BARRETTS HISTORIC QUARRY

LINWOOD - SOUTH AUSTRALIA

SLATE QUARRY

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GEOLOGY

SOUTH AUSTRALIA

The

Emeroo Subgroup

Fluviodeltaic sandstone, conglomerate, siltstone and minor dolomite.

ADELAIDE GEOSYNCLINE

SADDLEWORTH FORMATION

Mudstone; siltstone; shale, partly carbonaceous. - Sarig

NEOPROTEROZOIC - Torrensian

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BARRETTS SLATE QUARRY

The deposit was worked from 1927, slate mining was mostly contained to the quarry floor. 

 

All other information on this quarry has been lost entirely as nothing but the SARIG database holds any available information currently.  

REFEreNCES

The South Australian Advertiser, Adelaide, SA: 1858 - 1889. (1878). Central Board of Main Roads. - Thursday, July 18. - 20 Jul 1878. Trove. 

South Australian Government. (n.d.). SARIG geological map. SARIG. 

South Australian Government. (n.d.). SARIG geological map. Layer: All Quarries -> Barratts. SARIG. 

GHOST RANCH
NEW MEXICO, U.S.A
TROPICAL STORM ISAIAS
MARYLAND, U.S.A
BORAH FAULT SCRAP
IDAHO, U.S.A