Digger Rocks

Prospect in Australia with commodities Nickel, Copper, Chromium, Zinc, Palladium, Iridium, Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10097120
MRDS ID M046747
Record type Site
Current site name Digger Rocks

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: 119.79923, -32.74602 (WGS84)
Relative position 60 KM NW RAVENSTHORPE
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Geographic areas

Country
Australia

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Nickel Primary
Copper Secondary
Chromium Secondary
Zinc Secondary
Palladium Tertiary
Iridium Tertiary
Gold Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore
Chromite Ore
Magnetite Ore
Pentlandite Ore
Pyrite Ore
Pyrrhotite Ore

Analytical data

Result NICKEL GOSSAN : PD = 66 PPB AVG., IR = 9 PPB AVG., CU = 375 PPM AVG., AU = 8 PPB AVG., NI = 6950 PPM AVG.

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Associated
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Ultramafic Intrusive Rock > Peridotite > Dunite

Nearby scientific data

(1) 119.79923, -32.74602

Comments on the geologic information

  • GEOL.DESC: YILGARN BLOCK PRE-CAMB SHIELD, W. AUST.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Prospect
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No

Mining district

District name Yilgarn Block

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M046747

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    TRAVIS, KEAYS AND DAVISON, 1976 , EVALUATION OF PD AND IR IN NICKEL GOSSANS : ECON. GEOL. V. 71 , N.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-JUN-1977 Blair, Will N. U.S. Geological Survey