HALLETT COVE

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GEOLOGY

NEW MEXICO U.S.A

 

TROUBRIDGE BASIN

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BLACK CLIFF

The Heysen Supergroup is a mix of glacial sediment at the base, 

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THE SUGARLOAF

The Heysen Supergroup is a mix of glacial sediment at the base, 

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CAPE JERVIS FORMATION (SANDSTONE UNIT)

The Base of the Sugarloaf

 

The Cape Jervis Formation was deposited during the Carboniferous-Permian from the Sakmarian epoch to the Carboniferous period. 

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CAPE JERVIS FORMATION

The Base of the Sugarloaf

 

The Cape Jervis Formation was deposited during the Carboniferous-Permian from the Sakmarian epoch to the Carboniferous period. 

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HINDMARSH CLAY (LOWER CLAY UNIT)

Top of the Sugarloaf

 

The Cape Jervis Formation was deposited during the Carboniferous-Permian from the Sakmarian epoch to the Carboniferous period. 

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Heysen Supergroup

The Heysen Supergroup is a mix of glacial sediment at the base, 

Seacliff Sandstone

Silt and sand deposits from the ocean, 

Neoproterozoic (600 million years ago)

The Seacliff Sandstone is comprised of 2 units:

.Quartzite Unit

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BRACHINA FORMATION

The

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Elatina Formation

The formation is -----. The formation was deposited during the Neoproterozoic 600 million years ago during the Marinoan.

The Elatina Formation contains1member:

.Reynella Siltstone Member (Below Images)

The member is a mix of Siltstone, which can be, red, gritty, and glucogenic.

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Cape Jervis Formation

The Cape Jervis Formation was deposited during the Carboniferous-Permian from the Sakmarian epoch to the Carboniferous period. 

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HALLETT COVE SANDSTONE

Pliocene sediments which were deposited which a warm shallow sea flooded the Hallett Cove region.

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GLACIAL SEDIMENT

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QUARTZ CRYSTALS

Silt and sand deposits from the ocean, 

Neoproterozoic (600 million years ago)

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HONEYCOMB WEATHERING

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WATER EROSION

The

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ROCK BEACHES

The

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ANTICLINES

The

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ROCK SPIRES

The

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REFEreNCES

Wolfgang Preiss. (2019, December 12).