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Journal of Sedimentary Research (SEPM)


Journal of Sedimentary Petrology
Vol. 15 (1945)No. 3. (December), Pages 88-92

Phosphate Deposit Near Princetown, Victoria, Australia

George Baker


A one to three foot Previous HitbedNext Hit containing nodules of calcium phosphate exposed in a sea cliff on the south coast of western Victoria, Australia, is described. The Previous HitbedTop is Miocene age. The P2O5 content of one nodule was found to be 15.08 per cent. The deposit is not considered to have economic importance at the present time.

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