The Paleozoic flysch sequences of eastern Australia show large variations in their mineralogical and geochemical compositions. On the basis of detrital mineralogy, the following five greywacke suites are recognised : Tamworth, Hill End, Hodgkinson, Bendigo and Cookman. The graywackes exhibit increasing maturity from the Tamworth to Cookman suites, characterised by an increase in quartz content and a decrease in lithic and feldspar grains. The greywacke suites are derived from dominantly...[Show more]
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