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Silcrete in Australia

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Published by Dept. of Geography, University of New England in [Armidale, Australia] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia
    • Subjects:
    • Silcrete -- Australia -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Trevor Langford-Smith.
      ContributionsLangford-Smith, Trevor.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE471.15.C6 S56
      The Physical Object
      Pagination304 p. :
      Number of Pages304
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4178756M
      ISBN 100858341921
      LC Control Number80456474


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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings Congresses: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Silcrete in Australia. [Armidale, Australia]: Dept. of Geography, University of New England. Try the new Google Books.

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Characteristics and Origin of Some Australian. Silcrete in Australia.Silcrete in Australia / edited by Trevor Langford-Smith University of New England, Dept. of Geography Armidale, N.S.W Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for.

Silcrete is something of an enigma, for although there are many interpretations of the origins of individual silcrete bodies, such as those in the Paris Basin, England, Botswana and central Australia, an. Silcrete and weathering.

1n: L,-Svnu, T. (ed.) Silcrete in Australia,University of New England, Silcrete in Australia book. Relict Early Cainozoic drainages in arid Western Australia Jan Silcrete forms a remnant siliceous caprock over extensive areas of the Australian interior.

Thin sections reveal considerable preservation of primary textural and mineralogical by:   Abstract. THE widespread occurrence in central Australia of silcrete which there caps numerous mesas and forms extensive stony pavements on the dissection slopes below them has long Cited by: Silcrete.

Silcrete is a lithological term for a strongly indurated rock composed mainly of inherited quartz grains and a siliceous cement (Singh et al., ). From: Interpretation of Micromorphological. In Australia, silcrete was widely used by Aboriginal people for stone tool manufacture, and as such, it was a tradeable commodity, and Silcrete in Australia book tools can be found in areas that have no silcrete groundmass at.

Silcrete, silica-rich duricrust, an indurated, or hardened, layer in or on a soil. It generally occurs in a hot, arid climate where infrequent waterlogging causes silica to dissolve and be redeposited to cement soil grains together. Silcrete. Silcrete quarry The other site in this area is a place that was used by Aboriginal people as a place to extract silcrete—this material being used for making stone tools.

Unfortunately, the only visible sign. Silcrete horizons usually vary from several cm to 3 m, but can occasionally exceed this thickness. Although silcretes exist globally, the principal studies on them have been carried out in Australia and Africa.

Once the petrology of a silcrete. Silcretes and associated silica diagenesis in southern Africa and Australia David SmaleCited by: Silcrete has been widely cited as an indicator of arid or semi-arid environments, such a palaeoclimatic inference deriving from a number of specific studies of Cenozoic silcretes in southern Africa, Australia Cited by: The significance of They Came to Murramarang They Came to Murramarang was first published inproviding the New South Wales South Coast villages of Bawley Point, Kioloa and the surrounding area with an authoritative history from colonial settlement through to the contemporary era.

High demand for the book File Size: 5MB. Taylor & R. Eggleton (): Silcrete: an Australian perspective. Australian Journal of Earth Scien Australian/Harvard Citation. Webb, Cathie. & Victoria. Department of Health and Community Services. Aboriginal Affairs Division. The identification and documentation of silcrete quarries / Cathie.

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Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books. Get this from a library. Bibliography of reports on laterite, silcrete, and related materials resulting from studies in Australia.

[S H Watts]. From the Collection of Bunjil Park Aboriginal Education & Cultural Centre Neilborough Victoria. Description This fist sized block of silcrete is yellow white and shows percussion marks in. 15 - Soils and duricrusts. By Jürgen Runge; Edited by Jasper Knight, Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this book to your organisation's collection.

Silcrete in Western Australia Author: Jürgen Runge. Books, images, historic newspapers, maps, archives and more. Unknown The Mirackina Palaeochannel (MPC) consists of a chain of parallel silcrete-capped mesas extending for about km through the far north of South Australia.

Most of the classic occurrences of silcrete are in Australia and the southern part of Africa. Silcrete is known to be frequently associated with silica-rich rocks such as radiolarian cherts, as described from Western Australia by Van de Graaff ().

