Duchess, Cloncurry Shire, Queensland, Australia
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||21° 21' 16'' South , 139° 51' 48'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-21.35463,139.86338|
|Köppen climate type:||BSh : Hot semi-arid (steppe) climate|
A former mining town about 60km SE of Mt Isa, in NW Queensland.
The area contains high grade Precambrian metamorphic rocks and granites, including several copper deposits.
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1000 - 1600 Ma
|Mesoproterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks|
Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)
Comments: Mount Isa Block
Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. 
1600 - 2500 Ma
|Mount Erle Igneous Complex|
Age: Proterozoic (1600 - 2500 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Mount Erle Igneous Complex
Comments: igneous felsic intrusive; igneous mafic intrusive; synthesis of multiple published descriptions
Lithology: Igneous felsic intrusive; igneous mafic intrusive
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).