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Journal Articles

  1. Bryan SE, Fielding CR. Cook A, Holcombe RJ (2004) Reply to: "Stratigraphy, facies architecture and tectonic implications of the Upper Devonian to Lower Carboniferous Campwyn Volcanics of the northern New England Fold Belt". Discussion by Henderson RA, Fergusson C. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences51, 451-458
  2. Bryan , S.E., Allen, C.M., Holcombe, R.J.; & Fielding, C.R. (2004). U–Pb zircon geochronology of Late Devonian to Early Carboniferoous extension-related silicic volcanism in the northern New England Fold Belt. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 51 , 645-664
  3. Bryan SE, Fielding CR. Cook A, Holcombe RJ (2004) Reply to: "Stratigraphy, facies architecture and tectonic implications of the Upper Devonian to Lower Carboniferous Campwyn Volcanics of the northern New England Fold Belt". Discussion by Henderson RA, Fergusson C. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 51, 451-458
  4. Harris, A.C., Allen, C.M., Bryan, S.E., Campbell, I.H., Holcombe, R.J. & Palin, J.M. 2004. ELA-ICP-MS U-Pb zircon geochronology of regional volcanism hosting the Bajo de la Alumbrera Cu-Au deposit: implications for porphyry-related mineralization. Mineralium Deposita , 39 , 46-67.
  5. Araújo, M.N.C.de; Alves da Silva, F.C., Jardim de Sá, E. F.; Holcombe, R.J.; Vasconcelos, P.M. 2003 . Microstructural evolution of the Seridó Belt, NE- Brazil: the effect of two tectonic events on development of c-axis preferred orientation in quartz. Journal of Structural Geology , 25 , 2089-2107 .
  6. Bryan , S.E., Fielding, C.R., Holcombe, R.J.; Cook, A. & Moffitt. 2003. Stratigraphy, facies architecture and tectonic implications of the Upper Devonian to Lower Carboniferous Campwyn Volcanics of the northern New England Fold Belt. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences , 50 , 377-401 .
  7. Bryan , S.E., Holcombe, R.J.; & Fielding, C.R. 2003. The Yarrol terrane of the northern New England Fold Belt: Fore-arc or Back-arc?: Discussion and Reply. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences50, 271-293
  8. Araújo, Mário Neto Cavalcanti de; Alves da Silva, Fernando César, Jardim de Sá, Emanuel Ferraz; Holcombe, R.J. 2002. Geometry and structural control of gold vein mineralizations in the Seridó Belt, northeastern Brazil. Journal of South American Earth Sciences , 15 , 337-348.
  9. Coughlin, T.J. & Holcombe, R.J. 2002. Linked faults and porphyry-skarn mineralisation in the Central Andes. In: Vearncombe, S, (ed): Applied Structural Geology for Mineral Exploration and Mining, Australian Institute of Geoscientists, Bulletin 36, 36-38
  10. Little,T.A., Holcombe,R.J. & Ilg,B.R. 2002. Kinematics of oblique collision and ramping inferred from microstructures and strain in middle crustal rocks, central Southern Alps, New Zealand. Journal of Structural Geology, 24, 219-239.
  11. Little,T.A., Holcombe,R.J. & Ilg,B.R. 2002. Ductile fabrics in the zone of active oblique convergence near the Alpine Fault, New Zealand: identifying the neotectonic overprint. Journal of Structural Geology, 24, 193-217.
  12. Bryan, S.E., Holcombe, R.J.; & Fielding, C.R. 2001. The Yarrol terrane of the northern New England Fold Belt: Fore-arc or Back-arc? Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 48, 293-316.
  13. Fielding, C.R., Sliwa, R., Holcombe, R.J. & Jones, A.T. 2001. A new palaeogeographic synthesis for the Bowen, Gunnedah and Sydney Basins of Eastern Australia. In: Hill, K.C. & Bernecker, T., Eds. Eastern Australasian Basins Symposium, A Refocussed Energy Perspective for the Future, Petroleum Exploration Society of Australia, Special Publication, 269-277.
