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Quartz from
Fly-by-Night Creek, Gladstone district, Dorset municipality, Tasmania, Australia

Locality type:Creek
Classification
Species:Quartz
Formula:SiO2
Habit:Prismatic.
Colour:Mostly smoky, some amethyst.
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Significance:Classic locality for this mineral (see references.)
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:R Bottrill, unpub data; Bottrill, R.S. & Baker, W.E. (2008) A Catalogue of the Minerals of Tasmania. Bull. 73. Tasmanian Geological Survey
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Quartz data
Locality Data:Click here to view Fly-by-Night Creek, Gladstone district, Dorset municipality, Tasmania, Australia
Nearest other occurrences of Quartz
0.8km (0.5 miles) A Gladstone district, Dorset municipality, Tasmania, Australia
1.4km (0.9 miles) B Fly by night mine, Gladstone district, Dorset municipality, Tasmania, Australia
5.3km (3.3 miles) C Mount Cameron, Gladstone district, Dorset municipality, Tasmania, Australia
18.1km (11.3 miles) D Banca Mine, Winnaleah District, Dorset municipality, Tasmania, Australia
28.3km (17.6 miles) E Linton mine, Forester goldfield, Scottsdale district, Dorset municipality, Tasmania, Australia
29.8km (18.5 miles) F Anchor Mine, Lottah, Blue Tier district, Break O'Day municipality, Tasmania, Australia
32.0km (19.9 miles) G Southern Cross mine, Waterhouse goldfield, Scottsdale district, Dorset municipality, Tasmania, Australia
32.5km (20.2 miles) H Goulds Country, Blue Tier district, Break O'Day municipality, Tasmania, Australia
59.5km (36.9 miles) I Golden Gate Mine, Mathinna district, Break O'Day municipality, Tasmania, Australia
70.3km (43.7 miles) J Alpine mine, Mangana, Break O'Day municipality, Tasmania, Australia
73.1km (45.4 miles) K Mangana gold reef, Mangana, Break O'Day municipality, Tasmania, Australia
78.3km (48.6 miles) L Storeys Creek Mine, Rossarden district, Northern Midlands municipality, Tasmania, Australia
79.9km (49.7 miles) M Back Creek goldfield, Back Creek, George Town district, George Town municipality, Tasmania, Australia
80.5km (50.0 miles) N Vansittart Island, Furneaux Group, Flinders municipality, Tasmania, Australia
80.6km (50.1 miles) O Aberfoyle Mine (Aberfoyle Tin Mine; Rossarden Tin Mine), Rossarden district, Northern Midlands municipality, Tasmania, Australia
82.6km (51.3 miles) P Peaks of Flinders (Mt Strzelecki), Flinders Island, Furneaux Group, Flinders Municipality, Tasmania, Australia
86.6km (53.8 miles) Q Lefroy goldfield, Lefroy, George Town district, George Town municipality, Tasmania, Australia
88.4km (54.9 miles) R Rex Hill Mine (Mt Rex Mine), Rossarden district, Northern Midlands municipality, Tasmania, Australia
89.1km (55.4 miles) S Leona Mine, Avoca-Royal George district, Northern Midlands municipality, Tasmania, Australia
93.0km (57.8 miles) T Silicified Permian rock outcrops, St Pauls Valley, Avoca-Royal George district, Northern Midlands municipality, Tasmania, Australia
96.9km (60.2 miles) U Royal George Mine, Avoca-Royal George district, Northern Midlands municipality, Tasmania, Australia
102.2km (63.5 miles) V Salisbury gold field, Salisbury Hill (Blue Tier), Beaconsfield district, West Tamar municipality, Tasmania, Australia
103.0km (64.0 miles) W Beaconsfield Mine (Tasmania mine), Beaconsfield, Beaconsfield district, West Tamar municipality, Tasmania, Australia
103.1km (64.0 miles) X Tasmania Reef, Beaconsfield Mine (Tasmania mine), Beaconsfield, Beaconsfield district, West Tamar municipality, Tasmania, Australia
104.7km (65.1 miles) Y Carrick - Hadspen District, Meander Valley municipality, Tasmania, Australia
105.2km (65.4 miles) Z Bicheno, Glamorgan Spring Bay municipality, Tasmania, Australia
114.5km (71.1 miles) 0 Badger Head, Latrobe municipality, Tasmania, Australia
118.9km (73.9 miles) 1 Milton Estate, Swansea, Glamorgan Spring Bay municipality, Tasmania, Australia
122.2km (75.9 miles) 2 Killiecrankie Tin Mine (Killiecrankie Creek), Killiecrankie, Flinders Island, Furneaux Group, Flinders municipality, Tasmania, Australia
125.7km (78.1 miles) 3 Harford, Latrobe municipality, Tasmania, Australia
125.8km (78.1 miles) 4 Killiecrankie, Flinders Island, Furneaux Group, Flinders municipality, Tasmania, Australia
128.2km (79.6 miles) 5 Mt Killiecrankie, Killiecrankie, Flinders Island, Furneaux Group, Flinders municipality, Tasmania, Australia
144.0km (89.5 miles) 6 Lillico, Devonport district, Devonport City municipality, Tasmania, Australia
144.1km (89.5 miles) 7 Dog's Head Tier, Interlaken, Central Highlands municipality, Tasmania, Australia
152.1km (94.5 miles) 8 Little Swanport, Glamorgan Spring Bay municipality, Tasmania, Australia
160.5km (99.7 miles) 9 Neptune Silver Mine, Penguin, Central Coast municipality, Tasmania, Australia
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