Australian Mines Atlas

The Australian Atlas of Mineral Resources, Mines, and Processing Centres

Interactive Mapping

Create a map showing Australia's mines. You can use the Quick Search tool to locate a mine by name, or for more in-depth research, the Advanced Search tool has a wider selection of search options. The mapping application also allows you to view points in Google Earth and print maps in PDF format. See the User Guide for further information.

Information about Mineral Resources

Read in-depth information about Gold, Bauxite, Iron Ore, Copper and other major mineral commodities in the annual Australia's Identified Mineral Resources report.

View Fact Sheets and Rock Files about some of Australia's key metals and minerals in our Education section. Also available is Minerals Downunder - a student resource with information about Gold, Copper, Silver, Mineral Sands and Iron, as well as interactive quizzes.

History of the Minerals Industry

View a history of the minerals industry in Australia in Google Earth and read about its role in Australia's economic development.

Your Feedback

At the Australian Mines Atlas, your feedback is important to us and we encourge you to use the feedback form to tell us about any issues/suggestions you have.


This website is provided through a partnership of Geoscience Australia, the Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism and the Minerals Council of Australia.

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