  14. Holcombe,R.J. & Little,T.A. 2001. A sensitive vorticity gauge using rotated porphyroblasts, and its application to rocks adjacent to the Alpine Fault, New Zealand. Journal of Structural Geology, 23, 979-989. [Get Abstract]
  15. Bruce, M.C., Niu, Y., Harbort, T.A., & Holcombe, R.J. 2000. Petrological, geochemical and geochronological evidence for a Neoproterozoic ocean basin recorded in the Marlborough terrane of the northern New England Fold Belt. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 47, 1053-1064.
  16. Fielding, C.R., Sliwa, R., Holcombe, R.J. & Kassan, J. 2000. A new  palaeogeographic synthesis of the Bowen Basin of Central Queensland. In: Beeston, J.W., Ed. Bowen Basin Symposium 2000, Proceedings, Geological Society of Australia, Rockhampton, 287-302.[Read Text]
  17. Oliver, N.H.S., Pearson, P.J., Holcombe, R.J. and Ord, A. 1999. Mary Kathleen metamorphic-hydrothermal uranium-rare-earth element deposit: ore genesis and numerical model of coupled deformation and fluid flow. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 46, 467-484.
  18. Coughlin, T.J., O'Sullivan, P.B., Kohn, B.P., and Holcombe, R.J. 1998. Apatite fission track thermochronology of the Sierras Pampeanas central western Argentina; implications for the mechanism of plateau-uplift in the Andes. Geology 26, 999-1002.[Read Abstract]
  19. Campbell, L.M., Holcombe, R.J.; & Fielding, C.R. 1999. The Esk Basin – a Triassic foreland basin within the northern New England Orogen. In: Flood, P.G., ed. Regional Geology, Tectonics and metallogenesis, New England Orogen, NEO ’99, Dept of Earth Sciences, University of New England, Armidale, 275-284.
  20. Holcombe, R.J., Stephens, C.J., Fielding, C.R., Gust; D, Little, T A, Sliwa R, McPhie J; and Ewart A. 1997. Tectonic Evolution of the Northern New England Fold Belt: Carboniferous to Early Permian transition from active accretion to extension. In: Ashley P.M. & Flood P.G. (eds) Tectonics and Metallogenesis of the New England Orogen: Alan H. Voisey Memorial Volume. Geological Society of Australia, Special Publication 19,.66-79. [Read] [Get file ~120kb]
  21. R J Holcombe C J Stephens, C R Fielding; D Gust; T A Little, R Sliwa, J. Kassan, J McPhie, A Ewart. 1997. Tectonic Evolution of the Northern New England Fold Belt: The Permian-Triassic Hunter-Bowen event. In: Ashley P.M. & Flood P.G. (eds) Tectonics and Metallogenesis of the New England Orogen: Alan H. Voisey Memorial Volume. Geological Society of Australia, Special Publication 19,.52-65. [Read]; [Get file ~90kb]
  22. Fielding,C.J., Stephens,C.J., and Holcombe,R.J. 1997. Permian Stratigraphy and Palaeogeography of the northern New England Fold Belt in Coastal Central Queensland. In: Ashley P.M. & Flood P.G. (eds) Tectonics and Metallogenesis of the New England Orogen: Alan H. Voisey Memorial Volume. Geological Society of Australia, Special Publication 19,.80-95. [Read] ; [Get file ~70kb]
  23. Fielding,C.J., Stephens,C.J., and Holcombe,R.J. 1997. Submarine mass-wasting deposits as an indicator of the onset of foreland thrust loading - Late Permian Bowen Basin, Queensland, Australia. Terra Nova, 9, 14-18. [Read]
  24. Donchak,P.J.T; Little,T.A., Sliwa,R.; and Holcombe,R.J. 1996. Geology of the metamorphic units of the North D'Aguilar Block - Goomeri, Nanango and Nambour 1:100 000 sheet areas. Queensland Geological Record, Department of Minerals and Energy, Queensland, 1995/7, 88p.
  25. Little,T.A.; McWilliams,M.O. & Holcombe,R.J. 1995. 40Ar/39Ar thermochronology of epidote-blueschists from the North D'Aguilar Block, Queensland, Australia: Timing and kinematics of subduction complex unroofing. American Geological Society Bulletin, 107, 520-535
  26. Golding, S.D., Stephens,C.J., Vasconcelos, P.V., Holcombe,R.J., and Fielding, C.R. 1994. In: Holcombe et al., eds, 1994 Field Conference Guidebook: Capricorn Region, central coastal Queensland, Geological Society of Australia, Queensland Division, 137-145.
