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Tasmania Mining History Catalog

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Tasmania Mining History Catalog

While some of these individual items do not qualify as strictly Mining History as in the other Mining History catalogs on this website, they do represent the some of the early mining activity of Tasmania.  These items are priced individually unlike the West Australian set of publications which is sold as a set.


Geological Survey of Tasmania Bulletins:

B 10 / Ward, L. K. / THE MOUNT BALFOUR MINING FIELD, Hobart, 1911, afb, 165 pages, 9 plates (8 in a separate afb), - 5 -, $ 175

B 11 / Twelvetrees, W. H. / THE TASMANITE SHALE FIELDS OF THE MERSEY DISTRICT, Hobart, 1911, afb, 123 pages, 2 photomicrographs, 10 plates (one bound in, other 9 in pocket), - 5 -, $ 45

B 12 / Ward, L. K. / THE X RIVER TIN FIELD, Hobart, 1911, pb, 28 pages, 2 plates, - 5 -, $ 48

B 14 / Twelvetrees, W. H. / THE MIDDLESEX AND MOUNT CLAUDE MINING FIELD, Hobart, 1913, 131 pages, afb, 7 plates (in separate afb), - 5 -, $ 175

B 15 / Waterhouse, L. L. / THE STANLEY RIVER TIN FIELD, Hobart, 1914, afb, 207 pages, 7 photographs, 6 plates (5 plates in a separate afb), - 5 -, $ 150

B 16 / Hills, L. / THE JUKES - DARWIN MINING FIELD, Hobart, 1914, afb, 146 pages, 9 plates (6 in a separate afb), - 5 -, $ 165

B 17 / Twelvetrees, W. H. / THE BALD HILL OSMIRIDIUM FIELD, Hobart, 1914, pb, 41 pages, 4 plates, - 5 -, $ 25

B 18 / Hills, L. / GEOLOGICAL RECONNAISSANCE OF THE COUNTRY BETWEEN CAPE SORELL AND POINT HIBBS, Hobart, 1914, afb, 23 pages, 2 plates ( 1 as frontispiece, other in pocket), - 5 -, $ 36

B 20 / Twelvetrees, W. H. / THE CATAMARAN AND STRATHBLANE COAL FIELDS and COAL AND LIMESTONE AT IDA BAY, Hobart, 1915, afb, 61 pages, 16 plates (5 in pocket), - 5 -, $ 35

B 21 / Waterhouse, L. L. / THE SOUTH HEEMSKIRK TIN FIELD, Hobart, 1916, afb, 453 pages, 3 appendices, 28 mining locations described, 7 plates (6 in pocket), 22 photos (1 in pocket), - 5 -, $ 215

B 24 / Twelvetrees, W. H. / RECONNAISSANCE OF THE COUNTRY BETWEEN RECHERCHE BAY AND NEW RIVER, SOUTHERN TASMANIA, Hobart, 1915, afb, 38 pages, 5 plates (4 in pocket), the frontispiece photograph plate was not included in the original document as indicated, - 5 -, $ 38

B 25 / Twelvetrees, W. H. / THE GLADSTONE MINERAL DISTRICT, Hobart, 1916, afb, 58 pages, 2 plates (one bound in , other in pocket), - 5 -, $ 100

B 26 / Conder, H. / THE TIN FIELD OF NORTH DUNDAS, Hobart, 1918, 96 pages, afb, 4 plates, 2 photographs, - 5 -, $ 100

B 27 / Twelvetrees, W. H. / THE BANGOR MINERAL DISTRICT, Hobart, 1918, afb, 17 pages, 2 plates, - 5 -, $ 45

B 28 / THE NORTH PIEMAN AND HUSKISSON AND STERLING VALLEY MINING FIELDS, Hobart, 1918, afb, 129 pages, 8 plates, 5 photographs, - 5 -, $ 150

B 29 / Reid, A. M. / THE MINING FIELDS OF MOINA, MT. CLAUDE, AND LORINNA, Hobart, 1919, afb, 180 pages, 8 plates, - 5 -, $ 100

B 30 / THE MOUNT PELION MINERAL DISTRICT, Hobart, 1919, 80 pages, 4 plates (one in pocket), 5 photos, - 5 -, $ 20

B 32 / Reid, A. M. / OSMIRIDIUM IN TASMANIA, Hobart, 1921, afb, 126 pages, 10 plates, 12 photos, - 5 -, $ 49


Geological Survey of Tasmania Reports:

R 1 / Dun, W. S. / MARINE FOSSILS FROM THE TASMANITE SPORE BEDS OF THE MERSEY RIVER, Hobart, 1913, pb, 9 pages, 2 plates, - 5 -, $ 15

R 2 / Ward, L. K. / THE SILVER-LEAD LODES OF THE WARATAH DISTRICT, Hobart, 1911, pb, 14 pages, 2 plates, - 5 -, $ 85

R 9 / Bessell, L. H. / CATALOGUE OF THE MINERALS OF TASMANIA, Dundas, 1970, pb, 110 pages, 12 plates, - 1 -, $ 20


Geological Survey of Tasmania Water Supply Papers:

WSP 1 / Nye, P. B. / THE UNDERGROUND WATER RESOURCES OF THE MIDLANDS, Hobart, 1921, pb, 139 pages, 14 tables, 7 plates, - 5 -, $ 40

WSP 2 / Nye, P. B. / THE UNDERGROUND WATER RESOURCES OF THE JERICHO - RICHMOND - BRIDGEWATER AREA, Hobart, 1922, afb, 94 pages, 12 tables, 5 plates, - 5 -, $ 40


Geological Survey of Tasmania Mineral Resources:

MR 1, Part II / Hills, L. / TUNGSTEN AND MOLYBDENUM, Part II. Middlesex and Mt Claude Districts, 1916, pb, 17 pages, 1 plate (in pocket), - 5 -, $ 10

MR 1, Part III / Waterhouse, N. E. / TUNGSTEN AND MOLYBDENUM, Part III. King Island, Hobart, 1916, afb, 49 pages, 2 plates, 2 figs., - 5 -, $ 75

MR 2 / Twelvetrees, W. H. / CEMENT MATERIALS AT FLOWERY GULLY, Hobart, 1917, afb, 18 pages, 1 map, - 5 -, $ 10

MR 3 / Twelvetrees, W. H. / PHOSPHATE DEPOSITS IN TASMANIA, Hobart, 1917, afb, 7 pages, 1 map, - 5 -, $ 10

MR 4 / Lewis, N. E. / ASBESTOS AT ANDERSON’S CREEK, Hobart, 1917, afb, 26 pages, 2 plates (one in text, other in pocket), - 5 -, $ 52

MR 5 / Twelvetrees, W. H. / A DEPOSIT OF OCHRE NEAR MOWBRAY, Hobart, 1917, afb, 12 pages, 2 plates, - 5 -, $ 10

MR 6 / Twelvetrees, W. H. / THE IRON ORE DEPOSITS OF TASMANIA, Hobart, 1919, afb, 116 pages, 9 plates, brittle pages, some page edges have been repaired and stabilized with filmoplast archival tape, - 5 -, $ 40


Miscellaneous Tasmanian Publications:

Caine, N. / THE BLOCKFIELDS OF NORTHEASTERN TASMANIA, Canberra, 1968, pb, 127 pages, 28 figs., - 2 -, $ 25




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