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Journal Article
Published: 01 February 2008
The Canadian Mineralogist (2008) 46 (1): 139–149.
... formation, north of Coober Pedy, South Australia. Powder X-ray-diffraction analyses show that the opalized bones are composed of opal-AG and quartz. Major- and minor-element XRF analyses show that they are essentially pure SiO 2 (88.59 to 92.69 wt%), with minor amounts of Al 2 O 3 (2.02 to 4.41 wt%) and H 2...
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Field example of the prototype system from <b>Coober</b> <b>Pedy</b>, South <b>Australia</b>. Th...
in > Geophysics
Published: 09 February 2007
Figure 8. Field example of the prototype system from Coober Pedy, South Australia. The survey used two end-to-end cables laid out on the ground surface at an electrode spacing of 6 m . The cables were then displaced along the line by 3 m and the recording repeated, thus
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Journal: Economic Geology
Published: 01 December 2007
Economic Geology (2007) 102 (8): 1377–1395.
... crystalline basement geology of the Gawler craton, South Australia, showing the location of major mineral deposits and prospects. CPR = Coober Pedy Ridge. Inset shows the location of the Gawler craton in relation to Proterozoic provinces of Australia. R698126 refers to a sample location discussed in the text...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 January 2011
Journal of the Geological Society (2011) 168 (1): 251–264.
... forming a felsic large igneous province ( Daly et al. 1998 ; Allen et al. 2008 ). North of the Archaean core are the Mt Woods, Coober Pedy and Nawa Domains. The Mt Woods Domain consists of Palaeoproterozoic rocks that have undergone high-grade metamorphism in the late Palaeoproterozoic and early...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 November 2007
Journal of Paleontology (2007) 81 (6): 1147–1167.
... Area, northwestern Queensland, Australia. The holotype specimen is one of the oldest articulated fossil kangaroo skeletons yet discovered and includes the first postcranial material definitively attributable to the extinct family Balbaridae. Functional-adaptive analysis (including comparisons...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications, Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1144/SP323.16
EISBN: 9781862395718
... terrains. Regions of the Gawler Craton correspond to domains as numbered and represented in inset map. Domains are: 1, Nawa Domain; 2, Peake and Denison Inliers; 3, Coober Pedy Ridge Domain; 4, Fowler Domain; 5, Christie Domain; 6, Wilgena Domain; 7, Lake Harris Greenstone Domain: 8, Mount Woods Domain; 9...
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Journal: Geophysics
Published: 28 August 2013
Geophysics (2013) 78 (5): B227–B242.
... Cu-Au mine, operated by OZ Minerals Ltd., is located on the southern margin of the Mount Woods Domain in the central northern Gawler Craton approximately 630 km northwest of Adelaide and 100 km southeast of Coober Pedy (Figure  1 ). Iron-oxide-Cu-Au (IOCG) style mineralization occurs in the multiply...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 July 2006
Journal of the Geological Society (2006) 163 (4): 723–736.
... that replace the bleached Cretaceous sediments. In places, as in the Shell Patch field, about 30 km NW of Coober Pedy, some sections contain pure alunite beds, without quartz or clay mineral, that are up to 0.5 m in thickness and stretch over several tens of metres. In many places, alunite is restricted...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 June 1996
Journal of the Geological Society (1996) 153 (3): 467–480.
.... The Tallaringa Palaeodrainage system Quarterly Geological Notes, Geological Survey of South Australia 1976b 59 7 10 Benbow, M. C. 1982. Coober Pedy, South Australia. Explanatory notes. 1:250000 geological series. Sheet SH/53-6. Geological Survey of South Australia. Benbow M. C...
Journal Article
Published: 01 January 2007
Journal of Paleontology (2007) 81 (1): 154–162.
... and the relationships of stem-group Sauropterygia : Fieldiana, Geology , 28 . 1 – 85 . Robertson , R. S. , D. C. , and Scott , 1990 , Geology of the Coober Pedy precious stones field. Results of investigations, 1981–1986 : Geological Survey of South Australia, Report of Investigations , 56 . 1 – 55...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 December 2010
Journal of the Geological Society (2010) 167 (6): 1089–1104.
