1362.6 - Regional Statistics, Tasmania, 2005  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 29/08/2003   
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Tasmanian mining operations are mainly concentrated in the Mersey-Lyell and Northern Regions of the state. Both metallic minerals and non-metallic minerals, including fuel minerals, are produced.

Tasmania's most significant known metallic and non-metallic resources are:

  • metallic minerals - base metals (copper, lead, zinc, nickel and tin), gold and iron ore
  • non-metallic (excluding fuel) minerals - clay and limestone.

The state's significant known energy resources are:
  • fuel minerals - coal


This section contains the following subsection :
        Greater Hobart-Southern Region
        Northern Region
        Mersey-Lyell Region

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