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Mineral resources information

Australia’s unique geology has paved the way for over 300 operating mining projects and many more exploration projects. Currently, Australia has the world’s largest resources of gold, iron ore, lead, rutile, tantalum, uranium, zinc and zircon and the second largest resources of bauxite, brown coal, cobalt, copper, ilmenite, lithium, nickel, and tungsten.

On this page you will find information on Australia’s diverse range of mineral resources, mineral projects, resource development strategies and investment opportunities.

Geoscience Australia

New South Wales

Northern Territory


South Australia


Western Australia