Cygnet district, Huon-Channel region, Huon Valley municipality, Tasmania, Australia
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||43° 9' 39'' South , 147° 4' 35'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-43.16091,147.07641|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
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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201.3 - 252.17 Ma
|Mesozoic sedimentary rocks|
Age: Triassic (201.3 - 252.17 Ma)
Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. 
|Permian - Pennsylvanian|
252.17 - 323.2 Ma
|Lower Parmeener Supergroup|
Age: Paleozoic (252.17 - 323.2 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Lower Parmeener Supergroup
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).