Mt Cleveland Mine, Luina, Heazlewood district, Waratah-Wynyard municipality, Tasmania, Australia
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||41° 28' 33'' South , 145° 23' 12'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-41.47611,145.38694|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
A former underground Sn-Cu-Bi mine in north western Tasmania, closed in 1986.
Tin occurs in F-rich veins and skarns. It has produced some of Australia's best fluorite and vivianite specimens and some rare fluorides.
54 valid minerals. 2 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.
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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|Series 2 - Neoproterozoic|
509 - 1000 Ma
Stratigraphic Name: Luina Group
Description: massive, locally pillowed, spilitic, tholeiitic basalt, interbedded tuff, volcaniclastic wacke, mudstone, chert; grey and purple shale, fine-grained tuff, limestone, chert, greywacke, basalt; micaceous quartzose lithicwacke, interbedded siltst/mudst,
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).