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Mawby, M.A. & Nye, P.B., 1942. The King Island scheelite mine, King Island, Tasmania. Record  1942/008. Department of Supply and Development: Geological Branch, Canberra.

Abstract

King Island is situated at the western end of Bass Strait. The scheelite deposits at Grassy were discovered by Mr. T. Farrell about 1913. A new Company - King Island Scheelite N.L. was formed and commenced operations during 1938 and results of their operations to the 31st October, 1941 show: [see record for complete table]. The present production (based on 1941 figures) is 30,000 tons of ore per annum from which 200 tons of scheelite concentrate is obtained. Geology, mining operations, milling practice, and recommendations for testing and development are discussed.
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