  27. Fielding, C.R., Stephens,C.J., and Holcombe,R.J. 1994. A critical evaluation of the Grantleigh Trough, east-central Queensland. In: Holcombe et al., eds, 1994 Field Conference Guidebook: Capricorn Region, central coastal Queensland, Geological Society of Australia, Queensland Division, 17-30.
  28. Holcombe,R.J., Stephens,C.J., and Fielding, C.R. 1994. Editors: 1994 Field Conference Guidebook: Capricorn Region, central coastal Queensland, Geological Society of Australia, Queensland Division, 149p.
  29. Holcombe,R.J.and Little, T.A. 1994. Blueschists of the North D'Aguilar Block: Structural development of the Rocksberg Greenstone and associated units near Mt Mee, southeast Queensland. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 41, 115-130.
  30. Little,T.A.; Holcombe,R.J.; and Sliwa,R. 1993. Structural evidence for extensional exhumation of blueschist-bearing serpentinite-matrix melange, New England Orogen, southeast Queensland, Australia. Tectonics, 12, 536-549.
  31. Sliwa,R.; Holcombe,R.J.; Fielding, C.R.; Little,T.A. Bryan, S.; Fifoot,A. 1993. Early Permian marine fault basins formed during exhumation of the New England Orogen subduction complex in southeastern Queensland.In: Flood, P.G. and Aitcheson, J.C., eds. New England Orogen, eastern Australia., Dept of Geology and Geophysics, University of New England, Armidale, 557-564.
  32. Little,T.A.; Holcombe,R.J.; McWilliams,M.O. 1993. 40Ar/39Ar thermochronology of epidote-blueschists and granitoids from the North D'Aguilar block, Queensland: implications for the timing of metamorphism and unroofing in the New england Orogen. In: Flood, P.G. and Aitchison, J.C., eds. New England Orogen, eastern Australia., Dept of Geology and Geophysics, University of New England, Armidale, 549-556.
  33. Dobos,S.K.;Stephens,S.J.; Holcombe,R.J. 1993. Greenschists and blueschists of the Rocksberg Greenstone at Mt Mee, southeast Queensland - mineralogy and composition of a higher-pressure assemblage. In: Flood, P.G. and Aitcheson, J.C., eds. New England Orogen, eastern Australia., Dept of Geology and Geophysics, University of New England, Armidale, 545-548.
  34. Holcombe,R.J.; Little,T.A.. 1993. Blueschists and greenschists of the Rocksberg Greenstone and Kurwongbah Beds near Mt Mee, southeastern Queensland: Protolith and subduction-related structures. In: Flood, P.G. and Aitcheson, J.C., eds. New England Orogen, eastern Australia., Dept of Geology and Geophysics, University of New England, Armidale, 537-544.
  35. Sliwa,R.; Holcombe,R.J.; Little,T.A.. 1993. Tectonostratigraphy of the central North D'Aguilar Block, southeastern Queensland. In: Flood, P.G. and Aitcheson, J.C., eds. New England Orogen, eastern Australia., Dept of Geology and Geophysics, University of New England, Armidale, 529-536.
  36. Holcombe,R.J.; Little,T.A.; Sliwa,R.; Fielding, C.R. 1993. Tectonic elements and evolution of SE Queensland during the Late Palaeozoic to Early Mesozoic. In: Flood, P.G. and Aitcheson, J.C., eds. New England Orogen, eastern Australia., Dept of Geology and Geophysics, University of New England, Armidale, 517-527.
  37. Holcombe,R.J., Oliver,N.H.S., Hill,E.J., and Pearson,P.J. 1993. Reply to Discussion: Tectono-metamorphic evolution of the Mary Kathleen Fold Belt, northwest Queensland: A reflection of mantle plume processes? Aust. J. Earth Sci., 40, 213-215.
  38. Holcombe,R.J. and Stewart,A.J.; (1992) Note on Deformation Terminology. in: Stewart,A.J. & Blake, D.H. (eds).Detailed studies of the Mount Isa Inlier, Australian Geological Survey Organisation, Bulletin243, 13-14.
