Weld River, Moorina, Blue Tier district, Break O'Day municipality, Tasmania, Australia
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||41° 7' 58'' South , 147° 52' 34'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-41.13290,147.87615|
The gravels of this small river contain relatively abundant sapphire, zircon, topaz, chrysoberyl, spinel and cassiterite. There is a public fossicking area there, east of the Frome road.
6 valid minerals.
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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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|Late Devonian - Middle Devonian|
358.9 - 393.3 Ma
Age: Devonian (358.9 - 393.3 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Poimena Granite
Comments: igneous felsic intrusive; synthesis of multiple published descriptions
Lithology: Igneous felsic intrusive
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).