Nineteenth-century observations of the Dun Mountain Ophiolite Belt, Nelson, New Zealand and trans-Tasman correlations

@inproceedings{Johnston2007NineteenthcenturyOO,
  title={Nineteenth-century observations of the Dun Mountain Ophiolite Belt, Nelson, New Zealand and trans-Tasman correlations},
  author={M. Johnston},
  year={2007}
}
  • M. Johnston
  • Published 2007
  • Geology
  • Abstract The Nelson Mineral Belt, part of the Dun Mountain Ophiolite Belt of Permian age, in the north of the South Island of New Zealand, was the subject of intense interest soon after the European settlement of New Zealand owing to the discovery of copper and chromite mineralization. The first geologist to survey the Mineral Belt in east Nelson was Thomas Ridge Hacket (c. 1830–1884), who arrived from Britain in 1857, although he was primarily interested in the mineralization. The first… CONTINUE READING
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