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ANDAMOOKA

Opal was discovered in the Andamooka area in 1930 and it is still mined there today by small operators who still strike it lucky from time to time.

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ANGAS

Located in Angas SA, mining Zinc, Lead, Gold, Copper, (Silver)

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ANGASTON

The current cement works at Angaston near Adelaide in South Australia was officially opened in December 1952 replacing the old raw mill at Marino.

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BEVERLEY

The Beverley uranium mine in the Northern Flinders Ranges of South Australia is one of the most advanced and biggest ISR (in situ recovery) mines in the world.

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BIRKENHEAD

The Adelaide Brighton Birkenhead cement works new mill in South Australia has been completed with capacity increased by 750,000 tonnes of cement annually.

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CAIRN HILL

The Cairn Hill, iron, copper and gold mine, 55 kilometres from Coober Pedy in South Australia, commenced production in December 2010.

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CHALLENGER

The Challenger gold mine in outback western South Australia has become one of the most productive gold mines in Australia.

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COOBER PEDY

Coober Pedy is unique. It is the largest opal mining area in the entire world yet there is not one major mining company that dominates production.

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COWELL

After ten years of struggle Gemstone Corporation of Australia finally signed a contract with Malaysian company Selangor for the supply of Cowell jade.

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EUCLA BASIN

The Eucla Basin Jacinth Ambrosia mineral sands mine in South Australia that is owned by Iluka Resources has the worlds largest assemblage of Zircon.

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FOUR MILE URANIUM

The Four Mile uranium mine is South Australia's Flinders Ranges is the fourth uranium mine to be developed in South Australia and the fifth is Australia.

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HONEYMOON

The Honeymoon uranium mine in S.A. is owned by Unanium One Holding NV, a subsidiary of ARMZ which is fully owned by Russian State owned enterprise, Rosatom.

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IRON KNOB

The historic Iron Knob mine near Whyhalla in South Australia is to be restarted under the ownership of Arrium Mining with BCG winning the mining contract.

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LAKE MACDONNELL

The Lake Macdonnel mine in South Australia, is the largest Gypsum mine presently operating in Australia having a 500 million tonnes resource.

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LEIGH CREEK

The Leigh Creek coalfield operated by Alinta Energy produces over 2.5 million tonnes of black coal a year supplying 40 percent of South Australian electricity

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MIDDLEBACK RANGE

The Middleback Range iron ore open cut mine in South Australia, that is owned by Arrium Limited, produces haematite and magnetite ore for steel production.

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MINTABIE

The Mintabie opal field in within the town of Mintabie in South Australia, 40 kilometres from Maria in the Pitjantjara Lands in the state's far north.

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MOUNTAIN OF LIGHT

Mountain of Light copper mine in South Australia remains on care and maintenance while evaluations are conducted regarding its economic future.

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OLARY CREEK

Olary Creek, a part of the Area C Iron Sands Project being developed in the Olary Region of S.A. could become a significant iron sand mining project.

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OLYMPIC DAM

Although Olympic Dam at Roxby Downs in South Australia is widely known for its production of uranium it is also a large copper, gold and silver mine.

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ORAPARINNA

The Oraparinna barite mine in the Flinders Ranges of South Australia that commenced operation in 1940 is owned by global minerals company Sibelco.

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PECULIAR KNOB

The Southern Iron hemitite mine at Peculiar Knob, 90 kilometres south east of Coober Pedy in South Australia, produces 3.3 million tonnes annually.

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PORT SPENCER

The Port Spencer multi user deep water port development in South Australia's Eyre Peninsula will use new transhipment technology to reduce start up costs.

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PROMINENT HILL

Prominent Hill in South Australia produces some of the highest grade copper concentrate in the world. It is sought after by smelters in Europe and Asia.

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TARCOOLA

The Tarcoola Goldfield, that is part of the Gawler Ranges Volcanics in South Australia, is located three kilometres from the town of Tarcoola.

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TUNKILLIA

The Tunkillia gold deposit in South Australia was discovered in the 1990's by Helix Resources Limited, one of the first such discoveries in the region.

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ULEY

The Uley graphite mine in South Australia is once again producing graphite from its world class deposit after lying idle for the last 20 years.

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WHITE DAM

The White Dam gold mine in South Australia is a new mine with an expected short life unless aggressive exploration sees it staying around longer.

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WILCHERRY HILL

The Wilcherry Hill magnetite mine in South Australia is expected to export around one million tonnes of iron ore in its first year of production.

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WILGERUP

The South Australian government has given approval for Centrex Metals to develop the Wilgerup iron ore mine on the Eyre Peninsula.

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WILLIAMSTOWN

The Williamstown kaolin deposit in the Mount Lofty Ranges of South Australia, 40 kilometres from Adelaide, is now owned by Unimin Australia Limited.

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