Murrays Reward mine, Balfour, Balfour-Temma district, Circular Head municipality, Tasmania, Australia
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|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||41° 15' 55'' South , 144° 54' 23'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-41.265235146, 144.906320572|
An abandoned old underground copper mine, mostly worked pre-WW1. The ore occurs as massive chalcopyrite and pyrite in a fault zone in siltstones.
It was reopened briefly by open cut in the 1980's.
10 valid minerals.
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Taheri, J., and Bottrill, R. S., 2004, Nature and Origins of copper and other mineralisation in the Balfour-Interview River area, NW Tasmania. Mineral Resources Tasmania, Record 2003/18