
5.333 - 33.9 Ma



ID: 3187517
Cenozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Cenozoic (5.333 - 33.9 Ma)

Comments: Eucla Basin

Lithology: Sandstone,limestone

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. [154]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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Keeling, J. (2017) Graphite: properties, uses and South Australian resources. MESA Journal 84:21-44

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