Australia

Lady Loretta Mine

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Overview

Mine TypeUnderground
StatusActive
Commodities
  • Zinc
  • Lead
  • Silver
Mining Method
  • Sub-level open stoping (SLOS)
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SnapshotThe Lady Loretta mine forms an integral part of the Mount Isa Zinc Operation and is characterized by a well-defined and finite orebody. It has been publicly announced in recent years that the mine is slated for closure in the second half of 2025.
Related AssetMount Isa Zinc Operation

Owners

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CompanyInterestOwnership
Glencore plc. 100 % Indirect

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Deposit type

  • SEDEX

Summary:

Lead-zinc-silver mineralisation occurs in a galena and sphalerite rich massive sulphide lens located in carbonaceous pyritic shales and siltstones. The deposit consists of a tight syncline dislocated by a number of major faults. The deeper and high grade portion of the deposit reaches 500m below the surface.

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Mining Methods

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Comminution

Crushers and Mills

Milling equipment has not been reported.

Processing

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Production

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Operational metrics

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Ore tonnes mined  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe1.5 Mt8 Mt

Production Costs

Commodity production costs have not been reported.

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Personnel

Mine Management

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