AbstractsEarth & Environmental Science

The geology of the Kanmantoo - Harrogate area.

by D. K. Tester

Institution: University of Adelaide
Year: 1950
Keywords: Kanmantoo Province, Mt Lofty fold belt, South Australia; Honours; Geology; lithology; petrology; structure; mining; copper
Record ID: 1045270
Full text PDF: http://hdl.handle.net/2440/84158


The rocks of the area can be divided into two major divisions (a) Recent material (b) Metamorphic rocks. Metamorphic rocks constitute most of the outcropping rocks of the area, In order of abundance, there are as follows:- quartz biotite schists; calcareous bands; knotted schist band. In this area of the Mt. Lofty Ranges there are numerous districts where copper has been founds and in some cases mined in comparatively large quantities.