Dundas mineral field, Zeehan district, West Coast municipality, Tasmania, Australia
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||41° 52' 32'' South , 145° 25' 48'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-41.87556,145.43000|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
A group of old silver lead workings, some now being worked for crocoite and other specimen minerals. The old township of Dundas has now disappeared.
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67 valid minerals. 5 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.
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443.8 - 485.4 Ma
|Paleozoic sedimentary rocks|
Age: Ordovician (443.8 - 485.4 Ma)
Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. 
|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).