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Coober Pedy, Central North, South Australia, Australia

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Location is approximate, based on center of defined region.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 29° 0' 47'' South , 134° 45' 5'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -29.01306,134.75139


Common and precious opal in weathered shale.


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14 valid minerals.

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Quaternary
0 - 2.588 Ma



ID: 704578
colluvium 38491

Age: Pleistocene (0 - 2.588 Ma)

Description: Colluvium and/or residual deposits, sheetwash, talus, scree; boulder, gravel, sand; may include minor alluvial or sand plain deposits, local calcrete and reworked laterite

Comments: regolith; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Regolith

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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References

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Georgina Gordon, Brian Morris & Josine Talbot (2014) Logging the Regolith Profile of Cooper Pedy, South Australia. in Geological Society of Australia, 2014 Australian Earth Sciences Convention (AESC), Sustainable Australia. Abstract No 110 of the 22nd Australian Geological Convention

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