Queensland's significant mineral mines, advanced mineral ...

With exploration success critical to the sector's sustainability, ... • Metallica Minerals Ltd – Mineral sands deposit and a bauxite deposit at Urquhart Point with potential for production in 2017. • interesting new drill intersections (Table 2 and Figures 2 and 3). Red River Resources Ltd – Thalanga is estimated to commence

Valuation of Mineral Exploration Properties

Valuation of mineral properties at the exploration stage is an area where both valuators and users of valuations need to understand the challenges and uncertainties involved. Sorting the wheat from the chaff can be challenging for non-technical readers of such valuation reports.

Heavy mineral sands exploration, Bremer Bay | EPA Western ...

The applicants propose, upon grant of the tenement, to undertake a phased exploration programme for heavy mineral sands following the indications of mineral sands on prospecting licence 70/444 and their possible extension into the exploration licence application area. PL 70/444 is now subject to an application for a mining lease (ML 70/620).

Mining & Exploration – Regius

Regius Resources is currently exploring the gold, graphite and heavy mineral sands potential of Mozambique. Their up and coming graphite project is situated in the Cabo Delgado Province of Northern Mozambique. The heavy mineral sands project is situated near the famous Corridor Sands, heavy mineral deposit in the Xai-Xai District of Southern Mozambique.

Projects | Sheffield Resources Limited - Exploration Company

Sheffield Resources is a mineral sands-focused company currently developing and exploring its owned Thunderbird deposit, one of the world’s largest, undeveloped zircon rich mineral sands deposits located in geopolitically stable northern Western Australia

mineral sand exploration methods

Mineral Sands Exploration Techniques Mineral Sands Mining Mineral Sands Processing Uses of Mineral Sands Products Radioactivity Australia is a major producer of mineral sands containing titanium minerals and zircon A valuable by-product of this is monazite containing thorium which is radioactive Monazite is a minor constituent of many...

Mining and Exploration Companies

Bemax is one of Australia's premier mineral sands miners. Bemax's mining and mineral separation operations are located in two significant mineral sands provinces in Australia namely, the Murray Basin and south west Western Australia. ... New Guinea Gold is a gold development and mineral exploration company working exclusively in Papua New ...

About Mineral Sands | WIM Resource Pty Limited WIM

Field-Based Exploration. Typically, for mineral sands exploration drill targets are best defined through a review of previous air core drilling in the EL combined with a review of geophysics. The first stage of drilling often involves roadside air core drilling to depths of less than 50-60m to help test the proposed area of interest.

Mineral Sands and Rare Earths Exploration Program

Goschen Project, a mineral sands and rare earth minerals project, that is located primarily on Retention Licence RL6806, south of Swan Hill. Why is VHM exploring in northwest Victoria? It can take years of exploration and research to fully understand the occurrence and viability of mineral sands and rare earth minerals.

Mineralogy and Metallurgy | British Columbia | PMC Ltd

PMC Ltd is a Mineral Service Laboratory providing mineralogy and metallurgy data across the spectrum of mining activities from Exploration, Mineral Processing and GeoMetallurgy. With expertise and an approach that is pragmatic and solutions-based, we are able to provide consulting and technical mineralogical services, whether applied in troubleshooting, routine …

About Mineral Sands | WIM Resource Pty Limited WIM

Geology & Exploration in the Murray Basin Why the Murray Basin? The Murray Basin () is an intracratonic sedimentary basin of Cainozoic age (66Ma – present) that extends across 300,000km 2 of New South Wales, Victoria, and South Australia. The upper sequences of the , principally the Loxton-Parilla Sands (LPS), are known to contain economic accumulations of …

Heavy Minerals - energymining.sa.gov.au

The Early Pliocene Loxton Sand and overlying Parilla Sand formations have been the target of mineral sand exploration in the Murray Basin. During the 1980s one of the world's largest accumulations of heavy minerals was delineated by drilling in the basin near Horsham in Western Victoria ( Murray Basin strandlines ).

Aruma raises exploration cash

Junior Aruma Resources will raise A$3.1-million through a share placement to sophisticated and professional investors, to fund drilling and exploration work at the Mt Deans lithium project, as ...

Heavy mineral sands - Industry sectors

Exploration. The Murray Basin of NSW is a world-class heavy mineral sands province. The area awaits further exploration and development. Advanced exploration. Broken Hill Prospecting Limited has commenced a maiden drilling programme at two heavy mineral sands projects in western NSW. The company will target two known heavy mineral sands ...

Exploration for offshore heavy mineral sands by Grupo ...

