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LEAD Action News Volume 12 Number 3, May 2012, ISSN 1324-6011
Incorporating Lead Aware Times ( ISSN 1440-4966) and Lead Advisory Service News (ISSN 1440-0561)
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Pie Graph of Corporate Ownership of Australian Lead Reserves and Mines

Information provided by Dr Gavin Mudd, Institute for Sustainable Water Resources,Department of Civil Engineering, Monash University, Victoria, Australia. Pie-Graph created by Zac Gethin-Damon, Campaigner for the End of Australian Lead in Petrol, and Filip Szczepanski and Daniel Kim, Volunteers, The LEAD Group Inc., NSW, Australia.

Graph of Corporate Ownership of Australian Lead Reserves and Mines

Table of Corporate Ownership of Australian Lead Reserves and Mines in Pb (lead) tonnage order

Data table provided by Professor Gavin Mudd, Monash University

count 84 1,820 3.11 56,606
State Mine / Deposit Status Mt ore %Pb kt Pb Company
QLD Mt Isa (Open Cut) Deposit 312.6 3.1 9,570.4 Xstrata
NT McArthur River Operating 175.1 4.7 8,177.3 Xstrata
QLD Mt Isa-George Fisher North Operating 154.6 4.3 6,602.0 Xstrata
QLD Cannington Operating 72 6.5 4,680.0 BHP Billiton
QLD Mt Isa-George Fisher South (Hilton) Operating 71.5 5.9 4,184.0 Xstrata
WA Mulgul-Jillawarra (Abra) Deposit 107 3.49 3,739.0 Abra Mining
NT Brown's-Brown's East Care & Maint. 70.5 3.13 2,203.5 Compass Resources
WA Admiral Bay Deposit 72 2.9 2,088.0 Kagara Zinc
NSW Broken Hill Operating 23.702 7.3 1,730.2 Perilya
WA Magellan Operating 32.5 4.58 1,489.3 Ivernia
QLD Mt Isa-Black Star Operating 38.5 3.2 1,243.4 Xstrata
NSW Endeavour Operating 26.2 4.1 1,074.2 Toho Zinc
QLD Dugald River Deposit 53.0 1.9 983.0 MMG
QLD Lady Loretta Deposit 13.6 5.8 792.2 Xstrata
WA Sorby Hills Deposit 16.87 4.59 774.7 Kimberley Metals
TAS Rosebery-South Hercules Operating 17.9 3.8 685.2 MMG
WA Lennard Shelf Group Care & Maint. 16.64 3.89 647.4 Meridian Minerals
QLD Century-Century East Operating 37.0 1.5 561.9 MMG
NSW Rasp (Broken Hill) Development 5.477 9.9 542.2 Toho Zinc
NT Myrtle Deposit 43.6 0.94 411.3 Rox Resources
NSW Woodlawn Underground Deposit 10.1 4.0 404.0 TriAusMin
QLD Mt Isa-Handle Bar Hill Operating 9.8 3.1 301.1 Xstrata
TAS Hellyer Tailings Care & Maint. 9.5 2.8 266.0 Bass Metals
QLD Altia Deposit 5.78 3.96 228.9 Breakaway Resources
NSW Browns Reef Deposit 20.5 1.1 225.5 Comet Resources
NSW Wonawinta Deposit 21.9 0.97 212.4 Cobar Consolidated Resources
SA Menninnie Dam Deposit 7.7 2.6 200.2 Terramin Australia
WA O'Callaghans Deposit 78 0.25 195.0 Newcrest
QLD Mt Garnet Field Operating 18.249 1.03 188.6 Kagara Zinc
NT Explorer 108 Deposit 8.733 2.0 174.7 Westgold Resources
NSW Woodlawn Tailings Deposit 11.65 1.35 157.3 TriAusMin
NSW Bowdens Deposit 47.6 0.29 139.8 Silver Standard Resources
WA Trilogy Deposit 6.24 2.0 124.8 Tectonic Resources
