Maestries Mine, Comet Maestries mine, Dundas mineral field, Zeehan district, West Coast municipality, Tasmania, Australia
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||41° 52' 41'' South , 145° 26' 46'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-41.87812,145.44635|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
An abandoned silver-lead mine near Dundas, that produced abundant white straw cerussite rather than the crocoite and yellow cerussite typical of other Dundas mines.
An abandoned silver-lead mine near Dundas, that was later amalgamated with the Comet mine.
6 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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541 - 1000 Ma
|Oonah Formation and correlates|
Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Oonah Formation and correlates
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).