jaspilite


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jaspilite

(ˈdʒæspəˌlaɪt)
n
(Geological Science) mineralogy a metamorphic rock that has a high concentration of hematite and that resembles jasper
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For example, an outcrop of jaspilite near Yeelirrie is the 'Anthill Dreaming place', but the site also incorporates 'numerous flakes .
A highly conductive graphitic schist over 4km long was identified adjacent to the Lower Middleback Jaspilite in the Campoona Hill region.
The lithologies exposed in the mine workings comprise slaty phyllites, arkoses, greywackes and jaspilite ironstone bands.