Lyell Comstock Pb/Zn mine, Mount Lyell Mines, Queenstown district, West Coast municipality, Tasmania, Australia
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||42° 2' 15'' South , 145° 35' 31'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-42.0374528566, 145.591844711|
A non-operating mine working an exhalative galena-sphalerite-pyrite deposit in Cambrian schistose acid volcanic rocks associated with the Mt Lyell copper deposits.
15 valid minerals.
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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|Furongian - Series 3|
485.4 - 509 Ma
|felsic to intermediate volcanics 37497|
Age: Cambrian (485.4 - 509 Ma)
Comments: igneous felsic-intermediate volcanic; synthesis of multiple published descriptions
Lithology: Igneous felsic-intermediate 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). 
??Seccombe, P.K., Downes, P.M., Ashley, P.M., Brathwaite, R.L., Green, G.R., Murray, C.G., and Rubenach, M.J., 2005, Skarns of Southwest Pacific, in Meinert, L.D., Dipple, G.M., and Nicolescu, S., World skarn deposits, in Hedenquist, J.W., Thompson, J.H.F., Goldfarb, R.J., and Richards, J.P., eds., Economic Geology 100th Anniversary Volume: Littleton, Colorado, Society of Economic Geologists, p. 299-336, CD Supplemental Appendices, 13 p. with 6 tables.