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Baniyala groundwater resource assessment 1990. Dlh-458



Baniyala groundwater resource assessment 1990. Dlh-458


Chin, D.; Jolly, P.; Rowston, P.


E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT; Report ; 58/1991




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Technical Report WRD91058 Viewed at 15:07:51 on 29/07/2010 Page 76 of 107. BORE RN TOTAL DEPTH INTERVAL (m) LITHOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION 27267 cont 6 - 9 9 - 12 12 - 15 15 - 13 13 - 21 21 - 24 24 - 27 27 - 30 30 - 33 33 - 36 36 39 39 42 42 - 45 45 - 48 48 - 51 51 - 54 54 - 57 Mottled weathered sandstone - iron rich limonite stain, purple and brown chips, sub-angular from 2 20mm. Glassy medium to coarse quartz grains within a white clay matrix. White sandy claystone, sand is coarse (well sorted) sub-rounded quartz sand. 5% weathered mottled sandstone chips as above. As above except more white clay. Mottled. White and pink/purple clays/claystone with iron within jointing planes, traces of laterite{contamination). Mottled. wnite and purple clay heavily indurated with iron on jointing planes (dark red and limonite staining) sample darker than IS-18m. Mottled. 50% as above, 50% pale grey claystone(mottledJiron stain joints throughout. Pale grey claystone with limonite staining on 5% of chips. As above except limonite clay interbeds and minor induration of iron. As above with less limonite (5%). Grey claystone (no limonite or iron). Light khaki brown sandy clay with <5% limonite staining. Sand 30-50% medium tan colour sub-rounded quartz. As above, except 10-20% sand grains. 60% grey and orange brown (limonite) clay, traces of fine quartz grains. 40% sandy clays as above. 50% khaki sandy clay as 39-42m. 50% grey clay and interbeds of orange tan clay. Grey plastic clay. 5% contamination khaki to tan sandy clay as above. 60% grey plastic clay. 30% khaki and tan (limonite) sandy clay. 10% light khaki clay. Grey sandy clay, sand meium sub-rounded quartz(milky) sand. 5% of grains with green glauconite tinge. Sand 30-40%.

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