Lawn Hill Platform
Sedimentary and minor volcanic: sandstone, siltstone, shale, dolostone, basalt, rhyolite, conglomerate.
A variably deformed sedimentary basin. Major exposures in Queensland.
Unconformably overlies Palaeoproterozoic Murphy Province. Unconformably overlain by Mesoproterozoic South Nicholson Basin and Neoproterozoic to Palaeozoic Georgina Basin. Stratigraphic equivalents to Palaeo- and Mesoproterozoic units of the McArthur Basin
At least 8 km.
Hosts minor base metal occurrences in Northern Territory. Hosts Century Zn mine in Queensland.
Ahmad M and Munson TJ, 2013. Chapter 18: Lawn Hill Platform: in Ahmad M and Munson TJ (compilers) ‘Geology and Mineral Resources of the Northern Territory’. Northern Territory Geological Survey, Special Publication 5
Last updated: 04 February 2020
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