Ollier (a) described silcrete. Beach or river pebbles, a third source of silcrete, seem to be minor occurrences, probably local to some of the northern sites. Elsewhere in Australia silcrete occurs widely (see e.g.

Stephens, 15). The Geology of South Australia: The Phanerozoic Volume 54 of Bulletin (Geological Survey of South Australia) Volume 2 of The Geology of South Australia, A. Parker, ISBNEditors: John F. Drexel, W. Preiss, A. Parker: Publisher: Mines and Energy, South Australia, Geological Survey of South Australia.

Keywords: silcrete, quarry, central Queensland, dispersal. ***** Silcrete is probably the most widespread artefact lithology in Australia (e.g. Mulvaney & Kamminga ; White and O'Connell ), due to. Keywords: silcrete, quarry, central Queensland, dispersal. ***** Silcrete is probably the most widespread artefact lithology in Australia (e.g.

Mulvaney & Kamminga ; White and. The quartzose silcrete of the Strzelecki Track formed in the Tertiary Era, as a duricrust formed through silica rich mineral deposition from groundwater at the low lying fringes of the Flinders.

Information and translations of silcrete in the most comprehensive dictionary definitions resource on the web. Login. The STANDS4 Network In Australia, silcrete was widely used by Aboriginal people for stone tool manufacture, and as such, it was a tradeable commodity, and silcrete tools can be found in areas that have no silcrete.

Australian Museum; Aboriginal Art. The various types of stone used to make tools have not, with the exception of quartzite, sandstone and silcrete (a sandstone altered by heat and. The Australian Journal of Botany is an international journal publishing original research encompassing all plant groups including fossil plants.

Plant science areas covered by the scope are as follows: Cited by: The contexts of silcrete formation in the past, and the few present-day examples (e.g. in the Okovango Delta, Botswana) suggest that they primarily formed in hot climates.

Another type of place this can happen is at the margins of lakes, and this is the precise palaeo-landscape context for the silcrete.

The Stuart Range is a low upland in central South Australia, extending about kilometres ( mi) with a north-west to south-east alignment [citation needed] and passing within 10 kilometres ( mi) Coordinates: 29°04′31″S °50′08″E.

From the Collection of Federation University Australia Historical Collection (Geoffrey Blainey Research Centre) Federation University Australia, Mt Helen Campus Federation University Australia E.J. Barker Library (top floor) Mount Helen Victoria. Description Partly worked, incomplete Aboriginal rock blanks.

The collection includes rocks of silcrete. Silcrete quarries and artefact distribution in the Central Queensland Highlands, Eastern Australia This was a time period when the energy from floodwaters was very high; large cobbles were pushed across the landscape during flood events and it appears early assemblages of flaked silcrete.

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The title and introductory sections set out the aim of the book as a review of early historical sources around the totality of Aboriginal ‘Biocultural knowledge’ in south-eastern Australia. Recent studies in southern Africa and eastern Australia have demonstrated the feasibility of using a geochemical fingerprinting approach to determine the source locations from which silcrete Author: David J.

Nash, Sheila Coulson, Patrick Schmidt. Australian Archaeological / Archeological sites, including Carnarvon Gorge, Naracoorte Caves, Lake Mungo and Mount Yarrowyck The rock art of Guardian Place, Yam Camp, Shepherd Creek Secret Missing: Silcrete.

The silcrete is a very tough but brittle indurated sandstone developed by weathering and silica enrichment of fine sandy sediments. Here the silcrete lies directly on Ordovician sediments with. The extensive heat treatment of silcrete in the Howiesons Poort is not only found at KDS. The recent analyses of the intermediate Howiesons Poort assemblages from Diepkloof Rock Shelter Cited by:   Byrne, Denis 'The dynamics of dispersion: The place of silcrete in archaeological assemblages from the Lower Murchison, Western Australia', Archaeology and Physical Anthropology .Silcrete is an indurated soil duricrust formed when surface sand and gravel are cemented by dissolved formation of silcrete is similar to that of calcrete, formed by calcium carbonate, ferricrete, formed by iron oxide, it is a hard and resistant material, though different in origin and nature, appears similar to is common in the arid regions of Australia .