|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||23° 24' 29'' South , 116° 55' 59'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-23.40833,116.93333|
|Köppen climate type:||BWh : Hot deserts climate|
Located 8.5 km west south west of Ashburton Downs Homestead and approximatley 1.2kms ESE of Casleys prospect.
Located on the same shear as Bali Lo. Mineralisation sporadic in pod and sheets along 700 metres, and 2 metres wide, dipping 50 degrees south. In silicified, kaolinized felsic tuff, sandstone, minor dolomite, and chloritic slate, mudstone, and greywacke. Locally folded and boudinaged. The site contains a few small pits, and an inclined shaft to a depth of 34 metres, Explored by Westfield 1962-1966, PMI 1967-1968, Barrick/UAL 1983-1989.
13 valid minerals.
Rock Types Recorded
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Entries shown in red are rocks recorded for this region.
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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1600 - 2500 Ma
|Paleoproterozoic sedimentary rocks|
Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Wyloo Group
Comments: Ashburton Basin
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. 
|Statherian - Orosirian|
1600 - 2050 Ma
Age: Paleoproterozoic (1600 - 2050 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Bywash Formation
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).