Northern Territory Government

Fossicking in the Northern Territory

Central Mine

Central Harts Range Map PDF (130.1 KB)

Discoveries

  • muscovite
  • rose quartz
  • smoky quartz
  • clear quartz
  • graphic pegmatite

The mine is situated in amphibolite rock from which some good specimens of hornblende can be obtained. Rose quartz, smoky quartz and clear quartz, some of which may be suitable for cutting, can be found on the slopes below the mine. Muscovite and samples of graphic pegmatite are plentiful.