South Australia hosts a diverse commodity base resulting from a wide variety of ore deposit styles and geological terranes

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South Australia is a globally important producer of copper, uranium and zircon, and is stepping up production of iron ore.

The state also produces zinc, lead, silver, industrial minerals (including salt, silica sand and gypsum) and extractive materials (including dimension stone and opal).

Metallic minerals

Energy minerals

Industrial minerals

Extractive minerals

Gemstones