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Bischoff Extended (West Bischoff; Wheal Bischoff), Waratah, Waratah district, Waratah-Wynyard municipality, Tasmania, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 41° 25' 47'' South , 145° 30' 52'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -41.429792708, 145.514388084

Abandoned Mine West of Mt Bischoff. An adit worked a Tin and Tungsten-rich Quartz vein in Devonian microgranite, worked in the late 1880's.

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Bottrill, R.S. and Baker, W.E., 2008. Catalogue of Minerals of Tasmania. Mineral Resources Tasmania. Tas. Geol. Survey Bulletin 73

D.I. Groves, E. L. Martin, H. Murchie and H. K. Wellington, 1973. A Century of Tin Mining at Mount Bischoff, 1871-1971. Geol. Survey Tas. Bull. 54.

Reid, A.M. 1923: The Mount Bischoff Tin Field, Geol. Survey Tas. Bull. 34

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