Blockade Mine, Rosebud Station, Cloncurry Shire, Queensland, Australia
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||20° 37' 12'' South , 139° 52' 24'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-20.62000,139.87333|
|Köppen climate type:||BSh : Hot semi-arid (steppe) climate|
Blockade mine, about midway between Mount Isa and Cloncurry, is a small copper pit operated intermittently.
6 valid minerals.
This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.
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1800 - 2050 Ma
Age: Orosirian (1800 - 2050 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Leichhardt Volcanics
Comments: igneous felsic volcanic; synthesis of multiple published descriptions
Lithology: Igneous felsic volcanic
Reference: Raymond, O.L., Liu, S., Gallagher, R., Zhang, W., Highet, L.M. Surface Geology of Australia 1:1 million scale dataset 2012 edition. Commonwealth of Australia (Geoscience Australia).