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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.

TwitterFor technical information about the minerals industry in South Australia follow @PACE2020 twitter account.


News and recently added

Dr Paul Heithersay's presentation at the SACOME lunch: 2014 - a pivotal year

Dr Ted Tyne's presentation at PDAC: Copper and uranium IOCG mineral systems of
the Gawler Craton, South Australia

MESA Journal volume 69 available for download

Dr Ted Tyne's presentation to Mines and Money London - South Australia: World class investment destination in mineral and energy resources

News release: New geoscientific data to help unlock Gawler Craton, Marree exploration potential

Dr Steve Hill's presentation to the South Australian Exploration and Mining Conference

News release: 12 project proposals for Adelaide's ICT in Mining and Energy hub

New exploration release areas available for exploration licence applications

Agenda for Strathalbyn Community Consultative Committee meeting 21 November 2013

Dr Paul Heithersay's presentation to Mines and Money, Melbourne available for download: South Australian Resources: the one stop shop for investment

Approved program for environment protection and rehabilitation (PEPR) for IronClad Mining's Wilcherry Hill Iron Project can be accessed via this website

Features and forthcoming events

PACE Frontiers workshop

Members of the local mineral exploration industry are invited to participate in a workshop on Friday 28 March to provide input into future pre-competitive geoscience initiatives in South Australia.
More about the workshop

New report released:
Mineral exploration in South Australia 2012-13

exploration_2012-13This report provides commodity highlights and achievements of the exploration industry in South Australia for 2012-13.

It provides:

  • mineral resources and production for major mines and developing projects by commodity
  • detailed company exploration data releases outlining successful discovery of a diverse range of mineral commodities
  • comprehensive statistical analysis of mineral exploration expenditure in South Australia
  • an overview of the opportunities for investors.

Download Mineral Exploration in South Australia 2012-13

DMITRE Minerals website review - help us meet your needs

Minerals website review surveyThe Mineral Resources Division is redeveloping the website and your comments and suggestions for improvement are welcome. Please complete a brief survey (it should take about 10-15 minutes) to let us know more about the type of information you would like to access from this website.

Open the survey

2014 Premier's community excellence awards in mining and energy

These awards recognise the contributions by minerals, energy resources, extractive industries and associated services sectors in delivering community and social benefits. Applications are now invited for awards for excellence in social inclusion, excellence in supporting communities, environmental excellence, and excellence in leadership - women in resources.

More about the awards and application forms

New reminder service for mineral exploration licence holders

DMITRE will now send a courtesy email reminder to nominated tenement holders of upcoming exploration licence expiry and reporting requirements. 

More about the email reminder service 

MESA Journal...


Download MESA Journal volume 69...the flagship publication of DMITRE's Mineral Resources and Energy Resources Divisions.

Volume 69 has recently been released

More about volume 69 contents and MESA Journal back issues

Download the recently released MESA Journal volume 69 (.pdf 16.7MB)

2020 major data releases now available on SARIG

Gawler Craton (Woomera Prohibited Area) gravity survey
New pre-competitive dataset for explorers targeting Olympic Dam style iron oxide copper gold (IOCG) mineralisation within the Gawler Craton
South Atlas of Geoscience and Mineral Exploration Data - Woomera Prohibited Area within the Gawler Craton
Extensive range of open file spatial mapping and exploration data including land access and administration, geology, geophysics, drillholes, remote sensing and historical exploration
Marree Magnetic and Radiometric Survey
New, high quality magnetic and radiometric geophysical data that can be directly integrated with company data libraries

More about the data releases

Free smartphone app: South Australia Mining

South Australia Mining application

Designed for investors this free app highlights real-time investment opportunities within the state's mineral and energy resources sector.

Available as a free download on Apple iPhones, iPads and IPad minis through the App Store and on Android smartphones and tablets through Google Play.

More information and downloads

Australia China Minerals Investment Summit (ACMIS)
29 September to 2 October 2014, Adelaide Convention Centre

Australia China Minerals Investment ConferenceMore about ACMIS