Cattle Creek, Cattle Creek area, Rosebud Station, Cloncurry Shire, Queensland, Australia
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||20° 54' 21'' South , 139° 58' 4'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-20.90572,139.96770|
"Maltese Cross" staurolites are found at this location, close to the old township of Ballara and the Wee Macgregor copper mine.
The Maltese Crosses are located approximately 1.6km after Cattle Creek and may be found along the road.
4 valid minerals.
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1600 - 1800 Ma
Age: Statherian (1600 - 1800 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Ballara Quartzite
Comments: metasedimentary siliciclastic; synthesis of multiple published descriptions
Lithology: Metasedimentary siliciclastic
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).