  39. Pearson, P.J., Holcombe, R.J., and Page, R.W. (1992): Synkinematic emplacement of the Middle Proterozoic Wonga Batholith into a mid-crustal extensional shear zone, Mount Isa Inlier, Queensland, Australia, in: Stewart,A.J. & Blake, D.H. (eds).Detailed studies of the Mount Isa Inlier, Australian Geological Survey Organisation, Bulletin 243, 289-327.
  40. Holcombe.R.J.; Pearson,P.J.; Oliver,N.H.S. (1992). Structure of the Mary Kathleen fold belt, in: Stewart,A.J. & Blake, D.H. (eds).Detailed studies of the Mount Isa Inlier, Australian Geological Survey Organisation, Bulletin 243, 257-287.
  41. Little,T.A.; Holcombe,R.J.; Gibson,G.M.; Offler,R.; Gans,P.B.; McWilliams,M.O. (1992). Exhumation of late Paleozoic blueschists in Queensland, Australia, by extensional faulting" Geology, 20, 231-234.
  42. Oliver,N.H.S., Holcombe,R.J., Hill,E.J., Pearson,P.J. 1991. Tectono-metamorphic evolution of the Mary Kathleen Fold Belt, northwest Queensland: A reflection of mantle plume processes? Aust. J. Earth Sci., 38, 425-455.
  43. Holcombe,.R.J., Pearson,P.J., Oliver,N.H.S. 1991. Geometry of a Middle Proterozoic extensional decollement in northeastern Australia. Tectonophysics, 191, 255-274.
  44. Gibson,G.M.; Holcombe,R.J.; Little,T.A.; Dobos,S.K.. 1990. High P:T metamorphism and its relation to deformation in the north D'Aguilar block, SE Queensland, Australia. Proceedings, Pacrim Congress 90, Aus.I.M.M., 3, 131-138.
  45. Holcombe,R.J.; Little,T.A.; Gibson,G.M.; Sliwa,R.; Dobos,S.K.. 1990. Structural and metamorphic framework of the North D'Aguilar block, southeast Queensland. Proceedings, Pacrim Congress 90, Aus.I.M.M., 3, 173-178.
  46. Pearson,P.J., Holcombe,R.J.,1988. Brisbane Metamorphics. in Hamilton,L.H.,ed.,Field excursions Handbook for the 9th AGC, Brisbane,1988, 105-111.
  47. Oliver,N.H.S., Wall,V., Reinhardt,J., Pearson,P.J., Holcombe,R.J., and Rubenach,M.,1985. Metasomatism in polydeformed calc-silicates and related rocks of the Mary Kathleen fold belt. Field Guide - post-conference excursion, Stable Isotopes and Fluid Processes in Mineralization, Brisbane,1985. ,23p.
  48. Oliver,N.H.S., Pearson,P.J., and Holcombe,R.J.,1985. Chronology of magmatism, skarn formation, and uranium mineralization, Mary Kathleen, Queensland, Australia - discussion. Economic Geology, 80, pp.513-520.
  49. Holcombe,R.J. and Jell,J.S., 1983. Geology of the Cracow Station area. In Waterhouse,J.B., ed., 1983 Field Conference: Bileola, Moura, Cracow area. Qld. Div. Geol Soc Aust., p.
  50. Holcombe,R.J. and Callender,J.F., 1982. Structural analysis and stratigraphic problems of Precambrian rocks of the Picuris Range, New Mexico. Bull Geol Soc Amer, 11, 138-149.
  51. Armstrong,D.G. and Holcombe,R.J., 1982. Precambrian rocks of a portion of the Pedernal Highlands, Torrance County, New Mexico. New Mexico Geological Society Guidebook, 11, 203- 210.
  52. Holcombe,R.J., 1981. Structural and stratigraphic problems of the Argylla Formation near Mary Kathleen, Queensland: Discussion and Reply. J Geol Soc Aust, 28, 244-245.
  53. Holcombe,R.J. and Williams,K.L., 1980. Microhardness variations in a naturally deformed grain of ilmenite. J Geol Soc Aust, 27, 209-213.
  54. Holcombe,R.J. and Fraser,S.J., 1979. Structural and stratigraphic problems of the Argylla Formation near Mary Kathleen, Queensland. J Geol Soc Aust, 26, 419-434.
  55. Holcombe,R.J., 1977. Structure and tectonic history of the Brisbane Metamorphics in the Brisbane area. J Geol Soc Aust, 24, 475-490.
