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Grieves Siding prospect, Zeehan mineral field, Zeehan district, West Coast municipality, Tasmania, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 41° 59' 41'' South , 145° 22' 0'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -41.99483,145.36684
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate

A Pb-Zn prospect presently under intensive exploration. Galena and sphalerite are disseminated in Gordon limestone and peat, with some unusual minerals, atypical of the Zeehan field. At the foot of the Professor Range, (Grieves Siding), about 15km S of Zeehan.

Mineral List

23 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Mineralization age: Phanerozoic : 541 ± 1.0 Ma to 0 Ma

Important note: This table is based only on rock and mineral ages recorded below and is not necessarily a complete representation of the geochronology, but does give an indication of possible mineralization events relevant to this locality. As more age information is added this table may expand in the future. A break in the table simply indicates a lack of data entered here, not necessarily a break in the geologic sequence. Grey background entries are from different, related, localities.

Geologic TimeRocks, Minerals and Events
ⓘ PeatQuaternary
(0 - 2.588 Ma)
ⓘ GalenaQuaternary
(0 - 2.588 Ma)
ⓘ SphaleriteQuaternary
(0 - 2.588 Ma)
ⓘ BaileychloreQuaternary
(0 - 2.588 Ma)
ⓘ PlumbojarositeQuaternary
(0 - 2.588 Ma)
ⓘ MagnetiteQuaternary
(0 - 2.588 Ma)
ⓘ PyriteQuaternary
(0 - 2.588 Ma)
ⓘ GunningiteQuaternary
(0 - 2.588 Ma)
ⓘ KaoliniteQuaternary
(0 - 2.588 Ma)
ⓘ SulphurQuaternary
(0 - 2.588 Ma)
ⓘ GypsumQuaternary
(0 - 2.588 Ma)
   Late Ordovician
ⓘ Dolostone (youngest age)Late Ordovician
   Middle Ordovician
ⓘ Dolostone (oldest age)Middle Ordovician
(443.8 - 470.0 Ma)
   Early Ordovician
ⓘ SandstoneEarly Ordovician
(470.0 - 485.4 Ma)
ⓘ ConglomerateCambrian
(485.4 - 541 Ma)

Regional Geology

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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0 - 0.0117 Ma

ID: 697300
alluvium 38485

Age: Anthropocene (0 - 0.0117 Ma)

Description: Channel and flood plain alluvium; gravel, sand, silt, clay; may be locally calcreted

Comments: regolith; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Regolith

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). [5]

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Awid-Pascual, R., Kamenetsky, V. S., Goemann, K., Allen, N., Noble, T. L., Lottermoser, B. G., & Rodemann, T. (2015). The evolution of authigenic Zn–Pb–Fe-bearing phases in the Grieves Siding peat, western Tasmania. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 170(2), 1-16.

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