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Olympic Dam Copper-Uranium Mine

Location
South Australia, Australia
Overview

Olympic Dam Mine is a large polymetallic underground mine located approximately 550 km north-northwest of Adelaide in South Australia, Australia.

Owned and operated by BHP Billiton since 2005, Olympic Dam Mine produces copper, uranium oxide, gold and silver.
 

 
Project Snapshot
Project Name
Olympic Dam Mine
Project Type
Mine
Stage/Status
Operating Mine
Commodity
CopperGoldSilverUranium
Commodity Group
Base Metals ● Energy Minerals
Mine Type
Underground Mine
Mining Method
Open Stoping
Owner
BHP
Ownership
BHP
 
Permit/Licence
SML1, SML2, SML3
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Location
Project Location
560 km north of Adelaide in South Australia, Australia
State/Province
South Australia
Country
Australia
Region
Oceania
Geology & Mining
Mining Region
Olympic Dam
Deposit Type
Iron Oxide Copper Gold (IOCG)