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Mining and resource project information

204066-003Mines-and-Development_ProjectsthumbMajor mines and resource projects

South Australia's major mines and resource projects (.pdf 506.7kb)
Updated January 2014

Chinese edition: South Australia's major mines and resource projects (.pdf 595.6kb)
Updated January 2014

Digital terrain map showing location of: operating mines; mines under construction; approved mining leases; mineral development projects; gas, oil and geothermal wells; petroleum pipelines; gas facilities; ports and proposed ports

table showing major mines in SA (thumbnail)Major operating and approved mines

Resource estimates and production statistics for South Australian major operating and approved mines
This table is updated on a regular basis 

Table listing total resource, ore reserve, contained commodity and annual production

table showing major mines in SA (thumbnail)Mineral development projects

Resource estimates and production statistics for South Australian mineral development projects
This table is updated on a regular basis

Table listing total resource, ore reserve, estimated contained commodity and proposed annual production

Mineral Exploration in South Australia 2011-2012Mineral exploration in South Australia 2011-2012 (.pdf 26.2Mb)

Summary of the highlights and achievements of the exploration industry in South Australia for 2011-12, including detailed company exploration data releases and comprehensive statisitical analysis of mineral exploration expenditure

Resource and commodity information

SA resources mapSouth Australia's resources map (2.7Mb)

November 2013

Downloadable SA Resources Map: location and resource for operating mines and developing projects

Palaeochannels mapPalaeodrainage and Cenozoic coastal barriers of South Australia

Revised August 2012
Map showing palaeochannels, palaeocoastal barrier facies and strandlines for interpreted time intervals, selected mineral occurrences and deposits

Download the palaeodrainage map (.pdf 25.8Mb)

A palaeodrainage spatial map layer is available in SARIG (the South Australian Resource Information Geoserver)
Open SARIG)

More information about SARIG (includes help files)

Uranium

Downloadable map: South Australian uranium occurrences map (.pdf 1.58Mb)

Information sheet: Includes overview of operating uranium mines and development projects and the geological environment

Iron ore

Downloadable map: South Australian iron ore occurrences (.pdf)

Download preset map in SARIG: Iron ore mines and deposits in South Australia - hover over the deposit for more information about the deposit

Information sheet: Includes overview of operating iron ore mines and development projects and the geological environment

Copper

Downloadable map: Copper occurrences in South Australia (.pdf)

Information sheet: Includes overview of operating copper mines and development projects and the geological environment

Gold

Downloadable map: Gold occurrences in South Australia (.pdf)

Information sheet: Includes overview of operating gold mines and development projects and the geological environment

Lead-zinc-silver

Information sheet: Includes overview of operating lead, zinc and silver mines and development projects and the geological environment

Rare earth elements

Information sheet: Includes overview of rare earth elements deposits and prospects

Coal

Information sheet: Includes overview of coal deposits including geological environment

Construction materials

Downloadable map: Construction materials and commodity information in South Australia (.pdf 1.4Mb)

Information sheet: Includes overview of types of construction materials and where found