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Mount Carbine Mine, Mount Carbine, Mareeba Shire, Queensland, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 16° 31' 19'' South , 145° 7' 38'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -16.52185,145.12731


An opencut tungsten mine owned by Queensland Wolfram Pty., Ltd. Produces 1,500 tons/year W concentrates.

Note: Mount Carbine was previously shown under Tablelands Region when Mareeba Shire was amalgamated with three other shires (Atherton, Eacham and Herberton) to form the Tablelands Region in 2008.

Mareeba Shire de-amalgamated from the Tablelands Region with effect from 1 January 2014. Accordingly Mount Carbine should now be shown as being in Mareeba Shire.

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10 valid minerals.

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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Holocene
0 - 0.0117 Ma
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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References

Mining Annual Review (1985): 369.

Werner, A.B.T., Sinclair, W.D., and Amey, E.B. (1998): International Strategic Mineral Issues Summary Report - Tungsten. US Geological Survey Circular 930-O.

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