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Everetts Creek Volcanics STRATNO: 6414
Current: Yes Rank: Formation, beds Status: Formal State(s): QLD
Category: Variation of published name Usage: Fully described Definition Card: No
Originator: Entry date: 01-JAN-88Last Update: 20-AUG-18
Replaced by: Previously known as: Everetts Creek Volcanic Member
Description: Massive, mafic to intermediate, aphyric and feldspar-phyric, volcanic and hypabyssal rocks; intrusives and pillowed; minor volcanic breccia, sandstone, chert.
Comments: Broken River Province. No longer included in Camel Creek Subprovince (Geology of Queensland 2013, p252, 255-6).
Geological province: Broken River Province
Type state: Reference section type:
Maximum thickness: mMinimum thickness:
Unit Age Event: eruption
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Minimum age: Late Ordovician Ma: % from base of biozone: Age method:
Maximum age: Ma: % from base of biozone: Age method:
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Minimum age: Ma: % from base of biozone: Age method:
Maximum age: Late Ordovician Ma: % from base of biozone: Age method:

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Related units: Relationship: Contact Type:
Carriers Well Formation overlies Everetts Creek Volcanics conformity
Wairuna Formation underlies Everetts Creek Volcanics
First Reference:
REFID: 44515 Australasian Oil and Gas Journal., 1959, New Names in Queensland Stratigraphy (Part 2), Australasian Oil and Gas Journal, 5(9), p28-36

Use on maps:
REFID: 42692 Withnall, I.W., 1993, Camel Creek Special, 1:250 000 geological sheet. Parts of sheets SE55-9, SE55-13, SE55-14., Queensland. Department of Minerals & Energy, 1v, map
REFID: 42693 Withnall, I.W., Lang, S.C., 1992, Broken River Special 1:100 000 geological sheet. Parts of sheets 7758, 7759, 7858, 7859., Queensland. Department of Minerals & Energy, 1v, map
REFID: 43286 Withnall, I.W., Draper, J.J., Roberts, C.W., 1996, Clarke River 1:250 000 geological sheet. 2nd edition., Queensland. Department of Mines and Energy, 1v, Map


Full Bibliographic Details (ordered by usage, publication year)

REFID: 42933 Withnall, I.W. , Lang, S.C. 1993 Geology of the Broken River Province, North Queensland. Queensland Geology 4 289pp
Usage: Fully described (p19) Comments:
REFID: 40961 Henderson, R.A. 1987 An oblique subduction and transform faulting model for the evolution of the Broken River Province, northern Tasmanian Orogenic Zone. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 34(2) p237-249
Usage: Fully described (p243) Comments:
REFID: 24577 Brime, C. , Talent, J.A. , Mawson, R. 2003 Low-grade metamorphism in the Palaeozoic sequences of the Townsville hinterland, northeastern Australia Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 50(5) p751-767
Usage: Described (p754 Fig. 2) Min age from reference: Ordovician Max age from reference: Ordovician Comments: Overlain by the Carriers Well Formation. Overlies the Wairuna Formation. Geological Province: Broken River Region, Lachlan Fold Belt. See also Everett's Creek Volcanics.
REFID: 23424 Withnall, I.W. , Lang, S.C. , Lam, J.S. , Draper, J.J. , Knutson, J. , Grimes, K.G. 1997 Clarke River Region. IN 'North Queensland Geology' Bain J.H.C. and Draper J.J. (eds) Australian Geological Survey Organisation Bulletin/Queensland Department of Mines and Energy Qld Geo 240/9 p327-363
Usage: Described (Table 8.1 Fig 8.2/8.3 p331.) Max age from reference: Ordovician Comments: Age: Ordovician; relationship to Carriers Well Fm. Possibly underlying or faulted against Carriers Well Formation. Camel Creek Subprovince.
