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The Geological History of South-Eastern Australia, with Special Reference to the Carboniferous and Permian Periods

Nature volume 114, pages 6970 (12 July 1924) | Download Citation

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ROCKS of definite Archseozoic age occur only over a limited area in the western part of southeastern Australia; they contain the important silver-lead-zinc ore-deposits of the Broken Hill District. Proterozoic strata are limited also to the same area; these contain glacial tillites which have usually in the past been considered Cambrian, but they are probably of pre-Cambrian age. No undoubted Cambrian strata are known to occur in New South Wales.

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