Wolfram Camp, Dimbulah, Mareeba Shire, Queensland, Australia
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||17° 4' South , 144° 58' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-17.06667,144.96667|
|Köppen climate type:||Aw : Tropical savanna, wet|
Coordinates 285085mE, 8111706mN
Map sheets: Chillagoe 1:100 000 and Atherton 1:250 000.
Distance - 21 kilometres north west of Dimbulah, Queensland, Australia.
Access to the area is via the sealed Kennedy Highway to Dimbulah and then by the partly-sealed (7 km) Wolfram Camp Road.
17 valid minerals.
GeochronologyMineralization age: Phanerozoic : 260 Ma to 200 Ma
Important note: This table is based only on rock and mineral ages recorded below and is not necessarily a complete representation of the geochronology, but does give an indication of possible mineralization events relevant to this locality. As more age information is added this table may expand in the future. A break in the table simply indicates a lack of data entered here, not necessarily a break in the geologic sequence. Grey background entries are from different, related, localities.
|Geologic Time||Rocks, Minerals and Events|
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358.9 - 419.2 Ma
Age: Devonian (358.9 - 419.2 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Hodgkinson Formation
Description: Mainly pale to dark or greenish grey, fine to medium-grained, medium to thick-bedded, quartz-intermediate greywacke, rhythmically interbedded with siltstone and mudstone; minor conglomerate, conglomeratic greywacke. Sparsely fossiliferous.
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).