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January geological map and book sale

The Department of State Development is offering up to 80% discount off a wide range of selected geological, geophysical and historical books and maps.

Sale items include:

More information about publications and maps that have been published by the Mineral and Energy Resources Divisions can be found in the Online shop.

Contact the Resource Information Centre for a list of sale items:
Phone: +61 8 8463 3000
Email: resources.customerservices@sa.gov.au or annette.treleaven@sa.gov.au


Mineral and energy resources digital library

All open file publications including report books and company reports can be accessed via the South Australian Resources Information Geoserver (SARIG)

Geoscience library

The Geoscience library provides access to technical publications, journals and geological references on South Australia

To purchase or obtain publications:

  • Books
    Historic discovery and natural history books, handbooks, field guides
  • Bulletins
    Geological and geochronological reviews, resource reviews
  • Explanatory notes
    Notes for geological maps
  • Explorer's guide
    DVD including reviews of South Australian geology, mines, mineral deposits and prospects, information on licensing, regulations and land access
  • Information sheets
    Earth Resources Information Sheets including information about requirements for exploration and mining, resource information and tenement information
  • Maps
    Geological, geophysical, historical, cultural and special series maps
  • Mineral identification kit 
    High quality mineral specimens, identification tools and laboratory book with educational activities
  • Palaeodrainage and tertiary coastal barriers of South Australia
    Map and data sets available
  • Regulatory guidelines
    Guidelines prepared by the Department of State Development to assist with preparation of documents to help comply with relevant legislation and regulatory approval processes
  • Report books
    Technical, geoscientific and statistical reports
  • Reports of investigations
    Technical accounts of geological investigations
  • Soils information
    Soil resources of South Australia, Adelaide metropolitan soils data, results of geomechanical and soil test investigations
  • Special publications
    Information about South Australia's mining heritage