Linton mine, Forester goldfield, Scottsdale district, Dorset municipality, Tasmania, Australia
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||41° 2' 57'' South , 147° 41' 9'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-41.04935,147.68597|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
An old abandoned goldfeld, with several underground workings on small gold-quartz lodes in Mathinna group sandstones.
8 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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|Early Devonian - Early Ordovician|
393.3 - 485.4 Ma
Age: Paleozoic (393.3 - 485.4 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Mathinna Supergroup
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).