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Summary of major operating and approved mines and quarries

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Company released resource estimates and production statistics for South Australia's major operating and approved mines are summarised in South Australia's major operating/approved mines: resources estimates and production statistics

Major operating and approved minesCommodityCompanyLocationStatus
Angas Zinc Mine Zinc (Zn), Lead (Pb), Silver (Ag), Gold (Au), Copper (Cu) Terramin Australia Ltd 2 km from Strathalbyn, 60 km SE of Adelaide Care and maintenance
Beltana: Flinders Zinc Project Zinc (Zn) Perilya Ltd 520 km N of Adelaide in the Flinders Ranges Care and maintenance
Beverley and Beverley North Mines Uranium (U3O8) Heathgate Resources Pty Ltd Far north of South Australia about 35 km NE from Lake Frome, 300 km NE of Port Augusta Operating
Cairn Hill  Magnetite (Fe3O4), Copper (Cu), Gold (Au) Cu-River Mining Australia Pty Limited 55 km SE of Coober Pedy Care and maintenance
Campoona Graphite ProjectGraphitePirie Resources Pty Ltd (a wholly owned subsidiary of Archer Exploration Ltd)15 km north of Cleve on Eyre PeninsulaMining lease granted
CarrapateenaCopper (Cu), Gold (Au), Silver (Ag)OZ Minerals Carrapateena Pty Ltd and OZM Carrapateena (Pty Ltd) (collectively referred to as OZ Minerals)Approximately 160 km north of Port Augusta and approximately 62 km east of WoomeraUnder construction
Central Eyre Iron Project (CEIP) Magnetite (Fe3O4) Iron Road Ltd Warramboo area, approximately 25 km SE of Wudinna Mining lease granted
Challenger Gold (Au) WPG Resources Ltd
(Under administration) 
750 km NW of Adelaide, 150 km SW of Coober Pedy Care and maintenance
Four Mile Uranium Mine Uranium (U3O8) Quasar Resources Pty Ltd 550 km north of Adelaide, east of the northern Flinders Ranges Operating
Hillside Copper (Cu), Gold (Au) Rex Minerals Pty Ltd 12 km south of Ardrossan, Yorke Peninsula Mining lease granted
Honeymoon Uranium (U3O8) Boss Resources Limited North of Olary Care and maintenance
Jacinth-Ambrosia Mineral Sand Project

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Heavy mineral (HM) sands Iluka Resources Ltd Approximately 200 km northwest of Ceduna Operating


Copper (Cu), Gold (Au), Silver (Ag) Hillgrove Resources Limited 55 km SE of Adelaide Operating; currently open cut
Kookaburra Gully Graphite Project Graphite Australian Graphite Pty Limited (AGL)
(A subsidiary of  Lincoln Minerals)
Koppio Hills, 15 km west of Tumby Bay, Eyre Peninsula Mining lease granted, PEPR pending
Leigh Creek Coal Alinta Energy Services Ltd  Leigh Creek, 261 km N of Port Augusta Rehabilitation
Middleback Ranges Iron ore -
Hematite (Fe2O3), Magnetite (Fe3O4)   
OneSteel Manufacturing Pty Ltd (part of the SIMEC Mining Group) Middleback Ranges, north eastern Eyre Peninsula Operating; open cut
Mindarie Heavy mineral (HM) sands Murray Zircon Pty Ltd 150 km east of Adelaide, Murray Mallee region Care and maintenance
Olympic Dam Copper (Cu), Uranium (U3O8), Gold (Au), Silver (Ag) BHP 560 km north of Adelaide Operating; underground
Peculiar Knob Hematite (Fe2O3) Southern Iron Pty Ltd (subject to deed of company arrangement) 90 km SE of Coober Pedy Care and maintenance
Portia Gold (Au) Benagerie Gold Pty Ltd - a wholly owned subsidiary of Havilah Resources Ltd Approximately 80 km W of Broken Hill; 85 km north of Barrier Highway and transcontinental railway Care and maintenance
Prominent Hill (Ankata and Malu) Copper (Cu), Gold (Au), Silver (Ag) OZ Minerals 130 km NW of Olympic Dam, 130 km SE of Coober Pedy Operating; underground (Ankata) and open cut (Malu)
Siviour Graphite ProjectGraphiteAusmin Development Pty Ltd - (a subsidiary of Renascor Resources Ltd)Verran area, eastern Eyre Peninsula, approximately 12 km west of Arno BayMining lease granted
Tarcoola Gold Gold (Au), Silver (Ag) Tarcoola Gold Pty Ltd
(A subsidiary of WPG Resources, under administration) 
416 km north northwest of Port Augusta and 3 km west of Tarcoola Care and maintenance
Uley Graphite Project Graphite Quantum Graphite Operations Ltd
(now under administration) 
South Eyre Peninsula, approximately 23 km W and SW from Port Lincoln Care and maintenance
White Dam Gold (Au) Exco Resources Ltd 80 km W of Broken Hill, about 15 km north of the Barrier Highway Operating
Wilgerup Hematite (Fe2O3) Centrex Metals Ltd 30 km SE of Lock, central Eyre Peninsula ML granted and PEPR approved

Major construction material sites

Bluff Road Quarry Quartzite, siltstone and dolomite SC Heinrich & Co Pty Ltd Hallett area, approximately 30 im northwest of Burra Mining lease granted, PEPR pending
Golden Grove Extractive Industries Zone Sand, shale and clay

Hallett Brick Pty Ltd

Rocla Pty Ltd

CSR Building Products Ltd

Golden Grove Operating; open cut
Kanmantoo Bluestone Quarry Meta-silt stone Hanson Construction Materials Pty Ltd Kanmantoo area Operating; open cut

Linwood Quarry

Limestone Boral Resources (SA) Pty Ltd 15 km south-west of Adelaide CBD

Operating; open cut

Linwood Quarry Eastern Extension Project - Submissions invited on Mining proposal

Penrice Mine Chemical grade limestone Adelaide Brighton Cement Ltd Angaston Operating; open cut
Sellicks Hill Quarry Limestone and shale Southern Quarries Pty Ltd Sellicks Hill area Operating; open cut