The scenic rim of Queensland: volcanism, xenoliths, megacrysts, and geomorphology of the early Miocence main range volcanics, Toowoomba

Willey, Edwin (2012) The scenic rim of Queensland: volcanism, xenoliths, megacrysts, and geomorphology of the early Miocence main range volcanics, Toowoomba. In: 34th International Geological Congress (IGC): Unearthing our Past and Future - Resourcing Tomorrow, 5-10 August 2012, Brisbane, Australia.

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Abstract

Trip Description: Miocene mafic volcanic units display nature of explosive and eruptive processes and mantle-derived materials with abundant xenocrysts and ultramafic xenoliths. Quarry outcrops display mafics ranging from hawaiites, olivine nephelenites, leucite basanites to nepheline benmoreites. Excellent and sometimes complex exposures. Highlights: Scenery of the Great Dividing Range, the Garden City of Toowoomba and volcanic centres. Trip Leaders: Dr Edwin Wiley and Dr Benjamin Cohen.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Other)
Refereed: No
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: QLD-D5 (One day post-Congress excursion, 11 August 2012). No evidence of copyright restrictions preventing deposit.
Depositing User: Mrs Julie-Anne Christensen
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Sciences - Department of Biological and Physical Sciences
Date Deposited: 20 Sep 2012 06:52
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2013 01:29
Uncontrolled Keywords: Great dividing Range; Toowoomba; volcanic centres
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 04 Earth Sciences > 0403 Geology > 040399 Geology not elsewhere classified
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): D Environment > 96 Environment > 9614 Soils > 961405 Mountain and High Country Soils
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/21962

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