EXPLORATION FOR OFFSHORE HEAVY MINERAL SANDS 165 drains a 257 438 km2 basin, which occupies a major portion of the Colombian Andes. It is the largest fluvial system in Colombia and originates from headwaters in the Andean

APPLICATION OF HIGH RESOLUTION REFLECTION ... - …

fully used to aid in the exploration and development of surface mineable oil sands (Rozenberg et. al., 1985). It is only more recently that high resolution reflection seismic methods have been applied. This paper presents typical results from a high resolution seismic survey which was included as part of the mine and tailings siting studies during

Land Exploration & Drilling - Ginn Mineral Technology

Mineral Exploration, Drilling, and Core Testing Services. Mineral Resources is your innovative resource for mineral prospecting, drilling, land exploration and land management.Our services include the exploration, drilling and testing of valuable fall-line minerals such as kaolin clay, silica sand, heavy mineral sands, bauxite, limestone, mineral waste sites, and other subterranean …

Mineral Sands Process Development

Figure 1. Typical Flowsheet for Mineral Sands test-work program. * pyrite extraction Liberation and Comminution ALS Metallurgy offers a comprehensive range of equipment to liberate the valuable minerals. Depending on the degree of liberation, the lab scale and pilot scale scrubbers (including ISO Style) could be used to process

Vast Mineral Sands (Pty) Ltd

Vast Mineral Sands is a progressive heavy mineral exploration company. Focus Area Vast Mineral Sands is focused on the West Coast of South Africa, particularly the Namaqualand coastal region. Exploration Reconnaissance sampling done covering large parts of the target areas. Experience

Projects | Strandline Resources Limited

The Exploration Target is an estimate of potential heavy mineral sands tonnage where there has been insufficient exploration for Mineral Resource Estimation. The Company has now defined an Exploration Target of 78 to 156Mt at 3% to 4.5% THM.

Geological and Exploration Models of Beach Placer Deposits ...

Heavy mineral (HM) deposits associated with sediments in basins and paleovalleys are known in many places around the world. HM sands have two main deposit styles: (paleo-)shoreline/marine placers commonly associated with beach (including barrier and aeolian coastal dune) or shallow offshore deposits, and fluvial/alluvial (e.g., gold and diamond) …

Titan Heavy Mineral Sand - Hyperion Metals

The Titan Project covers a large area of titanium and zircon prospective heavy mineral sands ("HMS") properties in Tennessee, U.S. The Project is located in an area which saw significant historic exploration from 1960 – 1990 by DuPont, BHP and others, and included over 200 drill holes and a bulk sample mining operation.

Mineral Sands - Groundradar

The calculation of resource volumes for large mineral sands deposits is the process of systematically compiling all known data in order to define the volume of ore contained and its intrinsic economic value. Traditionally, this process has been highly speculative in nature, as the layer thickness between even closely-spaced boreholes can be highly variable. The […]

Mineral Sands | British Columbia | PMC Ltd

Routine exploration of mineral sands typically produces many thousands of samples. Geologists require both rapid and low cost techniques that can be used cost effectively on a more routine basis. PMC gives you the option to use TIMA / QEMSCAN technology or our own THMScan technology. The TIMA / QEMSCAN is an industry standard analytical method ...

Geophysical exploration for heavy-mineral sands near ...

Exploration by Southern Titanium NL for heavy-mineral sands in the western Murray Basin commenced in 1998, by drill testing the Mindarie A and C strandlines. These were originally discovered by a drilling program conducted in 1987 by Aberfoyle Resources. Following the success of aeromagnetics in the

INDEPENDENT TECHNICAL REPORT - SEC.gov

Photo 15 Example of a mineral sands operation, Australia. Photo 16 Dual cutter suction mineral sands operation, Australia. Photo 17 Mineral sands operation. 5. Angkor Wat Minerals Exploration Projects. Independent Report by Earth Worx Geological Services Ltd . March 2009. INDEPENDENT TECHNICAL REPORT. For. ANKOR WAT MINERALS LTD. On

MINERAL SANDS EXPLORATION IN EAST GIPPSLAND

MINERAL SANDS EXPLORATION IN EAST GIPPSLAND 1. Iluka Resources Limited (Iluka) has applied for an exploration licence to allow it to conduct exploration drilling in areas north and east of Bairnsdale, including in the Sarsfield, Nowa Nowa and Wairewa localities (see figures below). The total area over which exploration tenure is sought is more than

Heavy Mineral Sands | Bruker

Heavy mineral sands continuing rutile, ilmenite, zircon, monazite, and xenotime are sources for pigments, titanium feedstock, glazes, industrial additives, rare earth elements, and abrasives. Learn how Bruker can bring innovative workflow …

Company Profile - Leading heavy minerals producers

EAST MINERALS is successfully developing and operating greenfield and brownfield mineral sands exploration projects in South-East Asia and Africa (Vietnam, Myanmar, Laos, Mozambique, Guinea-Bissau).

Methods for valuating early-stage mineral projects - CSA ...

The intrinsic value of an exploration asset is therefore based on the exploration potential. One measure of the exploration potential is the cost that can be justified to spend on exploration. In addition, the value of mineral assets is subjected to vary over time depending on events on neighboring projects, market interest, commodity prices, etc.