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1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2005  
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Metallic Minerals

The main change in metallic mineral production from 1999-2000 to 2000-01 was a decrease in lead, zinc and silver production, due to the closure in June 2000 of the Hellyer mine, which had exhausted mineable reserves.

PRODUCTION OF METALLIC MINERALS, Tasmania

1999-2000
2000-01

tonnes(a)
tonnes(a)

Gold
7.8
6.6
Silver
156
101
Zinc
161,883
77,430
Copper
27,806
30,127
Lead
65,416
30,290
Tin
9,207
8,985
Iron ore pellets
2,068,341
2,027,324

- nil or rounded to zero
. . not applicable

Source: Mineral Resources, Tasmania, Annual Review 2000-2001.



This section contains the following subsection :
          Base Metals
          Gold
          Iron Ore

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