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Bore completion report rn 28738, dlh-655 werenbun outstation.

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Title

Bore completion report rn 28738, dlh-655 werenbun outstation.

Creator

Moser, A.

Collection

E-Publications; PublicationNT; E-Books; 53/93D

Date

1993-00-00

Description

Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).

Language

English

Series

53/93D

File type

application/pdf.

Copyright owner

Check within Publication or with content Publisher.

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/228217

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/674441

Page content

Technical Report WRD93053 Viewed at 20:02:19 on 17/02/2010 Page 5 of 12. 2. HYDROGEOLOGY Regional geology is covered by the 1 100 000 Series Map Geology of the Edith River Region and explanatory notes (Needam and Stuart-Smith, 1989). Geological associated The area is underlain by rocks of the Early Proterozoic El Sherana Group, consisting of rocks of the Tollis Formation. Locally, the Tollis Formation consists of 'interbedded greywacke, pink tuffaceous greywacke, siltstone, pale green argillite and shale'. Previous exploration for groundwater in the Tollis formation was conducted approximately 10~m north-east of the outstation. Nine bores were drilled and water supplies between 1.5 and lOLls were obtained in shale at various depths associated with zones of extensive fracturing and jointing.