REFID: 23032 Withnall, I.W. , Draper, J.J. , Lang, S.C. , Lam, J.S. , Oversby, B.S. , Grimes, K.G. , Rienks, I.P. 1996 Clarke River, Queensland 1:250000 Geological Series- Explanatory Notes: second edition. Queensland. Department of Mines and Energy 1v 92pp
Usage: Described (p16,17) Max age from reference: Late Ordovician Comments:
REFID: 43259 Champion, D.C. , Heinemann, M.A. 1994 Igneous rocks of northern Queensland : 1:500 000 map and GIS explanatory notes. Australian Geological Survey Organisation. Record 1994/11 98p
Usage: Described (Appendix 1,p1.) Max age from reference: Ordovician Comments:
REFID: 41260 Withnall, I.W. , Lang, S.C. , Jell, J.S. , McLennan, T.P.T. , Talent, J.A. , Mawson, R. , Fleming, P.J.G. , Law, S.R. , Macansh, J.D. , Savory, P. , Kay, J.R. , Draper, J.J. 1988 Stratigraphy, sedimentology, biostratigraphy and tectonics of the Ordovician to Carboniferous, Broken River Province, north Queensland. Australasian Sedimentologists Group. Field Guide Series 5
Usage: Described (p12) Comments: See also p144
REFID: 68822 Glen, R.A. 2013 Refining accretionary orogen models for the Tasmanides of eastern Australia Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 60(3) pp315-370
Usage: Briefly described (p335, p336 Fig.11) Min age from reference: Upper Ordovician Max age from reference: Upper Ordovician Comments: , Calcalkaline and tholeiitic basaltic to dacitic volcanics.
REFID: 68576 Geological Survey of Queensland 2012 Geological Survey of Queensland field guides, 34th International Geological Congress, August 2012 Queensland Geological Record 2012/20 CD
Usage: Briefly described (Q_11: p34-35, p38) Comments: W margin of the Camel Creek Subprovince, S of Greenvale. Henderson et al. (2011) suggest that this unit was part of a Late Ordovician island arc that may have been accreted in the Early Silurian. , Calc-alkaline volcanic rocks. Includes aphyric, green to purple, spilitised basalt, with pillows and calcite-filled amygdales locally; minor feldspar-phyric basalt or andesite, and cobble to boulder-sized fragmental mafic rocks.
REFID: 67848 Henderson, R.A. , Innes, B.M. , Fergusson, C.L. , Crawford, A.J. , Withnall, I.W. 2011 Collisional accretion of a Late Ordovician oceanic island arc, northern Tasman Orogenic Zone, Australia Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 58(1) pp1-19
Usage: Briefly described (p1, p2, pp4-6, pp8-15.) Min age from reference: Late Ordovician Max age from reference: Late Ordovician Comments: Western edge of Camel Creek Subprovince. Part of an arc assemblage in collisional accretion. Melange development is characteristic. Geochemistry, and web address for geochemical data, are given. , Has a transitional contact with Carriers Well Formation. , Massive, mafic to intermediate, aphyric and feldspar-phyric, volcanic and hypabyssal rocks; intrusives and pillowed; minor volcanic breccia, sandstone, chert.
REFID: 65756 Burton, G.R. 2010 New structural model to explain geophysical features in northwestern New South Wales; implications for the tectonic framework of the Tasmanides Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 57(1) 23-49
Usage: Briefly described (p26) Min age from reference: Late Ordovician Max age from reference: Late Ordovician Comments: Camel Creek Subprovince. Part of island arc sequence.
REFID: 67455 Fergusson, C.L. , Henderson, R.A. , Withnall, I.W. , Fanning, C.M. 2007 Structural history of the Geenvale Province, north Queensland: Early Palaeozoic extension and convergence on the Pacific margin of Gondwana Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 54/4 pp573-595
Usage: Briefly described (p593.) Min age from reference: Late Ordovician Max age from reference: Late Ordovician Comments: Western margin of Camel Creek Subprovince. Accreted in Early Silurian contractional deformation. , Subduction-related, calc-alkaline island arc volcanics.
