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.
Google map showing geographic bounding box with values North bound -39.9 East bound 144.2 West bound 143.9 South bound -40.2
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Commonwealth of Australia (Geoscience Australia)

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Date (publication)

1942-01-01T00:00:00

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Topic Category

geoscientificInformation

GA Catalogue Number

10004 Product http://www.ga.gov.au/metadata-gateway/metadata/record/10004/

Keywords

GA Publication
Record
mineral deposits
mineral exploration
mining
resource assessment
geology
economic geology
AU-TAS
Geology

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English

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North bound
-39.9
East bound
144.2
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143.9
South bound
-40.2

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Organisation Name
Commonwealth of Australia (Geoscience Australia)
City
Canberra
Administrative Area
ACT
Postal Code
2601
Country
Australia
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Commonwealth of Australia (Geoscience Australia)
City
Canberra
Administrative Area
ACT
Postal Code
2601
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Australia
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