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An active amagmatic hydrothermal system: The Paralana hot springs, Northern Flinders Ranges, South Australia

Brugger, Joel; Long, Ngaire; McPhail, Derry; Plimer, Ian

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The Mesoproterozoic Mt. Painter Inlier (Northern Flinders Ranges, South Australia) is located in a zone of anomalously high heat flow attributed to high concentrations of radioactive elements in the Inlier. Paleozoic hydrothermal activity produced large volumes of uraniferous breccias and siliceous sinter, and secondary uranium deposits are mined in Tertiary sandstones east of the Inlier (Beverley mine). The Paralana hot springs (PHS) are the only remaining hot spring along the Paralana fault,...[Show more]

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Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/84012
Source: Chemical Geology
DOI: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2005.06.007

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