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Name

YARRABUBBA

StatusProven
Country Australia
CoordinatesLat. S 2710' Long.E 11950'
Diameter km 30.0
Age Ma or date < 2650.0
Synonyms
Remarks Totally eroded remains of large impact structure (30-70 km). Only shocked quartz and shatter cones on 2650 Ma target rocks can be found. Age of 1134±26 Ma has been obtain for pseudotachylitic veins, but it is not known how they are related to the impact structure.
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References
Macdonald 2003b Macdonald F.A., Bunting J.A. and Cina S.E., "Yarrabubba - a large, deeply eroded impact structure in the Yilgarn Craton, Western Australia", Earth and Planetary Science Letters Volume 213, Issues 3-4, 25 August 2003, Pages 235-247 (2003)
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