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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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)|
|Item Status:||Live Archive|
|Additional Information:||QLD-D5 (One day post-Congress excursion, 11 August 2012). No evidence of copyright restrictions preventing deposit.|
|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 :||04 Earth Sciences > 0403 Geology > 040399 Geology not elsewhere classified|
|Socio-Economic Objective:||D Environment > 96 Environment > 9614 Soils > 961405 Mountain and High Country Soils|
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