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Dundas mineral field, Zeehan district, West Coast municipality, Tasmania, Australia

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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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65 valid minerals. 5 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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Furongian - Series 3
485.4 - 509 Ma



ID: 919990
sediments 37519

Age: Cambrian (485.4 - 509 Ma)

Description: Marine sedimentary sequences, minor volcanics in places

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). [5]

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References

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- Lancaster, K., (1977) Crocoite and its increasing scarcity. The Mineralogical Record: 8: 24-26
- Bottrill, R.S., Williams, P., Dohnt, S., Sorrell, S. and Kemp, N.R. (2006). Crocoite and associated minerals from Dundas and other locations in Tasmania. Australian Journal of Mineralogy. 12, 59-90

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