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The Minerals site provides South Australian geoscientific and mining information for the minerals industry, teachers and students, community groups and the general public.

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Features and forthcoming events

Free HyLoggerTM workshop

Friday 10 April, Adelaide
Prior to SAREIC, the South Australian Resources and Energy Conference

Core from BHP Billiton's Wirrda Well will be used for demonstration

More about the workshop and registration form 


Premier's Community Excellence Awards in Mining and Energy

...recognising excellence in the delivery of community and social benefits by the minerals, energy resources, extractive industries and associated services sectors.

More about the awards  

MESA Journal volume 74

MESA journal vol.73...the flagship publication of the Department of State Development's Mineral Resources and Energy Resources Divisions

Download MESA Journal back issues

Revised fees under the Mining Act 1971 and amendments to the Mining Regulations 2011

From 18 December 2014 amendments to the Mining Regulations 2011 come into effect

More information

New 3D geological model - Eastern Gawler IOCG/Woomera Prohibited Area

Provides background data to help visualise and interpret new data to assess IOCG mineral prospectivity in the Eastern Gawler Craton

View the model and download data

PACE Frontiers 2015 mineral systems drilling program - region and collaborating companies announced

The program provides exploration companies with the of DET CRC technology/data including AutoSondeTM and Lab-at-Rig®, allowing collection of multiple streams of data at the rig allowing for real-time decision making and potential for follow-up during the drill program

News release: Northern Eyre Peninsula selected for real-time trial

More informatio about the mineral systems drilling program

Olympic Dam HyLoggerTM data release

BHP Billiton has provided drill core representing an effective 14 km cross section of the Olympic Dam copper-gold-uranium deposit. Images and key mineralogy of these cores are now available online.

More information - view data

New gravity data released for Musgrave Province - free download

This major package of geoscientific data and associated maps provides a greatly enhanced dataset for targeting mineral deposits in the eastern Musgrave Region.

Download the data and associated report