Producer in New South Wales, Australia with commodities Zinc, Lead, Silver

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10073047
MRDS ID W018853
Record type Site
Current site name Elura

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: 145.83199, -31.32962 (WGS84)
Relative position 45 KM NORTH OF COBAR
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Geographic areas

Country State
Australia New South Wales

Comments on the location information



Commodity Importance
Zinc Primary
Lead Primary
Silver Primary

Analytical data

Result RESERVES GRADE 8.6% ZN, 5.6% PB, 135 G/MT AG

Nearby scientific data

(1) 145.83199, -31.32962

Ore body information

  • Depth to bottom 500M

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Large
Significant No
Discovery method Ore-Mineral In Place

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner Electrolytic Zinc

Reserves and resources

  • Type In-situ
    Estimate year 1976
    Total resources 27,000,000,000mt ore
    Commodity Subtype Grade units Group Importance Year
    Zinc Zn 8.6 wt-pct Zinc Major 1976
    Lead Pb 5.6 wt-pct Lead Major 1976
    Silver Ag 135 g/mt Silver Major 1976

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS W018853

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    STAFF, 1976, MINING ACTIVITY DIGEST 2-12-76 P. 1

  • Reserve-Resource

    MINING JOURNAL 12-3-76 P. 441

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-JUL-1976 Schruben, Paul G. U.S. Geological Survey