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Tenement information

M01 Mineral exploration licence applications (.pdf 231kb) Real-time updates

M02 Mineral exploration licence applications (.pdf 253kb) Real-time updates

M03 Mineral exploration licences - alphabetical index (.pdf 243kb) Real-time updates

M04 Mineral exploration licence holders in South Australia (.pdf 521kb) Real-time updates

M53 Mineral exploration release areas (ERAs) (.pdf 311.3kb) Updated weekly

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Mineral exploration (licences and regulation)

M05 Mineral exploration licences - General conditions, procedures and information (.pdf 1.5Mb)

M05 Chinese edition Mineral exploration licences - General conditions, procedures and information (.pdf 1.6Mb)

M06 Prospecting and mining for minerals (.pdf 1.4Mb) 

M21 Mineral exploration drillholes - General specifications for construction and backfilling (.pdf 1.0Mb)
This information sheet is currently being revised, however the information relating to the backfilling of drillholes is still relevant.

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Land access (including aboriginal heritage and native title, Woomera, landholder liaison)

M29 Aboriginal Heritage Act 1988 and Aboriginal Site Avoidance Guidelines (.pdf 328.2kb)

M31 Guidelines for proposed activities on Native Land Title - Part 9B of the Mining Act 1971 (.pdf 418.2kb)

M32 Mineral exploration and mining activities within the Woomera Prohibited Area (.pdf 2.0Mb) is being updated to reflect new requirements as outlined on the Woomera Prohibited Area Coordination Office website

M54 Landowner frequently asked questions about mineral exploration in South Australia (.pdf 5.7Mb)

M56 What you need to know if you are mining or residing in Mintabie (.pdf 1.6Mb)

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Environmental factors

M33 Statement of environmental objectives and environmental guidelines for mineral exploration activities in South Australia (.pdf 708.0kb)

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Operating mines and mining projects

M38 Operating mines and quarries of South Australia (.pdf 625.7kb) July 2014 edition

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Geology

M49 Geology of the Clare Valley (.pdf 890.0kb)

M51 Summary geology of South Australia (.pdf 7.6Mb)

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Gemstones and semi-precious stones (including opals)

M07 Prospecting and mining for opal within proclaimed precious stones fields (.pdf 2.8Mb)

M08 Prospecting and mining for opal outside proclaimed precious stones fields (.pdf 4.7Mb)

M10 Gem and semi-precious stones of South Australia (.pdf 4.6Mb)

M11 Diamond potential in South Australia (.pdf 701.8kb) 

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Commodities

M09 Gold deposits and fossicking areas in South Australia (.pdf 2.8Mb)

M16 Copper and copper-gold deposits in South Australia (.pdf 2.1Mb)

M16 Chinese edition  Copper and copper-gold deposits in South Australia (.pdf 2.2Mb)  

M19 Gold deposits in South Australia (.pdf 2.2Mb) 

M19 Chinese edition Gold deposits in South Australia (.pdf 2.3Mb) 

M20 Iron ore deposits in South Australia (.pdf 2.5Mb) 

M20 Chinese edition Iron ore deposits in South Australia (.pdf 2.6Mb)

M22 Lead-zinc-silver deposits in South Australia (.pdf 2.5Mb)

M22 Chinese edition Lead-zinc-silver deposits in South Australia (.pdf 960.1kb)

M23 Coal deposits in South Australia (.pdf 3.1Mb)

M23 Chinese edition Coal deposits in South Australia (.pdf 3.1Mb)

M28 Rare earth elements in South Australia (.pdf 2.2Mb)

M28 Chinese edition Rare earth elements in South Australia (.pdf 1.2Mb)

M50 Uranium in South Australia (.pdf 2.7Mb)

M50 Chinese edition Uranium in South Australia (.pdf 2.6Mb) 

M52 Construction materials in South Australia (.pdf 4.7Mb)

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Earthquakes and volcanoes

M13 Faults, earthquakes and house damage (.pdf 945.2kb)

M14 Volcanoes of the Mount Gambier area (.pdf 404.8kb)

M15 Earthquake recording in South Australia (.pdf 423.6kb)

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