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Cygnet district, Huon-Channel region, Huon Valley municipality, Tasmania, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 43° 9' 39'' South , 147° 4' 35'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -43.1609073398, 147.076405296

This district is notable for a Cretaceous alkaline intrusive complex, with numerous syenite intrusions and sanidine porphyry dykes, some containing feldspathoids, garnet, scapolite and various uncommon minerals. There is also some associated gold mineralisation, locally with Pb+/-Cu+/-Mo .

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Bottrill, R. (1998) Minerals of the Cygnet District. Mineralogical Society of Tasmania Newsletter, No. 25, 12.

Taheri, J., and Bottrill, R. S., 1998, Porphyry and Sedimentary-hosted Gold Deposits near Cygnet: New Styles of Gold Mineralisation in Tasmania: Unpub Rept, Mineral Resources Tasmania. 1999/1

Bottrill, R.S., Everard, J.L. and Taheri, J., 2014. Cretaceous Igneous Rocks. In: Corbett, K.D., Quilty, P.G. and Calver, C.R. (editors), Section 10.3. Geological Evolution of Tasmania. Geological Society of Australia Special Publication 24, Geological Society of Australia (Tasmania Division), 453–463.

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