Hobart’s library of rocks holds crucial value to the future of Tasmania’s mineral landscape.

02nd Feb 2021

The Mornington Core library on Tasmania’s eastern shore has geology samples that are more than a century old. It has given the ability for mine operators to gather insights on the geology of particular regions without extreme costs.

Mineral Resources Australia is looking to upgrade its current facilities to make it easier for stakeholders to have access to samples. Samples are also being used by PHD students at the University of Tasmania analysing core samples to find if they possibly contain cobalt.

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