Citation

Mawby, M.A. & Nye, P.B., 1942. The Storey's Creek mine, Storey's Creek, Tasmania. Record  1942/011. Department of Supply and Development: Geological Branch, Canberra.

Abstract

The Storey's Creek mine is situated about 14 miles by road in a northerly direction from Avoca. Avoca is connected with the State railway system. The lodes contain both wolfram and cassiterite and the mine is at present being worked by Storey's Creek Tin Mining Co. The lodes were discovered at least as early as the eighties and were worked for tin ore. The wolfram content did not become marketable until about 1900. The mine was taken over by a local tribute party and worked successfully until about 1937. Since then the working has been conducted by The Storey's Creek Tin Mining Co. N.L. The production during the past 10 years has been as follows: [see record for table].
Google map showing geographic bounding box with values North bound -41.6 East bound 147.8 West bound 147.7 South bound -41.7
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1942

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