Wheal Austin, Yudnamutana District, Arkaroola Region (Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary; Arkaroola Station) , North Flinders Ranges, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||30° 11' 11'' South , 139° 16' 7'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-30.18639,139.26861|
|Köppen climate type:||BSh : Hot semi-arid (steppe) climate|
A copper mine.
8 valid minerals.
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: Callanna Group
Description: Siltstone, locally carbonaceous; sandstone, locally stromatolitic, ripple marks, halite casts, heavy mineral lamination; carbonates; evaporites; basalt, minor acid and intermediate volcanics.
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).