  56. Holcombe,R.J., 1977. The estimation of triple-junction angles in opaque sections of annealed metals and metamorphic rocks. Dep Geol Univ Qld Pap, 8, 1-14.

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Book Chapters

  1. Holcombe,R.J., 1982. Spatial variations in a crenulation cleavage: Microfaults and crenulations. In Borradaile,J.G., Bayly,M.B., and Powell,C.McA., eds, Atlas of Deformational and Metamorphic Rock Fabrics, pp118. Springer-Verlag.
  2. Holcombe,R.J., 1982. Spatial variations in a crenulation cleavage above garnet grade. In Borradaile,J.G., Bayly,M.B., and Powell,C.McA., eds, Atlas of Deformational and Metamorphic Rock Fabrics, pp132. Springer-Verlag.
  3. Holcombe,R.J., 1982. Microprobe analysis of a slaty cleavage lamella. In Borradaile,J.G., Bayly,M.B., and Powell,C.McA., eds, Atlas of Deformational and Metamorphic Rock Fabrics, pp252. Springer-Verlag.


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Published Maps

  1. Donchak,P.J.T; Little,T.A., Sliwa,R.; and Holcombe,R.J. 1996. Geology of the metamorphic units of the North D'Aguilar Block - Goomeri, Nanango and Nambour 1:100 000 sheet areas. Queensland Geological Record, Department of Minerals and Energy, Queensland, 1995/7, 88p.
  2. Holcombe.R.J. 1991: Geology of the Mary Kathleen area (1:25000 scale map), Bureau of Mineral Resources, Canberra.
  3. Pearson, P.J., Horton,J.A., Holcombe, R.J. 1991. Geology of the East Limb, Little Beauty Syncline: 1:15000 map, Bureau of Mineral Resources, Canberra.
  4. Pearson, P.J. and Holcombe, R.J. 1991. Geology of the Breakfast Creek Area: 1:25000 scale map (2 sheets), Bureau of Mineral Resources, Canberra


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Letters/Reviews/ Unpublished research reports

  1. Rod Holcombe, A fragment from a distant ocean: a layman’s guide to the geological history of Mount Mee; Article prepared to accompany the SGTSG 2015 conference and post-conference field trip, 2015 [download, 4.7 Mb]
  2. Holcombe,R.J. Review. Deformation of sediments and sedimentary rocks. M.E.Jones and R.M.F.Preston (Eds). The Australian Geologist Newsl. 68. p.30. 1987
  3. Holcombe, R.J.. Structural framework of the Norseman area. Report to Central Norseman Gold Mines Corporation, Final Report, June, 1997.
  4. Holcombe, R.J.. Structural framework of the Norseman area. Report to Central Norseman Gold Mines Corporation, Preliminary Report, December, 1997.
  5. Holcombe,R.J., Stephens,C.J., and Fielding, C.R. Monthly reports of University of Queensland Regional Exploration Framework Research Group, Jun-Oct, 1995.
  6. Holcombe,R.J., Stephens,C.J., and Fielding, C.R. 1994 Annual Report of University of Queensland Regional Exploration Framework Research Group, February, 1995

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Published Abstracts

  1. Araújo, Mário Neto Cavalcanti de; Alves da Silva, Fernando César, Jardim de Sá, Emanuel Ferraz; Holcombe, Rod J.; Vasconcelos, Paulo. Meso and microscopic evidence of superposed deformation in the Seridó Belt (NE-Brazil). Abstracts, II Int. Symp. on Tect., Brazilian Geological Society, 1, 391-394.
