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Mining and resource project information

South Australia's major mines and resource projects

Landsat image showing location of:

  • major operating and approved mines and producing basins
  • mines under care and maintenance
  • developing mineral, petroleum and geothermal projects
  • gas facilities
  • successful gas and oil wells
  • geothermal wells
  • petroleum pipelines
  • ports and proposed ports

Download South Australia's major mines and resource projects (December 2017; PDF 8.0 MB)

Major mines and mineral projects layers are available via SARIG (click All Map Layers and search projects)


South Australia major mines

TMI image showing:

  • operation status of major mines
  • production as at November 2017
  • gas facilities
  • petroleum pipelines

Download South Australia major mines (November 2017; PDF 2.1 MB)

Major mines layer is available via SARIG (click All Map Layers and search projects)


South Australia mineral projects

1VD image showing:

  • operation status of mineral projects
  • production as at November 2017
  • mineral commodities
  • petroleum pipelines

Download South Australia mineral projects (November 2017; PDF 2.6 MB)

Mineral projects layer is available via SARIG (click All Map Layers and search projects)


Selected South Australian resources

Surface geology over DTM showing location by commodity of:

  • selected South Australian operating and approved mines and quarries
  • selected mineral deposits and prospects
  • oil and gas fields
  • geothermal projects

Download Selected South Australian resources (October 2016; PDF 5.9 MB)


South Australia major exploration models

Map showing location of:

  • major operating and approved mines
  • mines under care and maintenance
  • developing mineral, petroleum and geothermal projects
  • geological province boundaries
  • basin boundaries
  • commodity occurrences

Download South Australia major exploration models (November 2017; PDF 2.9 MB)


South Australia mineral exploration licence summary

Map showing mineral exploration licence monthly activity. Includes:

  • current, granted and expired exploration licences
  • current exploration licence applications
  • current exploration release areas
  • exploration licence statistics
  • reserved land

Download South Australia mineral exploration licence summary (updated monthly; PDF 340 KB)

Download previous mineral exploration licence activity reports by year


Palaeodrainage and Cenozoic coastal barriers of South Australia (2nd edition)

Simplified geological map showing:

  • palaeodrainage layers
  • Jurassic and younger basins
  • pre-Jurassic geology
  • selected mineral occurrences and deposits

Download Palaeodrainage and Cenozoic coastal barriers of South Australia (August 2012; PDF 26.4 MB)

Palaeodrainage systems map layers are available via SARIG (click All Map Layers and search palaeodrainage)


South Australian iron ore occurrences

Surface geology map showing:

  • iron ore related exploration licences
  • ironstone outcrop
  • total magnetic intensity contours

Download South Australian iron ore occurrences (November 2006; PDF 2.8 MB)

Access the South Australian commodity resource, exploration and production dashboard via SARIG

Iron ore map layers are available via SARIG (click All Map Layers and search iron)

Read more about iron ore


South Australian copper occurrences

Surface geology map showing:

  • occurrence type and economic significance
  • mineralisation type

Download South Australian copper occurrences (November 2011; PDF 1.9 MB)

Access the South Australian commodity resource, exploration and production dashboard via SARIG

Copper map layers are available via SARIG (click All Map Layers and search copper)

Read more about copper


South Australian gold occurrences

Surface geology map showing:

  • occurrence type and economic significance
  • mineralisation type
  • goldfield regions

Download South Australian gold occurrences (November 2011; PDF 2.0 MB)

Access the South Australian commodity resource, exploration and production dashboard via SARIG

Gold map layers are available via SARIG (click All Map Layers and search gold)

Read more about gold


South Australian uranium occurrences (revised 7th edition)

Surface geology map showing:

  • uranium mineral systems
  • mineralisation style
  • other commodities

Download South Australian uranium occurrences (May 2015; PDF 2.4 MB)

Access the South Australian commodity resource, exploration and production dashboard via SARIG

Uranium map layers are available via SARIG (click All Map Layers and search uranium)

Read more about uranium

For more information, contact:

Resource Information Centre Customer Services
Level 7, 101 Grenfell Street
Adelaide, South Australia 5000

Phone: +61 8 8463 3000
Facsimile: +61 8 8463 6518
resources.customerservices@sa.gov.au