... influence the evolution and architecture of orogens by controlling the initiation of melting and the locus of crustal-scale deformation. The Challenger gold mine is located in South Australia, 150 km SW of Coober Pedy within the Gawler Craton (Fig. 1 a). The geology of the craton comprises a range...
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Journal Article
Published: 30 October 2019
Geological Magazine (2020) 157 (7): 1023–1030.
... at Coober Pedy (South Australia) (Tucker & Tucker, 2019 ) are erroneous (E. Tucker, pers. comm. 2019), and in fact derive from the Griman Creek Formation. The remains from Victoria, estimated at 116 Ma (upper Strzelecki Group) and 106 Ma (Eumeralla Formation), also constitute the oldest parastacid body...
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Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 March 1970
AAPG Bulletin (1970) 54 (3): 383–416.
.... It is absent in water wells near the Coober Pedy opal fields where the Mt. Anna Sandstone Member directly overlies Lower Permian strata ( Ludbrook, 1965 ) and in the vicinity of the Mt. Woods inlier ( Fig. 19 ). In outcrops north of Coorie Appa bore, about 14 mi (22.4 km) south-southwest of Teepena Hill...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications, Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1144/GSL.SP.2003.206.01.07
EISBN: 9781862394544
... ( Fig. 6 ). U–Pb SHRIMP zircon geochronology of garnet–sillimanite paragneiss from the Mabel Creek Ridge implies an age of c. 1550Ma for high-grade metamorphism, whilst garnet–cordierite–sillimanite paragneiss from the Coober Pedy Ridge contains zircon with inherited cores of c. 1750 Ma...
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Journal: Economic Geology
Published: 01 December 2007
Economic Geology (2007) 102 (8): 1499–1510.
... ; Hart and Freeman, 2003 ; Belperio and Freeman, 2004a ). Prominent Hill is located on the Gawler craton, midway between Olympic Dam and Coober Pedy (Fig. 1 ). Outcrop is virtually nonexistent and the region is blanketed by between 50 and 400 m of unconsolidated Mesozoic sediments. The regional...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 21 October 2020
DOI: 10.1144/SP486.2
EISBN: 9781786204868
... and white opal, Coober Pedy, South Australia. Long dimension of large central specimen 60 mm. Images obtained from and published with permission, Geological Survey of South Australia. Australian Opal has had wide-ranging geographical distribution with sales for at least 100 years in Europe, North...
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Journal: Geophysics
Published: 09 February 2007
Geophysics (2007) 72 (2): F57–F64.
...Figure 8. Field example of the prototype system from Coober Pedy, South Australia. The survey used two end-to-end cables laid out on the ground surface at an electrode spacing of 6 m . The cables were then displaced along the line by 3 m and the recording repeated, thus...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 July 2001
Exploration and Mining Geology (2001) 10 (3): 191–213.
... including Acropolis, Wirrda Well, Oak Dam East and Emmie Bluff ( Cross, 1993 ; Gow et al., 1994 ; Newton, 1996 ). To the northwest, the Mount Woods Inlier near Coober Pedy contains several very large magnetite bodies with Cu-Au-U-REE mineralization such as those in the Manxman A and Joes Dam areas...
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Microtexture of a fossilized bone of an ichthyosaur from Moon Plain, north ...
Published: 01 February 2008
F ig . 5. Microtexture of a fossilized bone of an ichthyosaur from Moon Plain, north of Coober Pedy, South Australia. Note the degree of microstructural preservation, indicating a closely coupled replacement-reaction during fossilization.
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Interpreted crystalline basement geology of the Gawler craton, South Austra...
Published: 01 December 2007
F ig . 1. Interpreted crystalline basement geology of the Gawler craton, South Australia, showing the location of major mineral deposits and prospects. CPR = Coober Pedy Ridge. Inset shows the location of the Gawler craton in relation to Proterozoic provinces of Australia. R698126 refers