Hecla Mine, North Dundas, Zeehan district, West Coast municipality, Tasmania, Australia
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||41° 50' 45'' South , 145° 27' 25'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-41.84599,145.45713|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
An abandoned old polymetallic mine.
Operational Status Abandoned
Locality Great Northern Creek, Rawlinson Falls
Host Rock Ages Cambrian Series 3
Mineralisation Ages Devonian
Form Stratiform, Vein (single, sheet, saddle)
Rock Type conglomerate, siltstone, lithicwacke,
Commodities Copper, Arsenic, Bismuth, Silver, Nickel
Gangue Arsenopyrite, Pyrite, Quartz, Siderite
Commodity ListThis is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.
9 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
Age: Cambrian (485.4 - 509 Ma)
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).