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Publication of Savage River 1:25,000 Geological Map

This latest sheet of the Digital Geological Atlas 1:25 000 series, released in November 2019, covers 200 square kilometres of highly prospective ground in northwest Tasmania. As well as the world-class Savage River iron ore deposits, the area contains more than 70 historical workings or active prospects for diverse commodities including copper, gold, silver-lead-zinc, nickel, tin, tungsten,...
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Sand Prospectivity Maps Released

Sand is an essential component in the manufacture of concrete and other pavement materials used in the building and construction industries, and may also be used in foundries and for glass making. Mineral Resources Tasmania recently completed a study into Tasmania's sand prospectivity. The resulting report: Sand Prospectivity and Confidence Map for Tasmaina, outlines the method used to define...
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New Tasmanian Digital Elevation Model

A beta version Digital Elevation Model (DEM) has been constructed for Tasmania by MRT geoscientists Dr Claire Kain and Colin Mazengarb, including the most recent LiDAR imagery captured during the 2018-19 flying season. With nearly 60% of the state now covered by LiDAR, the new dataset provides an increasingly clear view of the landscape that has many applications.
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MRT News - October Issue

The October 2019 issue of MRT News is out now, containing information about licence application EL8/2019 - Gordon Dam, a new digital elevation model for Tasmania, and exploration reports recently made open file.
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Thirty-Four Reports Moved to Open File

Mineral Resources Tasmania keeps exploration and mining records closed file (confidential) for a peiod of time defined under the Mineral Resources Development Act, 1995 (MRDA). Once that period expires (the MRDA specifies different conditions depending on the type of record) reports, data and other records then become open file and are made available to the public. See below for a list of...
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