|Resource||Iron ore - Hematite Fe2O3|
Southern Iron Pty Ltd, a 100% owned subsidiary of Arrium Mining (purchased from WPG Resources Ltd in 2011)
|Status||Care and Maintenance|
Open cut iron ore mine; following extraction ore will be placed on a run of mine pad for storage prior to being trucked via a specifically designed haul road to a rail/loop siding approximately 0.5 km north of the existing Wirrida siding on the Adelaide to Darwin rail line.
|Location||90 km southeast of Coober Pedy - good access provided by the Stuart Highway and the Wirrida siding on the Adelaide to Darwin railway line 80 km to the west.|
The Peculiar Knob Operation consists of mineral lease ML 6314, extractive mineral lease EML 6366 and an application for a mineral lease (MC 4367) and an application for a miscellaneous purpose licence.
Download preset map showing location of tenement via the South Australian Resources Information Gateway (SARIG).
|The deposit||Located in the Mount Woods Inlier of the Gawler Craton in the younger (Paleoproterozoic) of two iron-rich sequences in the Craton.|
|Resource estimates and production statistics|
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 (PDF, updated regularly).
An application for a miscellaneous purposes licence (MPL) for the construction of water supply infrastructure required to service the accommodation village at the mine has been submitted.
|Documents and reports|
Program for environment protection and rehabilitation (PEPR)
Mining compliance reports
Supplementary mining lease and miscellaneous purpose licence
For more information, contact:
Phone: +61 8 8463 3000
Phone: + 61 8 8463 3484