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Unimin feldspar quarry, Beechworth, Indigo Shire, Victoria, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 36° 21' 52'' South , 146° 39' 7'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -36.36444,146.65194


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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 Devonian - Middle Devonian
358.9 - 393.3 Ma
Beechworth Granite

Age: Devonian (358.9 - 393.3 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Beechworth Granite

Description: Strongly fractionated I-type granite with red-brown biotite with haloes

Comments: igneous felsic intrusive; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Igneous felsic 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). [5]

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