Regolith geology of the Yilgarn Craton, Western Australia: Implications for exploration

  title={Regolith geology of the Yilgarn Craton, Western Australia: Implications for exploration},
  author={Ravi R. Anand and Mark D. Paine},
  journal={Australian Journal of Earth Sciences},
  pages={162 - 3}
  • R. Anand, M. Paine
  • Published 1 February 2002
  • Geology, Environmental Science, Geography
  • Australian Journal of Earth Sciences
This paper presents and reviews the processes responsible for the distribution and formation of regolith and associated landscapes of the Yilgarn Craton and highlights their implications for mineral exploration. It provides an analysis of regolith geology investigations that were conducted in many districts of contrasting contemporary geomorphic and climatic conditions.The Yilgarn Craton is composed of Archaean rocks, predominantly granitoids, that are crossed by north‐northwest‐trending belts… 
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