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Mt Cleveland Mine, Luina, Heazlewood district, Waratah-Wynyard municipality, Tasmania, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 41° 28' 34'' South , 145° 23' 13'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -41.47611,145.38694
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


A former underground Sn-Cu-Bi mine in north western Tasmania, closed in 1986.

Tin occurs in F-rich veins and skarns. It has produced some of Australia's best fluorite and vivianite specimens and some rare fluorides.

Mineral List


54 valid minerals. 2 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Series 2 - Neoproterozoic
509 - 1000 Ma



ID: 692810
Luina Group

Age: Neoproterozoic to Cambrian (509 - 1000 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Luina Group

Description: massive, locally pillowed, spilitic, tholeiitic basalt, interbedded tuff, volcaniclastic wacke, mudstone, chert; grey and purple shale, fine-grained tuff, limestone, chert, greywacke, basalt; micaceous quartzose lithicwacke, interbedded siltst/mudst,

Comments: argillaceous detrital sediment; igneous mafic volcanic; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Argillaceous detrital sediment; igneous mafic volcanic

Reference: Raymond, O.L., Liu, S., Gallagher, R., Zhang, W., Highet, L.M. Surface Geology of Australia 1:1 million scale dataset 2012 edition. Commonwealth of Australia (Geoscience Australia). [5]

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References

Hall, P. J. (1990) Minerals of the Mount Cleveland Mine, Luina, Tasmania, Australian Mineralogist: 5(3).

Bottrill R.S.; Baker W.E. (2008), A Catalogue of The Minerals of Tasmania, Bulletin Geological Survey, Tasmania 73.

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