Lithosphere of the Gina River catchment

Part of the lithosphere of the Gina River catchment
Part of the lithosphere of the Gina River catchment
Image Credit: Eck, J. 2003

Basic characteristics of the lithosphere of the Gina River catchment are:

  • Bedrock predominantly consists of Paleozoic sediments and Late Tertiary volcanites.
  • Quartz represents a high fraction of the mineralogical composition (Beck et al. 2004).