REFID: 63154 Vos, I.M.A. , Bierlein, F.P. , Phillips, D. 2007 The Palaeozoic tectono-metallogenic evolution of the northern Tasman Fold Belt System, Australia: interplay of subduction rollback and accretion Ore Geology Reviews 30(3-4) p277-296
Usage: Briefly described (p281 Fig. 3) Min age from reference: Late Ordovician Max age from reference: Late Ordovician Comments: Geological province: Broken River Province/Camel Creek Subprovince.
REFID: 68341 Withnall, I.W. , Blight, R.K.J. 2006 Burges 1:100 000 Geological Series Sheet 7859 1st edition Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Water, Queensland
Usage: Briefly described (Map legend.) Min age from reference: Late Ordovician Max age from reference: Late Ordovician Comments: Camel Creek Subprovince, Broken River Province. , Andesitic and basaltic lava (locally pillowed) and volcanic breccia.
REFID: 68336 Withnall, I.W. , Blight, R.K.J. 2006 Burges Basement Geology 1:100 000 Sheet 7859 1st edition Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Water, Queensland map
Usage: Briefly described (Map legend.) Min age from reference: Late Ordovician Max age from reference: Late Ordovician Comments: Camel Creek Subprovince, Broken River Province. , Andesitic and basaltic lava (locally pillowed) and volcanic breccia.
REFID: 68339 Withnall, I.W. , Blight, R.K.J. 2006 Clarke River 1:100 000 Geological Series Sheet 7959 1st edition Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Water, Queensland map
Usage: Briefly described (Map legend.) Min age from reference: Late Ordovician Max age from reference: Late Ordovician Comments: Camel Creek Subprovince. , Andesitic and basaltic lava (locally pillowed) and volcanic breccia.
REFID: 68340 Withnall, I.W. , Blight, R.K.J. 2006 Clarke River Basement Geology 1:100 000 Sheet 7959 1st edition Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Water, Queensland map
Usage: Briefly described (Map legend.) Min age from reference: Late Ordovician Max age from reference: Late Ordovician Comments: Camel Creek Subprovince. , Andesitic and basaltic lava (locally pillowed) and volcanic breccia.
REFID: 23431 Ewers, G.R. 1997 Mineral and Energy Deposit Styles and Potential Resources. IN 'North Queensland Geology' Bain J.H.C. and Draper J.J. (eds) Australian Geological Survey Organisation Bulletin/Queensland Department of Mines and Energy Qld Geo 204/9 p529-545
Usage: Briefly described (p541) Comments:
REFID: 23430 Withnall, I.W. , Draper, J.J. , Mackenzie, D.E. , Knutson, J. , Blewett, R.S. , Hutton, L.J. , Bultitude, R.J. , Wellman, P. , McConachie, B.A. , Bain, J.H.C. , Donchak, P.J.T. , Lang, S.C. , Domagala, J. , Symonds, P.A. , Rienks, I.P. 1997 Review of Geological Provinces and Basins of North Queensland. IN 'North Queensland Geology' Bain J.H.C. & Draper J.J. (eds) Australian Geological Survey Organisation Bulletin/Queensland Department of Mines and Energy Qld Geo 240/9 p449-528
Usage: Briefly described (p476, 478) Comments: Broken River Province.
REFID: 43286 Withnall, I.W. , Draper, J.J. , Roberts, C.W. 1996 Clarke River 1:250 000 geological sheet. 2nd edition. Queensland. Department of Mines and Energy 1v Map
Usage: Briefly described (Map Legend) Min age from reference: Early Devonian Max age from reference: Ordovician Comments: Overlain by and grades into Carriers Well Formation.
REFID: 23619 Withnall, I.W. , Grimes, K.G. 1995 Einasleigh second edition. Queensland 1:250 000 Geological Series Explanatory Notes Geological Survey of Queensland, Queensland Department of Mines and Energy 1v 50p
Usage: Briefly described (p19) Comments: Camel Creek Subprovince.