NT Manbarrum Deposit 33.5 0.36 120.0 Kimberley Metals
QLD Silver King Deposit 0.7 15.1 105.7 MMG
QLD Walford Creek Deposit 6.5 1.6 104.0 Copper Strike
QLD Einasleigh Group (PbZnCu) Deposit 5.5 1.85 101.8 Copper Strike
WA Golden Grove Operating 36.6 0.26 95.3 MMG
TAS Que River-Fossey-Hellyer Operating 2.23 4.2 93.7 Bass Metals
NSW Lewis Ponds Deposit 6.6 1.4 92.4 TriAusMin
VIC Stockman Deposit 12.501 0.7 87.5 Jabiru Metals
NT Area 55 Deposit 12.2 0.56 68.3 Compass Resources
NSW Hera Deposit 2.18 2.8 61.0 YTC Resources
NSW Parkers Hill (Mineral Hill) Care & Maint. 3.0 1.97 59.1 Kimberley Metals
SA Angas Operating 2.35 2.47 58.1 Terramin Australia
WA Prairie Downs Deposit 2.98 1.59 37.92 Ivernia
WA Prairie Downs Deposit 2.98 1.59 9.48 Prairie Downs Metals
WA  Napier Range-Wagon Pass Deposit 0.59 8 47.2 Meridian Minerals
NSW Conrad-King Conrad-Greisen Deposit 3.13 1.26 39.5 Malachite Resources
WA Panorama-Sulphur Springs Deposit 19.3 0.2 38.6 Venturex Resources
NSW Belara Deposit 3.8 1.0 38.0 Ironbark Zinc
NSW Sunny Corner Deposit 1.5 2.1 31.5 Argent Minerals
NSW Kangiara Deposit 2.75 1.0 27.5 Paradigm Metals
WA Northampton-Mary Springs Deposit 0.394 6.44 25.4 Ethan Minerals
WA Mons Cupri Deposit 4.944 0.50 24.8 Venturex Resources
NT Iron Blow Deposit 3.175 0.76 24.1 Crocodile Gold
WA Salt Creek Deposit 1.832 1.20 22.1 Venturex Resources
WA Eastman Deposit 3.4 0.65 15.4 Magma Metals
WA Eastman Deposit 3.4 0.65 6.6 Navigator Resources
NSW Kempfield Deposit 4.62 0.43 19.9 Argent Minerals
WA Bentley Deposit 3.046 0.6 18.3 Jabiru Metals
WA Lennons Find Deposit 0.853 1.8 15.4 Jabiru Metals
WA Eastern Hills Deposit 0.607 2.4 14.6 Artemis Resources
QLD Nightflower-Digger Lode Deposit 0.216 4.91 10.6 Axiom Mining
NSW Henry George Deposit 1.29 0.8 10.3 Perilya
WA Panorama-Bernts Deposit 0.6 1.7 6.12 Toho Zinc
WA Panorama-Bernts Deposit 0.6 1.7 4.08 Sipa Resources
QLD Texas-Silver Spur Deposit 0.808 1.25 10.1 Alcyone Resources
NSW Webbs Deposit 1.23 0.79 9.7 Silver Mines
WA Emull-Lamboo Deposit 4.7 0.2 9.4 Northern Star Resources
SA Flinders Deposit 0.484 1.4 6.8 Perilya
WA Gossan Dam-Bonnie Rock Deposit 0.45 1.5 6.8 East Coast Minerals
NSW Peelwood North/South Deposit 0.895 0.73 6.5 Sultan Corp.
WA Jaguar Operating 0.823 0.7 5.8 Jabiru Metals
NSW Chakola-Harnett Central Deposit 1.22 0.4 4.9 Capital Mining
TAS Narrawa Deposit 0.209 1.32 2.8 Frontier Resources
NT Daly River Anomaly A Deposit 0.762 0.3 2.3 Troy Resources
WA Liberty-Indee (Evelyn) Deposit 0.657 0.34 2.2 Venturex Resources
WA Whim Creek Care & Maint. 1.026 0.20 2.1 Venturex Resources
WA Range Deposit 0.04 3.9 1.6 Onslow Minerals
NSW Stirling Vale Deposit 0.22 0.6 1.3 Perilya
WA Turtle/Copper Ridge Deposit 0.091 1 0.9 Onslow Minerals
QLD Tally Ho Deposit 0.733 0.09 0.7 Alcyone Resources
WA Mt Mulcahy Deposit 0.227 0.17 0.4 Black Raven Mining

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