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Aspects of the geology of the Snowy Mountains region and their implications for the tectonic evolution of the Lachlan Fold Belt

Wyborn, L. A. I

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The Snowy Mountains region is an important area in any consideration of the evolution of the Lachlan Fold Belt as five major strata­ tectonic units occur within a relatively small area. Six major aspects of the geology of the region were chosen for study in order to elucidate the tectonic evolution of the region. 1) The Ordovician quartz-rich greywackes were found to be a chemically and mineralogically fractionated sediment which consisted of near pure end-member clay + quartz compositions...[Show more]

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Date published: 1977
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/9882

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