  2. Little T.A. Ilg B.R. & Holcombe R.J. 2001. Middle crustal processes of oblique collision in the central southern alps, New Zealand: What record is provided by ductile fabrics in the Alpine Schist?The Specialist Group in Tectonics and Structural Geology Field Conference, Ulverstone, Tas. [Read Abstract]
  3. Harbort, T. Holcombe R.J., Vasconcelos P. & Fielding C.R. 2001. Latest Permian emplacement of the Marlborough Block duplex: the major mountain-building phase of the Hunter-Bowen Orogeny in the northern NEFB. The Specialist Group in Tectonics and Structural Geology Field Conference, Ulverstone, Tas.[Read Abstract] [View Poster (3700Kb)]
  4. Holcombe,R.J., Gordon,R., Pratt,C., Carder,M. 2001, Anatomy of the Mount Isa Fault system: thrust exhumation of middle crustal elements of the Mount Isa Rift basement during the late Isan Orogeny. The Specialist Group in Tectonics and Structural Geology Field Conference, Ulverstone, Tas. [Read Abstract]
  5. Little,T.A. & Holcombe,R.J. 1999. Kinematics of Mid-Crustal Transpression in an Active Zone of Oblique Convergence: Ductile Fabrics of the Alpine Schist, Central South Island, New Zealand. Penrose Conference.
  6. Campbell, L.M.; Holcombe, R.J.; & Fielding, C.R. 1999. The Esk Basin – a Triassic foreland basin within the northern New England Orogen. In: Flood, P.G., ed. Regional Geology, Tectonics and Metallogenesis, New England Orogen, NEO ’99, Dept of Earth Sciences, University of New England, Armidale, 275-284.
  7. Bruce, M.C., Niu, Y., &  Holcombe, R.J. 1999. Remnants of a Neoproterozoic oceanic basin in the Northern New England Orogen: Evidence for break-up of Rodinia? In: Flood, P.G., ed. Regional Geology, Tectonics and metallogenesis, New England Orogen, NEO ’99, Dept of Earth Sciences, University of New England, Armidale, 221.
  8. Holcombe,R.J. 1999. Strain Calculator, GhoshFlow: programs to calculate and model strain, shear, and vorticity parameters. The Specialist Group in Tectonics and Structural Geology Field Conference, Halls Gap, Victoria, Australia, M. Jessell (ed). Geological Society of Australia Abstracts Series 53, 108-109.[Read]
  9. 5. Little,T.A., Ilg,B.R,. & Holcombe,R.J. 1999. What do ductile fabrics in the alpine schist, new zealand, tell us about the kinematics of transpression in oblique continental collision zones? Abstracts, Geological Society of America, October, 1999, Denver, Colorado. [Abstract]
  10. Little,T.A. & Holcombe,R.J. 1999. Microstructural evolution and flow of rocks in a zone of active transpressional deformation near the Alpine Fault, New Zealand. The Specialist Group in Tectonics and Structural Geology Field Conference, Halls Gap, Victoria, Australia, M. Jessell (ed).Geological Society of Australia Abstracts Series 53, 151-152. [Read]
  11. Little,T.A. & Holcombe,R.J. 1998. Ductile Fabrics in Zones of Active Transpression: Mechanism of Uplift of the Alpine Schist, Central South Island, New Zealand. Fall Meeting Abstracts, San Francisco. Eos, Transactions, AGU 79 (45), p.F904.
  12. Bruce, M.C., Niu, Y., &  Holcombe, R.J. 1998. Remnants of a Neoproterozoic oceanic basin in the Northern New England Orogen: Evidence for break-up of Rodinia? 1998 Fall Meeting Abstracts, San Francisco. Eos, Transactions, AGU 79 (46): F945.
  13. Little,T.A. & Holcombe,R.J. 1998. Ductile fabrics in high grade Alpine Schist, Central Southern alps, New Zealand: What is their relationship to late Cenozoic processes of transpression and uplift. Geological Society of New Zealand Miscellaneous Publication (ISBN 0-908678-73-8), 101A, p.151.
  14. Holcombe,R.J. & Little,T.A. 1998. A sensitive vorticity gauge and its application to flow in the Alpine Schist near the Alpine Fault, New Zealand. Geological Association of Canada NUNA research conference "Evolution of structures in deforming rocks" Sept, 1998, Canmore, Alberta, Canada. [Read]
  15. Bruce, M.C., Niu, Y., Harbort, T.A., & Holcombe, R.J. 1998. Geochemistry and geochronology of the Marlborough Ophiolite: implications for the tectonic history of the northern New England Fold Belt. 14th Australian Geological convention, Townsville, July 1998. Geol.Soc.Aust. Abstracts, 49, p.58. [Read]
  16. Campbell, L.M.; Holcombe, R.J.; & Fielding, C.R. 1998. The internal structure and sedimentology of the Esk Trough, Southeast Queensland. 14th Australian Geological convention, Townsville, July 1998. Geol.Soc.Aust. Abstracts, 49, p.64. [Read]
  17. Harbort, T.A., Holcombe, R.J., Bruce, M.C., & Niu, Y. 1997.Orogen-oblique structure and oroclinal bending in the Northern New England Orogen, Eastern Australia. 1997 Fall Meeting of American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, 8-12 December 1997, 78(46): F639. [Read]
  18. Bruce, M.C., Harbort, T.A., Holcombe, R.J. & Niu, Y., 1997.Geochemistry, petrology and tectonic significance of the Marlborough Ophiolite, Northern New England Fold Belt, Eastern Australia. 1997 Fall Meeting of American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, 8-12 December 1997, 78(46): F719.
