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An unusual occurrence of ultramafic and mafic rocks north of Mt Bischoff, Tasmania
Williams, PR and Brown, AV (1983) An unusual occurrence of ultramafic and mafic rocks north of Mt Bischoff, Tasmania. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, 117. pp. 53-58. ISSN 0080-4703
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Plagioclase-bearing harzburgite, plagioclase lherzolite, basalt and dolerite intrude a sequence of mudstone, greywacke, pillowed basalt and chert in the Arthur River valley north of Mt Bischoff. The ultramafic rocks are concordant bodies characterised by absence of internal deformation structures, abundant primary mineral assemblages and cumulate textures. The ultramafics were most probably intruded as magma. Fine- to coarse-grained dolerite were intruded in the same zone, probably as dykes.
|Keywords:||Royal Society of Tasmania, RST, Van Diemens Land, natural history, science, ecology, taxonomy, botany, zoology, geology, geography, papers & proceedings, Australia, UTAS Library|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania|
|Page Range:||pp. 53-58|
|Collections:||Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania|
|Additional Information:||Copyright Royal Society of Tasmania|
|Date Deposited:||25 May 2012 03:55|
|Last Modified:||18 Nov 2014 04:35|
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