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Selected publications relating to geoscience in South Australia published in key scientific journals or by the Government of South Australia's Mineral Resources and Energy Resources Divisions are listed below. Mineral Resources and Energy Resources authors are shown in bold.

External publications link to abstracts via the doi (digital object identifier). For assistance with accessing the full articles contact the Geoscience Library

Mineral Resources and Energy Resources publications link to a downloadable PDF via the South Australian Resources Information Gateway (SARIG)

These references have been sourced by the Geoscience Library using the American Geological Institute ‘GeoRef’ database, publishing company listings, Mineral and Energy Resources Divisions' databases, Google Scholar and new publication alerts. Information on locating these is available through the Geoscience Library


Beyer SR, Kyser K, Polito PA and Fraser GL 2018. Mesoproterozoic rift sedimentation, fluid events and uranium prospectivity in the Cariewerloo Basin, Gawler Craton, South Australia. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 65(3):409–426. doi: 10.1080/08120099.2018.1439098

Cann JH and Jago JB 2018. Rapidly spreading mangroves at Port Gawler, South Australia: an update. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 65(2):243–247. doi: 10.1080/08120099.2018.1414076

Hough J 2018. Koongawa Grey dimension stone deposit geological investigations: evaluation of gneiss on ML 6426 for use as dimension stone, Report Book 2017/00046. Department of the Premier and Cabinet, South Australia, Adelaide. SARIG reference: 2017/00046

Pan T, Murray-Wallace CV, Dosseto A and Bourman P 2018. The last interglacial (MIS 5e) sea level highstand from a tectonically stable far-field setting, Yorke Peninsula, southern Australia. Marine Geology 113(3):597–644. doi: 10.1016/j.margeo.2018.01.012

Rajabi M, Tingay M, Heidbach O, Belton D, Balfour N and Bendall B 2018. New constraints on the neotectonic stress pattern of the Flinders and Mount Lofty Ranges, South Australia. Exploration Geophysics 49(1):111–124. doi: 10/1071/eg16076

Schlegel TU, Wagner T, Wälle M and Heinrich CA 2018. Hematite breccia-hosted iron oxide-copper-gold deposits require magmatic fluid components exposed to atmospheric oxidation: evidence from Prominent Hill, Gawler Craton, South Australia. Economic Geology 113(3):597–644. doi: 10.5382/econgeo.2018.4564

Steadman JA, Large RR, Gregory DD, Meffre S, Cracknell M, Kuhn S and Fabris AJ 2018. Summary and final report on pyrite, magnetite and hematite mineral geochemistry, South Australia (including samples from the Mineral Systems Drilling Program and the Emmie Bluff IOCG prospect), Report Book 2018/00003. Department of the Premier and Cabinet, South Australia, Adelaide. SARIG reference: RB 2018/00003

Previously listed

Domnick U, Cook NJ, Bluck R, Brown C and Ciobanu CL 2018. Petrography and geochemistry of granitoids from the Samphire Pluton, South Australia: implications for uranium mineralisation in overlying sediments. Lithos 300-301:1–19.  doi: 10.3390/min7100202

Hall JW, Glorie S, Reid AJ, Boone SC, Collins AS and Gleadow A 2018. An apatite U–Pb thermal history map for the northern Gawler Craton, South Australia. Geoscience Frontiers (in press, corrected proof). doi: 10.1016/j.gsf.2017.12.010 (Open Access)

Hall JW, Glorie S, Reid AJ, Collins A, Jourdan F, Danišík M and Evans N 2018. Thermal history of the northern Olympic Domain, Gawler Craton: correlations between thermochronometric data and mineralising systems. Gondwana Research 56:90–104. doi: 10.1016/

Joury MRF, James NP and James C 2018. Nearshore cool-water carbonate sedimentation and provenance of Holocene calcareous strandline dunes, southeastern Australia. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 65(2):221–242. doi: 10.1080/08120099.2018.1409802

Keyser W, Ciobanu CL, Cook NJ, Johnson G, Feltus H, Johnson S, Dmitrijeva M, Ehrig K and Nguyen PT 2018. Petrography and trace element signatures of iron-oxides in deposits from the Middleback Ranges, South Australia: from banded iron formation to ore. Ore Geology Reviews 93:337–360. doi: 10.1016/j.oregeorev.2018.01.006

Kharazizadeh N, Schellart WP, Duarte JC and Hall M 2017. Influence of lithosphere and basement properties on the stretching factor and development of extensional faults across the Otway Basin, southeast Australia. Marine and Petroleum Geology 88:1059–1077. doi: 10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2017.08.034

Kulikowski D and Amrouch K 2018. 3D seismic analysis investigating the relationship between stratigraphic architecture and structural activity in the intra-cratonic Cooper and Eromanga basins, Australia. Marine and Petroleum Geology 91:381–400. doi: 10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2018.01.019

Wolff K, Hill SM, Tiddy C, Giles D, Smernik RJ 2018. Biogeochemical expression of buried iron-oxide‑copper‑gold (IOCG) mineral systems in mallee eucalypts on the Yorke Peninsula, southern Olympic Domain, South Australia. Journal of Geochemical Exploration 185:139–152. doi:10.1016/j.gexplo.2017.11.017

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