REFID: 43213 Withnall, I.W. , Blake, P.R. , Crouch, S.B.S. , Tenison Woods, K. , Grimes, K.G. , Hayward, M.A. , Lam, J.S. , Rees, I.D. , Garrad, P. 1995 Geology of the southern part of the Anakie Inlier, central Queensland. Queensland Geology 7
Usage: Briefly described (p65-66) Comments: Precise age is unknown. , Is overlain by Carriers Well Formation. , A sequence of basaltic (both calc-alkaline and MORB affinities) to rhyolitic lavas and volcaniclastics.
REFID: 42692 Withnall, I.W. 1993 Camel Creek Special, 1:250 000 geological sheet. Parts of sheets SE55-9, SE55-13, SE55-14. Queensland. Department of Minerals & Energy 1v map
Usage: Briefly described (map legend) Min age from reference: Ordovician Comments:
REFID: 42752 Withnall, I.W. 1993 Completion of the Broken River Project - Summary Report. Queensland Government Mining Journal 94(1102) p43-50
Usage: Briefly described (p45) Comments: see also Fig.2 p46, Fig.3 p47.
REFID: 42693 Withnall, I.W. , Lang, S.C. 1992 Broken River Special 1:100 000 geological sheet. Parts of sheets 7758, 7759, 7858, 7859. Queensland. Department of Minerals & Energy 1v map
Usage: Briefly described (map legend) Min age from reference: Ordovician Comments:
REFID: 42279 Withnall, I.W. , Black, L.P. , Harvey, K.J. 1991 Geology and geochronology of the Balcooma area: part of an Early Palaeozoic magmatic belt in north Queensland Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 38(1) 15-29
Usage: Briefly described (p27) Comments:
REFID: 37768 Withnall, I.W. 1982 The geology of the Greenvale-Balcooma area. IN Withnall I.W.(Ed) - 1982 field conference, Charters Towers-Greenvale area. 1-3 May 1982. Geological Society of Australia. Queensland Division 1v p31-46
Usage: Briefly described (p40) Comments:
REFID: 40136 Webby, B.D. , VandenBerg, A.H.M. , Banks, M.R. , Burrett, C.F. , Cooper, R.A. , Henderson, R.A. , Laurie, J. , Stait, B. 1981 Alphabetical list of rock units. IN Webby B.D.(ed) - The Ordovician system in Australia, New Zealand and Antarctica. International Union of Geological Sciences. Publication 6 p14-46
Usage: Briefly described (p20) Comments: See also p24
REFID: 68731 Fergusson, C.L. , Henderson, R.A. 2013 Chapter 3. Thomson Orogen. In Jell, P. A., (eds) Geology of Queensland Geological Survey of Queensland pp113-224
Usage: Mentioned (p221) Comments:
REFID: 69030 Lisitsin, V.A. , Dhnaram, C.R. , Donchak, P.J.T. , Greenwood, M.L. 2013 Mossman orogenic gold province in north Queensland - regional metallogenic controls and gold resource potential Queensland Minerals and Energy Review Series, Queensland Geological Survey CD ROM
Usage: Mentioned (p6) Min age from reference: Ordovician Max age from reference: Ordovician Comments: Camel Creek Subprovince (Broken River Province).
REFID: 69079 Denaro, T.J. 2013 Review of orogenic gold and antimony mineralisation in the Mossman Orogen, north Queensland Queensland Geological Record 2013/02 CD ROM
Usage: Mentioned (p5) Min age from reference: Ordovician Max age from reference: Ordovician Comments: Camel Creek Subprovince, Broken River Province.