  19. Coughlin, T.J., Holcombe, R.J. 1966. Linked Orogen-Oblique Conjugate Fault Zones in the Argentine Andes and Implications for Evolving "Collisional" Models. American Geophysical Union, Abstracts, Fall Meeting, San Francisco. [Read]
  20. Stephens, C.J., Holcombe, R.J.., Fielding, C.R., and Gust, D.A. 1996. Teconic evolution of the eastern Gondwanaland margin during the Late Palaeozoic and Early Mesozoic. Mesozoic Geology of the Eastern Australia Plate Conference; Geol Soc Aust Abstr, 43, 517-518.
  21. Stephens, C.J., O'Connell, Holcombe, R.J., Fielding, C.R., Ewart, A., and Messenger, P. 1996. MORB in continental settings: the significance of the Permian Rookwood Volcanics to studies of the evolution of Eastern Australia. Abs to AGC Canberra, Feb, 1996.
  22. Fielding, C.R., Stephens, C.J., Kassan, J. & Holcombe, R.J., 1995. Revised palaeogeographic maps for the Bowen Basin, Central Queensland. In: Bowen Basin Symposium 1995, Proceedings (Ed. by I.L. Follington, J.W. Beeston & L.H. Hamilton), Geological Society of Australia, Brisbane, 7-15 (ISBN 0 909869 98 7).
  23. Coughlin, T.J. & Holcombe, R.J. 1995. The kinematic evolution and tectonic implications of major arc-oblique lineaments, in the northwest Argentine Andes. Geol Soc Aust Abstr, 40, 28.
  24. Harbort, T.A., Holcombe, R.J.., & Stephens,C.J. 1995. Structural GIS and computer applications in in structural geology. Geol Soc Aust Abstr, 40, 62.
  25. Holcombe, R.J.., Fielding, C.R., & Stephens,C.J. 1995. Tear fault termination of the fold-thrust belt in the Northern New England Orogen. Geol Soc Aust Abstr, 40, 72.
  26. Stephens, C.J., Holcombe, R.J. and Fielding, C.R. 1995 Ancient analogy for Andean upper crust - the Permo-Triassic northern New England Fold Belt, eastern Australia. IUGG 1995 General Assembly, Boulder, Colorado.
  27. Holcombe,R.J. 1994. Extensional tectonics in the Development of the North D'Aguilar Block. Queensland Exploration Potential 1994, Symposium Abstracts, 38.
  28. Stephens,S.J., Ewart, A., Fielding, C.R., Holcombe,R.J., and Schon, R.W. 1994. Location and timing of convergent margin volcanism during the Late Palaeozoic-Mesozoic evolution of Eastern Australia. Geol Soc Aust Abstr, 37, 417.
  29. Holcombe, R.J.., Stephens,C.J., Fielding, C.R. 1994. Tectonic evolution of the Central and Northern New England Fold Belt, Queensland. Geol Soc Aust Abstr, 37, 185-186.
  30. Holcombe, R.J. 1994. GEOrient - an integrated structural plotting package for MS-Windows. Geol Soc Aust Abstr, 36, 73-74.
  31. Sliwa,R., Holcombe,R.J.,& Little, T.A. 1994. Tectonostratigraphy of the central North D'Aguilar block, southeastern Queensland. Geol Soc Aust Abstr, 36, 148-149.
  32. Holcombe, R.J., Little, T.A, and Stephens, C.J. 1994. Blueschist assemblages controlled by fluid interaction with subduction-related shear zones. Geol Soc Aust Abstr, 36, 75-76.
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