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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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New Industrial, Precious and Semi-Precious Mineral Occurrence Map Published

MRT has recently published a new 1:500,000 Industrial, Precious and Semi-Precious Mineral Occurrences of Tasmania map. This map shows individual recorded occurrences of Industrial, Precious and Semi-Precious minerals throughout Tasmania, and complements the Mineral Deposit and Metallogeny of Tasmania map (released 2017) and the Alluvial Mineral Occurrences of Tasmania map (released 2018).
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New Geological Maps Released

MRT announces the release of four new geological maps covering northwest Tasmania as part of the current (2016-2020) Geoscience Initiative. Recent Geological Survey mapping has resulted in these new and updated geology maps now becoming available to download from our map catalogue.
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Publication of Alluvial Mineral Occurrences Map

MRT has recently published a new 1:500,000 Alluvial Mineral Occurrences of Tasmania Map. This map shows the individual recorded alluvial occurrences as well as mineral fields throughout Tasmania and complements the Mineral Deposit and Metallogeny of Tasmania map which was updated in 2017.
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