Blue Hole Mine (Apoinga Asbestos; Blue Success), Robertstown, North Mt Lofty Ranges, Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||33° 56' 40'' South , 139° 3' 20'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-33.9444444444, 139.055555556|
Located 5 km NNW of Robertstown.
Developed as an asbestos mine in 1941 on crocidolite veins in dolomite and magnesian marble beds of the Skillogalee Dolomite.
Reported production from 1941-51, 82.3 tonnes.
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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635 - 720 Ma
Age: Cryogenian (635 - 720 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Burra Group
Comments: argillaceous detrital sediment; synthesis of multiple published descriptions
Lithology: Argillaceous detrital sediment
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). 
Record Of Mines - Summary Card No:8 & No:31, SI5405
Noble R.J., Just J. and Johnson J. E., (1983), Catalogue of South Australian Minerals-1983, Government Printer, Adelaide, South Australia.