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Western Tharsis deposit, Mount Lyell Mines, Queenstown district, West Coast municipality, Tasmania, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 42° 3' 3'' South , 145° 34' 47'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -42.05073,145.57983
GeoHash:G#: r0x8b8zuz
Locality type:Deposit
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


An important and large ore deposit in the Mt Lyell copper field, but not currently working.



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Corbett, K. D. & Quilty, P. G. & Calver, Clive R. & Pongratz, June. (2014). Geological evolution of Tasmania. Sydney, NSW : Geological Society of Australia (Tasmanian Division)
Huston D.L.& Kamprad, J. 2001 Zonation of alteration facies at Western Tharsis: implications for the genesis of Cu-Au deposits, Mt Lyell field, western Tasmania. Econ. Geol. 96, 1133-1148
D.L. Huston & J. Kamprad (2000): The Western Tharsis deposit: A 'high sulphidation' Cu-Au deposit in the Mt Lyell field, of possible Ordovician age. AGSO Research Newsletter May 2000, no. 32

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