|Resource||Iron ore - Hematite Fe2O3|
Southern Iron Pty Ltd (subject to deed of company arrangement)
|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.|
Download preset map showing location of tenement via the South Australian Resources Information Gateway (SARIG).
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.
|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.
Supplementary mining lease and miscellaneous purpose licence
|Documents and reports|
Program for environment protection and rehabilitation (PEPR)
Mining compliance reports
For more information, contact:
Mineral Resources Division
Department for Energy and Mining
Phone: 8429 2583