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Dolcoath Hill Quarry (Moina Quarry), Moina - Middlesex District, Kentish municipality, Tasmania, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 41° 29' 35'' South , 146° 5' 30'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -41.49332,146.09176
GeoHash:G#: r0xguqkgb
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


Small roadmetal quarry in sandstone with narrow tin-topaz-tungsten veins.
Relatively good topaz crystals (colourless to pale yellowish) and white to smokey quartz occur in clay pockets. Some good cassiterite crystals occur also.
Located about 200 m W of the All Nations mine and less than 2 kilometers southeast of the Shephard and Murphy mines.


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6 valid minerals.

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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Ordovician
443.8 - 485.4 Ma



ID: 3186041
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Ordovician (443.8 - 485.4 Ma)

Lithology: Limestone,sandstone,slate,quartzite,conglomerate

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Early Ordovician - Guzhangian
470 - 500.5 Ma



ID: 697232
Denison Group and correlates

Age: Paleozoic (470 - 500.5 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Denison Group

Description: Marine to non-marine quartzose conglomerate-sandstone-siltstone sequences

Comments: sedimentary siliciclastic; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Sedimentary siliciclastic

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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License



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