REFID: 68553 Geological Survey of Queensland 2012 Queensland geology 1:2 000 000 scale map and Queensland geology framework Department of Natural Resources and Mines, Queensland map (in 2 sheets)
Usage: Mentioned (Map legend; schematic diagram.) Min age from reference: Silurian Max age from reference: Ordovician Comments: Broken River Province. This unit, as well as Pelican Range, Wairuna and Carriers Well Formations and Tribute Hills Arenite, are all mapped under the symbol, OSb.
REFID: 23423 Bultitude, R.J. , Garrad, P.D. , Donchak, P.J.T. , Domagala, J. , Champion, D.C. , Rees, I.D. , Mackenzie, D.E. , Wellman, P. , Knutson, J. , Fanning, C.M. , Fordham, B.G. , Grimes, K.G. , Oversby, B.S. , Rienks, I.P. , Stephenson, P.J. , Chappell, B.W. , Pain, C.F. , Wilford, J.R. , Rigby, J.F. , Woodbury, M.J. 1997 Cairns Region. In 'North Queensland Geology' Bain J.H.C and Draper J.J. (eds) Australian Geological Survey Organisation Bulletin/Queensland Department of Mines and Energy Qld Geo 240/9 p225-325
Usage: Mentioned (p263) Comments: Broken River Province.
REFID: 43083 Bultitude, R.J. , Donchak, P.J.T. , Domagala, J. , Fordham, B.G. 1993 The Pre-Mesozoic Stratigraphy and Structure of the Western Hodgkinson Province and Environs. Queensland Geological Record 1993/29 259pp
Usage: Mentioned (p39) Comments: Geological province: Broken River Province.
REFID: 43113 Withnall, I.W. , Grimes, K.G. 1991 Explanatory notes on the Einasleigh 1:250 000 geological sheet. Queensland. Department of Resource Industries. Record 1991/15 46pp
Usage: Mentioned (p32) Comments:
REFID: 41675 Withnall, I.W. 1989 Precambrian and Palaeozoic geology of the southeastern Georgetown Inlier, north Queensland. Report (Queensland Department of Mines) 2 p1-102
Usage: Mentioned (p52) Comments:
REFID: 41739 Lang, S.C. , Withnall, I.W. , Jell, J.S. 1989 Revision of the stratigraphy of the Broken River area, north Queensland - Bundock Creek Group and Montgomery Range Igneous Complex. Queensland Government Mining Journal 90(1052) p299-306
Usage: Mentioned (Fig.1) Comments:
REFID: 41719 Withnall, I.W. 1989 Revision of the stratigraphy of the Broken River area, north Queensland - Ordovician and Silurian rock units. Queensland Government Mining Journal 90(1050) p213-218
Usage: Mentioned (Fig.1) Comments:
REFID: 41679 Lang, S.C. , Withnall, I.W. , Jell, J.S. , Talent, J.A. , Mawson, R. 1989 Revision of the stratigraphy of the Broken River area, north Queensland - Shield Creek Formation and Broken River Group. Queensland Government Mining Journal 90(1051) p251-261
Usage: Mentioned (Fig.1) Comments:
REFID: 40746 Henderson, R.A. 1986 Geology of the Mt Windsor Subprovince - a lower Palaeozoic volcano-sedimentary terrane in the northern Tasman Orogenic Zone. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 33(3) p343-364
Usage: Mentioned (p360) Comments:
REFID: 37727 Talent, J.A. , Berry, W.B.N. , Boucot, A.J. , Packham, G.H. , Bischoff, G.C.O. 1975 Correlation of the Silurian rocks of Australia, New Zealand, and New Guinea. Geological Society of America. Special Paper 150
Usage: Mentioned (p21) Comments:
REFID: 31999 Marsden, M.A.H. 1972 The Devonian history of northeastern Australia. Geological Society of Australia. Journal 19(1) p125-162
Usage: Mentioned (p157) Comments:
REFID: 44515 Australasian Oil and Gas Journal. 1959 New Names in Queensland Stratigraphy (Part 2) Australasian Oil and Gas Journal 5(9) p28-36
Usage: Not recorded (p32) Comments:

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